This section covers the specific, time sensitive, upcoming/ present class schedule which would change with each session and shared in the calendar. Keep an eye out here for changes each session!
Fall 2014 Classes with Halyma
Belly dance/ Bellywood Class Schedule
The Good Companions Centre – Senior classes
670 Albert Street, Ottawa ON K1R 6L2
Telephone: (613) 236-0428
Mondays, Sept. 15- Dec. 08- 12 weeks
no class October 13th
143017 Bellydance Beg. 1 & 2 $60 1:45 – 2:45 pm
143018 Bollywood Lite $30 2:50 – 3:20 pm
Assembly Hall 112
The class is open only to members of TGC New membership fee $28.00
Late registry welcome!
Sandy Hill Community Centre. 250 Somerset East
Register online at Ottawa.ca or call 613-564-1062
Wednesdays Sept. 17 – Nov. 19 – 10 weeks
Belly Dancing Level 1 $65 – Running – and still room – join in!
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Bar Code 915711
Belly Dancing Level 2+3 $65 – Running – and still room – join in!
7:00 – 8:00 pm -Bar Code 915739
Advanced Private Tuesday classes with Halyma
September 16 to December 2 – 12 weeks
Location: Routhier Community Centre, 172 Guigues Street, Ottawa, ON, 2nd floor.
Register by emailing email@example.com
Creative Intermediate Belly dance $135.60 Running – still room – join in!
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
These classes will be designed to work with dancers who have experience, and will be open to being pushed to help generate their own class content, explore their own strengths and creativity. Things will get crazy and fun.
Adventures in Bellywood $135.60 Running – still room – join in!
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Bollywood and Bellydance come together with fun and funky moves. While lower impact than a full on Bollywood class, don’t let that fool you. Your brain and body will learn to work together to create beautiful patterns and shapes in dance.
We’ll explore a variety of dance moves from both schools, and put them together to both class Bollywood movie music as well as modern fusion music
Some dance experience is good so that you have some body awareness.
Sign up for BOTH classes to get a discount!
10% discount to take both classes. 2 hours/ week for 12 weeks: $244.08
Dance with Farasha
Where: Canterbury Community Centre
2185 Arch Street
10 weeks: September 17 – November 19
inquire at: 613- 738-8998
Duniya Studio Fall 2014 Classes
Fall classes start September 3 2014 and go through to November 27.
Join in at any time! We have many options to suit your schedule; month-to-month registration, drop-in class cards, and discounts for registering for multiple classes/sessions.
Classes in TWO locations in the National Capital Region; Nepean and Ottawa (near Hintonburg).
Class times for September:
- Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 PM Bellydance with Jehane in Nepean (22 Casear Ave)
- Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM Bellydance with Taheya in Ottawa (122-250 City Centre Ave)
- Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 PM Bellydance with Cathy in Ottawa (122-250 City Centre Ave)
Fun classes where students will be learn the exciting movement vocabulary of Oriental Dance (aka Belly Dance) through safe technique, practice variations and combinations, and be provided with cultural and historical context for the dance. Instruction is always tailored to the needs of the students; all levels of experience are welcome!
Register for the same class each week for $45 per month (4 classes), $85 for 2 months (8 classes) or $125 for 3 months (12 classes).
Or, move between the various classes with a multi-class drop-in card. A 3-class card ($45) or 5-class card ($65) is good for 2 months, or try a 10-class card ($120) which is valid for 3 months. The class-card option is great if you have an irregular schedule, or know that you can’t come very week, but want to carry classes over between sessions (if your schedule is really irregular, we can even be flexible with the expiry dates!).
Single drop-ins are $20 per class. If you try a drop-in and then decide to keep coming, we’ll apply that $20 towards the cost of a session registration or class card.
Full details about all the class options, plus online registration, are available on the classes page of our website www.duniyastudio.com/classes.htm.
Jehane, Cathy and Taheya look forward to dancing with you!
Beginner American Tribal Style (ATS) Bellydance with Chantal
at the Natasha Royka Movement Studio, 11 Florence St.
Thursday Nights: 6-7pm
8 Weeks (starts September 4)
$105 (10% student discount or if you sign up with a friend)
No previous dance training required!
Intermediate American Tribal Style (ATS) Bellydance with Chantal
at the Natasha Royka Movement Studio, 11 Florence St.
Thursday Nights: 7:15-8:15pm8 Weeks (starts September 4)
$105 (10% student discount or if you sign up with a friend)
For more info or to register: http://eatdancelive.wix.com/dance
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613.862.2588
BCA Fit and Fab – Belly Dance With Siddiqah
FREE beginner belly dance classes for breast cancer survivors.
Fridays at Greenboro Community Centre, 363 Lorry Greenberg Drive.
September 19th to Friday, November 21st, 2014
Noon till 1 p.m.
