Burlesque Classes and Courses
Beginner Burlesque Course
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This is a burlesque block course for beginners where you will learn the art of burlesque in a fun and exciting environment that will have you smiling and feeling confident in no time!
The course covers classic burlesque moves like bump 'n' grind, showgirl poses, walking & strutting, glove peels, feather fan dancing, cabaret chair dancing, stage presence and confidence and much more!
Some people do this course because they want to get into performing, some people do it because they want to try something different and gain more confidence. Whatever your reasons, this is an amazing experience and you will learn so much!
Classes are for ages 18 years & over.
Places are strictly limited and you must pre-book for this course.
Level 2 & 3 Burlesque Course
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The Level 2 and 3 Burlesque Courses are designed to follow on from the Beginners Course. This is perfect if you have a bit of experience in burlesque already. In this level we focus more on performing and covers intermediate level fan dancing, chair dancing, floor work and more!
Suitable for people with experience or people who have completed level 1 burlesque
Bookings essential - Book online
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The burlesque performance course ends with a live group performance on stage at the Burlesque Baby show in Wellington. Classes are 1.5 hours long.
This course will cover:
Feather fan dancing
Stage presence and confidence
Stage makeup technique
Most costuming items, and all props are provided as part of the course fee.
You are expected to provide your own shoes and underwear for the performance (guidance will be given on what to get and where from, if you don't already have anything suitable) - you don't have to bring anything to the first lesson.
This course is for people who have already done at least level 1 burlesque at Studio L'amour, or who have burlesque experience already.
For dates please see the BurlesqueFit booking page
This is a regular 1 hour burlesque fitness class that will give you a workout while having loads of fun! It focuses on strengthening core, toning thighs and butt and will leave you looking good and feeling confident while learning some sassy burlesque moves.
Open to all levels of fitness and experience.
Cabaret Choreography Class
Learn a Cabaret Dance Choreography with Monique!
In this 1 hour class, learn a fun, sassy dance choreography with award winning dance artist Robin Yablind / Altra Violet / Monique!
In this 4-week course you will learn a couple of dance choreographies with various styles such as jazz, hip hop, cabaret, and sexy heels work. Suitable for all levels of experience.
Feather Fan Dancing Workshop
Learn the beautiful art of feather fan dancing! We cover fan dancing in all of our burlesque courses, but we also run one off workshops, to get a taste, or to enhance your skills.
Fans are provided, or bring your own.
Beginner to advanced levels are offered.
Choreography included and group photo at the end.
Email email@example.com to register your interest for the next workshop