We need mirrors

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We need mirrors

We need mirrors

Hélène Phillips By Hélène Phillips

I have the room, I have fab students, but I am missing mirrors to make it all work!

Royal Leamington Spa Idea stage

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Finding a dance studio with mirrors is not easy. Yes, there are many in Leamington Spa but they are fully booked. Over the last few years, I have been teaching in a room that allow us to do what we love most: Dance The students come to do something they never thought they could do: show their curves and actually enjoy it. I've been many years without mirrors, so yes, I could carry on without them, but in order to teach as best as I can, mirrors are required. The space I rent cannot accommodate mirrors on the walls so it needs to be portable mirrors which aren't cheap unfortunately.

What we'll deliver:

  • Mirrors for the room
  • Dance floor
  • Increase empowerment classes

Why it's a great idea:

BODY POSITIVISM Through the years, I've helped women rediscover their body. Not only the classes are a great way to socialise and meet new people, it is also a fantastic way to be healthy and get a chance to love our body again. LOVED BY ITS TOWN Loved by its town, Belles Burlesque has performed 3 times for the Leamington Spa Christmas Light Switch On and once for Warwick Christmas Light Switch On

Steps to get it done:

  • Mirrors
  • Dance floor

TESTIMONIALS "BB has given me the confidence to step out of my comfort zone so I can be confident in everything I do. The teachers do a great job at portraying what a positive confident woman can achieve if they are not blinded by society and its perfect image.." - Julie "In the few months I have been doing burlesque, it has made me take a good look at my own self image and the way I was perceived giving me a confidence and understanding I did not have before." - Marie "I love the way I am empowered after every class and how I now strut around the supermarket with my head held high" - Eve Belles Burlesque is a gem in a small town. Not only unique to its kind but makes my Monday feel empowered, sexy and fun!" - Natalie "Body positivity / confidence is really important to me & BB gives me a fun, creative way to show that you shouldn't let your weight stop you from doing anything, you should always embrace and be proud of your body." - Shannon

Location Royal Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa has 9 other projects and £489,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Conveniently based (5minutes from train station and town centre), Belles Burlesque has students from Leamington, Warwick and Coventry

Council

Stratford-on-Avon District Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £830

3 - £750 (90%)
Other - £80 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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90%
3
£750
10%
Other
£80
  • Spacehive fees
    £38
  • Transaction Fees
    £35
  • VAT
    £8

Total £830

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