Classes Around Town

Winter 2018 classes

General Dance Style Descriptions

Belly dance – Explore fluidity, grace, and strength through this ancient and sensuous dance form developed in the Middle East. The fundamentals of posture, isolations, steps and accents of belly dance are stressed.

Bollywood – Explore this multi-style dance whose foundations are in Indian classical and Bhangra style dances but use movement from jazz, hip hop and belly dance to name just a few.

Eurika Dance Classes

Shenkman Arts Centre

Belly Dance – (English)

January 8 to March 5  (8 weeks) –  Mondays: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

For ages 19 +

Fee $89.50     Code 1103398

Bollywood Dance – (English)

January 8 to March 5 (8 weeks) – Mondays: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For ages 19+

Fee $89.50   Code 1111597

Bollywood Dance – (English) – Hintonburg Community Centre

Thu, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 11-Mar 1, $89.50 1119143

Halyma’s Classes

Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset East

Wed, 6 pm-7 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $84.75 1104538

19 yrs+, 8 classesRegister ” />

Belly Dance – Level 2

Explore more complicated arrangements. Layer movements and combinations. Prerequisite: Belly Dance Level 1.

Wed, 7 pm-8 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $84.75 1104540

19 yrs+, 8 classesRegister ” />

TRIBAL FUSION bellydance classes with Niki (Corazon)

Location address: 2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9, Canada – Arts Court Studio B
Classes run Tuesdays Jan 9 – through mid-June 2018

Tuesday, 8:30-9:30
6 week session ($70) will explore Tribal Fusion dance movements that will be incorporated in a choreography.

About the Teacher: Niki has been teaching since 2009 and is certified in Rachel Brice 8 Elements Phase II, Zoe Jakes Key of Diamonds and FatChanceBellyDance® (ATS).

To register or inquire, contact Niki at, text 613-913-1257 or Facebook message Niki Theo.

Want to try something different in a supportive environment?
Limited to small class size, so please secure you spot. Try out a free class ( please arrange with me beforehand).

Website for more information :

Puja’s Bollywood Classes

Bollywood For Adults with Puja
Jan. 10-Mar.14, 2018
8 weeks every Wednesday
Location: Canterbury Community Centre (2185 Arch St.)
Hours: 8-9pm
Cost: $72
Website for more information :

Children 6-9 years old
Dates: January 13 – March 10
Location address: Shenkman Arts Centre
Hours of event : 9:45-10:45am
Cost: $79.25

Bollywood for Kids
Kids 6-12yrs
Dates: January 14- March 11
Location address: Nepean Creative Arts Centre (35 Stafford Rd.)
Hours of event : 10-11am
Cost: $89
Website for more information :

Bollywood For Adults taught by Puja – 8 weeks of fun while we shake our hips to Bollywood beats! You’ll learn different styles of Indian dances in a couple of choreographed dances.

Nepean Creative Arts Centre (35 Stafford Rd.)
Jan.18th – Mar.8th
Website for more information :

email: for more details

Dance Oasis Studio’s Classes

New Session starting  January 8- March 3 at Dance Oasis Studio, the National Capital Region’s Premiere Egyptian Oriental Dance (Belly Dance) school!   Native Egyptian dance masters Denise and Ahmed Enan welcome you to enjoy dance classes with the region’s very best Oriental dance instructors.
200 St. Joseph, Hull (just minutes across the bridge from downtown Ottawa) Bilingual classes!
12-1 Intermediate with Camelia,
6:00-7:15PM Intermediate with Mayada,
7:15-8:15 PM Beginner with Mayada
6:15-7:15 PM Beginner with Camelia,
7:15-8:45 PM Advanced with Denise Enan
5:30-6:45 PM Intermediate with Amira,
6:45-7:45 PM Beginner with Farida,
NEW! 7:45-9:15 PM   Folk-Oriental a blend of “Orientale” (Bellydance) and Egyptian Folkloric dance with Farida
5:15-6:15 Beginner with Samara,
6:15-7:15 PM, Let’s Raqs a full body workout dance class (multi-level) with Jalilah,
7:30-9 PM Advanced with Jalilah
9-10 AM Children’s dance with Carina,
10-11:30 AM Intermediate with Mariya,
11:30-12:30 PM, Let’s Raqs a full body workout dance class (multi-level ) with Kalia,
12:30-2 PM,  Advanced with Denise Enan

Prices for 8 week session:
Children’s class $90, $100 for 1 hour, $105 for 1 hour 15 minutes, $110 for 1 hour 30 minutes, $20 a class drop in
to register: email
Phone: 819-776-5033 Cell: 819-962-2645

Jalilah’s Classes

At Denise Enan’s  Dance Oasis, 200 St. Joseph, Hull (just minutes from downtown Ottawa)

Starting January 11- March 1

6:15 PM: NEW! Let’s Raqs!
This dance class is a full body workout designed for students with minimal to  no bellydance experience, as well as those with dance experience who want to strengthen their foundation skills. The age old movements will help harmonize and energize your body, improve your stamina,flexibility and posture,reduce stress and boost your mood. Express yourself as you learn foundational techniques and signature bellydance moves through a fun and fitness approach!

Thursday 7:30-9 PM Advanced Using both traditional and modern music from Egypt,Lebanon and Turkey this class is a combination of technique,free improvisation and choreography, always followed by Pilates inspired stretches. Having learned from and performed professionally for the people of the cultures this dance comes from, Jalilah conveys the joy, beauty and elegance of classical Raqs Sharqi in her classes.

to register: email
Phone: 819-776-5033 Cell: 819-962-2645

American Tribal Style® BellyDance Class

January 22

ATS® Dance Fundamentals & Beyond:
This fun class will introduce you to the basic steps & phrases of American Tribal Style® bellydance. We will follow the FatChanceBellyDance® format while learning correct dance posture, fast and slow hip, arm, and torso movements & shimmies. We will also touch on ATS® dance formations, where we will dance with partners and groups. Returning dancer’s will continue to build on previously learned material & be encouraged to build confidence with leading & cues. Each class will include a Gratitude Meditation, a review of previous movements, and a breakdown & drill of slow and fast movements.

We will also introduce zills ( finger cymbals) which are part of the ATS experience.

No previous dance experience required. Open to those 18+ of all shapes & sizes who are looking for a fun new experience! Smiles are required!!!

Location: McNabb Community Centre – 180 Percy St.

Hours of event : 6:30 – 7:30pm

Cost: 10 week semester – $130.00
email for more information :

Duniya Studio 2018 Classes

Registration now open! Register online at or by email to (or in person at class). Cheques, credit and debit accepted.

Winter Session: January 10 – March 29
Spring Session: April 4 – June 21

In Kanata with CATHY at John G. Mlacak Community Centre (Hall A), 2500 Campeau Dr:
Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 PM Intermediate
Wednesdays 8:00-9:0 PM Beginner
Thursdays 8:00-9:00PM Advanced

In Ottawa with with JEHANE at Studio X, 122-250 City Centre Ave:
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 PM Intermediate
Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM Beginner
Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 PM Advanced

$150 for 12-week session
$20 single drop-ins (multi-class drop in packages available)

Discounts for multiple classes per week and for referring a friend.

Website for more information:

Dance with Zamira (Gailene) 2018

Belly Dance Level 1

February 7-28 (Wednesdays) – 8pm-9pm (20:00-21:00)

Price:  $44.75 code 1108737

Location:  35 Stafford Road, Bells Corners


Or contact Nepean Creative Arts Centre – 613-596-5783

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