Belly Dancing Classes At Grace Cottatge

Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend will offer another session of its popular beginner belly dancing class on six Tuesdays, October 13 to November 17, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., in the Grace Cottage Hospital Community Room.

The cost for the class is $60 for six weeks or $13 per week.

Full of fun, laughter, mystery and joy, belly dancing is a great form of exercise for people of all shapes, sizes, and ages. Participants will learn about the physical and mental health benefits of belly dancing, which include better posture, flexibility and coordination, and they will practice the basics of belly dance movement in a fun and supportive environment.

The class will be led by Robin Rieske (visit www.shimmies.net for more information). Rieske has been dancing for over six years and is a member of Troupe Sahibat.

She lives in Brattleboro and works as a Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant for the Vermont Dept. of Health.

This class is open to participants of all ages. No experience is necessary. Please check with your physician before registering if you have any medical issues which may interfere with this. Wear comfortable clothing, and if you have hip scarves bring them.

Class size is limited to the first 20 participants who register by calling 365-3649.

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