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In Studio Classes

After nearly 9 years of being in our own dedicated space, Serpentine Studios is now operating both online and as a free-floating studio. 
We are currently offering classes out of the lovely space at 2742 Robie Street, inside the Synergy PhysioPilates Studio.
Please use the back door, accessed via the right side of the building, or come around behind the building off St. Albans St.

Class Schedule

Weekly Schedule

FRIDAYS Starting February 5th 2021
All classes run for 7 weeks – 1 class per week.

  • 5:30pm: Slinky 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 floor work skills with a blend of dancing while standing and transitioning to and from the floor – knee pads highly recommended!
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  • 6:30pm: Baed Annak Bellydance Choreography

    with Tina Afsana
    Level 2 & 3
    Learn how to express emotion while dancing.  Indulge into one of my favourite classics.  In this class you will learn the first three minutes of this emotionally infused instrumental interpretation about love, desire and longing.
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  • 7:30pm Bellydance 1

    with Tina Afsana
    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.
    SIGN UP!

Classes begin Feb 5th 2021


Clare Critchley

FRIDAYS

5:30pm Slinky Combos 
Get slinky, snakey and sensual with movements from bellydance and other dance styles. We’ll be working on honing our slinky floor work skills with a blend of dancing while standing and transitioning to and from the floor – knee pads highly recommended!


Tina Afsana

FRIDAYS

6:30pm Baed Annak Bellydance Choreography
Learn how to express emotion while dancing.  Indulge into one of my favourite classics.  In this class you will learn the first three minutes of this emotionally infused instrumental interpretation about love, desire and longing.

7:30pm Bellydance 1  
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.


Instructors currently offering classes online only:

Laura Selenzi

Monique Ryan

Elinor Crosby

Kay Licious

Vanessa Furlong

Kim Thomas

Emma Gabriel

Questions? Check out our FAQ.

​Looking for a class that you don’t see here? Email us to be on our notification list when certain classes become available!

Online Classes

7-class series – 8 weeks of access

Check out our growing library of pre-recorded, on-demand classes presented by our fabulous local instructors.
After registration, you will have access to your class(es) for 60 days so you can complete them at your own pace.

$70

STRETCH, ROLL & RELAX with Monique Ryan

Learn how ball and foam rolling can help you gain flexibility in a healthy, safe way. Engage in different types of stretching and breathing techniques to quiet the mind and release tension. Great for those that are looking for an alternative to repetitive yoga classes or are simply looking for a good self-care exercise!

See more…

$70

BEGINNER BELLYDANCE with Elinor Crosby

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.

See more…

$70

Burlesque Basics & Bits with Kay Licious

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, so that you can get un-covered. Each class will focus on a particular move or peel, starting from the ground up, developing and drilling them. We will also learn some fun combos. No experience or dance background necessary.

See more…

$70

SLINKY FLOORWORK 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 floor work skills with a blend of dancing while standing and transitioning to and from the floor – knee pads highly recommended!

See more…

$70

Bellydance Drills Mixer: Classic and Fusion Drills (2+) with Tina Afsana

Practice your technique in both classic bellydance as well as fusion.  To mix things up we’ll alternate styles weekly.  Drills help us focus our attention on connecting our mind with our movements.  Practice your skills, keep your technique sharp and your brain working.

See more…

$70

STRETCH & DE-STRESS with Monique Ryan

Lengthen, strengthen and stretch your muscles to their full potential. Great for those that are looking for an alternative to repetitive yoga classes! Gain flexibility in a healthy and safe way with techniques used in dance, circus and yoga. such as self massage and breathing exercises. It will be useful (but not necessary) to have a massage ball and yoag strap (or belt).

See more…

$70

HULA HOOP 2 with Monique Ryan

For students who have completed Hoop 1 and have a solid grasp of all the tricks from this level. New, challenging moves will be introduced (such as working on transitions from on body to off body) while strengthening technique from previous levels.

See more…

$70

HULA HOOP 1 with Monique Ryan

For total beginners or those with a little hooping experience. Get a great cardio workout while learning some easy tricks, such as hooping on the waist, arms, knees, chest, isolations, and more!

See more…

$70

BARRE FITNESS with Monique Ryan

​Create long lean muscles with this dynamic mix of traditional ballet training and modern exercises. Be prepared to tone your muscles, improve balance & posture, and increase your flexibility in this chair-barre and yoga mat workout. Suitable for all fitness levels.

See more…

$70

BODY BLITZ BOOTCAMP with Monique Ryan (Series 1)

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.

