By Belle Hann

    Anna Go-Go, foremost inner west glamour-puss, wants to get everyone dancing again. As founding head of Anna’s Go-Go Academy, she teaches an eclectic mix of iconic pop culture dances, such as disco and 80s moves (and gogo, of course!). Her beloved Footscray classes have been famous for being a great workout and a helluva lot of fun.

    During COVID, Anna developed new devotees-her “Global GoGo Army” through her online dance classes. Her “life changing booty shaking” experiences still continue to be offered via Patreon, and includes an option to hear Anna’s weekly rant.

    And now, Anna’s Go-Go Academy will be returning to in-person classes at Pride of our Footscray. Launching 16 March, Anna is thrilled to be back teaching on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. She says: “People need a dose of joy now more than ever!”

    Don’t feel intimidated if you haven’t danced in ages or have two left feet. Anna creates an inclusive atmosphere where all abilities are welcome. She has also been an early champion for body positivity, a welcome departure from the somewhat snobby, skinny world of dance.

    So there’s no excuse not to shake ya groove thing! See you on the dance floor by booking at Be sure to check out Anna’s website to learn more about this local treasure.


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