Welcome to Bellydancingbarbie Chat

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on April 26th, 2011 | Posted in Articles

Welcome to Bellydancingbarbie ChatThis page is a little hub of Belly Dance information, it’s your community page & Bellydancingbarbie’s blog in one. It’s open to everyone, avid bellydance fans and those who just want to stop by to socialise!

Gain an insight into the world of belly dance, find out about events, discuss hot topics and exchange ideas, chat about health, fitness & handbags! Read through in date order or use the search bar to find specific topics of interest.

Website members have the ability to create a profile, post comments, pictures, videos and private message other members. Members will also receive special discounts and other exciting opportunities along the way.

You can sign up to the RSS feed for notifications of new posts as they go live! Read more…..

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Bellydancing & Fitness Classes in Edinburgh

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on October 17th, 2014 | Posted in News

 

Want to learn to appreciate & love your own body, get fitter & healthier, all whilst making new friends?

Why not join us in Bellydancing or fitness classes at Little Egypt?

Revitalise, energise and relax with us in a supportive, fun loving sisterhood. We have classes for all aims, ages, stages and abilities. Classes are taught by Edinburgh’s most sought after teachers, within the UK’s only specialist bellydance studio!

Next term takes us right through the party season with lots of fun and sparkle in store!

You can book your spaces online on bellydancingbarbie website, over the phone or in person at the studio.

As classes are popular many classes now have very limited spaces remaining for next term and are likely to fully book out as usual. If you’d like to join us, best be quick!

Spaces shown on the website can take a wee while to update so please use them as a guide only. If you’ve already secured your spaces, woohooo, well done you!

Looking forward to dancing with everyone.

Shimmies!

FESTIVE TERM TIMETABLE
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Mondays | 6.00-7.00pm
BellyFusion | Modern, stylised, creative style
Best for: Flexibility, strengthening, toning, relaxing
6 classes £43 | Booking is essential as classes are popular
Teacher: Tigerlily
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Mondays | 7.15-8.15pm
BellyStretch | shaping a leaner, elegant, more relaxed silhouette
Best for: Flexibility, strengthening, toning, relaxing
6 classes £37 | Limited spaces remaining
Teacher: Lindsey
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Tuesdays | 4.00-5.00pm | *NEW FITNESS CLASS* at Little Egypt
Pilates Beginners | All the basics, technique & conditioning
Best for: FITNESS, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 Classes £43 | Booking is essential as classes are popular
Teacher: Janet | Mat required (can borrow initially)
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Tuesdays | 5.00-6.00pm | *NEW FITNESS CLASS* at Little Egypt
Pilates Improvers | More challenging, technique & conditioning
Best for: FITNESS, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 Classes £43 | Booking is essential as classes are popular
Teacher: Janet | Mat required
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Tuesdays | 7.15-8.15pm
BellyBasics | All the basics, technique & conditioning
Best for: Learning, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 classes £43 | Limited spaces remaining
Teacher: Lindsey
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Tuesdays | 8.30-9.30pm
BellyDance | Layering, choreographies & improvisation
Best for: Learning, styling, confidence, expression
6 classes £43 | ★ 2 spaces remaining ★
Teacher: Lindsey
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Wednesdays | 6.00-7.00pm
BellyBasics | All the basics, technique & conditioning
Best for: Learning, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 Classes £43 | ★ 1 space left ★
Teacher: Lindsey
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Wednesdays | 7.15-8.15pm
BellyDance-A-Long | Dance now, think later!
Best for: Fun, transitions, grace, poise
6 classes £37 | Booking is essential as classes are popular
Teacher: Lindsey
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Wednesdays | 8.30-9.30pm | *FITNESS CLASS* at Little Egypt
Foam Rolling | Group exercise class containing ZERO dance
Best for: Muscle maintenance, flexibility, posture
6 Classes £37 | Booking is essential, only 4 spaces available
Teacher: Lindsey | Roller & mat required
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Thursdays | 7.15-8.15pm
BellyJam | Energising aerobic bellydance class!
Best for: Fitness, toning, calorie burning, flexibility, energy
6 classes £37 | ★ FULLY BOOKED ★
Teacher: Lindsey
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Saturdays | 12.00-2.00pm
The Mala’ikah Project | Amateur class troupe
Best for: Choreographies, community performances, fun
3 month membership £15 | ★ 1 space left ★
Director: Lindsey
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Ladies of all ages & abilities are welcome to join us for bellydance fun, fitness and friendship so invite your friends, sister, mum… anyone you think is fabulous!

