16 Chenies St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7EX
|No Classes||Belly Dance Jam Fest 12:00pm -1:00pm||Mahira dance company 12pm (Audition Only)|
16 Chenies St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7EX
|No Classes||Belly Dance Chakra 1:00pm -2:00pm|
|Start date: 11th September
|Start date: 12th September
|Start date: 13th September
|Start date: 14th September
|Start date: No Classes||Start date: 16th September
|Start date:17th September
ALL COURSES LAST 12 WEEKS AND END WITH THE CHOICE TO TAKE PART IN THE END OF TERM SHOW
*GET 10% DISCOUNT WHEN BOOKING MORE THAN 1 COURSE!
(All 12 Week Courses include FREE access to Online Videos)
“BY SIGNING UP FOR A COURSE(S) WITH MELISSABELLYDANCE YOU AGREE MELISSABELLYDANCE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OR INJURIES TO YOUR PERSON AS A RESULT OF BELLY DANCING OR ANY OTHER PHYSICAL EXERCISE AND YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR FIRST”
* the 10% discount is not transferable and can only be used by 1 person for that term only
BELLY DANCE INFUSION
Belly Dance Infusion, join me and celebrate the culturally diverse world we live in in another Melissa Belly Dance Original. Enjoy energetic and exciting Belly Dance infused with Turkish and now including Moroccan, and Tunisian that I have learned from training with Nawarra along with other Ethnic Dance moves from around the world!
Find yourself learning different traditional and cultural dances elegantly mixed into belly dance never done before. Be swept away with various music from many of the host countries giving you a taste of these cultures and feel like your there having fun getting fit, toning up and working up a sweat while improving your belly dance and adding to your belly dance repertoire.
Belly Dance Beginners Improvers
Belly dance beginners and improvers. Learn the basics in a fun and encouraging class, discover beginners and improvers isolation’s pops and shimmies and get in touch with your inner beauty. A great workout!!!
Level 1 belly dance will not only work up a sweat but will also give you a strong base in muscle isolation and technique. Your will discover muscles you never knew you had, and train them in the way of a belly dancer also giving you a brilliant mind-body connection. Burn serious calories in the drills and techniques section, train your brain whilst learning new isolation’s, and have fun whilst dedicating time to your femininity!
Great for the complete beginner and those with a little experience who want to brush up on techniques.
Learn the art of Ori Polynesia – get your hips rolling and swaying Tahitian Dance style!
We will cover drum beats of Tahiti whilst learning Tahitian dance moves and techniques, drills and combinations and learn a Tahitian O’tea choreography!
No experience necessary!
Ori Polynesia is the beautiful art of blending Polynesian dances, and elements of Hula dance technique from the beautiful Islands of Polynesia.
Some elements involve fast and ferocious drums, which we learn how to dance to, and other elements are slow, soft & flowy.
Ori Polynesia will give you a thoroughly therapeutic and rewarding workout.
Learn hand gestures and movements, Ori hip work including the famous “Fa’arapu“, build strength, develop technique and speed with drums, learn graceful elegant softer slower movements such as the “Varu” which is the Ori figure of 8 and feel like a Polynesian dance Goddess of the Islands!
Prepare to sweat, get in touch with your body and feel deeply invigorated!!!
EVERYONE WHO BOOKS ON THE 12 WEEK COURSE AUTOMATICALLY GETS FREE ACCESS TO THE SAME COURSE RECORDED VIDEOS ONLINE FOR THE DURATION OF THAT TERM, AND HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM IN THE END OF TERM SHOW PRODUCTION.
Belly Dance Intermediate Level 2
Work on more complex drills and combinations, and learn more advanced techniques that stem from Melissa’s level 1 course.
Dance to upbeat Middle Eastern tunes, and begin to learn the ‘fluid’ side of belly dance, bending and flowing to more enticing music as you challenge yourself and build a deeper mind and body connection.
Sweat, strengthen, tone, discover!
Belly Dance Advanced Level 3
In Melissa’s Belly dance advanced Level 3 courses Learn travelling steps and foot patterns, focus on creating more 3D isolation’s and contractions, making your movements more internal and more precise, and learn the most advanced of the belly dance steps. Focus on tying it all together, prepare to push yourself in a challenging yet fun course that focuses on your development as a Belly Dancer.
Begin to hone in on the art of ‘layering’ (multiple techniques and isolation’s happening at the same time)
The wide base of movement vocabulary you will now know from level 1 to level 3 will now allow you to learn more complex and varied drills and combinations from smooth and flowy techniques to pops and locks with precision and power.
