We have over 40 classes a week- pick the style that suits you best

Ballet

As one of the foundational styles for any dance form, ballet is great for children and adults to learn and work on the following elements as well as discipline; Posture, muscle toning, proper dance technique, timing/ musicality. Adult and kids classes are open classes, taught along the Cecchetti method of dance. Internal assessments are offered for the kids classes to monitor their progress while the adult classes are only on a "social" basis


Freestyle/Slow Dance- all ages:

Freestyle- A high energy, highly paced technical, precise dance form, with combinations of technique, gymnastics, agility, suppleness, turning, high kicking and performing with absolute perfection and precision. A high endurance sport!
Slow Dance (which is part of freestyle) - Slower then freestyle, based on ballet and contemporary techniques but still danced with precision, agility, suppleness etc, using Latin techniques to create a beautiful story line performance. 


Disco/ Disco Freestyle - All Ages:

Disco Dance - A very rhythmical precise medium paced energetic dance. Movements incorporating agility, suppleness, performance, perfection of lines and focus on musicality . A Lot of rhythm and precise body and arm and leg movements that is double timed. Slower then freestyle and no acrobatics allowed.

Disco Dance freestyle - Disco Dance basics apply, but added to this is the acrobatics and tumbling movements, which means doing movements with no hands in a 360° aerial. It is the most physical of all dance forms requiring very high fitness levels and strength

Acrobatics/Tumbling - All Ages:

Acro/Tumbling - Learning to get supple and strong physically, to help with elements of tumbling and acrobatics. Stretching and strengthening is very important from a very young age. It aids in all dance forms.


Burlesque (Adults):

 The Vintage Art of Striptease. With the focus being "Tease" not "Strip" !!
Neo-Burlesque : The revival of the traditional art but with the focus more on dancing.
Our class will be a Sexy mix between the old and new art forms.

Our teacher Mitzi Mystique is the Winner of the 2019 Burlesque Tournament of Tease. With something close to 30 years of Dance experience. She has been Choreographing and Performing since the age of 15.


Yoga (VINYASA): 

If you can breathe you can do Yoga, whether you are new to Yoga or have some experience in the practice, each class offers opportunities and challenges for every student. We teach Vinyasa Yoga, which is a continuous and creative flow of different postures. Each class will introduce new themes and goals to work towards. Make some time for yourself, relax and come flow with us.


Belly Dancing: 

  • EGYPTIAN ORIENTAL AND CABARET BELLY DANCE
    • Come join us for creative movement and exercise in a positive and fun setting! Instruction includes focus on posture and alignment; developing strong and graceful arms and hands; intricate hip articulations and abdominal work; articulated isolations, pops and locks; serpentine undulations and curving patterns of the body; dynamic shimmies, turns and step combinations; musicality and emotional expression. 
  • WORLD FUSION BELLY DANCE
    • World Fusion Belly Dance builds on a foundation of Oriental Belly Dance, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance and American Tribal Style Belly Dance and also draws influences from around the world. From modern styles like Hip Hop and Dance Theatre to ancient styles like Polynesian and Indian Dance, with a little Jazz, Ballet, African and various other styles in the mix, World Fusion Belly Dance combines respect for tradition with 21st Century innovation to bring you a dance form that unifies and embraces our world's cultures and weaves an intricate tapestry of visual art.

Contemporary:

Contemporary is a highly expressive form of dance which covers floor work as well as centre work while telling a story with your body. It requires core stability as well as a certain level of flexibility as movements are usually quite abstract. While it is not recommended for people who have not danced before,anyone is welcome to come and try for themselves.  Classes are open to all ages and we are starting our beginner adult class this year (2018)


Dance Fitness:

Dance Fitness is a class tailored to people who want to get fit but who don’t necessarily enjoy going to the gym. It covers a variety of different dance styles on a month to month basis (hip hop, latin, freestyle, contemporary/jazz, bollywood etc) and also includes full body toning excercises at the end of each class. It’s another fun way to get in shape while learning simple dance routines and does not focus on as much cardiovascular excercises as Zumba, but is a balance between cardio and toning.

Bollywood: 

Bollywood dance is the dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular, and "modern", jazz, and even Western erotic dancing.


Hip Hop

From breakdancing to funk to animation to popping and locking, Hip Hop encompasses a wide range of styles. Our classes are for kids or adults respectively and we focus not only on learning tricks and routines but the very basics of dancing and grooves- learning to count music, learning how to feel the rhythm and leaning how to DANCE. All ages welcome.


Indian Dance classes

Nateshwar Dance Academy is a Durban-based Indian Dance School which celebrates 35 years of years. We specialize in Kathak (North Indian Classical Dance), Folk and Bollywood. We are based in Bryanston and Sunninghill.

For more info re kids or adult classes, email Devitha Dehaloo on nateshwar.gp@gmail.com


Kids ballet:

As one of the foundational styles for any dance form, ballet is great for children and adults to learn and work on the following elements as well as discipline; Posture, muscle toning, proper dance technique, timing/ musicality. Kids classes are RAD syllabus and will be able to be entered into exams as of this year. We are now offering beginner kids classes (age 5-10) and intermediate Kids classes (age 11-14). We will also hold an open "technique"class for students not wanting to do exams.


Latin:

Beginner and intermediate classes taught. You don't have to have a partner to join either of these classes. Learn the basics of Cha Cha, Jive, Salsa, Samba, Charleston, Hustle, Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango.


Zumba:

Party yourself into shape and join the world renowned Latin-inspired dance fitness phenomenon- Zumba, facilitated by our trained and passionate Zumba instructors. You’ll be having so much fun you won’t even realize you are working out! If your goals are weight loss, body toning, stress relief, improved confidence and to have fun, then Zumba is perfect for you.

 Steps are basic and easy to follow. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. There are no wrong moves  in Zumba... Just let the music move you to a healthier, fitter, sexier you. Come try your first class for free. We guarantee that you will love it!


SPECIALITY CLASSES/ STYLES


Private lessons:

One on one lessons between yourself and the instructor. please advise which style so the correct teacher may be booked