This fitness course has been developed by the tutor using movements inspired by the Brazilian dance styles of Maracatu, Samba Reggae, Samba and Funk, blended with her own style of dance.
Throughout the term you will focus on increasing cardio fitness, and although it is fast paced, it also aims to be a fun workout. The tutor will combine easy to follow moves with more challenging steps for you to master, to ensure you feel a sense of achievement by the end of the course.
Open to all skill levels, come and join us for a fun way to get fit. Bring water and wear comfortable trainers.
About the Tutor
Helen Hall is a dance artist based in Belfast.
She has experience in performance, choreography and teaching.
Helen has been involved in the industry for many years and completed HND dance at Belfast Metropolitan College (studying contemporary, ballet and commercial dance).
She creates her won work as well as choreographing for many local arts organisations. This work as has been showcased at a variety of festivals and events in Northern Ireland.
Helen works for local carnival arts organization Beat Carnival and through them has undergone training with Brazilian dance tutors in a variety of styles. She has spent time shadowing Brazilian dance tutors as well as receiving one-to one training in London with tutors from London School of Samba. Helen has also built extensive skills in inclusive dance practice.
Through her work with Luminous Soul and Open arts she has learned from some of the leading professionals in the area of inclusive dance, and now regularly leads projects and workshops for people of all abilities.