Detox your body, train your brain, stimulate your femininity and sweat away the stresses of the week!
Once you have taken level 2, graduation to level 3 is after you have spoken with Melissa.
Belly Dance Advanced Level 4
Each course will cover various techniques from veil to sword or floor work to drum solo’s, and students train in heels. (not compulsory)
The class will cover challenging and empowering drills and combinations that are a total accumulation of the skills you will have learnt from level 1- level 3.
Really learn to ‘dance’ and ‘perform’ with your belly dance techniques, push your own boundaries and develop yourself as a belly dancer in a high level yet supportive environment where you will really be pushed as a technical and skill full dancer.
A brilliant and inspirational class for the experienced belly dancer.
Tribal Belly Dance From The Trap classes are a new original style of tribal created by Melissa. Tribal belly dance from the trap incorporates all the traditional and non-tradition tribal moves and techniques along with some of Melissa’s signature tribal style to tribal styled trap music and rhythms giving this a very hard edged yet sultry slinky vibe.
well known for her challenging techniques and her teaching methods Melissa will help you find your inner swaggy dark Trap Queen.
Learn key Tribal techniques, moves and stylisation.
The course covers Tribal style strength training, tribal style floor work, learning how to move like water through fluidity of isolation’s and snake like movements with serious attitude and internal control. Develop an enhanced core strength leading to deeper bigger pops, locks and body control.
Learn the seductive cool bad girl art of Tribal Belly Dance From The Trap as Melissa teaches you signature moves and steps unlike traditional belly dance or cabaret including combinations and choreography to bring out your inner Trap Queen and self assured confidence.
For students with belly dance level 2+ experience
Find yourself falling sweetly deeper into the darker side of the belly dance realm
Belly Dance Jam Fest 12 Week Course
Belly Dance Jam fest is Melissa’s ALL NEW class sure to get your heart pumping, hips swaying and hair whipping to all your favourite tunes and popular club anthems!
Dance to the uptempo beats in class as we move through exciting combinations working on “dancing” and “partying”, improving our belly dance techniques to our favourite jams and having our very own belly dance jam fest!
Belly dance, tone up, slim down and get in shape the most fun way possible, burning loads of calories, burning unwanted fat, releasing endorphins and working on your belly dancers beach body!
TIME TO SHAKE, SHIMMIE, AND ROLL!
Belly Dance Jam Fest 12 Week Course £160
Belly Dance Chakra Fusion
Belly Dance Chakra Fusion is a class i have created that covers both physical and mental energy flow through belly dance moves, sequences and the chakra energies system. Whether you are a beginner to belly dance or an experienced belly dancer, belly dance chakra fusion will not only strengthen your moves and your body but it really adds to your technique. It is also invaluable in improving your ability to impress with back bends, gracefulness, fluidity, transitions, holding poses and sword balancing.
Your chakras are powerhouses of energy. Learn how your body can tap into these energy flows to reward you with better health, an advanced progressive self awareness and a peaceful happier attitude towards your life and those around you. Discovering these exciting energy flows through belly dance, I believe can assist in greater self control mentally and physically along with assisting in subtle self healing, body correcting and a detoxifying of detrimental previously learned bad habits to the body.
General level. EVERYONE WHO BOOKS ON THE 12 WEEK COURSE AUTOMATICALLY GETS FREE ACCESS TO THE SAME COURSE RECORDED VIDEOS ONLINE FOR THE DURATION OF THAT TERM.
Latin Belly Dance Hip Hop general classes are full of attitude, latin flavour, hair flicks, belly dance isolation’s and full on hip hop diva behaviour, plenty of swagga to keep you strutting your stuff even after the class!
Melissa has invented a fusion never done before, now copied by others and fused 2 great and popular styles she is known for Latin Belly Dance and Hip Hop creating an exciting fusion where Latin, Reggaeton meets the commercial up to date flavour of hip hop and dance music you know and love! Learn choreography that will be used in the end of term show.
The class also involves Latin techniques such as samba steps, Latin steps and styling.
Prepare to break all the rules, dance to all your favourite songs, have fun, sweat, let your hair down and let out your rebellious side!
General level. No experience necessary and no partner work involved.
EVERYONE WHO SIGNS UP FOR 12 WEEK COURSE AUTOMATICALLY GETS ACCESS TO THE EQUIVALENT ONLINE COURSE RECORDED VIDEOS FOR THE DURATION OF THE 12 WEEK TERM AND CAN TAKE PART IN THE END OF TERM SHOW.