★★★★★ – Yelp
“She’s a fantastic teacher highly reccommend! Its a great way to meet new people. i have gotten so much out of doing the belly basic course and the improv i can’t speak highly enough. she’s not just a dancer as she’s scientifically studied belly dancing so she’s really good at teaching good posture :) this is the best way to keep fit, socialise, have fun, confidence build and let your hair down after the stress of work!”

Bookings also taken to appear at special occasions, parties and events

Visit the BELLYDANCINGBARBIE website and add some sparkle to your life today…

Exciting times!

Pilates Classes at Little Egypt!

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on October 8th, 2014 | Posted in Health & Fitness

Pilates Classes at Little Egypt Studio

Pilates Classes with Janet Brunton are coming to Little Egypt Studio!

Janet’s wealth of knowledge, training & experience inform her teaching and her effervescent personality make for an incredible class environment as she helps each individual to achieve their optimum!

An introductory 4 week block of classes runs:
Tuesdays, 18th November to 9th December

Beginners 4pm-5pm
Improvers 5pm-6pm

4 weeks £29 | Limited spaces

Men and women of all ages are welcome. Those who have never tried Pilates or have limited experience will benefit most from the beginners class. Those attending Improvers should have a good base knowledge of the Pilates principals and an ability beyond beginners.

The studio is warm, clean and tranquil providing many luxuries including underfloor heating.

Please wear comfortable stretch clothing and indoor footwear/bare feet. Bring your own thick Pilates exercise mat or order in class. Latex free bands will be provided for use and also available to purchase for your own practice.

Booking is essential as spaces are limited. You can book in person at Little Egypt, 11c Murieston Lane, Edinburgh, over the phone on 07853 197 964 or online at bellydancingbarbie website here:

http://www.bellydancingbarbie.com/shop/belly-dance-attire.php  (As Little Egypt website is currently under construction)

A series of additional materials will also be available for you in the form of handouts and online learning.

We look forward to meeting you for a new adventure!

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Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on September 6th, 2014 | Posted in Troupe

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Little Egypt Studio Edinburgh | Bellydancingbarbie

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on August 15th, 2014 | Posted in Movies & Music

Enjoyed creating this improvisational piece after class on Wednesday so thought I’d share it here. Enjoy! ♥︎

You can join a bellydance class at Little Egypt with Bellydancingbarbie or commission a performance here or at your own chosen venue. Visit the “Learn” and “Hire” pages of the website for info and some of the currently available options.

Edinburgh Bellydance Troupe | The Mala’ikah Project

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on August 7th, 2014 | Posted in Troupe

Edinburgh Bellydance Bellydancing Troupe The Mala'ikah ProjectOur amateur bellydance troupe are reforming and on the look out for new members!

Enjoying the creativity of group choreography, working with a variety of different styles of bellydance, we’ll further develop our own skills and deepen the sisterhood connection of our dance together.

We’ll warm up to performing at bellydance hafla parties and community events, sharing the joy of this enchanting art form with the wider public.

We currently have 9 members, all of differing backgrounds and experience levels, we seek 3 more members to complete our troupe.

This will be a very fulfilling venture for any bellydance enthusiast, at any stage of learning …you should consider joining us!

Troupe practice currently takes place on Saturdays 12-2pm (you can stay for one or both hours)
Troupe membership costs just £15 per quarter year and comes with bonus privileges! (your quarter starts when you do)

To secure one of these 3 remaining troupe membership spaces or for answers to any questions you may have email: info@bellydancingbarbie.com or just drop in on Saturday and sign up!

We have our own troupe Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/TheMalaikahProject

We’d love your support!

Yalla Mala’ikah
♥︎

Troupe Class | 3 spaces remaining

Yoga Teacher Vacancy at Little Egypt, Edinburgh

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on August 5th, 2014 | Posted in Vacancies

Yoga Teacher EdinburghLittle Egypt Bellydance & Holistic Health Studio have a vacancy for a freelance yoga teacher.

We’re an exclusive private studio who appreciate & reward hardworking talent. We’re open to any style being taught & the studio is perfectly equipped for all including hot yoga styles.

You’ll be offered regular prime slots on our timetable and a variety of payment or hire options to choose from.
If you’d like to deliver the sessions you love in a beautiful environment with a true sense of community, please get in touch sending your CV and a bit about yourself to: info@littleegyptstudio.com

Fabulous Festival Term

Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on July 24th, 2014 | Posted in News

Our festival term of bellydancing classes & events starts soon! Here are some fabulous things you can get involved in…

BELLY QUEST BATTLE! (date to be confirmed)
BellyStretch Vs. BellyJam in a physical fun laser quest outing. This is open to all who have ever been enrolled in BellyStretch and/or BellyJam classes. For full details see the events tab of our public Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/BDBarbie

BDB Girly Get Together (date to be confirmed)
An evening of socialising, foods, drinks & bellydancing!
Full details to follow, check back on Chat page.