See more…

$70

BEGINNER BELLYDANCE 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.

See more…

$70
Nebtiti Bellydance Choreography with Laura Selenzi

“Nebtiti” Bellydance Choreography (Level 3+) with Laura Selenzi

Learn a beautiful classic Egyptian Raqs Sharqi choreography – appropriate for Level 3 dancers and up. This piece focuses on traveling undulations, shimmies, layering and technical nuance.

See more…

$70
ACRO STRONG with Vanesa Furlong

ACRO STRONG with Vanessa

Strengthen the muscles needed for mobility and control in Acro movements. Suitable for ANYONE looking to gain core strength, shoulder and arm endurance for holds, leg and ankle stability and back gains! No equipment required.

See more…

$70
BEGGINER BELLYDANCE CHOREOGRAPHY with Laura Selenzi

BEGINNER ​BELLYDANCE CHOREOGRAPHY Habibi Dah

In this class we will learn a choreography using Beginner (Level 1) movements as well as new challenging variations, putting it all together to strengthen our transitions, musicality, and nuance.

See more…


$70

BEGINNER BELLYDANCE with Elinor Crosby

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.

See more…

$70

Bellydance Drills Mixer: Classic and Fusion Drills (2+) with Tina Afsana

Practice your technique in both classic bellydance as well as fusion.  To mix things up we’ll alternate styles weekly.  Drills help us focus our attention on connecting our mind with our movements.  Practice your skills, keep your technique sharp and your brain working.

See more…

$70

BEGINNER BELLYDANCE 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.

See more…

$70
Nebtiti Bellydance Choreography with Laura Selenzi

“Nebtiti” Bellydance Choreography (Level 3+) with Laura Selenzi

Learn a beautiful classic Egyptian Raqs Sharqi choreography – appropriate for Level 3 dancers and up. This piece focuses on traveling undulations, shimmies, layering and technical nuance.

See more…

$70
BEGGINER BELLYDANCE CHOREOGRAPHY with Laura Selenzi

BEGINNER ​BELLYDANCE CHOREOGRAPHY Habibi Dah

In this class we will learn a choreography using Beginner (Level 1) movements as well as new challenging variations, putting it all together to strengthen our transitions, musicality, and nuance.

See more…


$70

STRETCH, ROLL & RELAX with Monique Ryan

Learn how ball and foam rolling can help you gain flexibility in a healthy, safe way. Engage in different types of stretching and breathing techniques to quiet the mind and release tension. Great for those that are looking for an alternative to repetitive yoga classes or are simply looking for a good self-care exercise!

See more…

$70

STRETCH & DE-STRESS with Monique Ryan

Lengthen, strengthen and stretch your muscles to their full potential. Great for those that are looking for an alternative to repetitive yoga classes! Gain flexibility in a healthy and safe way with techniques used in dance, circus and yoga. such as self massage and breathing exercises. It will be useful (but not necessary) to have a massage ball and yoag strap (or belt).

See more…

$70

HULA HOOP 2 with Monique Ryan

For students who have completed Hoop 1 and have a solid grasp of all the tricks from this level. New, challenging moves will be introduced (such as working on transitions from on body to off body) while strengthening technique from previous levels.

See more…

$70

HULA HOOP 1 with Monique Ryan

For total beginners or those with a little hooping experience. Get a great cardio workout while learning some easy tricks, such as hooping on the waist, arms, knees, chest, isolations, and more!

See more…

$70

BARRE FITNESS with Monique Ryan

​Create long lean muscles with this dynamic mix of traditional ballet training and modern exercises. Be prepared to tone your muscles, improve balance & posture, and increase your flexibility in this chair-barre and yoga mat workout. Suitable for all fitness levels.

See more…

$70

BODY BLITZ BOOTCAMP with Monique Ryan (Series 1)

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.

See more…

$70
ACRO STRONG with Vanesa Furlong

ACRO STRONG with Vanessa

Strengthen the muscles needed for mobility and control in Acro movements. Suitable for ANYONE looking to gain core strength, shoulder and arm endurance for holds, leg and ankle stability and back gains! No equipment required.

See more…


$70

Burlesque Basics & Bits with Kay Licious

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, so that you can get un-covered. Each class will focus on a particular move or peel, starting from the ground up, developing and drilling them. We will also learn some fun combos. No experience or dance background necessary.

See more…

$70

SLINKY FLOORWORK 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 floor work skills with a blend of dancing while standing and transitioning to and from the floor – knee pads highly recommended!

See more…


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.