Bellydance Classes Windsor, Burnham, Slough and Maidenhead

  • Here are the public bellydance classes  I am teaching around Windsor, Burnham Slough and Maidenhead in Berkshire during Summer 2019.  I also teach private lessons both one to one and small groups and corporate groups, if you want to find out more about this please contact me at ellen@shimmies.co.uk

*** Latest News ***  I am running some bellydance workshops on a Saturday morning that are FREE to attend during June.  Just drop me a message to say you’re attending! ***

 

BELLYDANCE BEGINNER CLASSES

 

Wednesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm Improver 6 week progressive course     5th June – 10th July 2019 tbc

Positivity Centre, Nashdom Lane, Burnham SL1 8NJ.  The Positivity Centre is near Cliveden and you can find it here: http://www.consciousspacamps.com/where-to-find-us/. It can be a bit tricky to find in the dark so please do check a map before you travel – your satnav will get you to the right general area but then declare you’ve arrived while you’re in the middle of nowhere! This class is aimed at improvers but also suitable for keen beginners. The six week course costs £50 and needs to be pre-booked – this is the last chance to join this group before September.

Wednesday 10.00am – 11.15am  Beginner/Improver class – Windsor

Yoga for Harmony, 143 Arthur Road, Windsor, SL4 1RU. For more details about the venue and where to park see http://www.yogaforharmony.co.uk/. Small and friendly class in a mirrored studio, we run year round focusing on bellydance technique, fitness and fun.  This class is suitable for complete beginners. Drop ins are welcome for £10 a class or you can buy a block of 6 lessons for £55.  This class runs year round so you can start at any time.

Thursday 8.00pm – 9.15pm  Beginner 5 week progressive course      6th June to 4th July 2019

Dorney Village Hall in Eton Dorney.  The hall entrance is on the corner of Meadow Way and Oak Stubbs Lane, Dorney Reach near Maidenhead, SL6 0DS.  This is a friendly brand new class for complete beginners to introduce you the basics and get you up and dancing as soon as you can.  It runs as a progressive 5 week course and costs £42.  Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your place.

Sunday 7.15pm – 8.30pm  Beginners/Improvers class – Windsor

Yoga for Harmony, 143 Arthur Road, Windsor, SL4 1RU. For more details about the venue and where to park see http://www.yogaforharmony.co.uk/.  This is a small class focused on technique, drills and improvisation skills.   We also have our own reserved parking spaces on a Sunday evening so you can park just behind the studio on the little trading estate.  You may book single classes for £10 a class or you can buy a block of 6 lessons for £55.  Please pre-book this class to reserve your space.  This class runs every Sunday except Bank Holiday weekends.

Saturday 10.30am – 11.30am  Beginner FREE flashmob course      11th May to 29th June 2019

Cippenham Community Centre, Earls Lane, Slough SL1 5TD.  This is a fun and friendly brand new class for complete beginners to introduce you the basics and teach you a fun flashmob routine you can optionally perform at the Cippenham Carnival on 6th July.  It is FREE to attend although we do have a charity box for the charity the Carnival is supporting.  Children are also welcome although under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.  Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your place.

 

FULL TERM PERFORMANCE BASED CLASSES

Monday 7.00pm – 8.00pm  Open Level Improvers to Advanced, Windsor

First Floor Dance Studio 1 at Windsor Youth and Community Centre, Alma Road, Windsor SL4 3HD.  This term will focus on Salsa fusion technique and combinations – hot and spicy!  This class needs to be booked as full term courses as it is progressive and leads to an optional performance on the 13th of July.  As long as there are spaces still available you are also welcome to book a single trial lesson to see if bellydancing is for you before making a decision about the full course.  Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to book your place.  This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

Tuesday 7.30pm – 8.30pm   Beginners and Improvers Maidenhead    SOLD OUT – on a waiting list

At the Yoga Hub, 42 York Road, Maidenhead SL6 1SH.  This class will teach you all the bellydance basics in a fun and friendly environment as well as a fun choreography.  This class is progressive so you will need to book either as a half term or as a full term course.  THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT, please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to join the waiting list for autumn term starting 10th September 2019. This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett  School of Bellydance.

PENDING CLASSES on waitlist

Saturday 10.30am – 12.00noon

Open Practice Sessions in Dorney between Maidenhead and Windsor This is an open practice session for drilling, working with props or rehearsing routines.  All dancers are very welcome including beginners.  Cost is only £5 towards the venue hire.   This runs on selected Saturdays throughout the year, generally to tie in with planned performances. Full details and dates are at Practice sessions.  Note these are on hold due to a clash with the flashmob workshops.

*** Alternative classes  ***

I am looking at launching some new beginners classes in either Datchet or Wraysbury in Winter 2019/20 – if this is in the right area for you please contact me now to join our waiting list.  Drop me an email at ellen@shimmies.co.uk If none of these times work for you I keep a pretty complete register of all the bellydance classes in the area.  Please do drop me a message at ellen@shimmies.co.uk and I’m happy to suggest other venues or teachers that may be closer to you or teach on different nights of the week.  A fabulous selection of  lessons in Windsor, Maidenhead and Wokingham is available at Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance Happy shimmies to all!