Monday – 7.30pm-8.30pm
– Classes starting Monday 4th December
Beatbox Studio, Southport 8BD
Tuesday – 6pm – 7pm
– Classes starting Tuesday 16th January
Tarleton Rugby Club, 72 Carr Lane, Preston PR4 6BS
Ormskirk and Tarleton classes
To be confirmed
Hi Ladies, I’m Stephanie and my alter ego is ‘Felicity Diamond’
Classes starting 7:30pm – 8:30pm Monday 4th December at the Beatbox Studio, Southport
Ormskirk and Tarleton classes to be confirmed
I always wanted to dance from a young age but never had the opportunity to pursue it until one night in September 2016 when my partner was scrolling through Facebook on his phone and gave me a nudge, he showed me an advertisement for burlesque chair dance classes in Southport, the amazing and sexy ‘Mimi Vin Rouge’ was the instructor, I said to him ‘ I can’t go to that I’m not slim enough and I’m not that confident’ he looked at me and said ‘your going, you’re going to love it’
I am so glad I found the confidence to go because at Burlesque Chair Dance no one judges you on your age, shape, size, looks or ability, Burlesque Chair dance aims to inspire women across the UK to ‘Get fit, lose weight, build confidence and have fun’
I went along to my first class on a Thursday and was instantly hooked, the first routine was S&M by Rihanna, I remember walking into the first class and ‘Mimi’ handing me a spare whip, I said I already have one at home (awkward) to which she giggled, it definitely broke the ice (I’m not a dominatrix before you all wonder haha)
The instructor made me feel so welcome and part of the team. It’s fun, sexy and burns off calories at the same time! I always found going to the gym to be hard work because it was not enjoyable, and I always worried about what everyone else was thinking of me
But with Burlesque Chair Dance you enjoy it so much! You come away with a confidence boost, every move you make suddenly makes you feel sexy, and trust me ladies you will all subconsciously be practicing your pointy toes and half splits whilst at work, just make sure you wear trousers, I found myself doing half splits under my desk
Unfortunately, Mimi Vin Rouge relocated to the Isle of Wight, so I couldn’t get my weekly Burlesque fix, I was talking to my partner and he said to me; ‘Why don’t you become an instructor yourself if you enjoy the class so much?’ At that point I thought I should definitely go for it and booked on the instructor course in October 2017.
I would like to thank ‘Mimi’ for inspiring me at every class, for not judging me or any of the other ladies and making us giggle and have fun.
I’m so happy to be part of a team of such fantastic instructors and can’t wait to get started. I’m starting classes in Southport then hopefully branching out to Ormskirk and Tarleton and hope to get involved with some fantastic shows and events. I look forward to meeting the fabulous ladies of Southport wanting to learn Burlesque, have fun and burn off some serious calories with me and make some new friends all at the same time!
Xx Felicity Diamond xX