Class Resources

Wednesdays–Intermediate Technique

by on Jan.15, 2018, under Class Resources, News & Events

Interested dancers may sign up for the technique hour of the Level ⅔ Class on Wednesdays which runs 7:30-9:30.   IF you are interested in the technical portion of class, you may register for that hour only.

Please see All Classes listings or Registration Form for Winter 2018.


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Winter Classes Start Jan. 16 and 17

by on Jan.05, 2018, under Class Resources, News & Events

Tuesday’s BFF class will be geared more towards those with some experience.  

Beginners should register for the Level 1 class at 8-9 pm on the same night.   Or, register for both.


7-8 pm   BFF/ Bellydance Fun Flow — for those with prior experience

8-9 pm  Essentials/Core Techniques for Egyptian Bellydance   –intended for beginners to the dance form


Level 2 / 3  — Choreo for Performance

7:30-8:30 pm   Egyptian intermediate technique

              *may be taken alone — $165 for the session

8:30-9:30 pm  Choreography

See Classes & Workshops for more information and to Register.


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A Gift for You!

by on Nov.15, 2017, under Class Resources, News & Events

Register with a friend on the same day, and you’ll both get a treat!


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Class Contest !

by on Nov.14, 2017, under Class Resources, News & Events

Thanks to everyone who participated!

And the winning classes are…


7-8   pm     BFF   Bellydance Fun Flow   

8-9 pm   Level 1 / Essentials of Egyptian Dance (Core Techniques)

* Registrations now due in full.  

Questions?      email 

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Ready, Set, DANCE! Winter Registration Open!

by on Nov.14, 2017, under Class Resources, News & Events

Registration for all classes is now OPEN.

Spots are held with payment.

Forms may be brought or updated in class #1, if you are prepaid.

SESSION STARTS:   January 16 & 17

SESSION ENDS:   March 20 & 21

10 classes total


Bring a Friend— register on the same day with a friend and get a gift



7-8     BFF / Bellydance Fun Flow    

 8-9 pm    Level 1   Essentials / Core Techniques



7:30-9:30   Level 3

Choreography for Performance



All Registrations now due in full.

Go to “Classes & Workshop” to get more information, and to register.

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Free parent/child “Wiggle & Giggle” dance classes

by on Apr.02, 2012, under Class Resources, News & Events

Nicola teaches her Global Groovers class for the Wiggle, Giggle & Munch preschool child/parent drop-in program.  This funded program introduces young children and their parents to dance, movement, cooperative games,  and music.  All welcome! Boys and girls, moms and dads.

Alternating Mondays, 9:45 am at Ralph Brown CC, alternating Thursdays at Ralph Brown School Family Room,   10 am and 1 pm (call the school for the schedule or check here under “Classes”).

RBCC is on Machray Avenue, across from the McGregor Armoury–enter near the hockey rink. Ralph Brown School is the opposite end of the building. Parking lot is adjacent.  Barber House is on Euclid Avenue near Sutherland.   Street parking at all locations.

No pre-registration required! This is a FREE for parents and tots.   Snack and craft  included.  Guest  instructors appear each week, and have included circus arts, creative dance, powwow, hip hop, African, Irish, ballet, and more.

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Ideas for Blessing Ways: Honouring the Expectant Mother Through Gathering and Ritual

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

A Blessing Way does not have to take on spiritual connotations, nor involve “ritual” if that idea may make the mother uncomfortable. Ritual is simply a series of actions combined with spoken or written words that are focused around a common intent or purpose. No deity need be invoked or prayed to, your “prayers” or “blessings” may be directed in general to the mother, or the Universe, or to whatever you choose. (continue reading…)

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Blessing Ways

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

The Blessing Way is a ceremony that prepares and celebrates the passage a pregnant woman and her child experience in birth. It may also be a time to prepare an adoptive mother (or both parents) for their journey into parenthood. The term “Blessing way” is borrowed from the Navajo, who practiced this kind of ritual within their own time-honoured traditions.   (continue reading…)

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About Private Instruction

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

Private lessons are a wonderful, important, and effective way to hone your dancing skills. Nicola teaches private and semi-private lessons either in a studio space or your home. (continue reading…)

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About teachers

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

Anyone can rent studio space and organize a class. Some studio owners do not check out credentials on instructors coming from different dance traditions than they are familiar with. All teachers vary widely in their teaching and performance philsosphies, practice, methods, and styles. Each teacher does have her own unique ways of breaking down moves, teaching prop work, correcting, and generally passing on knowledge. (continue reading…)

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About class levels

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

Levels are rarely consistent from teacher to teacher.  It’s in your best interest to contact any teacher prior to registering if you are coming from another instructor. (continue reading…)

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How to choose the best type of class for you

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Class Resources

A teacher cannot be all things to all students. Nor can a single class. It is important to understand your own reasons for taking classes, in any dance form. 
Here are some suggestions to help you pick.  (continue reading…)

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Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.