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Mystique Class Timetable

2012 Term Dates

  • Term 1: Mon 27 Jan - Sat 7 April
  • Term 2: Mon 23 April - Sat 30 June
  • Term 3: Mon 16 July - Sat 22 Sept
  • Term 4: Mon 8 Oct - Sat 15 Dec

How to choose your class at Mystique

  1. 1. Determine what level you are via the Class Levels table below.
  2. 2. Consult the Term Summary table to pick a class at your level, at a time and day convenient to you.
  3. 3. Click on the link of your chosen class, which will take you to a description of the class and costs.
  4. 4. Attend the Mystique Open Night to enroll in person or follow the 'How to Enroll' instructions located to the right-hand side of this page to enroll in your class.

Class Levels

All level criteria are a guide only, please feel free to discuss your individual requirements with the academy. As with any other physical activity please consult with your medical professional before undertaking any exercise program.

Levels Criteria
Open Intro Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Troupe
No previous dance experience required. No previous dance experience required. Beginner level with 3-12 months bellydance experience. Advanced beginner level with 6-18 months bellydance experience. Intermediate level with min 2 years bellydance experience. Advanced level with min 4 years bellydance experience. By Invitation Only

Term 3 Class Summary and Descriptions coming soon!! see below for a taste of what we offer... Term 1 2012 Class Summary

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Studio Avaiable For Hire Contact Us for Details
Intro Intro
Introduction to Bellydance
Introduction to Bellydance
Introduction to Bellydance
Level 1 Level 1
Bellydance Basics
Level 1-2
10 X 10 Technique Clinic
Level 1
Bellydance Basics
Level 1-4
and Troupe
Details TBA
Level 2 Level 2-4
Oriental & Folkloric
Level 2-4
Dance with Jilyan
Level 3 Level 3
Oriental & Theatrical
Level 3-4
Performance Choreo & Training
Level 3
Turkish Roman
Level 3-4
Bollywood with Justina
Level 4
Troupe Troupe
Invitation Only

Term 1 2012 Class Descriptions

Introduction to Bellydance - Intro
10 weeks
$160 ($155 earlybird)

  • Monday 6:00pm-7:00pm with Shaheena
  • Wednesday 7:30pm-8:30pm with Shaheena
  • Saturday 2:45pm-3:45pm with Shaheena

A fun introduction to the world of bellydance. Specifically designed for those who have never bellydanced before. For more information download the Introduction to Bellydance PDF brochure.
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Bellydance Basics - Level 1
10 weeks
$165 ($160 earlybird)

  • Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm with Shaheena
  • Saturday 1:00-2:30pm with Shaheena

Every Middle Eastern dancer loves the feeling of a grande veil entrance followed by some lazy sensual movements after discarding the veil followed by a short toe tapping drum and finale. Love your body with veil framing mystique, soft flowing technique and sharp accents and shimmies. A perfect mini Oriental routine accessible to all. Music and choreography available.
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10 X 10 Technique Clinic - Level 1-2
10 weeks
$145 ($140 earlybird)

  • Thursday 6:00-7:00pm with Shaheena

The objective in this course is to gain confidence and expertise in 10 core bellydance concepts, working week by week with core movements. The curriculum develops the understanding and correct execution of core procedures which can then be manipulated and varied. Students will be shown how to add variety and arm positions, layering with shimmies and rhythm manipulation. The technique will then be put into fun combinations for repetitive drilling so that the movements are understood and start to become muscle memory tools.

  • Week 1: Walks, co-ordination and timing
  • Week 2: Hip Lifts and Drops
  • Week 3: Stationary shimmies, hips and chest
  • Week 4: 8's hip and upperbody
  • Week 5: Circles, Spirals and Turns
  • Week 6: Walking shimmies
  • Week 7: Camels, undulations, body waves and bellyrolls
  • Week 8: Isolations and accents
  • Week 9: Pushes Pendulums and slides
  • Week 10: Twists
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Performance Choreography & Training - Level 3-4
10 weeks
$165 ($160 earlybird)

