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Belly Dance in Halifax NS

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Free Beginner-Friendly Belly Dance Workshops, Last Saturday of Every Month

Next Class April 20th at 1:00pm

3089 Oxford Street Upper Level - Entrance on Bayers Road

Join us Saturdays at Happy Soul Dance Studios, 3089 Oxford St

Learn Belly Dance in Halifax NS

Classes are closed until September. We are preparing for a showcase Saturday June 8th. Stay tuned for details, join the fun. Free monthly classes last Saturday of every month will continue May - August. Paid weekly classes will resume in September.

Beginner: Saturdays 9 - 10am

Technique and Combos

Strengthen the muscles used in belly dance and practice using them. Dance to the music with straightforward combos. Learn an upbeat choreography. 

April 6th to May 4th NO CLASS APRIL 27TH

Recital Saturday June 8th followed by Summer Break. Free class last Saturday of every month will continue May, June, July and August.

$25/drop-in, $88/4

Intermediate: Saturdays 12 - 1pm

Layering, Shimmies, Arms

Learn a drum solo this winter! Challenge yourself: Tone your muscles, work on your shimmies and transitions, move to the beat and increase your flexibility.

April 6th to May 4th NO CLASS APRIL 27TH

Recital Saturday June 8th followed by Summer Break. Free class last Saturday of every month will continue May, June, July and August.

$25/drop-in, $88/4

On Demand

In-Home Workshops

Don't live in the city? Want a class that better fits your schedule? Get your friends together and I'll come to you: Learn technique, flexibility, and a beginner-friendly choreography from the comfort of your home. $25/h, minimum 3 ppl, travel fee per km applied.

Availability evenings and weekends

Student Reviews

  • "Being in Jill's class has brought so much joy into my life. Jill brings a positivity and light to every class. She constantly challenges us while also making us confident that we are up for it. She always welcomes input and ideas from her students, making the dance a collaborative experience. Her sincere love for belly dance shines through always and inspires it in us! Jill is a wonderful belly dancer, teacher, and person. I hope you have the opportunity to learn from her too."

  • "What started as a fun diversion has turned into a personal journey. My mind and body have been profoundly bent in ways that are challenging and rewarding. Jill’s approach is laid back but professional and focused. She is a patient teacher who recognizes her students’ strengths, encouraging them to rise to new challenges. Jill takes care of our bodies by ensuring we learn proper technique to avoid injury and incororates conditioning into her classes. I am forever grateful to Jill for being such an amazing teacher."

Benefits of Belly Dance

Mind, Body and Spirit all experience profound benefits from dance


Improve your sense of rhythm, musicality, working memory, balance and coordination


Improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and overall flexibility


Socialize with like-minded friends, participate in a supportive and fun community


If you don't see your query answered below, please email me

What should I wear to class?

Comfortable fitness wear that is fitted to the body. It helps to be able to see your hips in the mirror!

What footwear is appropriate for belly dance class?

Bare feet socks dance slippers and indoor fitness sneakers are all good options.

I've never taken a dance class before - is this for me?

Belly dance is fun and challenging - I'm here to teach you new ways to move and be in your body. Let yourself be vulnerable with me - I promise it's worth it!!

How do I find the studio?

Happy Soul Dance Studio is on the corner of Oxford Street and Bayers Road. The Entrance is on Bayers Road and the studio space is upstairs.

Is there anything I need to bring with me?

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What are your background and credentials?

Registered Nurse in women's health since 2012, studying and performing belly dance since 2011, reiki master and working towards 200hr YTT

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