Dance with Suhani
Brookfield High School, 824 Brookfield Road
Wednesday nights; 6:30 – 7:30
September 24th – November 26th (10 weeks)Course #74146
Wednesday nights; 7:30 – 8:30
September 24th – November 26th (10 weeks)
More info about Suhani: http://bollywoodforfun.ca/our-dancers/Suhani/
OCDSB General Interest Courses
Registration opens 08-12-2013 12:00AM
By phone: 613-239-2751
Jalilah’s Classes at Denise Enan’s Studio Oasis the school for authentic Egyptian Dance!
200 St. Joseph, Gatineau, Join anytime!
Beginner and Beyond Thursdays 18 :30-19 :30 $95
Advanced Thursdays 19 :30-21 :00 $105
Tel : (819) 962-2645 or (819) 776-5033 or email@example.com http://www.studiooasis.ca
Jalilah’s Classes in Ottawa! At Nepean Creative Art Centre,
35 Stafford Road, Bells Corner, Ottawa
Starting September 24 to November 26 You can join late!
Belly Dance Level 1 – Wed – 6pm-7pm – September 24 – November 26 – barcode # 918013 – cost $105.00
Egyptian Choreographed Belly Dance (Intermediate-Advanced) – Wed – 7-8:15 pm – September 24 – November 26 – barcode # 910091 – cost $172.50 –
to register by phone: (613) 596-5783 to register on line: http://ottawa.ca/en/serviceottawa/recreation-and-culture/classes-and-activities-recreation-registration
Jalilah’s Bellydance Fitness the RA Centre
2451, promenade Riverside Drive, Ottawa, on going class
Fridays at 10:30 This class is part of the groupfit schedule, or purchase the 10 visit pass. 10 visits for $99 for RA members and $124.00 for non-members.
Registration by phone: 613-733-1302
Jalilah’s BaladiCore at LiveBy Pilates
315 Somerset Street West
Saturday Mornings at 9 on going class
a full-body movement workout based on the traditional Baladi or Belly dance, taught from a Pilates perspective.
Senior’s Belly Dance with Zamira
Tuesday Sep 16 – Dec 16, 2014
Location: Capital City Dance (Westgate Mall – lower level)
Registration is currently being accepted for monthly programs and drop-in classes through The Olde Forge at The Olde Forge Seniors Recreation
Fall Classes with Anna & Safiya
(2 Daly Avenue, Arts Court Studio B)
Classes run Sept 10 through mid-December, 2014
This class is designed for those having at least 1 year of learning bellydance fundamentals. Although some are available to lend, having a veil and zills is recommended for this class…
Advanced Bellydance – Wednesdays (8:30 – 9:30 pm)Take your dance to the the next level with fun drills and challenging combinations that combine layering and traveling, and practice dancing with props.Geared toward dancers with several years of training, and at least 1 term of Intermediate is recommended to learn Anna & Safiya’s dance vocabulary. Experience with veil and zills is a must for this class.To register, contact Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org or Safiya email@example.com
Dance with Antonina
YMCA-YWCA (Taggart Y, 180 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa)
-Tuesday Intermediate level 7:30-8:30 pm
-Thursday Beginner level 7:30-8:30 pm
YMCA-YWCA (Ruddy Y, 265 Centrum Blvd, Orleans)
-Friday All levels 6:00-7:30 pm
Greenboro Community Centre (363 Lorry Greenberg Dr, Ottawa)
-Wednesday All levels 7:35-8:35 pm
Contact Information: Antonina
NEW! Beginner TRIBAL FUSION classes with Niki (Corazon)
2 Daly Avenue, Arts Court Studio B
Classes run Oct 7 through mid-December, 2014
Special introductory offer for the first six weeks for 60 dollars only! (Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 18, no class Oct 21).
Introduction to Tribal Fusion movements that will be incorporated in a short choreography.
This class is designed for those having at least 1 year of learning of bellydance fundamentals (non-tribal fusion).
To register or inquire, contact Niki at firstname.lastname@example.org
Middle Eastern Dance technique, Karen MacNaull ( Brockville)
Weekly beginning Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014
Pre-requisite to choreo class.
This class focuses on the building blocks of Middle Eastern Dance. There is no recital performance for this class the focus is learning, fitness and fun.
Cost is $450 for the year paid in 3 equal payments of $150 due Sept. 1/ Dec. 1/ Mar. 1
Classes are held at BOLDT studio, 52 King St. EAST, Brockville, Ontario. Contact Jamie Irwin 613-246-1992 for registration.
Middle Eastern Dance choreography with Karen MacNaull (Brockville)
Weekly beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
Wednesdays 7:30-8:15 p.m.
Pre-requisite- technique class.
This class focuses on choreography and performance skills. There is a year end recital performance and some fundraising and multicultural festival performances. It is expected that students with 3+yrs will consider performing solos or duets by years end.
Cost for 2 classes, technique +performance skills is $876/yr paid in 3 equal payments of $292 due Sept. 1/ Dec. 1/ Mar. 1.
There is also a costume fee.
Classes take place at BOLDT studio, 52 King St. EAST, Brockville, Ontario.
Contact Jamie Irwin 613-246-1992 for registration.
Middle Eastern Dance classes in Prescott
with Karen MacNaull
Middle Eastern Dance classes with a focus on body mechanics. I use American Style belly dance for the exercise portion of the class focusing on specific muscle groups and proper alignment. Each week there is a different style focus and we build from the basics up.
