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 Spring 2021.  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 ***  During the current lockdown all classes remain as online access only.  We will be back in the studios as soon as local restrictions allow ***

BELLYDANCE SPRING 2021 CLASSES

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

Our current theme for this class is some light-hearted Egyptian Shaabi  to keep us all smiling.

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 signs for ML (South).  It runs as monthly bookings and costs £9 per class.  It is aimed at improvers but also suitable for keen beginners.  This class generally runs as a hybrid class so it is available in person or on-line. 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 Easter 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 6.00pm – 7.15pm   Open Level class

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

Note this class is still on winter timing and will revert to a start time of 7.15pm once the evenings  are lighter again. 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

ON-LINE Monday 8.00pm – 9.00pm  Open Level next course starts 12th April 2021

A gorgeous fusion of latin and bellydance. This class runs as full term courses as it is progressive.  It is not suitable for complete beginners, you are welcome to come book a trial lesson to see if this class is for you before making a decision about the full course. This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

Maidenhead Tuesday 7.00pm – 8.00pm   Beginners course starts 13th April 2021 

This class will teach you the bellydance basics in a fun and friendly environment.  This class has spaces available,  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.

ON-LINE Tuesday 8.15pm – 9.15pm   Intermediate/Open course starting 13th April 2021 

We are in the Back Hall at the Yoga Hub, 42 York Road, Maidenhead SL6 1SH.  This class will continue with your bellydance progression in a fun and friendly environment.  The focus for the summer term will be bellydance fitness with a twist.  This class is not suitable for beginners,  please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to see if this class is right for you. This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

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!