BUCKLETON BELLY DANCE SCHOOL

About Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance

 

 

Belly Dance is an umbrella term describing some of the diverse dance forms of the Middle East, Egypt, North Africa, Turkey & Greece. It is one of the oldest dance forms in the world.

 It’s ‘Hip-notic’ isolation of body movements together with the subtle strength and speed of many techniques has led to many students of Belly dance feeling the physical benefits of improved posture, core strength, stamina and stress reduction.

It is suitable for all ages (14+) & fitness levels, as it is a low impact, empowering and fun dance art and a great way of exercising, all this with the added bonus of beautiful costumes and wonderfully alluring music from the Middle East.

About The Buckleton Belly Dance School

 

 Established in 2009, the Buckleton Belly Dance School consists of a group of Belly Dance & Shimmyfit Classes of various levels,   plus classes specialising in  Performance Group work.  The school is based in and around the Cambridge area. Taught be Sue Baker  students learn basic Egyptian Style Techniques plus a variety of Middle Eastern Folkloric styles.

The classes are based in the following locations;

 

             The Buckleton Belly Dance School Mission Statement

  • To raise the profile of Egyptian and Middle Eastern dance as a serious dance form within the western world, whilst dispelling some associated myths surrounding belly dance.
  • To raise the standard of belly dance within the UK by encouraging students to use safe and accurate technique.
  • To highlight the health benefits associated with this fun and low impact dance form, which can also result in being part of a fantastic social network and in feeling more self-empowered.
  • To remember the social aspect of the dance, that each class is an occasion in which to celebrate and meet with current friends whilst dancing with new friends
 
          IT’S NOT JUST A DANCE CLASS, IT’S A COMMUNITY

And never forget that

YOU ARE FABULOUS!