Burlesque Dancing Workshop

Burlesque Dancing Workshop

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Burlesque Dancing – Workshop- Sydney Course

Are you ready to have a fun workout whilst finding your inner diva? Would you like to meet new people, exercise, gain confidence in yourself, all whilst having a good time?

This 2.5 hour Burlesque Workshop will cater to all levels, building upon your current knowledge of dancing, or introducing beginners to the cheeky world of Burlesque – The Art of Tease, whilst combining Pilates conditioning, stretching and lots of laughter.

Burlesque is for all open minded people, of all body shapes and backgrounds. This class provides a safe environment where you can reclaim your confidence and celebrate the unique person you are.

Don’t worry, you can keep your clothes on, dress up or dress down, just make sure you can move in your clothes and bring a positive attitude.

Rachel Szabo, the instructor of the course, has over 3000 hours teaching the Pilates Method, over 18 years of dancing, including RAD Ballet, Jazz Ballet and most recently Burlesque. Rachel performs under the Stage Name of Ana Seethe, has been a member of the Burlesque Troupe, The Darlings for almost two years.

Macquarie Community College also operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Blacktown, Richmond and many more. Enrol online today or call us to have a chat about your options.

Course Outline

This is a Burlesque Dancing workshop that includes pilates techniques.

In this course you will learn:

  • pilates method principles
  • Burlesque basics
  • how to safely work towards increasing strength and flexibility
  • how to use different elements of tease – gloves, boas and bras
  • body awareness
  • floor work
  • a mini burlesque routine
  • how to find your own Burlesque character
  • how to highlight your body’s assets

Course Outcome

At the end of the workshop, you will:

  • be able to understand the principles of The Pilates Method
  • gain fitness and flexibility
  • have a general understanding of some of the elements of tease and styles of Burlesque, whilst having fun and gaining body confidence.

What to Bring

Please bring a:

  • yoga or workout mat
  • water
  • towel
  • low heeled shoes (optional) eg: chorus shoes, ballroom shows, low heeled shoes – best if they have a buckle
  • wear comfortable clothes as you will be dancing, stretching and completing Pilates moves
  • bring a second bra to wear over your tshirt or over your bra for removal
  • If you have boas and gloves bring them along, otherwise they will be provided

Prerequisite: Essential

This class is catered for participants of any level interested in dipping their toes or expanding their knowledge in the fun world of Burlesque. Moves can be catered to dancers and non dancers, and is especially great for those who have been sitting at a desk all day.

Delivery Mode

The class is delivered in a dance/fitness class scenario in a private room.

Important Information

f you have any injuries, please obtain a doctor’s clearance before attending. You don’t need a dance background to join in, just the ability to get on and off the floor.