SINCE COVID, my locations have reduced to Bacchus Marsh only at a private studio in Somerton Court Darley. Current restrictions only allow 5 participants per class.
It is essential that you book with me & pay 1 week in advance to control class numbers to ensure participant health protocols. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL PH: Deb 0402 410 292. Only use the $20 ‘Buy Now’ buttons above for your chosen class. Thank you.
Bacchus Marsh: Private Studio, Somerton Court, Darley (Bacchus Marsh)
Beginners/Intermediate: Each class starts with a 20 min warm-up followed by 40 mins of dance technique combinations and concludes with a 15 min cool-down.
As a beginner you will learn the following techniques:
- Hip and chest slide
- Hip, pelvic and chest circle
- Hip flick variations and hip drops
- Hip and shoulder shimmy
- Hip – backward and forward 8s, horizontally and vertically
- Transitions – how to move from one technique flawlessly to the next
- Snake arms and wrist movements
- Travelling movements ie grapevine and serpentine
- Basic drills that can be practiced at home to any music
Intermediate/Advanced students need at least 6 to 12 months belly dance experience as they will be learning choreographies and technique drills created by me from the full Syllabus Levels 1 to 4.
Troupe/Int: Members of the Troupe class will learn Choreography and relative techniques which includes props such as Veil, Double Veil, Wings, Cane and Zills (finger cymbals). You will also learn to identify different Arabic rhythms and how to relate this to your belly dance movement using either choreography drills or improvisation.
NB: Intermediate/Advanced students need at least 6 to 12 months belly dance experience as they will be learning choreographies created by Deb from the full Syllabus Levels 1 to 4. It is preferred you come at 8pm to warm up while beginners are cooling down.