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Technique company class
|Mahira dance company 12pm (Audition Only)|
|Mahira dance company 12pm (Audition Only)|
|Start date: 15th April
|Start date: 16th April
|Start date: 17th April
|Start date: 18th April
|Start date: 19th April 2019||Start date:||Start date: 21st April
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 Advanced Level 3 (Thursday)
In Melissa’s Belly dance advanced Level 3 (Thursday) 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 sexy 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
Drum Solo Mixed Level/Drum Solo Technique:
Drum Solo Mixed Level/ Drum solo technique
In this 12 week course we explore the intricate and sexy allure of the drum solo, how to use the fierce rhythmic patterns, manoeuvring through the changing tempos, learning to isolate with grace and precision whilst developing the ability to choose beautiful combinations to best express yourself. Dancing between darbuka accents and dum teks discover how to really use a drum solo whether soft and flowing or rapid sharp jaw dropping isolations.
Learn to better identify rhythms and rhythm names homing your improvisational skills. Put these great techniques and new inspiration to the test in Melissa’s drum solo combinations!
Learning “Drum Solo” is excellent and really compliments other belly dance courses.
Advanced and professional belly dancers after taking this course have said how superior Melissa’s drum solo ability is to other drum solo teachers and performers in the UK, along with her far superior ability to teach and communicate techniques, rhythms and transitions to students.
whether you are a beginner, advanced or professional level this course is for you. Melissa is famous for her drum solo performance and equally as famous for how she teaches it to you!
*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.
Great for the complete beginner and those with experience who want to improve on their technique.
BELLY DANCE DRILLS SKILLS FRILLS
Belly Dance Drills, Skills, Frills will teach you exactly that. Learn and improve your pops, shimmies, locks, mya’s, camels, stretching and much more in this technique class.
Created to focus more on you and technique this course is an enjoyable but self challenging way to improve and fine tune your belly dance.
Belly dancing will not only work up a sweat but will also give you a fantastic variety of belly dance moves all to be applied to combinations, drills, enhanced technique and movement. This course involves correct technique in muscle isolations popular with professional belly dancers. You will discover muscles you never knew you had, and train them in the way of a belly dancer giving you a brilliant mind-body connection and improving your coordination. No matter you current ability level options are given during class to challenge you personally as if it was a group private lesson
Belly dance has many benefits including, confidence building, re engaging your femininity, muscle development, body awareness and control along with a cardio vascular work out getting you fit, toning you up and smoothing you out!
Level: Open to all levels including total beginners – Melissa provides options to cater for all levels.
*If you have to miss a class you can go to another class on a different day/time as long as it is within the 12 week course but you must email melissa in advance to check availability of class swap.
BY ATTENDING THESE COURSES YOU AGREE MELISSA AND STUDIO 339 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES OR ACCIDENTS TO PARTICIPANTS. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR FOR ADVISE BEFORE DOING ANY PHYSICAL EXERCISE.
Belly Dance Level 1
Belly Dance Level 1.
For the complete beginner and improver. Learn the basics in a fun and encouraging class, discover level 1 isolation’s pops and shimmies and get in touch with your inner beauty. A great workout!!! Level 1 offers variations instructed by Melissa depending on your belly dance ability.
Belly dance level 1 will not only work up a sweat but will also give you a strong base in muscle isolation and technique. You will quickly learn the basics and put them to practice in choreography that assists in muscle memory and technique. You will enjoy discovering and improving your belly dancing along with learning the fundamentals that are essential, if you are to be an amazing and technically correct belly dancer.
You 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.
Dancing with Melissa you will see noticeable improvements in your posture
Burn serious calories in the drills and techniques section, train your brain whilst learning new dance moves, and have fun dedicating time to your femininity!
Great for the complete beginner and those with a little experience.
Latin Belly Dance Hip Hop and Samba
Latin Belly Dance Hip Hop and Samba classes are full of attitude, latin flavour, hair flicks, belly dance isolation’s, Samba steps, moves and stylisation along with full on hip hop diva behaviour, plenty of swagger and sauce to keep you strutting your stuff even after the class!
Melissa has invented a fusion never done before, now copied by others and fused 3 great and popular styles she is known for Latin Belly Dance, Samba and Hip Hop creating an exciting fusion where Latin, Reggaeton, Samba drums 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.
Location: Euston Rd/ Warren St London
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.
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, 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.
Tribal Belly Dance Level 1
Tribal Belly dance beginners and improvers. Learn the basics in a fun and encouraging class, discover tribal beginners and improvers isolation’s pops and shimmies and get in touch with your dark tribal queen. A great workout!!!
Level 1 Tribal belly dance will not only work up a sweat but will also give you a strong base in muscle isolation and technique. We cover in-depth technique and drills. You will discover muscles you never knew you had, and train them in the way of a tribal 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 also those with experience who want to brush up on techniques.