Dance & Fitness

Mondays

Pilates Course

9.30am – 10.30am PILATES COURSE MONDAY 9.30-10.30AM – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A DROP-IN CLASS. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PILATES JULIA MACQUISTEN | 07968 952850 | info@lucasfieldmedia.com I have been teaching pilates for 18 years and have recently relocated to Exeter. All exercises are modified to suit individual requirements. This is tailor-made for YOU. So if you have injuries, are post-op or want to combine a different type of workout to your running and cardio, then this might just be the thing.

 Salsa Classes

All welcome. Come and join us every Monday – we have salsa classes for all levels and beginners are always welcome. As well as teaching you the techniques & moves you need to hit the dance floor, Angus Peters & the Abanico Salsa team will make sure you leave class with a smile on your face! We have a great fun bunch of students & dancers and we always look forward to our Monday evening lessons. Contact us any time to find out more… and your first beginner level class with us is free! Class times:

  • 7.15 – 8.15pm: Beginner (level 1)
  • 8.15 – 9.15pm: Technique (level 2)
  • 9.15 – 10.15pm: Improver (Level 3)
  • 8.15 – 9.15pm: Intermediate (level 4) – FIRST Monday of every month only

Last class of 2019 – Mon 16th December

 First class of 2020 – Mon 6th January

First class £6, then £9 | first beginner class free Angus Peters | 07771666119 | angus@abanicosalsa.com | abanicosalsa.com

BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASS

Monday’s weekly Bollywood dance classes for fun & fitness! (See also monthly workshops)

Bollywood dance classes to the funky beat of pumping Bollywood music. With Karina Gracia, an established bollywood dancer/ teacher. Bollywood is a fusion of Eastern and Western dance and evolved from the Indian film business.  It’s highly addictive for the mind, body and the soul. It’s colourful, it’s vibrant, it’s beautiful and it’s infectious. Come along and give it a go- no previous dance experience needed!

Wear loose comfortable trousers and t-shirt/ vest top. Trainers or barefoot. Please bring a water bottle. Email or phone to book.

Drop in taster classes 9 & 16 September, then classes run weekly from 7th October. Please check with Karina directly before attending in case of date changes/ holiday. | 7.15pm-8.15pm | £6 advance per block or £10 drop in per week | Karina Gracia | danceflamenco@live.com  |Facebook – Karina Gracia Dance Tel 07813 990937 MoveGB places available

Exeter Youth Dance Company

Exeter Youth Dance Company is a contemporary dance group aimed at dancers aged between 13 and 21 years. EYDC is run by professional dance company Chhaya Collective and provide weekly technique sessions, choreographic intensives and performance opportunities throughout the year. EYDC is an excellent opportunity for young dancers to develop their technical, creative and performance skills. Mon 15 Jan onwards 5.30-7pm | £75 (£60) per term Kay Crook | 07964899802 | kay.crook@live.com | chhayacollective.com

FLAMFIT FLAMENCO FITNESS CLASS

An exciting fun dance fitness class based on technique from the passionate foot stamping skirt swirling dance of southern Spain. Flamenco is body strengthening, working on legs, arms and lots of core work too. Increases coordination, toning and balance, as an impact sport there are additional benefits too. It’s also great fun!

No experience needed and we will not be learning routines- this is a fast paced fitness dance class! Be ready to sweat! Please wear a shoe/boot with a chunky sturdy heel and bring a bottle of water. Suitable for women & men alike and all levels of fitness- can adapt to own pace. Anyone already dancing flamenco will improve technique and stamina. For details please call or email Karina.

Classes run weekly from 7th October. Please check with Karina directly before attending in case of date changes/ holiday. | 6pm-7pm | £6 advance (£10 drop in)  per week. MoveGB places available

Karina Gracia | danceflamenco@live.com  |Facebook – Karina Gracia Dance Tel 07813 990937


Tuesdays

A Chance to dance for over 50s.

No class Tue 12 Nov, Tue 26 Nov, Dec 24, Dec 31

Come and join in, dancing to World and other music in a relaxed and welcoming space. The steps and routines are fun and usually easy to follow! Some come with dance experience, others with no formal background, what’s more important is a willingness to explore your own movements and enjoy yourself.

  • Pay per class. Just turn up or contact before coming to first class.
  • 2 – 3 pm ongoing with occasional breaks. £5.
  • Jessica Cohen jessicacohen402@gmail.com
  • 07931 534 284.

Tribal Style Bellydance with Kelly and Jacqui 

 Bellydance with a difference!  Dancers seamlessly changing, leading and following, almost always improvising.  Dance movements with ancient roots in  North Africa, India and Spain.  Music without boundaries.  Simple folk tunes to modern club remixes.  Between the drumbeat and the heartbeat, Tribal is growing and evolving. Join Us!  No previous dance experience required. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water.  

