Bellydance classes

90 year old bellydancer celebrates her birthday!

The sequins will be out in force when Jo Holden celebrates her 90th birthday at her regular weekly bellydancing class! This lively lady will be 90 on Wednesday 17th February, but nothing will stop her attending her usual class at the Harlequin Centre in Redhill.

Jo only started to learn bellydancing 6 months ago, but she has already moved from beginners into the intermediate class. She is a great favourite with the other students, who encompass all ages from teens and twenties through to more mature women. All are students of hipsinc bellydance school, which has classes throughout the southeast.

Jo’s bellydance teacher, Lea Smith says: All the students love Jo — she’s a great character with bags of personality. And it’s amazing how active she is at her age. We’re all really proud of her.

Jo’s classmates will be putting on a bit of a party in her honour and several will be coming along in sparkling bellydancing outfits. But they will still be shimmying their way through their usual bellydance class. They will also be practicing a veil dance, which they will be performing at a show in the near future.

Contact details:
Lea Smith, Redhill bellydance teacher: mobile 07850 551581
Charlotte Desorgher, hipsinc director and teacher: mobile 07802 499728,
Landline 01342 850423,

Jo with her classmates

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