Belly Dancing at Suncoast

These Belly-Dancing Hips don’t lie at Suncoast!

Visitors to the Amphitheatre in front of SUNCOAST may think they have wandered into an Arabian Kasbah or souk on Saturday afternoon, 29 July 2017, when the first monthly Belly Dancing session takes the stage.
All Women are invited to take part in these sessions which will include belly-dancing demonstrations, audience participation and learning some of the hip-swaying moves.

Belly dancers from the Belly Divas Dance Studio in Morningside will be demonstrating and teaching the sensuous, provocative dance style to all who are fascinated in learning this ancient art.
“Belly dancing began as a fertility dance centuries ago in the Middle East, where groups of women would dance for each other, invoking the gods to grant fertility,” says Debbie Jooste of Belly Divas Dance Studio.

“It progressed from there and was also used in private harems to entertain sultans and kings. Belly dance is now danced throughout the world in a wide variety of different styles but the common denominator remains ‘sisterhood’.”

Dancers may use various props, such as swords, veils, shawls, candles and even trays balancing lighted candles on their heads!

“The Amphitheatre is the perfect venue for watching the dancers and learning the steps of this beautiful art,” says Jooste.

Women of all ages can take part and it doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned dancer or never swayed your hips before!

“Our monthly Salsa sessions are such a hit and we hope that our Belly Dancing sessions will be as popular.   Durban ladies, young and old should come along and enjoy learning the art of belly-dancing,” says SUNCOAST Marketing Manager, Louise Howell.

“It promises to be loads of fun, and just as entertaining for those who would just like to watch the dance styles being performed. Learning to dance with the props provided will add a fun element to the session.”
The first of these monthly hour-long sessions starts at 16h00 on Saturday, 29 July 2017 and it’s free.


Influenced by the Art Deco style of Miami South Beach, SUNCOAST Casino, Hotels & Entertainment is Durban’s most loved entertainment destination. It boasts an unparalleled atmosphere from its location on Durban’s stretch of palm-lined beaches known as the Golden Mile and is within walking distance of the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium.

SUNCOAST is an integral part of the Durban entertainment scene and is currently undergoing an expansive refurbishment that will see the expansion of the gaming floor with 1,850 slot machines, 71 gaming tables, opening of a number of new restaurants, The Barnyard Theatre as well as the launch of The Suncoast Globe, a multi-purpose eventing venue.  The jewel in the Suncoast crown is the new Salon Privé situated on the upper level with 180-degree sea views with its opulent Art Deco design creating a world-class gaming experience.

With a choice of everything from the finest cuisine, to fast food and laid back coffee spots, Suncoast offers Durban dining for every taste. Catch all the latest blockbuster movies on the big screen at Suncoast Cinecentre with eight movie theatres to choose from and the largest 3D screen in KZN, the Supernova. There is more great family entertainment on offer at The Magic Company where the kids and young at heart can enjoy hours of fun with modern and classic arcade games.

Attached to the SUNCOAST complex is the luxurious Suncoast Towers and SunSquare Suncoast hotels which offer superior accommodation for the discerning leisure and business traveler.  A stay at the hotel would not be complete without a signature treatment at the Balinese-style spa located on the 9th floor. The stylish Jeera Restaurant located in the hotel is also a must for a culinary experience never to be forgotten.

SUNCOAST Casino, Hotels & Entertainment is owned by Tsogo Sun Gaming.


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