Founded in 2011, Belles Burlesque is a professional school teaching the art of tease, to any ladies wanting to have some fun and gain confidence or to those wishing to take their first steps on the road to a burlesque career.
Our aim is to empower women through dance classes, whatever their age, size and dance abilities
Belles Burlesque, a local group of amateur burlesque performer (…) stole the spotlight (…) with their determined slogan ‘Killing it’ at any size. This group of woman (…) strutted their stuff and showed that they could command the stage at any size, age or level of experience
Stratford Herald – February 2019
NEW FOR 2021: From group classes, 1-on-1 sessions, teacher training to events such as life drawing sessions, boudoir photoshoots, book club, pottery and much more... all with a body confidence twist, we have something for everyone.
Fancy making your own costume for a burlesque routine ? Join us in November for a tulle boa making workshop. Spend a couple of hours with a bunch of lovely ladies and get your own made tulle boa for nearly half the cost of one you would buy online. All material provided. A selection of Read more about Tulle Boa Workshop[…]
As well as empowering ladies through dance classes and workshops, we believe in empowering messages that once on your wall, will help change your day to day life, and the way you perceive yourself. Those women empowerment posters will adorn your walls today. Browse our collection of designs for yourself or to inspire someone else. Read more about Empowering Posters[…]
My lovely ladies from our current solo course have been discovering new performers, studying their routines finding out what makes them unique and entertaining, yet sexy and empowering. The list of inspiring burlesque artists is endless but I thought I would share with you some of the awesome performers we have been studying. In no particular order… Read more about Burlesque Inspiration[…]
Our popular solo course is perfect if you are you looking to put together your own solo but don’t know where to start. Our sessions include:– choice of song– props– outfit– customising your outfit– movements– stage presence– presentation of your solo– review and improvement From the very first idea, the song, the outfit, the Read more about Solo Course[…]
Run your own Burlesque classes, inspire your students and make a living from it! Become a burlesque teacher, boost your students self-esteem whilst promoting the art of tease. Whether you’re looking for a career change or to add some extra classes to your existing calendar whilst ladies feel more confident with their own body, becoming Read more about Become a burlesque teacher[…]
What you’ll learn On Stage Presence Basic Burlesque Moves Gloves Removal Jacket Removal Chair Dance An Entire Burlesque Routine Description Would you like to get a bit more confident? Have you been wanting to attend burlesque classes but couldn’t join or couldn’t find the courage to shimmy in front of others ? Following the demand, Read more about Online Burlesque class[…]
Now sold out ! I am very excited to be announcing our very first Belles Burlesque Life Drawing. This is a 2-hour event with 3 different models: A male model, a female model and a pregnant model… Light refreshment will be provided 2pm to 2.45pm: First model 2.50pm to 3.30pm: Second model 3.40pm to 4pm: Read more about Life Drawing LIVE[…]
This course is now fully booked! If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email me or sign up to the newsletter for upcoming classes Last studio class before the summer break. 13 spaces maximum Demand is high so book ASAP When : Thursday 20th and 27th May at 8.15pm (safety Read more about In-Studio Course[…]
We’ve been stuck at home for a year… wearing our PJs for every occasion, we’ve neglected our hair, forgot where our make-up is and we may have looked at ourselves far too many times in the mirror, looking at details and parts of our bodies we don’t like. We’ve focused on those parts and our Read more about Boudoir Photoshoot[…]
Let’s start a #bookclub . There is nothing more natural than putting a book down after having finishing it and not wanting to move on… not quite yet. We want to talk about it with others, we want to share the joy, the excitement or the sadness we felt when reading it. Belles Burlesque ‘s Read more about Burlesque Book Club – MeetUp[…]