Summer School & Term 1 2018

We’re back in 2018 kicking off with a 3 session Summer School on January 16, followed by Term 1, starting on February 6.

A full menu of dancing whatever your level!

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Ocean Views Retreat Intensive

Melbourne dancers wanting a beach dance getaway in October?

The fabulous Zabelle Dantilla has organised a delectable weekend getaway just over an hour away from Melbourne.

Your menu options include a range of dance workshops, performances, therapeutics, music and more – including a Tribal Fusion Taster from Entwined.

Download OVRI 2017 Info Pack

Download OVRI 2017 Program/Registration

Download Casual Registration Form



Term 4 / Spring Series & End of Year Showcase

Our Spring Series will run Tuesday September 19 – Thursday December 14, followed by our first ever End of Year Showcase on Sunday December 17.

Classes continue in Preston on Tuesday and Thursday nights:

  • Tribal Bellydance Foundations
  • Improvised Tribal Style
  • Tribal Fusion Beginners
  • Tribal Fusion Creative Lab / Intermediate – Advance

Please register by Monday September 18

Entwined Bellydance End of Year Showcase
Sunday December 17
24 Moons Bar, Northcote



Southside Tribal Fusion Taster

On request, Laura Entwined will offer a special one off two hour workshop south side!

In this Tribal Fusion taster workshop, Laura Entwined will share her favourite warm up stretches for tribal bellydance, before we drill fun, funky and fresh tribal fusion combination movements from in the Entwined Bellydance format.

This workshop will be aimed at beginners who want an introduction to Tribal Fusion style, and intermediate dancers who want to try out the Entwined approach.

Tribal fusion is a modern alternative form of bellydance, integrating elements of oriental dance, American tribal style and other ancient and modern dance, typically utilising electronic world music.

Southside Tribal Fusion Taster 
2hr workshop with Laura Entwined
Sunday 20th August
@ Jibasso Dance Studio, 252 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda
Cost $50

To secure your place, please message us ASAP – numbers limited!




Term 3 / Winter Series

Tuesday June 27 June – Thursday 15 September


6.15-7.30pm – Tribal Bellydance Foundations
This class focuses on posture, torso, carriage, arms, upper back, fitness for bellydance, endurance and muscle mechanics of flamenco and classical Indian inspired tribal style bellydance. Drills and conditioning for beginner to advanced dancers. Suitable for the complete beginner.

7.30-8.45pm – Tribal Style Bellydance
This class seamlessly weaves together the best combinations from the American Tribal Style bellydance format and ATS-inspired dialects. This series will continue to focus on moderate to faster paced movements with turning and travelling variations – Level 1 – 3 movements. Combinations can be improvised in troupe format. Open to beginner – advanced dancers. Community style performance opportunities for dedicated dancers. Bring your zils/finger cymbals for our weekly drills!



6.15-7.30pm – Tribal Fusion Basics
This class focuses on the contrasting nature of tribal fusion bellydance – serpentine, sinuous and flowing movements contrasted with glitchy/modern urban dance-inspired pops, locks and ticks. Drills and conditioning for beginner to advanced dancers. Some understanding or experience of dance/bellydance/tribal bellydance basics is useful.

7.30-8.45pm – Tribal Fusion Creative Lab
This class weaves together tribal bellydance foundations, improvised tribal style and tribal fusion basics into combinations and choreography sequences. Fast-moving for more intermediate dancers or beginners wanting a challenge. Performance opportunities for dedicated dancers reaching a high proficiency in this style. This term we will be developing a new group choreographic piece playing with angles, levels, fades and timing. There will be some space for student input – so budding choreographers welcome.

Please confact me to book.