Bellydance Level 1

When and Where

Dates
12 Sep 2019 - 5 Dec 2019 (18 hours, 12 weeks)
Days and times
Thursday 19:30 - 21:00
Location
Morley College London

Cost

Full fee
£145
Concession fee
£120
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Availability
This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
Tutor
Anna Kemper
Course code
DEG013A

What you will learn

Develop your belly dance technique and confidence. This course is designed for students who want to take a more in depth focus on their art form using more advanced finger cymbals patterns, isolations, travelling sequences and choreographies.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Show proficiency in the warm-up exercises designed to promote the specific physical strength and muscle development required to execute this dance safely and efficiently.
  • Perform basic movements quarter time and/or half time with specific footwork patterns and timing
  • Perform short combinations with tutor with or without finger cymbals
  • Coordinate arm and hand movements to complement dancing

Class format and activities

In addition to your dance practice, study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning.

Dance study offers a range of benefits including being an enjoyable way to increase fitness whilst enhancing wellbeing. Dance practice at Morley can also serve to enhance skills relevant for employment by means of encouraging increased confidence, physical dexterity and concentration.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

Bellydance Improvers Course at Morley College, or its equivalent or tutor aproval

Please note, it may not be suited to women in the first months of pregnancy. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, have any serious health concerns or a history of injury and inform your tutor of any physical activity you have been advised to avoid

What you need to know before you enrol

For those with some previous experience in Belly Dance. This will build on on previous knowledge.

What you will need for your class

Please speak to yoour tutor regarding specialist wear recommended.

Basic attire: comfortable cloting that is easy to move in.

What you can do next

The next Belly Dance: Intermediate level course and performance opportunities outside class

Progression to Belly Dance: Intermediate is subject to tutor approval. Please speak to the class tutor if you are an existing beginner or improver level student. For all new students, attend a free intermediate level trial session at the beginning of term so as to meet with the tutor and assess your level.