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About

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At BodiBlossom Burlesque, we believe that every step counts towards embracing your body and unleashing your inner beauty. Our burlesque dance classes, workshops, and hen parties are designed to not only teach you how to dance but also how to love your body. We are a dance community that encourages and supports you in every step of your journey towards self-love and empowerment.

BodiBlossom aims to help empower women by encouraging them to feel comfortable in their own bodies and learn to express themselves in ways they have never done before. Local Eastbourne lady, Kirsty Davies founded BodiBlossom Burlesque in 2021 and has spent several years raising money for some well deserved charities.

BodiBlossom has grown hugely since starting and now has 2 wonderful additional instructors, Vanessa and Charlotte, as well as our events co-ordinator Lauren who are all as passionate as Kirsty is in helping women feel confident and sexy in their own skin.

Meet The Team

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Kirsty Davies

Founder, Manager, Burlesque Instructor & Body Confidence Coach

Kirsty started dancing at the age of 3 and has never stopped, including ballet, tap, modern jazz and musical theatre. 8 years ago Kirsty was inspired by the film Burlesque and decided to become a qualified Burlesque instructor.

Kirsty is also a qualified Body Confidence Coach and loves helping people learn to love their bodies and embrace who they are. 

Kirsty puts on burlesque shows which raise money for local charities, if you're ever interested do send us a message, no previous experience needed as Kirsty will teach you everything.

Kirsty is also a wife and mum of 3.

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Vanessa Peta Ferreira

Burlesque Instructor

After graduating with a BA Honours in Performance Arts and Dance Studies from Middlesex University in London, Vanessa ventured abroad and danced on Cruise Ships. 

As a Showgirl Dancer and Dance Captain for 10 years she loves everything “Showy and Glitzy” and her experience varies in genres and styles.

Now, in her 40’s, Vanessa wants to use her love for dance and experience to help people feel beautiful, sexy and body confident.

 

Vanessa is also a mum of a special boy and to her crazy Dalmatian duo.

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Charlotte
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Burlesque Instructor

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Lauren Isted

Events Assistant

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Toni Clements

Events Assistant

I danced from a very young age competing and part of a dance school. I attended Bodiblossom class and found a new love for Burlesque and want to help woman feel amazing about themselves. I work in the NHS caring for children and I am a mum and wife.

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Beverley Spellman

Volunteer Show Administrator

Bev’s love of dancing started when she was only a little girl, every Saturday morning at her local ballroom dancing class

 

She also attended tap and ballet, but Latin American ballroom was her favourite

 

That all stopped once she started senior school but years later as an adult, after seeing an advert Kirsty posted on Facebook regarding Burlesque classes, she thought “why not” and here we are, the fire was once again re-ignited and after many workshops / classes and a show, is loving being part of the Burlesque family and journey

 

Bev is also a mum to three grown up kids and two wonderful grandsons

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