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Hey thanks for checking out our site! We are a dance, fitness and well being studio located in the heart of St Kilda. Our unique range of classes have been created to offer an alternative to traditional fitness and wellbeing programs.

We offer a welcoming, safe and supportive space for all. We are passionate about teaching and love to send our positive vibes your way .

Dance 4 Fitness is the first studio in Australia offering dance, fitness and tantric based courses for actors and non actors alike.

The body is a temple and reflects our inner being. Honour your temple
and you honour yourself and others.

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Inner Warrior Yoga Classes

Inner Warrior Yoga Inner Warrior Yoga is a combination of  rhythmic flowing moves, deep breathing and tantric yoga poses, focusing on restoring body balance and awakening inner body wisdom. Each

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Awaken To Tantra

Awaken To Tantra – An Introduction For Couples Awaken To Tantra is an introduction for couples who want to explore the ancient practice of Tantric Yoga, to

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Vintage Burlesque

Burlesque Teasers Burlesque Teasers are a great introduction for those who have never tried burlesque and have always been curious. Even if you are a dance

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“The right teacher appears at the the right time!”


“I came away feeling empowered and full of energy, now taking more time to listen to the wild woman inside of me”.

Miss Simone (20’s)

“Thanks Maree. You are a wonderful teacher. Your enthusiasm is out of this world!”

Denise (50′s)

“Thank you, you made the classes so natural and fun! You probably don’t know how big an impact you and the class have, but I assure you it has helped me enormously!!!”

Katherine (20′s)

About Us

Dance 4 Fitness has been running a fusion of dance and feminine embodiment classes at a variety of locations since 2007. Our Burlesque and Embodiment For Actors taster classes are currently taught at Laneway Learning and a range of private and group classes are run from the St Kilda Studio.

Dance 4 Fitness is currently the only studio in Melbourne, offering a combination of Dance Fitness, Tantric Yoga and Embodiment For Actors programs.

Creator - Maree Shefford

Maree Shefford is a trained, Dancer, Actor and Tantric Yoga Facilitator with over 10 years teaching experience. Maree started ballet training and drama classes at age five and went on to perform in many stage, tv and film productions, in both Australia and New Zealand. She has had leading roles in many short films and stage productions. (More info at

Maree studied Tantric Yoga Teacher Training in 2011 and gained a Tantric Yoga/Tantric Healing Diploma. She incorporated the ancient practice of Tantra into many of her teaching programs and imparts this wisdom in a contemporary framework suitable for beginners to advanced practitioners.

Other qualifications include: Certificate III Dance, Cert III in Fitness, Cert IV in Business, Diploma of Business and Advanced Diploma in Management.

We are passionate about providing dance fitness to promote conscious healthier living in the community and empowering women of all ages.

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