Delve deeper into the wonderous ancient art form of "bellydance" through the system of BellyDance™ classes which enable you to shed light on the roots of this dance in a simplistic and honouring way, feeling held and supported whilst in the classroom and throughout life. Join us in this stunning 6 week term of BellyDance™ classes taught by Principal Teacher, Lindsey Marie Silver, at Scotland's Official Bellydance Studio, Little Egypt, focussing body on learning more in depth techniques, layering movements, travelling steps, dancing with props, dancing choreographies and exploring improvisation, focussing mind on identifying & understanding rhythms, musicality, sequence and culture and spiritually it offers a gateway to the sacred feminine.
Our ritual and traditional sisterhood circles honour the roots of the dance whilst our active discussions nourish the new with the latest trends direct from the Middle East.
Build your confidence and individual dancing style through Lindsey Marie Silver's innovative & fun teaching techniques. You'll deepen your knowledge and understanding of cultural connections, learn the physiology, anatomy and bio-mechanics of the bellydance movement vocabulary, discover how to create sensational unique sequences, connect with the music and dance from the heart. With new found underpinning knowledge in all styles of bellydance, including but not limited to, oriental cabaret, traditional, folkloric, tribal fusion in regional styles of Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish, Greece, Nubian, American and more, you'll leave feeling uplifted revitalised & radiant!
LIVE DRUMMING, finger cymbals, canes and veils often feature within these classes and bonus lesson summaries are also often provided to maximise your learning and progression.
Through regular attendance at these classes you will benefit from the vast health benefits of bellydance, increasing predominantly coordination and muscle tone whilst refining large & finer motorskills. Expect to burn around 400-500kcal per class.
(For the adventurous dancers among us, optional performance opportunities exist though Little Egypt & Bellydancingbarbie - both amateur and professional. These range in audience size from 10 people to 35,000+ people so if this is of interest to you, do enquire at class)
Suitable for beginners+ though previous attendance at 2 terms of BellyBasics™ classes will ensure you gain the most enjoyment from these classes
Suitable for all ages & fitness abilities
Wear comfortable clothing & belly bling - leggings/circle skirt/harem pants, choli top/bodystocking, bare feet/FootGloves, hipscarf, any props. All available to purchase at the studio. Rehydrate with water/juice. Refreshments available at studio.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your class is due to start.
Class sizes are kept small to ensure your optimum safety, learning and enjoyment. Booking is essential as classes are popular. Guarantee your space in ALL 6 CLASSES of this special summer term by purchasing this item.-----
Each of our classes at Little Egypt are enriched by the gorgeous surroundings of our feminine bedouin tented studio with underfloor heated hypo-allergenic solid bamboo flooring, high performance underlay, 16ft x 8ft wall of mirrors, natural daylight in summer, sunrise & sunset daylight therapy lighting in winter, therapeutic salt lamps and organic aromatherapy diffusers, state of the art sound systems, superfast broadband, fair-trade worldly souk shop to browse including our own unique professional costuming range and speciality teas, luxury cushions to relax into, library of books to read, complimentary organic toiletries and traditional hot teas & cold drinks. It's a desert oasis retreat right in the heart of Edinburgh!
9th Jul to 13th Aug
27th Aug to 1st Oct
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