Transcultural Fusion Dance – Charlotte Wassell

Transcultural Fusion Dance – Charlotte Wassell

Transcultural Fusion Dance – Charlotte Wassel in Brighton. Charlotte’s style of Transcultural Fusion Dance evolves from USA fusion belly dance styles – a result of the melting pot of MENAHT cultures (Middle East, North Africa, Hellenic, Turkish) and Black funk styles.

Charlotte is committed to uplifting artists from around the world and strives to incorporate history, music theory and cultural context. 

The classes focus on exploration of precise body isolations, fluidity of movement and fun dance steps, with sprinklings of musicality, improvisation and choreography, accompanied by an eclectic soundtrack.

Classes are taught in short courses. Charlotte updates the courses on her website regularly.


Join Charlotte from Solaris Moves in our Brighton studio for 6 weeks of blissful dancing!

Tuesdays 17:50-18:50

£60 for 6 weeks

These weekly classes are suitable for beginners to learn to dance in a fun and supportive environment. Charlotte’s class is ideal for both absolute beginners and for those with some prior experience. The classes are body positive and inclusive. You don’t have to be super fit, just turn up with your enthusiasm for learning a new dance!

Regular dance practise will increase core strength, balance and coordination and can increase confidence. Charlotte has extensive knowledge of the body bio-mechanics so you will be taught to use your body safely.

You will be dancing to a wide variety of music from across the globe and will leave the class feeling energised and invigorated.

Charlotte’s style of dance is heavily influenced by Raqs Sharqi (commonly known as belly dance) along with Black funk styles such as Waving and Popping, along with a myriad of influences from over 15 years of dance.

For the Latest Class Information…

See Charlottes Website for her latest course dates

Solaris Moves Website

Transcultural Fusion Dance – Charlotte Wassell

Charlotte is an experienced dance teacher. Her commitment is to provide quality instruction with a strong technical focus and cultural awareness. 

She practices Transcultural Fusion Dance. After almost 15 years of study in United States belly dance styles, she has recently been delving deeper into the cultural roots of these dances. Furthermore exploring Egyptian Classical Golden Age, Egyptian Folkloric Styles, dances of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Turkey and Spain alongside African Diasporic Black funk styles such as Locking and Waving.

Charlotte has taught and performed across the UK and internationally. She is honoured to have been invited to prestigious festivals and to have had the opportunity to share dance joy around the world.

She directs Solaris Dance Company and collaborates with other dance professionals. Including co-directing Ter’zíMoirai, Silk Starlings and Dubrikato dance companies. 

She is proud to have worked with Hilde Cannoodt for many years teaching, assisting with Masmoudi Dance Company. Charlotte is credited for helping to produce an annual international festival alongside intimate Brighton shows.

Outside of dance teaching and performing, Charlotte is the Dance Biomechanics Coach. Her passion is empowering people who love to dance to create the pain-free practice habit of their dreams. She is an anatomy and movement geek.  A knowledgeable and qualified L3 Personal Trainer and member of CIMPSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity). Continuing her professions development, Charlotte is working towards L4 and Biomechanics Coach qualifications.


Please contact charlotte to check your suitability for this level.

View our Grand Studio where the class takes place.

May 24 @ 17:50
17:50 — 18:50 (1h)

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