Dance for Wellbeing PLUMSTEAD Autumn Term

Dates and times

Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30
20 Sept – 29 Nov


Plumstead Centre
232 Plumstead High Street
SE18 1JL

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 sessions of creative mindful movement. Our sessions aim to improve your mental and physical wellbeing in an inclusive and fun environment.

Refocus your energy, deepen your connection to your body and leave feeling confident, energised and grounded.

There is a Nepalese translator available.


20 Sep – 29 Nov
(No classes 25 Oct)

What to expect

Each week you will;

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

Dance for Wellbeing is kindly supported by BETTER/GLL Plumstead Library team, who provide free tea, coffee and biscuits after the session. You are welcome to join us just for tea and coffee if you would prefer to.

Dance for Wellbeing is for adults/older adults and is free to join. However, if you are able to contribute to the running of these sessions we would be very grateful.

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.
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Dilu Thapa

Dilu is an energetic, physically fit and confident dance and music teacher who has a successful track record of improving a student’s knowledge and understanding of music. Dilu holds recognized teaching qualifications, has experience of teaching all age groups and not only fully understands the needs of students, but also has the ability to quickly engage with them. During her career she has taught in private schools, colleges and adult education centres, added to this she has experience of teaching Nepali traditional folk and cultural dance forms. She is relentlessly results orientated, and is dedicated to achieving the highest possible standards across all curriculum key stages.  Dilu teachers weekly Nepalese and Bollywood classes in Plumstead as part of the Baaj Institute of Music and Fine Arts (BIMFA), for young people 5yrs+ and Adults.

We are delighted that Dilu is currently supporting our Dance for Wellbeing programme of classes in Plumstead and providing Nepalese translation.

Image: Shree Dware

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It has made me aware of my body and given me inspiration to enjoy life after Lockdown, when I lost my husband and was feeling lonely

Barbara, Dance for Wellebing, Plumstead Dance for Wellbeing

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

Greenwich Dance Evaluation

This has given me strategies for managing stress and given me small things that I can put into my daily routine

Elizabeth, Dance for Wellbeing, Plumstead Dance for Wellbeing

I have a problem left leg and dance for wellbeing has helped me relax it and gives me improved wellbeing

David, Dance for Wellbeing, Plumstead Dance for Wellbeing

This has enabled me to relax more and manage stressful situations better.

Phyllis, Dance for Wellbeing, Plumstead Dance for Wellbeing

Being able to attend the sessions free of charge has made a big difference to accessibility for me and others

Dance For Wellbeing Participant


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