Please check website for dates www.kalash-tribal.co.uk and holiday breaks. 6.45 – 7.45pm | £8 drop in class | £40 class card – £30 (NUS) valid 5 classes in a row with 6th class free Kelley Beeston | 01398 331143 | tribalmermaids@gmail.com Jacqui Spiers | 01566 784353 | kalash-tribal.co.uk

BREAKING (BREAKDANCE) WITH JUST 4 FUNK

Last session before Summer break 16th July. Classes return 3rd September. 

Learn to break (breakdance)… properly! Authentic lessons with the South West’s top breaking crew, Just 4 Funk. Suitable for complete beginners and those with experience. We look at top rock (stand up dance), footwork (dance on the floor), power moves (spins and tricks) and freezes. 8+ 5.30 – 6.30pm (term-time) | £5  Matt | matt@just4funkproductions.com


Wednesdays

 Classes in Bharatanatyam (Classical India Dance)

The internationally popular style of classical Indian dance, which derives its origins from the Temples of South India. Come along to develop an understanding of the beautiful and traditional art of Bharatanatyam. The style involves stamping rhythms, gesture language & facial expressions to convey emotions. Open to the familiar & the unfamiliar, all levels and ages. Enjoyable, Friendly, Informative,Challenging. Led by one of UKs most talented young dancer Vibha Selvaratnam of IDSW (India Dance South West which is branch of IDW (India Dance Wales). 6 – 6.50pm | Termly fees | Autumn Dates: Sep 4, Sep 11, Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16 (No Class – Half Term Break: Oct 23) Vibha Selvaratnam | 07909 330 780 | admin@indiadancewales.com

H!!T THE FLOOR – DRUM N BASS WORK OUT CLASS

w/c Mon 15 Jul will be: Thu 18 Jul class – 7.45pm – 8.45pm H!!T The Floor incorporates the massively popular HIIT style training and high-energy moves all tied together by the deep beautiful tones of Drum & Bass. With a BPM of 160-180 expect a full body workout that will shape and tone your body while providing you with a chance to have some fun, enjoy exclusive mixes and essentially get fit whilst raving!! H!!T The Floor is a brand new fitness class inspired by my passion for high intensity workouts and the heavy beats of Drum & Bass. Bring your trainers, comfy workout clothes, a drink & some mates and I’ll bring the fire! Wednesdays 6.30pm-7.30pm | £5 (£4.50 NUS) Bee Bawden | 07792181966 | frontrowtalent@live.co.uk | Facebook page

Flamenco Class

This class is aimed at intermediate level students. The lesson consists of half an hour technique (footwork, arms, posture, turns) and an hour of choreography. NO CLASS Oct 2 Additional dates TBC | For further details contact Aneta (details below) | 8.15-9.45pm | £12 per class | Aneta Skut | 07949711278 | anetaskut@btinternet.om


Thursdays

Jazz Dance For Adults: Beginners & Improvers (16+)

If you love to dance but never had the chance to learn or you haven’t danced for a while, then this is where you begin. You will learn technique, routines, keep your brain alive, become more flexible, get fit & have fun in this very friendly class of mixed ages & abilities.

Ongoing (term-time) | Classes end for Summer End of Jul / 1st Aug (TBC) | Classes will start again from 5th Sep

6.15 – 7.15pm | £6 per class of £55 for 10 classes Nicholette Pollard | 07810 750950 info@jazzdanceexeter.co.uk www.jazzdanceexeter.co.uk

Appalachian clogging with Alive & Kicking

Sporadic dates – please check with tutor to confirm class times NO classes December, resumes Thu 9 Jan Exciting percussive dance to live music from our own Old Time String Band.  From September we will be looking for new team members, beginners welcome. Please contact us for dates of open practice sessions when you can meet the team, see us dance and try it for yourself.   8pm – 9.30pm | £5 per session Jo Wright | enquiries@alive-and-kicking.org.uk  

Dance In The Dark

Dance In The Dark is inspired by people saying they love to dance but feel too old to go to a club or, if they’re not too old, then too intimidated by a drunken party crowd or too shy or too unfit or too something or another. This is the place to feel safe to dance as you want to, whatever your, age, ability or fitness level. The music is varied– playlist on website. ‘No lights, No lycra’ aims to do something similar. The main difference here- you can wear just what you like– including lycra if you so wish!

