Langara Family YMCA 
282 West 49th Ave, 604-324-9622
Triangle Room - ESH Instructor - Karime

Bellydance All Levels - Thursdays ongoing 
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Free for members, $15 drop in for non-members

Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre
7646 Prince Albert St, 604-718-6521
​ESH Instructor - nina d

Mondays -  7:30 to 8:45
September 18 - December 4 (no classes on Oct 9 or Nov 13)

Trout Lake Community Centre
3360 Victoria Drive, 604-257-6955 
​ESH Instructor - nina d.

All Levels
Wednesdays  - 6:15 to 7:15
September 27 - November 29

Killarney Community Centre
6260 Killarney St, 604-718-8200  
Room 203 - ESH instructor - Karime

Tuesdays 7:30 to 8:45
Welcome to Bellydance - September 12 
Continuing Bellydance - September 19 to October 24 and 
November 7 to December 12

To register online visit:
"...As a teacher, you bring a type of euphoria to the room and the students that can’t be described
as it must be experienced.." Mary Colley 
"...You help me to find the inner beauty of myself by focusing my mind in some happy moments when performing various moves....:Lucenda  Lam  
Leona is available to travel for instruction, from private classes to troupe classes to workshop instruction.  
If you would like to obtain further information about Leona or if you have any questions please contact her at or 604-240-7387.

Leona has been teaching since 2003, her goal is to share her passion and knowledge of Bellydance and dance movement with her students.  She teaches all ages from children to seniors.  Her classes incorporate a gentle warm up, technique practice and putting the moves together to make you feel like you are dancing while being fun and upbeat at the same time.
​Leona has recently relocated to the Okanagan and she will be teaching locally and be offering specialized workshops, all over.  But never fear, Eastside Hips has been working on supporting dancers to become teachers in the Lower Mainland!  Go check a class out!
Is an introduction to the basic technique of bellydance. 
We build on new moves each week.

All levels 
A fun mix of learning and practicing technique, there is a little something 
for everyone in this class.

Continuing Bellydance/Intermediate 2/Advanced
Take your bellydancing to the next level, 
work on your fast shimmies and 
how to layer your moves and more.
Layering and beyond, this class works on breath, energy, music, technique and more.  
Complete understanding of the basic technique required before moving into this class.
Bellyfusion is a class when Leona uses her background in 
Bellydance and incorporates it into a fun gentle workout.  
You not only go on a musical journey but a dancing adventure as well. 
You will laugh, shimmy and sweat while learning fun combos and dance movement. Come check out one of my classes!

Performance Class
This class is designed for those of you looking for performance opportunities, 
learn choreographies and how to dance within a troupe 
Please contact Leona if you are interested to register  for this program.  

Private Lessons and Coaching
Please contact me for  all inquiries regarding private lessons at 

Classes & Bookings
2017 Fall Eastside Hips Schedule
Lower Mainland 
Instructor - Leona 

Westbank Lions Community Centre
Energizer Yoga 9:30 to 10:30
Mondays and Wednesdays 
September 11 to October 23, October 30 to December 11
September 13 to October 25, November 1 to December 13

Ekahi Center
1304 Water Street
Hatha Yoga
Saturdays 11:15 to 12:15

West Kelowna - Home Studio (near Quail's Gate)

Beautiful Beginner Bellydance
Book a night with your friends and Leona will share the Art of Dance with you! (either in her studio or she will come to you)

For the continuing Bellydancer
Thursdays - 90 minute class - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
5 weeks - $75 - Drop in - $20
60 minute class - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
5 weeks - $50 - Drop in - $12

Special Introductory Workshop to Bellydance at
Ekahi  - 1304 Water Street
on Friday November 24 from 7-9pm
Only $25
register online at to save your spot

Y Bellydance's Performance at MEDA's 

Wine and Bellydance
Book Leona for you Wine and Bellydance Lesson! Either in her home studio or at a Winery, learn some bellydance moves, taste some wine and have a fun time!