RBSB Christmas School

Let’s jingle your coin belts!


  • Can you cast a spell under the mistletoe with ultra elegant arms & hands?
  • Want to rock around the tree with our fun NEW Christmas Twist Choreography?
  • Fancy performing it at Snowflake Spectacular 2019?

For the first time ever we are offering dedicated dancers and discerning students the chance to enjoy NEW Christmas bellydance master classes for fitness, fun and fabulousness. 

Pick your mix from our marvellous menu below and snap up your £10.00 place.

Level

Where and When?

Your Fabulous Themes

Your Fabulous Themes

Your Fabulous Themes

Mon 10 Dec
8.00 - 9.00pm

Windsor YC Dance Studio

All levels

Julie

Christmas Twist Choreography

Wed 12 Dec
7.00 - 8.00pm &
8.10 – 9.10pm

RBSB Dance Studio, Twyford - 8 students max.

All levels

Rachel

Cast a Spell!
Magical Arms and Hands



Christmas Twist Choreography

Fancy an open level routine laced with sugar, spice and all things nice that you can learn in an hour?

Are you a progressive bellydancer who thinks ahead and fancies an extra performance opportunity at Snowflake Spectacular 2019?

Do you find this music video hip-twistingly irresistible?

Then our master class is definitely for you!  Pop this choreography in your bellydance stocking and get ready for an evening of glamour and fun!  Devised by RBSB teacher: Julie, this routine is perfect for improvers, intermediates, advanced and professional dancers, who want to combine bellydance gorgeousness with plenty of pizzazz and the entertainment wow factor. 

Julie is known for her warmth, kindness and dedicated delivery of bellydance lessons.  An accomplished performer, Julie is in demand for bellydance shows throughout the UK and is also a fire dancer!  She holds bellydance instructional qualifications and enjoys mentoring and professional dancer development with Rachel Bennett.





  • Bring a bottle of water, suitable footwear and your most jingly hip belt!
  • Level - All Levels
  • Date & Times - Monday 10 December 2018 8.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Venue - Windsor Youth and Community Centre Dance Studio 1st floor, Windsor Youth and Community Centre, Alma Road, Windsor SL4 3HD. Mirrored dance studio.
  • Price - £10.00. To secure your place please pay fees in advance. Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable, regardless of student’s circumstances e.g. holiday, pregnancy or illness, and weather conditions. By registering you participate at your own risk taking full responsibility for your health and safety. By registering you consent for all photos and videos taken of you in activities relating to the Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance to be used in all publicity purposes.
  • Access - Free on-site parking – Rachel will send you joining instructions to access free parking and door entry code.
  • Teacher - Julie – meet RBSB teacher Julie in our exclusive interview
  • We recommend you wear clothes that are comfortable to exercise in; you don't have to show your tummy and for your feet we suggest soft flat (dance) shoes/ trainers & bring a drink. You might also like to wear a scarf around your hips to help you enjoy the dance moves.
  • Bonus gift - all students will receive our Christmas Twist choreography toolkit to support your practice and bellydance development.





Cast a Spell! Magical Arms and Hands

Do your arms and hands feel clunky when you bellydance?

Are you feeling stuck in the same old default arm frames?

Dream of having beautiful arms and hands to compliment you?

Want to feel inspired and get creative with upper body shapes and moves to enhance your dancing?

Fancy lots of attention from Rachel in an intimate class of 8 students only?

Let’s make some magic and achieve spellbinding arms and hands to elevate your individual bellydance style.  Together we’ll explore tried and tested techniques and exercises to strengthen your upper body and render it more supple and flexible whilst having fabulous fun!

A popular subject with Rachel Bennett’s private students and interwoven in all her group classes, Rachel is consolidating her range of trusted and new bellydance arm and hand exercises upon demand to bring out your uniqueness, confidence and creativity as a bellydancer from beginner to advanced and beyond.  Master classes are limited to 8 students.  Are you ready to cast that magic spell?





Arms and hands
  • Level: All levels
  • Date and Times – Wednesday 12 December 2018 7.00pm to 8.00pm - 8 spaces open.  8.10pm to 9.10pm - 2 spaces open.
  • Venue – RBSB mirrored studio, Twyford – joining instructions to be sent to delegates
  • Bonus gift - all students will receive our Christmas Twist choreography toolkit to support your practice and bellydance development.
  • Price - £10.00. To secure your place please pay fees on or before the first class of term. Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable, regardless of student’s circumstances e.g. holiday, pregnancy or illness, and weather conditions. By registering you participate at your own risk taking full responsibility for your health and safety. By registering you consent for all photos and videos taken of you in activities relating to the Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance to be used in all publicity purposes.
  • Access - Free on-road parking. Please observe parking instructions sent to delegates.
  • Teacher - Rachel
  • We recommend you wear warm layers of clothes that are comfortable to exercise in and keep you cosy; you don't have to show your tummy and for your feet we suggest soft flat (dance) shoes.  Please bring a drink and a cushion to sit on. You will be seated to focus on your upper body.
  • Bonus gift - all students will receive our Magical Arms & Hands toolkit to support your practice and development.




Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance presents:

Princess Jasmine workshops
taught by Rachel Bennett

Be a Princess for a day with our 2 NEW choreography and prop workshops

Click the photos below for larger images.

Indulge yourself in a duo of bellydance deliciousness with a menu of brand new choreography & prop workshops, catering for ambitious improvers, intermediate, advanced and professional lovers of bellydance.