    • Thursday 11 July: 9pm-10pm (Second Thursday of the month)
    • No meeting August 
    • Thursday 5 September: 9pm – 10pm
    • Thursday 3 October: 9pm – 10pm
    • Thursday 7 November: 9pm – 10pm
  • Thursday 5 December: 9pm – 10pm

9pm – 10pm | £2 or donation | Monthly – check date here >> Laurence Yeoman | 07713637294 | www.barefootdance.org.uk/danceinthedark.html

Ballet for Adults in Exeter

Two classes each week and we welcome everyone from those who have always wanted to try ballet to those with more experience – Men and Women equally welcome. Classes are taken by Anne Jobson – who has been teaching ballet to adults at Exeter Phoenix for over 4 years. There is a 15 minute period before and after class for checking in, warming up and changing. This class is aimed for beginners and those with some experience.

Class on Sep 26 ONLY will be 8pm – 9pm

 7.30pm-8.30pm | Taster class £7.50 | Full term £91.00 (£6.50 per class) or £49.00 for 7 classes (£7.00 per class) | Cash or cheque only. | 16+ Anne Jobson | 07958739896 | 01392421420 | FBook: Ballet In Exeterannejobson@hotmail.com


Fridays

Ballet for Adults in Exeter

Two classes each week and we welcome everyone from those who have always wanted to try ballet to those with more experience – Men and Women equally welcome. Classes will be taught by Hazel Greenlaw – who has been teaching ballet to adults at Exeter Phoenix for over 14 years and is an experienced teacher. There is a 15 minute period before and after class for checking in, warming up and changing. This class is aimed for more experience dancers  7.30pm-8.30pm | Taster class £7.50 | Full term £91.00 (£6.50 per class) or £49.00 for 7 classes (£7.00 per class) | Cash or cheque only. | 16+ Anne Jobson | 07958739896 | 01392421420 | /Ballet In Exeterannejobson@hotmail.com

Moving and grooving for over 50s

A dance group for anyone 50 ( or thereabouts) and over who secretly grooves in the kitchen. Come and dance with us!

No classes 13 December, 27 December, 3 January

10:00am – 11:00am | £5 per session | Jessica Cohen | 07931 534 284 jessicacohen402@gmail.com

Saturdays

FLAMENCO CLASSES – Adults

Flamenco-the fiery & passionate dance from southern Spain. Fun classes will improve fitness, coordianation, posture & confidence! Learn footwork & bodywork technique and full choreographies, classes are accompanied by live flamenco guitar. Opportunities to perform for those who’d like to!

Classes are great fun, excellent for building core strength and improving general fitness, and suitable for women & men of all ages and abilities.

    • 10.30am beginners- no experience needed
    • 11.30 Technique- all levels
  • 12.30 am Intermediate- for more experienced dancers

Class dates:

    • September- 7th & 14th regular classes. 21st guest teacher Magdalena Mannion (please contact Elisa to book: rosesindevon@gmail.com)
    • 28/29 September Master Classes with Felipe de Algeciras: contact Karina
    • October – regular classes every Saturday
    • November- regular classes 2,9,16. No class 23rd. 30th November masterclass with Felipe de Algeciras.

  • December- regular classes 7th, 14th, 21st

Classes run weekly, Please check with Karina directly before attending in case of date changes/ holiday | £8 per class advance/ 2 hours £15  | £10 drop in per hour | 10.30am-1.30pm from 7th September |MoveGB places available

Karina Gracia | danceflamenco@live.com  |Facebook – Karina Gracia Dance tel 07813 990937

Belly Dancing For Adults (16+) with Ameera Dance

Classes return Sat 21 Sep and run weekly until Sat 7 Dec Learn the glamorous Art of Belly Dancing. Inspired by the stars of Egyptian dancing, Ameera will show you some movements that come naturally to your body shape. You will learn some fun and easy to follow routines as well as the culture behind this art form. No dance experience required.  All abilities welcome. Check www.ameeradance.com for dates. 10am – 11am | Drop in £6.50, or 10 class card £50 ameera@ameeradance.com | 07971 847694 | ameeradance.com

BOLLYWOOD DANCE WITH KARINA GRACIA: MONTHLY SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

Summer Break: end of July – 7th September Monthly Bollywood dance workshops for fun & fitness! (See also weekly Monday class). Two hour bollywood dance workshops learning moves and a full Bollywood choreography all to the funky beat of pumping Bollywood music. Bollywood is a fusion of Eastern and Western dance and evolved from the Indian film business.  It’s highly addictive for the mind, body and the soul. It’s colourful, it’s vibrant, it’s beautiful and it’s infectious. Come along and give it a go- no previous dance experience needed! Wear loose comfortable trousers and t-shirt/ vest top. Trainers or barefoot. Please bring a water bottle…you’ll need it! Saturdays 3.30 – 5.30pm: £15 advance or £20 on the day Karina |07813 990937 | danceflamenco@live.com