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 Winter/Spring 2022.  I also teach private lessons both on-line and in my private studio (local restrictions permitting!), if you want to find out more about this please contact me at ellen@shimmies.co.uk

*** Latest News ***  Spaces still available in Wednesday and Thursday evening class for February 2022.  Tuesday class is SOLD OUT ***

BELLYDANCE WINTER 2022 CLASSES

Maidenhead Thursday 8.00pm – 9.15pm   Beginner/Improver      Ongoing booked monthly

Our current theme for this class is a beautiful veil piece to a dramatic Turkish song Rumeli Hisari.

The venue is 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.  There is plenty of free car parking on site.  There are currently road closures due to M4 works with a diversion in place, please follow the yellow sign for the village hall entrance and follow the drive past the left of the house and around to the left into the car park.  The class is booked monthly and costs £9 per class.  It is aimed at improvers but also suitable for keen beginners. Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your space.

ON-LINE Wednesday 10.15am – 11.30am  Improver & Open Level class

Our current focus is on working with the drums rhythms in Egyptian and Middle Eastern music.  Do you want to know your maqsoum from your saidi?   This is the class for you.

Small and friendly daytime class, we run year round focusing on bellydance technique, combinations and fun.  Drop ins are welcome for £10 a class or you can book monthly blocks for £9 per class.   The class runs year round so you can start any time.

ON-LINE Sunday 7.00pm – 8.15pm   Open Level class

The current theme for this class is the gorgeous vintage styling of  Golden Era bellydance.

This class has a mixture of technique and work on styling and interpretation. You may book single classes for £10 a class or you can buy a monthly block for  £9 per  class.

 

FULL TERM PERFORMANCE BASED CLASSES

Maidenhead Tuesday 7.30pm – 8.30pm    Improvers course SOLD OUT 

We are in the new studio at 4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead SL6 7HY.  This class is a great progression from the basics onwards in a fun and friendly environment.  This class is sold out,  please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to book your place for next term. This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

Maidenhead Wednesday 7.30pm – 8.30pm   Open level course SPACES AVAILABLE 

We are in the new studio at 4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead SL6 7HY.  This class will start your bellydance progression in the right way in a fun and friendly environment.  Classes are split between technique work and a choreography.  This class is suitable for keen beginners particularly if you have some other dance experience,  please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your space.

CLASSES ON HOLD DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Maidenhead Tuesday 2.30pm – 3.30pm  Beginner/slower paced class

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead SL6 4PF. Friendly class in a mirrored studio with a slower pace, suitable for complete beginners, returning to bellydance after a long break or anyone wanting a gentler class.  Classes cost £50 for a 6 week course and can also be booked as individual lessons for £12 a class.    You can book directly with me or with Norden Farm at https://norden.farm/events/bellydance-raks-sharki. THIS CLASS IS SUSPENDED as Norden Farm is still on limited reopening hours.

*** Alternative classes  ***

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!