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Belly Dance (Summer 21)

Gain basic, intermediate or advanced knowledge of belly dancing.  Various steps, movements and veil work will be taught, along with several routines. There is also opportunity to perform in public at charity functions!   

Participants are advised to check with their Doctor if they are concerned at all about their level of fitness and ability to participate. 

What you need: Please wear something non-restrictive, stretchy and comfortable such as leggings, t-shirt, leotard or track suit. Best performed bare foot or in non-slip soft shoes. You may want to bring a veil, scarf or sarong to tie round the hips to accentuate the hip movements and bring water. We also require participants over the age of 11 to wear face
coverings in the centre. 

Tutor: Shelley Lozano

Shelley Lozano has worked as a professional Entertainer for over 35 years all over the UK, Europe and the Middle East as well as places such as India and Kathmandu.  She worked in the United Arab Emirates as a Limbo Dancer Fire-Eater & Illusionist, as well as a DJ and Belly Dancer and introduced Belly Dance classes for fun & fitness to many Schools and Colleges around Hampshire for adult education classes.  Shelley has worked in cabaret alongside celebrities and named Artistes such as Frankie Vaughn, Bob Monkhouse, Tony Christie and Peter Kay in the TV series Phoenix Nights.  She also raises awareness and funds for big cats which is her passion and is available as a Speaker ‘From Cabaret to Conservation’, offers BIG CAT JUNGLE parties for children and is a Presenter on Southampton’s 103.9 Voice FM radio on the weekly Wildlife 80’s show. She has written a song, a book and various articles for magazines, presented an 8 part series for Southampton television and made several guest appearances on radio and TV including ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC.  


Tickets: £35 for three sessions 

Sessions: Saturday 12, 19 and 26 June 

Book your space on Belly Dance at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Forest Arts Centre, New Milton now!


To help keep everyone safe, we’ve made some changes at Forest Arts Centre. We have introduced a number of measures in line with government guidelines to help manage our visitor numbers and ensure we maintain social distancing to protect you, our staff and volunteers. You can find out what we are doing at Forest Arts Centre here. More information is available in our FAQs.Please email forest.arts@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk if you have any enquiries. Activities are subject to change and this event will take place dependent on government guidelines in place at the time.

  • Belly Dance (Summer 21)

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