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 2020.  I also teach private lessons both on-line and in my private studio, if you want to find out more about this please contact me at ellen@shimmies.co.uk

*** Latest News ***  Most classes remain as online access only, but there are now a couple of classes that you can also attend in person.  In person classes all have to be pre-booked due to limited numbers ***

 

BELLYDANCE AUTUMN 2020 CLASSES

 

ON-LINE Wednesday 7.00pm – 8.00pm Beginner 6 week course     Waitlist 

This class is delivered via internet to the comfort of your own home.   It is aimed at complete beginners and is a perfect introduction to bellydance.  You will get individual feedback and support, this is not just a ‘watch it and follow’ along class. The six week course costs £50.

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

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).  This course will focus on basic moves, techniques and musicality.  It runs as monthly bookings and costs £9 per class.  It is aimed at improvers but also suitable for keen beginners. It is also streamed to be available on-line. Please email ellen@shimmies.co.uk to reserve your space.

ON-LINE Wednesday 10.00am – 11.15am  Beginner/Improver class

Previously at Yoga for Harmony, 143 Arthur Road, Windsor, SL4 1RU. Small and friendly daytime class, 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.   The class runs year round so you can start any time.

ON-LINE Sunday 7.15pm – 8.30pm   Open Level class

Previously  at Yoga for Harmony, 143 Arthur Road, Windsor, SL4 1RU. This class has a mixture of technique and some choreography. You may book single classes for £10 a class or you can buy a block of 6 lessons for £55.  We still have spaces remaining, you are welcome to join at any time year round.

 

FULL TERM PERFORMANCE BASED CLASSES

 

ON-LINE Monday 8.00pm – 9.00pm  Open Level Improvers to Advanced starting 14th Sept 2020

Previously in the first Floor Dance Studio 1 at Windsor Youth and Community Centre, Alma Road, Windsor SL4 3HD.  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 term is focusing on latin fusion  with bellydance so expect some cardio!  This class is taught on behalf of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance.

Maidenhead Tuesday 7.00pm – 8.00pm   Beginners course starting 15th Sept 2020 

We are in the Back Hall at the Yoga Hub, 42 York Road, Maidenhead SL6 1SH.  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 15th Sept 2020 

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 winter term will be some smooth and slinky prop work with a bellydance veil.  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!