Classes run from 7-8 p.m. at Sweat Equity, 121 King St, Prescott.
Cost is $50 for 4 weeks or $15/drop in.
First drop in class $10.
Thursdays @ 7 p.m.
Email: email@example.com or call for more info: 613-231-9831
Not Quite Dance Lessons
Fall/winter sessions of Nia classes
starting Monday Oct. 20th to Monday Dec. 8th, 2014 from 6p.m. to 7p.m. at 1155 Lola St. – Lower Level (off Coventry and Vanier Pkwy.).
I am hoping to build the number of participants committed for the full 8 week session ($65.00) as I go along, in order to continue running them to the end of the 8 weeks (minimum of 5). So, please let me know if you would like to be added to the list for the package of 8 weeks. In the meantime, drop ins are welcome at $10 per class (please confirm attendance by email also).
Thanks so much and hope to see your dancing feet soon!
Licensed Nia Instructor
Sewing Classes with Tracey
All courses are taught by Tracey of TAV Creations and take place at the Routhier Community Centre, 172 Guigues Street, Ottawa, ON.
Registration Ottawa.ca or by phone and in person – 613-244-4470
Some details may be adjusted as each session approaches. Be sure to confirm with the Community Centre for pricing and dates.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Learn the basics of sewing from the ground up. Each Level will cover both hand sewing techniques and machine work, building on knowledge learned in the previous level.
Please consult the complete course descriptions online for each level to determine your level .
Fall 2014 Dates
Level 2 – #926924 $50- October 18, 25, November 1
Level 3 – #926953 $50- November 15-29
NEW: Sewing Club with Tracey:
Mondays – Sewing Club 7-9 pm
Have you wanted to work on your own sewing project and just have someone there to guide you along the way? Join the Sewing Club and spend some time each week learning a new technique based on each sessions’ theme, then use time in class to apply those new skills to your own projects. Be sure you have a basic knowledge of sewing, a project in mind and your own basic kit.
November 10-24: Holiday Sparkle: $50 – Course Code:#933643
Combining some hand beadwork, and exploring holiday glamour fabrics, including knits, we’ll play with ideas for simple accessories and ideas to add some sparkle to your holiday outfits.
Amrita: Montreal:-session automne/fall dance session
1) ODISSI CLASSICAL DANCE CLASSES
Schedule: Oct 4, 11, 18, 26, nov 8, 15, 22, 29. 1-2:30pm
All are welcome!
Explorer la beauté, la grâce et les techniques sculpturales de cette forme ancienne d’art, la danse classique Odissi de style Mahari, soit la tradition de danse des temples anciens. Ces ateliers hebdomadaires sont conçus pour tous les niveaux d’apprentissage. Riche de ses trente ans d’expérience, Amrita est une spécialiste des aspects technique, spirituel, anthropologique et socioculturel du style Mahari d’origine et très lyrique, de la danse Odissi.
Amrita a travaillé avec Deva Dasi Mahari, une danseuse de temple. Elle offre l’essence authentique de cette tradition lyrique par des enseignements transmis de génération en generation.
Explore the beauty, grace and sculpturesque techniques of the ancient art form of Odissi Classical dance (Mahari Style- Ancient temple dancing tradition) through weekly classes designed for all levels! Amrita specializes in the technical, spritual, anthropological and socio-cultural aspects of of the original very lyrical Mahari style of Odissi and brings over 30 years of experience. She has worked with the Deva Dasi/Mahari (temple dancers) and offers the authentic essence of this lyrical tradition through teachings handed down from generation to generation.
Beautiful example of Odissi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qbTqjCYg6Q
Dance class link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ugz_ycHISww Reservation: http://ananda-amrita.com/Upcoming%20Events.htm (English)
2) BHANGRA-BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASSES!
Schedule: Oct 4, 11, 18, 26 nov 8, 15, 22, 29. 11am-12:15pm
All are welcome!Explorer les mouvements de danse palpitants, rythmiques et joyeux du Bhangra et découvrez comment Bollywood a intégré ces danses dans des chorégraphies sensationnelles! Bollywood-Bhangra est le mélange parfait pour amener la joie dans votre coeur et le rythme dans votre âme!
Amrita est spécialisée dans plusieurs traditions de danse indienne classique, folklorique, gitane, tribale et Bollywood. Avec plus de trente ans d’expérience en enseignement, performance et chorégraphie, Amrita propulse passionnément, au premier rang, la culture et la danse indienne et offre l’essence véritable de chaque style de danse à ses étudiants.
Explore the pulsating, rhythmic, joyful dance moves of Bhangra and see how Bollywood incorporates these dances into the exciting choreographies! Bollywood-Bhangra- the perfect mix to bring joy to your heart, & rhythm to you soul!
Dance class link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcza7sGFPCY
Fun video on Bhangra, some of what we will do as well:-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BxMMQs-6nQ
Reservation: http://ananda-amrita.com/Upcoming%20Events.htm (English)