Frequently Asked Questions
What do I wear to class?
There is no set clothing for Belly Dance classes however, it is advised to wear fitted clothes in order for the trainer to be able to see your movements clearly. A pair of leggings and a vest are one of the most common choices.
What footwear do I need?
Belly Dance is normally practised barefoot however, that can cause friction on the studio floor. Dance slippers are most appropriate wear however, if you do not have a chance to invest in them, a good alternative is a pair of socks.
Do I need to bring a coin belt to class?
Coin belts are complimentary and will be provided at the class.
Do I have to expose my belly?
There is no need to expose your belly unless you feel comfortable doing so. A tight vest is a great alternative.
Would I be flexible enough for Belly Dance?
Belly Dance teaches you to move in ways that you never thought you could. Our classes are suitable for complete beginners. Your flexibility will increase over time as you develop lean muscle strength .
Does Belly Dance allow you to maintain a good shape?
Belly Dance is designed to work your whole body from head to toe. It only takes 20 to 30 minutes vigorous dancing for you to stay in shape without having to rely on other forms of exercise. Belly Dance is very intensive which means that calories are burned in an instant.
What happens if I am late for class?
You could still join the class. The instructor will go over the moves you have missed on.
What happens if I miss a class?
We revise technique and moves from previous classes, you would easily be able to catch up.
What happens if I want to join the classes but the term has already started?
You could still join the classes and be able to catch up on all the technique.
Could I try out a class before signing for the whole term?
Absolutely! The first class is always complimentary.
Can I attend classes while pregnant?
It depends on the stage of your pregnancy. Three mouths into your pregnancy is considered absolutely fine however, if you are at a later stage, you should consult with a doctor first. Studies show that Belly Dance originated as a form of dance to prepare women for labour.