The Detroit School of Burlesque offers multiple bellydance classes in Ferndale. Our studio features multiple non-burlesque classes designed to stimulate your body and mind. Read below for brief descriptions of current classes and see schedules at the bottom of the page.
BEGINNER BELLY DANCE W/ HEATHER MARIE
This ongoing beginner class is rooted in the Salimpour Format, following the same nomenclature, technique and class structure. Class content covers posture, alignment, body mechanics & strength training. Seated, standing, and traveling drills will leave you w/ a full body workout buzzing from head to toe; feeling accomplished, inspired, and craving more. Also, expect to learn basic Rhythms & how to play finger cymbals!!! If you want to sweat, challenge your Body & Brain, build strength, muscle memory, stamina, and flexibility, and or just want to gain more control of your pre-existing belly dance technique, you will not be disappointed after diving into this class! All skill levels welcome!
BELLY DANCE – FUN FUSION COMBOS W/ HEATHER MARIE
Focusing on a new set of Belly Dance combinations each week. Combos will be designed to utilize the technique we covered in the previous hour, and apply them to looped movement sequences. Technique Class (6pm) is highly encouraged if planning on taking this class, but not required! We will break Combos down from the ground up, just note, the nitty gritty technique with be broken down in the earlier class! Drilling looped sequences allows an opportunity for muscle memory to set in further, play with musicality, and encourages the mind to relax and the body to smooth transitions out. All levels welcome.