Bellydance Essentials Course
Thank you for visiting our Beginners page! If you’re looking to get started learning bellydance then you’re in the right place.
Designed for complete beginners like you, our Bellydance Essentials (BDE) course is delivered to you in a compact, manageable 6 weeks where we give you all the building blocks you need to start bellydancing quickly. Once you’ve completed the course and got to grips with the basic moves, you have the option to take our 6 week follow-on course (Bellydance Essentials 2) and learn a whole routine!
If you like the idea of a fun and lively class which challenges you to embrace your body like never before, then our class is for you. Places are limited and we generally sell out, so snap up your spot by booking below and we’ll see you in class!
Nervous about coming to class? Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal. Why not get a peak of how we roll in our FREE online class, you can make a start in the privacy of your own home!
Got a question? Wondering what to wear to class? Would you like to try before you buy? No problem, Click here for our comprehensive faq page.
All classes are held in mirrored studios, here’s our central Reading venue!
Here’s a sneak peek at one of our classes!
6 week Bellydance Essentials – Central Reading
Day: Tuesdays starting 10th September 2019 Sold out
Venue: Kendrick School Sports Centre, Dance Studio, East St., Reading, RG1 5BN (click here for map) The entrance to the Sports Centre is in East St (not London Rd!). There is some parking on site though it does get quite busy)
Starts: 10th September 2019
What to wear: The kind of thing you would wear to a yoga or exercise class, nothing too restrictive. No footwear is required as we dance in bare feet! If you wish to wear some thin soled shoes that’s fine. A scarf or pashmina to tie round your hips can be useful too.
6 week Course fee*:
£53 Early bird course price until 1st August! £48
Availability: Sold out. We’ll be opening for our next beginners course in January in due course. Stay tuned! Feel free to join our mailing list to be the first to hear about places opening.
Your next steps after Bellydance Essentials … Bellydance Essentials 2!
Once you’ve completed Bellydance Essentials (or at least 6 weeks of beginner level classes with your current teacher) you are invited to take the next step. Perhaps you started bellydance some time ago and would like to pick it up again? Then this class could be perfect for you.
This is where you’ll join us to refine what you’ve learned and add more bellydance moves and techniques. For BDE2 we teach you an exciting and fun choreography and encourage you to really start rockin’ the moves. All our coaches are seasoned performers and have tons of hot tips on how to make the moves sizzle – we want you to shine like a gorgeous goddess! (in the Summer and Autumn terms you can even perform the routine in our end of term show!)
Bellydance Essentials 2 Reading
Day: Tuesdays starting 26th February 2019
Venue: Kendrick School Sports Center, Dance Studio, East St., Reading, RG1 5BN (click here for map)
Starts: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Course syllabus: Now you’ve had a taste of the moves, it’s time to really start rocking them! We’ll continue to refine and strengthen your technique as well as introduce you to your next moves. You’ll do this by learning your very first, complete bellydance routine! BDE 2 is a really fun course where you start to feel like you’re doing it “properly”. We think you’ll absolutely LOVE what we have in store!
6 week Course fee: £53
Availability: Places available
Got a question? No problem, Click here for our comprehensive faq page.