Belly dancing is a unique way to get fit and improve your overall wellbeing. Belly dance is truly holistic - a mind, body and spiritual practice. It calms the mind, improves body awareness and self-esteem while at the same time giving us excellent physical exercise. The sensuous and dynamic body movements coupled with the rich and exotic sounds of Middle Eastern music has positively transformed the lives of many women.
The most wonderful aspect of this ancient dance is that it is not limited to people of a certain age, size or ability. That is why so many woman use it as a vehicle for nurturing a sense of personal empowerment and self-acceptance.
Here are just some of the benefits of belly dancing:
Builds self-esteem and body awareness
Can reduce stress and anxiety levels
Improves fitness levels
It's a low-impact total body toning workout!
Allows you to be creative through movement
Easy way to make new friends in a comfortable environment
It's so much fun!!!
Ekaterini offers bellydance classes of the highest standard and is one of Melbourne's most sought after teachers with her classes often booking out.
Her classes focus heavily on technique whilst cultivating a comfortable and nurturing environment where students can explore and develop their connection to the music and dance.
She also privately coaches intermediate to professional belly dancers who aspire to advance their performance and technical skills.
Bellydance Bohemia also hosts an annual showcase where students have the opportunity to perform in front of a supportive audience made up for family, friends and the belly dance community. The advanced students are also given a unique opportunity to choreograph and perform a solo or duo dance. This is a fantastic experience for the students to develop their confidence and performance skills.
Ekaterini's group belly dance classes are running in Richmond, Melbourne. Click here to find out more!