Bellydance Essentials Course

Covid 19 update

Our beginner course has moved online! And we’re giving away a juicy bonus when you sign up, read on to find out more.

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.

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.

Usually, our beginner classes are held in gorgeous mirrored studios. Here’s  our central Reading venue at Read Performing Arts College, it’s a lovely converted church.

Classes are currently being taught by Zoom from Helen’s home teaching room.

 

Beginner Belly dance Taster Class

Would you like to try a class first to get a taste? If you’re unsure about signing up for the full 6 week course, why not join me for a free trial first?

Watch this space for our next live online bellydance taster class. In the meantime, why not watch Helen’s Introduction to Bellydance series here:

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Take a look at our school Ts and Cs here: Go here to see full Ts and Cs.

6 week Bellydance Essentials – Online

Covid 19 update

Our beginner course has moved online! And we’re giving away a juicy bonus when you sign up read on to find out more.

We know it’s not ideal to take your first bellydance steps online, but you can rest assured as Helen has years of experience teaching beginners both on and offline.

To help you get off to a flying start, we’re giving you free access to Helen’s weekly livestream Belly-Lates class (worth £24).

Day: Tuesdays starting 12th January 2021
Time: 7.30-8.30pm
Venue: Live-streamed by Zoom from Helen’s teaching room (a link will be sent when your booking is confirmed, please allow 48 hours)
Starts: 12th January 2021
Coach: Helen Santa Maria
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.
What will I need? You’ll need a good internet connection, ideally a webcam so I can see you and make corrections, enough safe space for the class (you won’t need too much).
Booking*: £54 Online price £49.50
Availability: Numbers limited. Places available

 
*Kindly note that by making this booking you understand that course places are non-transferable and non-refundable regardless of student circumstances, e.g. illness, injury, holiday, pregnancy. Go here to see full Ts and Cs

 

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.

Bellydance Essentials 2 Online

Day: Tuesdays starting 3rd November 2020
Time: 7.30-8.30pm
Venue: Live-streamed by Zoom from Helen’s teaching room (a link will be sent when your booking is confirmed, please allow 48 hours)
Starts: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Course syllabus: Now you’ve had a taste of the moves, it’s time to really start rocking them by combining them together! We’ll continue to refine and strengthen your technique as well as introduce you to your next moves.
Coach: Helen
6 week Course fee: £54 Online price £49.50
Availability: Places available

 *Kindly note that by making this booking you understand that course places are non-transferable and non-refundable regardless of student circumstances, e.g. illness, injury, holiday, pregnancy. Go here to see full Ts and Cs

Got a question? No problem, Click here for our comprehensive faq page.