Belly dancing is a fun way to get fit and improve your wellbeing! Belly dance is truly holistic - a mind, body and spiritual practice. It calms the mind and can transport us to higher levels of consciousness, 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, healing and self-acceptance.
Here are some more of the benefits of belly dancing:
- Builds self-esteem and body awareness
- Reduces stress and anxiety levels
- Improves fitness levels
- It's a total body toning workout!
- Improves posture
- Allows you to be creative through movement
- Easy way to make new friends
- 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 filling up.
Her classes focus heavily on technique whilst cultivating a comfortable and nurturing environment where students can explore and develop their connection to the music through dance.
She privately coaches intermediate to professional belly dancers who aspire to advance their performance and technical skills.
Ekaterini also hosts an annual end of year showcase where her 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 opportunity 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!