Galit Mersand - 'Move and be moved'
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Belly Dance

Get Fit, have Fun, feel Fabulous!

Belly Dance has the power to change women's lives as it helps align body, mind and spirit in movements that evolved through the ages. It is suitable for all ages and body types. Galit teaches weekly classes in Brighton
For belly dance for back health click here

In a subtle and joyful way Belly Dance will change your body your relationship to it and this change will echo through other areas of your life as well.
Belly dance
classes are an opportunity for any woman to experience a greater connection and sensitivity to her own body and and to express her creative and spontaneous self through this ancient and beautiful dance form.


Galit's love affair with belly dance started in 1996. She has a long standing successful career as a professional belly dancer and is one of the UK's most respected Belly Dance teachers today. She holds a JWAAD Belly Dance teacher’s diploma and is a licensed JWAAD technique assessor.

Her deep understanding of the mechanics of movement make her classes accessible for anyone regardless of age or ability. Her teaching style is a combination of humor and depth.


What to wear
Wear Comfortable clothes. A hip scarf is fun to wear but not compulsory. Traditionally Belly dance is done in bare feet but dance shoes can be worn if preferred.

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Weekly Belly Dance Classes

Mondays 18:30 Improvers class(min. 6 months exp.)
Wednesday 18:00
Absolute beginners course
Thursday 13:00 Beginners course

Belly Dance - improver level
MONDAY 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ Open Space Studios
Unit 7, 64 Davigdor Road, Hove (studio entrance at the back of no. 64 Davigdor Rd. walk down the driveway and turn right for Unit 7)

In this class we will be moving on from the basic moves to moves which require more dexterity such as traveling steps, layering and complex combinations.
(min. 6 months consistent Belly Dance experience required)

Jan - Apr 2017 Term dates& price:
9th Jan - 20th Feb £55 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now
27th Feb - 10th Apr £55 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now
Both terms £100 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now

You DO NOT need a PayPal account to pay with a credit card on PayPal
To pay via BACS email Galit for bank details.

Block of 4 classes to be used within the term £40 - pay in class
Drop in - £12 per class

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Belly Dance - Absolute Beginners

6pm - 7pm @ Galit's private studio on Dyke Road 7 Dials

The absolute beginners courses are designed to give you the foundation for Belly Dance. This will include understanding posture and music involved in this beautiful dance form and of course learning the moves. It will probably take 4 consectuive courses to prepare you to move up to the improver lever (Monday Class) The courses are constructed in such a way that they do not repeat. Each course can be taken independently of the previous one (though of course doing them consecutively will mean faster progress)
Suitable for absolute Beginners or those with little experience

Jan - Apr 2017 term dates& price:
4th Jan. - 8th Feb £48 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now
22nd Feb - 5th Apr. £55 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now
Both terms £95 (+1.5 PayPal admin fee) Book now

Limited to 6 participants due to size of studio. You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.
Drop in not available.

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1pm - 2pm @ BNHC Brighton Natural Health Centre, 27 Regent Street BN1 1UL

This course covers basic Belly Dance technique with simple variations and step combinations. Special attention is given to body awareness, posture, connection to the music and self expression through dance.
Suitable for all including absolute beginners.

Next 5 week course 10th November

Fee: £42.50/£37.50
Book the course online here here
Or call:
01273 600010

Next FREE TASTER SESSION 5th January 2017 1pm-2pm
sign up for free taster session here

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Private lessons are also available, email Galit for information or to book or call 07957636151






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