As a fusion belly dance format equally inspired by oriental and tribal styles, the Elysium vocabulary, flow and overall style is unique.
As both a dance practice and philosophy, Elysium was created to celebrate and empower the dancer.
Elysium dancers learn our multi-faceted style via the elements and levels to continually develop graceful, elegant and intuitive skills for fusion belly dance.
Explore Elysium as either a personal journey and enjoy new moves and ideas, or become accredited at each level and deepen your dance development.
Honours intellect, inspiration and imagination. This element has an emphasis on graceful hands and arms as well as a lifted spirit.
Honours our passionate self. Strong like an inferno, or slow like a smouldering ember. This element explores sassy hips and smooth transitions.
Honours love, healing and nourishment. Replenishing and soothing us, it also has incredible power. This element is fluid and graceful with poise and strength.
Honours stability, growth and nourishment. This element is passive energy, our movements grounded and appear effortless and calm.
Honours the dancer, combining the elements into both practice and performance with an emphasis on creating emotive dance with strong, confident technique.
LEVEL 1 – NEOPHYTE
Introduction to Elysium core vocabulary and technique. Each element has 6 moves, Spirit introduces Elysium foundations for dance.
Accreditation for Level 1 also includes a dancers journey book, homework and assessment tasks.
LEVEL 3 – INITIATE
Advanced Elysium vocabulary and technique. Each element has 8 moves, Spirit teaches how to develop for emotive and intuitive dance and complex patterns.
Accreditation for Level 3 also includes a dancers journey book, homework and assessment tasks.
LEVEL 2 – ACOLYTE
Intermediate Elysium vocabulary and technique. Each element has 8 moves, Spirit teaches how to develop creative combinations and hone your skills.
Accreditation for Level 2 also includes a dancers journey book, homework and assessment tasks.
LEVEL 4 – PRIESTESS
Teacher training for Neophyte – Initiate levels as well as developing complex choreographies and concepts.
All other levels must be completed and accreditation attainted to apply to become an Elysium teacher.