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 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 ***  Bookings are open for January 2022 classes ***

BELLYDANCE WINTER 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 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 starts January 2022 

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.

Maidenhead Tuesday 7.30pm – 8.30pm   Open level course starting January 2022 

We are in the new studio at 4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead .  This class will continue with your bellydance progression 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 see if this class is right for you.

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!