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 Autumn 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 ***  Booking is still open for the autumn term classes, most classes still have spaces although Tuesday 7.30pm is Maidenhead is SOLD OUT ***

 

BELLYDANCE AUTUMN CLASSES

 

Tuesday 2.30pm – 3.30pm  Beginner class – Maidenhead

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.  The summer term finishes on the 6th of August and the autumn term starts again on Tuesday 10th September.  Classes cost £45 for a 5 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

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, you can join at any time.

Wednesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm Improver 6 week progressive course     17th Sep – 23rd Oct 2019 

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 perfectly suitable for keen beginners. The six week course costs £50 and we are now taking bookings for September.

Thursday 8.00pm – 9.15pm   Beginner/Improver 5 week course      12th September-17th October 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 course will focus on basic moves, techniques and musicality.  It runs as a progressive 5 week course and costs £42 if pre-booked or £45 on the door.  Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your space.

 

AUTUMN TERM PERFORMANCE BASED CLASSES

 

Sunday 7.15pm – 8.30pm   Open Level 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 and learning choreography for performance.   We also have our own reserved parking spaces on a Sunday evening so you can park just behind the studio in front of Windsor Glass Co. on the little trading estate.  The postcode for the car park is SL4 1SE.  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.

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 1940s swing fusion to the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller.  This class needs to be booked as full term courses as it is progressive and leads to an optional performance in December 2019.  As long as there are spaces still available you are also welcome to book a single trial lesson to see if this class is for you before making a decision about the full course.  Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to book your place for September 2019.  This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

Tuesday 7.30pm – 8.30pm   Beginners and Improvers Maidenhead  

At the Yoga Hub, 42 York Road, Maidenhead SL6 1SH.  This class will teach you the bellydance basics in a fun and friendly environment as well as a fun choreography.  The focus for the autumn term is gypsy skirt flamenco fusion.  This class is currently sold out,  please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to join the waiting list for next term. This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

*** 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!