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Bahiti Belly Dance

Liisa Tuhkala

Penticton & South Okanagan


Bahiti encourages positive body image, personal expression through dance, and helps to build self confidence and awareness. We welcome all ages, abilities, body shapes and sizes!


Specialties: Belly Dancing, Dance, Fitness Studios & Sports

 
Location:Penticton & South Okanagan
Phone:250-809-4530
                
Address: 695 Wade ave
Penticton, BC  Canada


Bahiti Beginner Adults (19 + years old)

Beginner adult classes are focused on the cardio aspect along side of technique. This class is kept fun and upbeat, high energy and positive. The rate of the class is dependent on the people within it. The speed of the class can be increased or decreased as it fits the class. Basic moves (pops, shimmies) are taught and then layered together. Classes always begin with some stretching and some warm up shimmies, which are then followed by floor work; Half way through, classes are slowed down with some arm work and more stretching; Classes are finished with more up-beat floor work and belly rolls at the end.

Bahiti Beginner Teens (13-18 years old)

Beginner teen classes are focused on technique and discipline. This class is designed as a fun way to teach dancing along with commitment, encourage self esteem, and develop team working skills. Basic moves (shimmies, pops) are taught and then layered together. Classes always begin with some stretching and some warm up shimmies, which are then followed by floor work; Half way through, classes are slowed down with some arm work and more stretching; Classes are finished with more up-beat floor work and belly rolls at the end.
Bahiti encourages positive self esteems and works with students to break stereotyping of body images and even cultural differences.