Weekly Class Schedule

Serpentine Studios operates out of multiple locations in HRM.

Please be sure to check the location of your class before attending!

  • HALIFAX Location: Haliente  – 1678 Barrington Street

    Above Elle’s Bistro, look for the Haliente signs on the door.

  • DARTMOUTH Location: Studio 26  – 73 Tacoma Drive

    Right across the street from the Sobeys, in the building with the red awning.
    Enter in the door on your right and come down the staircase to find the studio.

For in-studio classes during the pandemic, please wear a mask in all common areas and sanitize your hands when you enter the studio. We ask that you do not come to class if you are exhibiting symptoms or if you have been exposed to Covid-19.

Please Click Here for a detailed breakdown of our Covid-19 prevention protocols.

Click on the day of the week to view class details, and to sign up.
  • 6:00-7:00pm: ZOOM Bootcamp Blast   
    Nov 8-Dec 20   7 week session
    ONLINE on ZOOM  with Monique Ryan
    This fun class includes a short cardio blast, followed by Pilates-style floor exercises designed for targeting the abs, legs, butt, and arms. All levels are welcome as most exercises have a beginner, intermediate and advanced variation.


  • 6:30-7:30pm: Beginner Bellydance Choreography   
    Nov 15-Dec 20  6 week session

    HALIFAX LOCATION  with Laura Selenzi
    Building on technique from Beginner Bellydance, in this class we will learn a choreography using new challenging variations, putting it all together to strengthen our transitions, musicality, and nuance. Open to total beginners as well as those who have completed Beginner before.

  • 7:30-8:30pm: Bellydance Fan Veil Choreography 
    Nov 15-Dec 20   6 week session

    HALIFAX LOCATION  with Laura Selenzi
    Learn the beautiful art of the fan veil! We will be learning an epic and dramatic new choreography to the classic song “Lessa Faker”, made popular by beloved Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum. This class will introduce fan veils as a prop, so is appropriate for those new to it. Fan veils can be purchased from us for $75 (or find more options online) and are required for this class!

 Nov 9-Dec 21   7 week session

  • 6:30-7:30pm: Beginner Bellydance
    DARTMOUTH LOCATION  with Laura Selenzi
    For total beginners, this class will teach you foundation technique, movements and isolations as well as posture, poise and stylistic clarifications. We will learn the basic movements of bellydance while having fun and discovering muscles you never knew you had! No previous dance experience necessary.
  • 7:30-8:30pm: Bellydance Props and Combos
    DARTMOUTH LOCATION  with Laura Selenzi
    Explore the classic props of bellydance in this fun and fascinating class. We will introduce finger cymbals, cane aka assaya, work with beautiful veils, and begin to learn balancing skills! If you have your own props, fantastic! If not, we have plenty to lend.
    Beginner Bellydance or other relevant dance experience is recommended.

Nov 5-Dec 3   5 week session

  • 6:00pm: Slinky Fusion Combos
    with Clare Critchley
    Get slinky, snakey and sensual with movements from bellydance and other dance styles. We’ll be working on honing our slinky dance skills with a blend of dancing while standing and transitioning to and from the floor – knee pads highly recommended!


Burlesque Workshops with Kay Licious

Friday December 10th, 6:30-8:30pm
Intro to Classic Burlesque & Mini-Choreography
Explore burlesque with Kay Licious. Learn how to shimmy & shake, bump & grind, and take it off with style! Teasing peels, tantalizing moves, and sassy attitude will all be covered in a mini-choreography so that you can get uncovered! No experience or dance background necessary.

Friday December 17th, 6:30-8:30pm

Pastie Making and Tassel Twirling Burlesque Workshop
Learn to make fabulous pasties (aka nipple covers)! Taking crafting to a whole ‘nother level while making your own set of pasties; and then learn how to make them twirl!


No nudity or skin exposure required. All bodies and genders welcome.
Accessibility notes: Haliente has a small elevator which provides access to the studio.

Private Lessons

Please visit our Private Lesson page for more information.

Hiring a Performer or Workshop Instructor

Please see our Performances page for more details.