Dance for Wellbeing WOOLWICH Autumn Term

Dates and times

Wednesdays 16:00– 17:00
20 Sept – 29 Nov


Woolwich Centre Library
35 Wellington Street
SE18 6HQ

Pick Your Price

We know times are tough at the moment, so we offer a scale of prices that allow you to pick what you can afford. Want to know more? See our pricing policy for full details.

£80.00 – £8.00 per session. Our top price is significantly lower than other classes in London.

£50.00 – £5.00 per session. You still get the same excellent quality class or event, just at a level you feel more comfortable with.

£20.00 – £2.00 per session. Every contribution helps.

£0.00 –Our Classes and events will remain free to ensure all can access them.

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Join our weekly session of creative movement. Our session aims to improve your mental and physical wellbeing in an inclusive and fun environment.

These sessions will allow you to refocus your energy, deepen your connection to your body and leave you feeling confident, energised and grounded.

We are excited to be partnering with Knit and Natter, a community group who meet every Wednesday at Woolwich Centre Library. All are welcome to join these sessions.

The session is for Adults/ Older Adults.


Wednesdays 20 Sept – 29 Nov
(No classes 25 Oct)

What to expect

Each week you will;

  • take part in a seated warm up checking in with our breathing and body
  • learn movement led by an artist
  • play and improvise with movement ideas
  • be inspired by our location and surroundings
  • create and share
  • appreciate and feedback

Who's Who

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Maria da Luz Ghoumrassi

Dancer, choreographer, educator and movement director

Maria da Luz Ghoumrassi works through multidisciplinary arts to develop intercultural performance and has extensive experience working with a diversity of groups ranging from early years to older dancers, including performers and people with disabilities.

She was in the original cast of The Lion King and has performed with various companies including TV work. She has recently performed for Tate Modern and The London College of Fashion.

She has worked for Greenwich Dance for over 10 years as artistic director of  our Performance Company for Adults, Lead artists for our Dance for Wellbeing programme,  Maria also delivers professional and community classes.

Holly Smith

Holly is a London based dance teacher, producer and administrator. Gaining a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance; whilst studying Holly discovered her passion for dance teaching and education through working on childrens classes at Chisenhale Dance Space and Trinity Laban.

After graduating Holly joined the Learning and Participation team at Trinity Laban where she gained a wealth of experience of working in education and community settings with children and young people, including young people with additional needs and disabilities, all the way up to teaching adults, older adults and adults with acquired brain and stroke injuries.

Now a freelance artist, Holly teaches for Trinity Laban, the Royal Academy of Dance, DanceWest, Truefitt Collective and supports classes for Greenwich Dance, working across schools, community classes and private dance studios. Alongside her teaching work Holly is the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Truefitt Collective and Associate Programme and Primary Steps Coordinator at the Royal Ballet School and was previously Participation Producer for RISE Youth Dance.

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The Sessions are brilliant and I think we owe this to the artists. They are very understanding and provide for everybody, disability etc. They encourage everybody to be themselves.

Dance For Wellbeing Participant

I love that we are taught practical things to practice at home and share with others

Dance For Wellbeing Participant

90% of participants report a huge positive impact on their wellbeing from attending the Dance for Wellbeing sessions.

Greenwich Dance Evaluation