Jan Piggott

Jan is an experienced JWAAD teacher & performer who believes that dancing should be fun as well as improving your mind, body & spirit.  Jan teaches classes every night & hosts a Spring & an Autumn dance weekend for her students & friends,  plus a yearly Hafla as well as dancing out with her group for many local & national charities.  She has held residencies in various restaurants, danced at many corporate events, on TV & toured with the Johara company. Jan has also tutored on both the JWAAD Foundation & Diploma courses & taught workshops at many events.


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Jan will be teaching two workshops:

  • Bollywood Choreography – an exciting & lively music & dance from Popular Bollywood Cinema in cultural context. Prepare to be entertained!, ….oh and to sweat! Choreography to take away!
  • Cadbury’s Caramel Bunny! – Relax and enjoy the expressive, smooth feel, of  slow, sensuous, hip, arm and torso moves, whilst captivating your audience, by the fluidity and femininity of your dancing. Includes all the fluid moves, 8s, Circles, Mayas, undulations, Camels, Body waves. with layers and travelling moves. All to perfect and add your own style to.


Celebrating Dance is an annual dance festival held each October at the Toorak Hotel in Torquay, Devon. It is the only belly dance festival in the UK that is held in a 3 Star hotel and has a strong reputation for its friendly & fun atmosphere, offering quality workshops from international stars and popular UK-based teachers. It was created and run for 16 years by International Teacher & Performer Afra al Kahira & John F Hancock. Although Afra & John remain on the team, from 2017 they have handed over the reins to new Group Organiser Nikki Livermore a well-respected Teacher & Performer.

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