Contemporary dance lessons for the elderly (all groups full) 

Susanna Leinonen Company gives free contemporary dance classes for elderly (65+) people living in Helsinki. Classes run from September 2023 until May 2024.

Contemporary dance is a body- and mind-friendly way to develop balance and range of movements. Participation in classes does not require any previous dance background. Welcome to enjoy dance in an encouraging and relaxed atmosphere.

Dance classes will be held once a week during 29.8.23-2.5.2024. The duration of the class is 90 minutes.

There are four groups:

Group 1 (Vuosaari):

Tuesday 10.30–12

Kallahti Youth Centre, Pohjavedenkatu 5

Group 2 (Lauttasaari):

Tuesday 13–14.30

Attitude Studio, Särkiniementie 5 B

Group 3 (Hakaniemi):

Thursday 10–11.30

Leipätehdas, Kaikukatu 4

Group 4 (Hakaniemi):

Thursday 12–13.30

Leipätehdas, Kaikukatu 4

All groups are full for autumn 2023. You can inquire available spots by e-mail at

The dance classes arranged by Susanna Leinonen Company are part of the Dance Art for the Elderly project supported by the City of Helsinki. The previous projects resulted in the joint works Arvo (2023) and Roots (2022) by professionals and the elderly.