Regular Weekly Classes with Bellydancingbarbie and Tribal Tigerlily
FESTIVAL TERM TIMETABLE
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Mondays | 6.00-7.00pm | at Little Egypt
BellyFusion | Modern, stylised, creative style
Best for: Flexibility, strengthening, toning, relaxing
4 Classes £29 |  Spaces available 
This class runs 25 August to 15 September & is taught by Tribal Tigerlily
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Mondays | 7.15-8.15pm | at Little Egypt
BellyStretch | shaping a leaner, elegant, more relaxed silhouette
Best for: Flexibility, strengthening, toning, relaxing
6 Classes £37 |  FULLY BOOKED 
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Tuesdays | 7.15-8.15pm | at Little Egypt
BellyBasics | All the basics, technique & conditioning
Best for: Learning, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 Classes £43 |  Limited spaces remaining 
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Tuesdays | 8.30-9.30pm | at Little Egypt
BellyDance | Layering, choreographies & improvisation
Best for: Learning, styling, confidence, expression
6 Classes £43 |  Limited spaces remaining 
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Wednesdays | 6.00-7.00pm | at Little Egypt
BellyBasics | All the basics, technique & conditioning
Best for: Learning, strengthening, toning, flexibility
6 Classes £43 | FULLY BOOKED
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Wednesdays | 7.15-8.15pm | at Little Egypt
BellyDance-A-Long | Dance now, think later!
Best for: Fun, transitions, grace, poise
6 Classes £37 |  Spaces available 
Bookable via the Shop page
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Thursdays | 7.15-8.15pm | at Little Egypt
BellyJam | Energising aerobic bellydance class!
Best for: Fitness, toning, calorie burning, flexibility, energy
6 Classes £37 |  FULLY BOOKED 
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Saturdays | Morning | at Little Egypt
BellyMummas | Pregnancy bellydancing
Best for: Fun, gentle exercise, easier & calmer birth
Enquire for details
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Saturdays | Morning | at Little Egypt
BellyBubbas | Mother & child bellydancing
Best for: Fun, early learning & development, bonding together
Enquire for details

You can secure your spaces in regular summer classes online via the LEARN PAGE
or over the phone on 07853 197 964
 
NEW Foam Rolling Group Exercise Class with Lindsey
This functional fitness class runs on Wednesdays, 8.30-9.30pm
Ease sore tense muscles, increase flexibility and improve posture in as little as 10 minutes!
Drop-In £7 | You can bring your own roller and mat or order/purchase at Little Egypt
All the details for this class are within a Chat page post below

Performing Class Troupe with The Mala’ikah Project
Troupe class runs Saturdays, 12-2pm. Membership is £15 per quarter year starting when you do.
Enjoying creating, practicing & performing together at a variety of community events & shows.
Being a troupe member will also bring some exclusive troupe privileges!
If you’d like to join or rejoin The Mala’ikah Project contact Lindsey directly, email info@bellydancingbarbie.com.

“Project Happy” Filming with SmallFryUnify
So, this project was pushed back a few weeks but…
Yes, we’re STILL doing one of those HAPPY videos! Sssh though, it’s a secret!
I’m delighted that our neighbours, the SmallFryUnify crew, have taken on the filming and editing of this fun project! With them onboard it will look sensational! Filming will take place on various days throughout our summer term and we’re currently looking for a number of you who’d like to take part in the ‘traveliing to class’ shots. If you’d like to get involved in any aspect of this project, have suggestions or creative ideas please email: info@bellydancingbarbie.com We’d love for it to be a great big vibrant community collaboration! #BDBecauseImHappy

Shiny New Costuming & Classwear
A new range of costuming pieces are now being shipped from the Middle East, The Med & America and will be available to purchase exclusively at Little Egypt as from this term. Additionally, a new bespoke range of custom made items will be available to preorder, including a small line of items by popular request!

 

Looking forward to a fabulous term of shimmies, wellbeing and fun with friends!

Love,

Lindsey Xx.
Bellydancingbarbie &
Little Egypt Bellydance Studio
11c Murieston Lane
Edinburgh
EH11 2LX

www.bellydancingbarbie.com

F Bellydancing Barbie T @BDBarbie

F Little Egypt  T @LittleEgyptUK

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Posted by +Bellydancingbarbie on July 19th, 2014 | Posted in Troupe

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