Sunday 24 March 2019 – Phoenix Centre – 1st Twyford Scouts Headquarters Hall,
Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, Berkshire RG10 9JA

Workshop Essentials

  • Spaces limited to 14 in dance workshops to guarantee plenty of dance space, individual attention from a dedicated professional and a quality learning experience.
  • Performance opportunities at Summer Spectacular 2019
  • Hall in central Berkshire location, close to junction 8/9 or 10 of the M4.
  • Free parking and close to local bus stops. 10-15mins walk from Twyford train station.
  • Bonus gift: student toolkits to support your on-going personal study and development.
  • Price: early bird discounts for each workshop. Upon enrolling you will automatically be subscribed to our monthly newsletter, from which you may unsubscribe or manage your preferences anytime.

 

10.30am to 12.30pm – “Shake it off Disney Style” Choreography
as performed by Rachel at MAJMA Bellydance Festival 2018, Glastonbury and Summer Spectacular 2018, Reading.
 Level: Ambitious Improvers, Intermediate, Advanced students & Professionals

SOLD OUT. Contact Rachel to join our reserve list and discuss your options.

  • Do you want to be a Disney Princess for a day?
  • Love some hip shaking shimmy layers?
  • Fancy a bit of sassy cabaret stick and magic ribbon wand?
  • Ready for optional floor work and oodles of noodling?
  • Want a NEW performance opportunity at our Summer Spectacular Student Show 2019?

Shake it off Disney style – click here for the track and the genius music video!
If you’re ready for an exciting NEW bellydance challenge, then this workshop is for you!  Following a request to perform as Princess Jasmine at 2018’s Disney Princess and Villains themed Majma Bellydance Festival, Rachel got her magic wand out and created a NEW choreography full of hip shaking layering technique, oodles of entertainment, funky move combinations and some fun prop surprises.  Perfect if you want to combine your love of Disney and Bellydance with prop mastery.  Designed to inject the WOW factor into your performance, this irresistible dance will take your energy and dance dynamics to the max!  Rachel is also offering you a dedicated “Shake it off” performance slot at Summer Spectacular 2019, upon request.

Students are recommended to bring: an “Aladdin’s lamp” (if you have one), bellydance stick (Rachel will have a limited number to lend on the day), a ribbon wand and Rachel recommends knee pads, should you wish to attempt floor work.

Previous experience of props desirable, but not essential; Rachel is an experienced teacher and differentiates for all levels, from ambitious improvers to advanced bellydancers and beyond.

Bonus Gift:  Receive a complimentary choreography and prop student toolkit to support your ongoing dance development & practice.

Price: Early bird discount until 31 Jan 2019 - £28.00.  £35.00 thereafter.  Places are non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of student circumstances e.g. holiday, pregnancy or illness, and adverse weather conditions. By registering you confirm you are safe, fit and well to dance.  You also consent for all photos and videos taken of you in activities relating to the Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance to be used in all publicity purposes.  As a workshop attendee you participate at your own risk taking full responsibility for your health and safety at all times.

Upon enrolling you will automatically be subscribed to our monthly newsletter, from which you may unsubscribe or manage your preferences anytime.


 

1.00pm – 2.30pm “A Whole New World” Choreography
Level: Ambitious Improvers, Intermediate, Advanced students & Professionals

  • Ready to embrace your inner Princess Jasmine?
  • Love this classic Disney love song?
  • Looking to elevate your dance flow technique, imagery and motion?
  • Want to spell bind your audience with magical fan veil ribbons?
  • Can we take you on a magic carpet ride through an endless diamond sky?

A Whole New World from the Disney movie “Aladdin” – click here for the track

Let’s live the Princess Jasmine dream and feel the romance of this uplifting NEW choreography. Originally written by Rachel for private party performances, Rachel would now love to share this dance with you, so you can make it your own.  This workshop will focus on the quintessential dance technique of movement shape, body line and flow; a must for dedicated bellydancers.   Students will enjoy fan veil ribbons, elevating existing skills and developing new prop powers!  Rachel will share her secrets to master effortless turns and spins whilst framing your body with beautiful breathtaking fan veil ribbon illustrations.  Rachel is also offering you a dedicated “Whole New World” performance slot at Summer Spectacular 2019, upon request. 

Students must bring a pair of fan veils to enjoy this workshop.

Previous experience of props desirable, but not essential; Rachel is an experienced teacher and differentiates for all levels, from ambitious improvers to advanced bellydancers and beyond.

Bonus Gift:  Receive a complimentary choreography and prop student toolkit to support your ongoing dance development & practice.

Price: Early bird discount until 31 Jan 2019 - £21.00.  £28.00 thereafter.  Places are non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of student circumstances e.g. holiday, pregnancy or illness, and adverse weather conditions. By registering you confirm you are safe, fit and well to dance.  You also consent for all photos and videos taken of you in activities relating to the Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance to be used in all publicity purposes.  As a workshop attendee you participate at your own risk taking full responsibility for your health and safety at all times.

Upon enrolling you will automatically be subscribed to our monthly newsletter, from which you may unsubscribe or manage your preferences anytime.


Catch Rachel teaching at Dance around the Globe workshops, 14-16 Jun 2019, Oxford, presented by Mim’s Bellydance.


Coming soon – Bellydance Heaven Festival, Berkshire – Autumn 2019


Catch Rachel performing and teaching workshops at Birmingham Bellydance Festival, Sat 28 September 2020