Belly Dance for Fitness (women-only)

Ref: C2423202

You will learn the technical vocabulary used in this dance style. You will also develop musicality and spatial awareness by following different step patterns, dance sequences and group formations set to music with different time signatures and speed. References to the historical development of the style and its connection with other dance genres from different parts of the world, will be shared with you to support your understanding of the style and technique

Course aim

During this course learners will learn how to demonstrate basic movements of Belly Dancing for fitness . Additionally, they will learn how to dance a combination of movements to enhance core strength.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Dance and stand holding a good posture;
  • Learn the different types of basic movements (drops, lifts, circles, figure of eight);
  • Improve physical fitness level, strengthening core muscles as well as improving muscle flexibility and tone
  • Dance while holding different arm positions and arm movements.
  • Dance a combination of movements that includes everything learnt in the classes to specific music.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A bottle of water, clothes that you feel comfortable with and you can move easily in and be prepared to dance bare feet or wearing socks or very soft shoes. A scarf to tie around your hips.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Belly Dance for Fitness (women-only)


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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