We have moved a few classes around so you can enjoy your turkey & jack-o-lanterns & still get your bellydance classes in!
If you’re looking to try a choreography class the next session will start Monday June 26th.
We always offer 50% off to students. We recommend regular classes for dancers 12 & up. And we offer up to 50% off your first class card.
We have some exciting drop in classes starting soon. Thursday night will switch over to 2 drop in classes from Thurs June 29th. If you have lots of vacation time, have a hectic schedule, suffer from an excessive amount of friends, try our drop in schedule. You can attend as much or as little as you like. As ever you have 3 months (from the day of purchase) to use up your class card. So if you purchase your class card on June 7th it’s good until September 7th.
We are performing at Aga Khan Museum in Toronto this week so there is no class Wed June 21st or Sat June 24th. We are open for the long weekend & all other days.
Our monthly bellydance showcase is fast approaching!
Saturday June 10th Raqs Mahasti will perform with special guests
Shades of Araby
Wild Orchid Bellydance
The Serpentina North Ensemble
Angela Jospehine with members of Lavish
at The Casbah
306 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario
Tickets are $15 at the door. Kids under 18 are free as part of our afforable art initiative.
Bellydance with us for $1000 (plus tax) a year. It works out to a little over $21 a week for up to 12 classes. That’s about $1.80 per class. Even cheaper than our Groupon deal! No welcome, student or other discounts are valid at this price.
To give you an idea of the savings, a single drop in class is $16 + tax.
This year long pass is regularly $1500 + tax. Students may purchase the regularly priced pass for 50% off which is even cheaper! $847.50 with taxes. $16 a week or about $1.35 per class if you’re coming to all 12! Use coupon code: STUDENT
We also have 1, 3 or 6 month passes available if you’re interested in a shorter unlimited pass.
We’re having a Hurry Up Spring Sale! 15% off regularly priced classcards. The coupon code is SPRING ^_^ Happy shopping from Mahasti – The Bellydance Emporium! 1 West Ave S, Suite 300, Hamilton, ON. Sale ends 2/19/2017. Online shop: https://mahasti.ecwid.com/
We don’t want anyone missing out on dance because they can’t afford it. We know a lot of people in Hamilton are struggling. Everyone deserves dance in their life. That’s why as part of our affordability initiative we are launching weekly Pay What You Can Beginner Bellydance classes on Tuesday at 8:40PM with the winner of Star Bellydancer Canada, Peggy.
For those of you nervous about committing to a class card this class is also for you. Drop in at whatever price you like. No strings. No reservation necessary. If you already have a classcard you are welcome use it or you can make a donation. Your choice. It’s a drop in class so you can start anytime.
PWYC launches tomorrow night! Join us!
1 West Ave S, Suite 300, Hamilton, ON. Free parking at our building.
Friday, Feb 3rd 7-8:30PM
Bellydance to Beyonce’s “Hold Up”
Pay What You Can Bellydance to support SACHA
SACHA envisions a world free of violence and oppression.
SACHA is a feminist, non-profit, community-based organization of women guided by anti-racist and anti-oppressive values. Understanding the dynamics of gender and power in sexual violence, our programs will:
1) Provide services to people who have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lives.
2) Work to end violence and oppression through education, advocacy, coalition-building, community partnerships and activism.
3) Work towards the equitable inclusion of all women
SACHA will challenge social and political structures and systems that contribute to the experience of violence, oppression, and exploitation of all people.
Services are confidential and free of charge. We respect the right to safety and privacy.
More info at: http://sacha.ca/
Friday Feb 3rd 7-8:30PM
Bellydance to Beyonce’s “Hold Up”
Every month we offer Pay What You Can Beginner Bellydance workshops. We want to bring affordable art & culture classes to the community while also supporting local charities that enrich the lives of Canadians.
No donation is too small.
100% of all money collected goes directly to charity.
We are located at 1 West Ave S, Suite 300, Hamilton, ON.
We are near the Canadian Tire downtown & across the street from the First Place building. Free parking is available at the rear of the building.
In April 2016 when we opened we raised $530 for Sacha Hamilton
In May we raised $300 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada
In June we raised $130 for the youth of Attawapiskat.
In July we raised $230 for Sacha Hamilton.
In August we raised $120 for Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario inc.
In September we raised $85 for Food4Kids as well as $385 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
In October we raised $80 for Immigrants Working Centre
In November we raised $95 for Thrive Child & Youth Services.
In December we raised $570 for Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario inc.
In January 2017 we raised $155 for 541 Eatery & Exchange’s Button Jar.
We’ve raised $2680 since opening in April for local & Canadian charities
Follow us on instagram @hamiltonbellydance or on Facebook to find out the latest info for our PWYC offerings
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to RSVP.
Back by popular demand – Egyptian Bellydance workshops with Melissa Gamal of Ya Amar
Melissa will be sharing her signature shimmies with us on Sat 3/11 from 11AM to 2PM at Mahasti – The Bellydance Emporium
Drum Solo (Shimmy and Layering Technique)
1 hour of technique
2 hours of choreography to apply technique
44.25 + tax = $50
We also accept cash payment at the studio or etransfer to email@example.com
Free parking at the rear of the studio.
1 West Ave S, Suite 300, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
Followed by a performance at Harem in The Casbah
7-8:30PM Show. Doors 6:30PM
Tickets $15 at the door. Kids under 18 are free.
306 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada
We are running on a slightly modified schedule during the holidays. There will be no Tuesday or Thursday classes. We will be extending your class cards an extra 2 weeks to make up for it.
Thurs Dec 22, Tues Dec 27, Thurs Dec 29, Tues 1/3 – no regular class instead 7:30-9PM Pay What You Can
Sat Dec 24, Sat Dec 31 (regular schedule)
10-10:30 AM Caregiver & Me Kids Bellydance
10:45AM Bellydance Basics (Drop ins welcome)
11:50 Top 40 Bellydance Choreography
12:55 Modern Bellydance Choreography
Mon Dec 26, Mon Jan 2 (regular schedule)
7PM Bellydance Basics (Drop ins welcome)
8:15PM Turkish Bellydance Choreography
Wed Dec 28, Jan 4 (regular schedule)
7PM Egyptian Bellydance Choreography
8:15PM Modern Bellydance Choreography
If you want to dance, we are here for you. If you’re a bit busy, enjoy the 2 week extension on your class card & come back refreshed in the new year. As ever, if you have questions please contact Eshe at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re located at 1 West Ave S, Suite 300 (3F), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
We are excited to have so much on the horizon!
Just added today – Sat July 30th Raqs Mahasti will be performing at BellyJam at The Spice Factory! $5 entry.
July 8th we’ll be joining the Elysium Tribal stage at James North Art Crawl. They set up in front of the Bank of Montreal that is just south of Barton Street. It’s a great show that features all of the styles within the Hamilton Bellydance community. And it’s free!
Harem will be on the 9th of July at The Casbah. (If you’re a student who is interested in performing – let us know! You’re always welcome. It’s a great chance to go deeper in this dance. There are some lessons that can only be learned from the stage – but there’s never any obligation or pressure to join us – just an open invite!)
July 17th Peggy will be sharing Celtic Fusion Bellydance for our monthly installment of Pay What You Can Beginner Bellydance. 10-11:30AM. All of the money donated will go to SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton). No donation is too small. Suitable for total beginners.
Questions? Contact email@example.com