  • Tuesday 7:45-9:15pm with Na'ilah

Vintage Bellydance This term, we will be looking at some of the gems from the 1960’s & 70’s—Soheir Zaki, Fifi Abdo & Nagwa Fouad, producing a colorful choreography inspired by the styling of this era. There are restrictions on the performance of this piece until after WAMED 2012

Oriental & Folkloric - Level 2-4
10 weeks
$150 ($145 earlybird)

  • Tuesday 11:00am-12:30pm with Shaheena

A multilevel class with choreography exploring the various styles and concepts which form the basis of Oriental Dance.
This term we enjoy a Raqs Sharqi choreography from Momo Kadous of Egypt. A feminine and graceful dance with some very tricky and different techniques. Warm up with zills, Music and choreography available.
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Dance with Jilyan - Level 2-4
10 weeks
$145 ($140 earlybird)

  • Wednesday 6:15pm-7:15pm with Jilyan

Raqs Sharqi. Bring out your inner drama queen with this elegant Egyptian style dance. Create a persona of compelling presence with regal posture, dramatic turns and flowing arabesques. Veils can be added for an extra dramatic entrance. And of course a sprinkling of humor Music available. Warm up with zills optional.
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Turkish Roman - Level 3
10 weeks
$165 ($160 earlybird)

  • Thursday 7:15-8:45pm with Shaheena

Turkish Roman dance has its own unique style separate to bellydance and other forms of Turkish dance. This choreography to Gypsy Roman Klarineti & drums was inspired by the master Roman teachers Ahmet Ogren, Aytul and the amazing Reyhan Tuzsuz. The choreography explores Roman footwork & body movements with heaps of fun Roman gestures forming the basis of a strong emotive, earthed, slow style Turkish Roman choreography using Turkish Roman footwork, gestures and technique. Music & choreography available.
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Bollywood with Justina - Level 3-4
10 weeks
$165 ($160 earlybird)

  • Saturday 11:00am-12:30pm with Justina Peireira

Another Bollywood choreography to knock your socks off. Join the amazing Justina Peireira, a Perth based Bollywood dancer, as she expertly guides you through the technical and cultural concepts of Sheila, a wild Bollywood choreography. Bollywood is a name proudly given to the Mombai (Bombay) based Hindi language film industry in India. The name is a contraction of “Bombay” & “Hollywood”, Its all about having high energy dance fun. It’s a sexy crazy and totally engrossing theatrical dance concept with the best moves and the best costumes “EVER”.
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Oriental & Theatrical - Level 3
10 weeks
$165 ($160 earlybird)

  • Monday 7:15pm-8:45pm with Shaheena

Shikadum - Yeah a Rompi skirt dance! This is a Mystique signature dance with music from the Turkish heart-throb Tarkan reflecting the pride, sensuality and fire of the Turkish people. The choreography is cheeky and very feminine with some fantastic isolations and combos and a couple of very tricky turn sequences. It’s a show stopper. Warm up with zills, Music and choreography available.
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$8 per hour, payable on the day.

  • Sunday with Shaheena or Troupe Leaders

Multi-level revision of Mystique choreographies. Details of times and choreographies to be announced during term.
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10 weeks

  • Friday 6:00pm-7:30pm co-ordinated by Shaheena or Troupe Leaders

By invitation/audition only. Mystique troupe members, leaders and members in training do troupe work, choreography, revision and show preparation.
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Follow the instructions below to enroll into your bellydance class at Mystique.

How to Enroll
  1. 1. Download registration form.
  2. 2. Select the classes you wish to enroll in.
  3. 3. Calculate eligible discounts.
  4. 4. Choose preferred payment method.
  5. 5. Be sure that you have read and agreed to all registrations terms and conditions.
Class Discounts
  • - Earlybird: earlybird prices are available on all classes if payment is received on or prior to Mystique Open Night
  • - 2 classes: book into 2 eligible* classes and receive 10% discount (Troupe 15%)
  • - 3 or more classes: book into 3 or more eligible* classes and receive a 15% discount (Troupe 20%)

*Eligible classes: Open, Level 1, 2, 3, 4.

Please note: Introduction to Bellydance classes and Troupe are ineligible for multiple class discounts.

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