"...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 leonabellydance@gmail.com 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!
Beginner 
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
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 leonabellydance@gmail.com 

Classes & Bookings
2018 Summer Schedule
Okanagan

Westbank Lions Community Centre
2466 Main St., West Kelowna
Energizer Yoga 9:30 to 10:30
Wednesdays 
New Session begins July 11 to August 29

Paddle Wheeler Park
Mindful Meditation and Yoga Outside
Tuesdays 9:30 to 10:30 and 6:30 to 7:30pm
July 17 to August 21

Royal LePage (we will be in Mt Boucherie Senior Secondary Dance Studio over the summer)
Lunch Time Yoga
Mondays and Wednesdays 12:05 to 12:50
New Session starts July 11

Programs run through the City of West Kelowna
www.WestKelownaCity.ca/recreation


Ekahi Center
1304 Water Street
Hatha Yoga
Saturdays 11:15am to 12:15pm
www.ekahicenter.com


​Over the summer, contact me to book group lessons, ladies night events, 

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)

Y Bellydance's Performance at MEDA's 
Twilight 


Learn to Bellydance or
Wine and Bellydance

Book Leona for your next event, whether it's a ladies night social or bring her to your studio or winery.

She will create a fun and welcoming environment for you and your friends.

Have a question send her a message.
West Kelowna - Home Studio
Tuesday Night - Dance and Drills
Starting July 17 stay tuned for details

Check out my summer workshop series!
Summer Dance Workshop Wednesday Series 7:30 to 9:00pm
Luki Dance – 107-3677 BC-97
All 6 weeks only $99 plus GST
Drop in $25

July 18 - Just Dance
Love to move, dance, explore the music, have fun, come out and just Dance with me. There will be combos, shimmies, turns and more. This class is great to learn how to let loose on the dance floor, build your confidence on and off the stage.

July 25 - UnVeil the magic of the Veil
Love the Veil but struggle with what to do with it or want to learn how to move with it so it feels like your dance partner? This class will be about flow, breathe, feminity, creativity. Don’t have a veil, I have extras.

August 1 - Fan Veils
Learn how to create beauty, flow and grace with your fan veils, Leona will give you combos to work with to help you develop your confidence and strength with the fan veils.

August 8 - Choreography 101 and Sassy Combos
Want to choreograph your own solo or group piece but don’t know where to begin? This class will go over some different way to choreograph and we will even create some sassy combos for you to take home with you.

August 22 - The Art of Femininity and Improvisation
Words like exotic, sexual, sensual are used in this dance form, let’s go of labels and embrace and find the art of our feminine side. And we will gain tools of how to improvise for ourselves or in our dance and feel beautiful doing it.

August 29 - I am a Beautiful Dancer
We are all Beautiful Dancers, we all have a place in this crazy world, this class will bring out your inner Goddess. Let’s learn to accept ourselves and feel beautiful, this class is about discovering who we are and get to know that person and be a beautiful dancer.