Galit Mersand - 'Move and be moved'
Tel: 07957636151 / e: info@galitmersand.com

 
Belly Dance


Get Fit, have Fun, feel Fabulous!

Belly Dance has the power to change women's lives as it helps align body, mind and spirit using movements that evolved through the ages. It is suitable for all abilities, ages and body types. Galit teaches weekly classes in Brighton and travels to teach worksops all over the country and aborad.

In a subtle and joyful way Belly Dance will change your body and your relationship with it. This change will echo through other areas of your life.
Belly dance
classes are an opportunity for any woman to experience a greater connection to her own body and to express her creative, spontaneous self through this beautiful ancient dance form.

 

Galit's love affair with belly dance started in 1996. She has a long standing successful career as a professional belly dancer and is one of the UK's most respected Belly Dance teachers today. She holds a JWAAD Belly Dance teacher’s diploma and is a licensed JWAAD technique assessor.

Her deep understanding of the mechanics of movement makes her classes accessible for anyone regardless of age or ability. Her teaching style is a combination of humor and depth.

 

What to wear
Wear Comfortable clothes. A hip scarf is fun to wear but not compulsory. Traditionally Belly dance is done in bare feet but dance shoes can be worn if preferred.

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Weekly Belly Dance Classes

Monday 11:45 Southwck Beginners level
Mondays 18:30
Brighton Beginners level
Monday 19:30 Brighton Improvers level (min. 6 months exp.)
Tuesday 18:30 London Advanced level Summer Course starts 2nd July

Thursday 13:00 Brighton
Beginners course

 

Beginners' level - Southwick
MONDAY 11:45 -12:45 @ Sussex MS Centre
address: Southwick Recreation Ground, Croft Avenue, Southwick BN24 4AB

This is a slightly more gentle Beginners' level class and it's open to all.

Fee:
You will need to pay a £15 annual memebership fee, after that, class fee is by donation.
Your membership fee and class donation help support people suffering from MS.

Beginners' level - Brighton
MONDAY
6:30pm - 7:30pm @ Open Space Studios
Unit 7, 64 Davigdor Road, Hove (studio entrance at the back of no. 64 Davigdor Rd. walk down the driveway and turn right for Unit 7)

This beginners' level class is perfect for those with little or no experience, as well as anyone who wishes to review the basics.

April - July 2019 Term dates& price:
29th April - 17th June £50 (+2 PayPal admin fee) Book now
24th June - 29th July £50 (+2 PayPal admin fee) Book now
Both Terms - £90 (+3 PayPal admin fee) Book Now
If you wish to do 2 classes on the same evening the 2nd class is only £5!!

Block of 4 classes to be used within the term £40 - pay in class
Drop in - £12 per class

You DO NOT need a PayPal account to pay with a credit card on PayPal
To pay via BACS email Galit for bank details.

Improver level - Brighton
MONDAY 7:30pm - 8:30pm @ Open Space Studios
Unit 7, 64 Davigdor Road, Hove (studio entrance at the back of no. 64 Davigdor Rd. walk down the driveway and turn right for Unit 7)

In this class we will be moving on from the basic moves to moves which require more dexterity such as traveling steps, layering and complex combinations. We will also explore musicality more in depth.
(min. 6 months consistent Belly Dance experience required)

April - July 2019 Term dates& price:
29th April - 17th June £50 (+2 PayPal admin fee) Book now
24th June - 29th July £50 (+2 PayPal admin fee) )Book now
Both Terms - £90 (+3 PayPal admin fee) Book Now
If you wish to do 2 classes on the same evening the 2nd class is only £5!!

Block of 4 classes to be used within the term £40 - pay in class
Drop in - £12 per class

You DO NOT need a PayPal account to pay with a credit card on PayPal
To pay via BACS email Galit for bank details.

 

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Advanced Level Summer course - London

TUESDAY 6:30 - 8pm @ The Place, 17 Dukes Rd. London WC1H 9PY
Course Dates: 2nd July / 9th July / 23rd July / 30th July / 6th Aug / 13th Aug

This course is for dancers who've been consistently dancing for 5 years or more and will cover the following:
* Warm up & Technique drills with focus of understanding the anatomy involved
* Moving from technique into 'Dance'
* Step combinations (which will culminate in learning a full choreography)
* Cultivating presence (stage and beyond)

Course Fees:
Full course - £75 (+£3 PayPal admin fee) book now
Block of 4 classes - £55 (+£3 PayPal admin fee) book now
can be used any time during the course

Drop in - £15 (pay cash in class)

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Beginners' level - Brighton
THURSDAY
1pm - 2pm @ BNHC Brighton Natural Health Centre, 27 Regent Street BN1 1UL

5 weeks beginners' course: 25th April - 23rd May
Fee: £42.50

Next course starts 20th June (6 weeks £51)

Book the course online here here
Or call:
01273 600010

This course covers basic Belly Dance technique with simple variations and step combinations. Special attention is given to body awareness, posture, connection to the music and self expression through dance.
Suitable for all including absolute beginners.

Drop in available @ £10 per class, subject to course running

 

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Private lessons are also available, email Galit for information or to book or call 07957636151

 

 

 

 

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