Classes Around Town

Spring 2018 & Ongoing 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 Level 1 – (English)

April 9, 2018 to June 4, 2018 (8 weeks) –  Mondays: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

For ages 19 + Fee $91.25     Code 1140178

Belly Dance Level 2 – (English) – Coming Fall 2018

Bollywood Dance – (English)

April 9, 2018 to June 4, 2018 (8 weeks) – Mondays: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For ages 19+  Fee $91.25   Code1140183


Bollywood Dance – (English) – Hintonburg Community Centre

April 5, 2018 to May 28, 2018 Thu, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 11-Mar 1, $89.50 1160067


Halyma’s Classes


Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset East

March 21, 2018 to May 9, 2018 – 6 pm-7 pm, Wednesdays – $86.50

Code:  1162775 – 19 yrs+, 8 classes

Belly Dance – Level 2

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

March 21, 2018 to May 9, 2018 – 7 pm-8 pm, $86.50

Code:  1162777 – 19 yrs+, 8 classes


Anna and Safiya

Co-teachers Anna & Safiya invite you to join them for a fast-paced hour of bellydance! They strive to make each week different, challenging and fun. Drop-in for a try, or purchase a class card to save. Info and registration at www.annasafiya.com or email safiyadancer@gmail.com

Intermediate (7:00 – 8:00 pm) Wednesday evenings

Advanced (8:00 – 9:00 pm) Wednesday evenings

Arts Court (2 Daly Avenue, right next to the Rideau Centre), studio B (2nd floor)


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 Corazonbellydance@gmail.com, 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 : https://www.facebook.com/Corazonbellydance


Duniya Studio 2018 Classes


Spring Classes start the first week of April!!!  Check out the full schedule here:  www.duniyastudio.com

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

$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: http://www.duniyastudio.com
Email: info@duniyastudio.com


Dance with Zamira (Gailene) 2018


Belly Dance Level 1

Level 1: 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.

April 4 – May 16 (Wednesdays) – 7pm-8pm 

Price:  $79.75   Code: 1139783

Location:  35 Stafford Road, Bells Corners

Registration: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/recreation-programs#spring-and-summer-2018-recreation-eguides

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

Belly Dance Level 2

Level 2: Explore more complicated arrangements. Layer movements and combinations. Prerequisite: Belly Dance Level 1 or equivalent

Level 2

April 4 – May 16 (Wednesdays) – 8pm-9pm 

Price:  $79.75   Code: 1139790

Location:  35 Stafford Road, Bells Corners

Registration: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/recreation-programs#spring-and-summer-2018-recreation-eguides

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

Theatrical Belly Fusion Workshops

May 23 – June 13, 2018 (4 classes)

Story-telling through the exotic beauty of dance.  Learn the skills you need to combine music, dance, costume, lighting and mood to tell a story through self-expression.

Prerequisite: dance experience and/or Belly/Tribal Dance classes.

Price:  $45.75   Code:  1139817

Location:  35 Stafford Road, Bells Corners

Registration: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/recreation-programs#spring-and-summer-2018-recreation-eguides

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


Puja’s Bollywood Classes


Bollywood for Kids
Kids 6-12yrs
Dates: April 8 – June 3 (Sundays)
Location address: Nepean Creative Arts Centre (35 Stafford Rd.)
Hours of event : 10-11am
Cost: $80.75
Website for more information : http://documents.ottawa.ca/sites/documents.ottawa.ca/files/fw2017_children_en.pdf

Bollywood Level 1 – 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.)
Dates: April 12 – May 31 (Thursday)
Hours: 8-9pm
Cost: $91.25
Website for more information : http://documents.ottawa.ca/sites/documents.ottawa.ca/files/ss2017_adult_en.pdf

email: pujauppal@yahoo.com for more details


Dance Oasis Studio’s Classes


Dance Oasis Studio, the National Capital Region’s Premiere Egyptian Oriental Dance (Belly Dance) school continuously has classes throughout the year!   Native Egyptian dance masters Denise and Ahmed Enan welcome you to enjoy dance classes with the region’s very best Oriental dance instructors.  Check out their class schedule here: http://www.baladi.ca/StudioOasis/

200 St. Joseph, Hull (just minutes across the bridge from downtown Ottawa) Bilingual classes!
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

oasisbaladi@gmail.com
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) http://www.baladi.ca

Spring Session starting.

Thursdays
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.

http://www.piranha.de/piranha/jalilah

to register: email
oasisbaladi@gmail.com
Phone: 819-776-5033 Cell: 819-962-2645


American Tribal Style® BellyDance Class


January 22

REGISTER EARLY – MINIMUM REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY JANUARY 12 FOR CLASS TO PROCEED
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 : tracy@tribalfluid.com


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