Latest News: Yasmina of Cairo is joining the JWAAD team! She will be bringing her expertise to the Music and History and Culture courses from July 2017.
The only provider of specialist accredited belly dance
courses and a
national development programme
Whatever stage your dance is at, we are passionate about your personal development. We believe that you never stop learning - there is always something new. Our courses are designed to challenge you, reinforce learning, build networking links and have fun!
Click on the links below for more information on each course. The drop-down menu on 'JWAAD Training' above has all of these links plus a quick link to dates for current courses.
What can we offer?
Personal Development Programme
Focusing on developing your own technique - tailored to help you achieve your goals.
The following courses are open to anyone interested in the subject, designed by JWAAD and externally accredited by One Awards.
The Performance Diploma is for dancers who are of Intermediate level and want to enhance their performance skills
Consists of 3 of the accredited courses above plus additional classes and a final accredited unit: Stagecraft for Belly Dance.
JWAAD professional training courses started with the launch of the Teacher Training Course by Josephine Wise and Maggie Caffrey in 1992. It has always been recognised as a course of depth and excellence, and is the most prestigious and the most detailed course in the UK. JWAAD trained teachers now teach across the UK from Scotland to Cornwall, in France, Spain, Norway, Belgium, Ireland and Australia. To find out more about JWAAD Principal, Josephine Wise, click here.
Kay Taylor joined the team of Teacher Training Tutors in 2006 and is now Head of the JWAAD Professional Training Program. She is responsible for developing the courses with Josephine and is working towards One Awards accreditation for every course. To find out more about Kay click here.