Welcome to Joy of Movement

About Us

Joy of Movement Classes


Feel rejuvenated and refreshed at one of our holistic movement classes.


Joy of Movement combines simple, flowing and easy to follow movement and dance for women of all ages, fitness levels and experience. We encourage a sensory-based holistic approach with a focus on body sensation and feeling good rather than cardio fitness, though we do get fit in the process. Enjoy a time of breathing, stretching and non-impact joyful movement to a variety of uplifting and inspiring music. Participants are guided to follow their own energy levels and all classes end with mindful breathing and a meditative reflection / relaxation time.



"I look forward to sharing the joys of movement with you"


Stella brings a warm and friendly atmosphere to her classes and has over 20 years experience in the many fields of dance and somatic movement. 


Since training at the Bird College of Performing Arts, the Royal Northern Ballet school and graduating as a Blue Belt in the Nia Technique, she began immersing herself in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Mindful Movement and Meditation and has synthesised these varied holistic practises with her love of dance and movement to create a truly unique, and uplifting experience suitable for all levels of health and ranges of abilities.


"It's never too late to explore how it feels to move your body in a gentle and healthful way and if you have never been to a movement based class before then we especially welcome you to one of our free taster sessions". 



Classes for Health and Well Being in Lewes

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 Get fit naturally and go at your own pace. Includes gentle exercise and mindful movement. No experience of dance or movement necessary. We are a friendly group of ladies of all ages and abilities and our sessions are gently guided, low impact, easy to follow and great for beginners.
Breathe, stretch, move, dance and deeply relax with a guided mindfulness meditation to finish.
The music is diverse and to suit all tastes.
We especially welcome women who haven't moved in a long time, or 'ever' in a class situation as we are a very welcoming group who just love to move with no worries of 'getting it right'.
Excellent for rehabilitation, new mums, older women and those who just want to get fit in a fun and nourishing way!

First trial class is free, pre-booking essential. Please email 

Thursday Joy of Movement classes


*Doors open 10 minutes before the class begins* Free PARKING UP THE RAMP IN THE CAR PARK

Benefits of Body Movement


  •  improves mood and leads to greater feelings of well being and self esteem
  •  increases flexibility, agility, mobility, strength and stability
  •  keeps both the body and the brain active which is vital for people of every age
  •  keeps muscles and joints healthy and supple
  •  helps to improve posture and balance
  •  offers a creative, non judgemental outlet for people to express themselves in a safe environment
  •  reduces stress levels
  •  releases endorphins and feel good hormones
  •  promotes a healthy lifestyle and is lots of fun!

Tuesday Gentle Mindful Movement Classes


“ Stella immediately puts you at ease, through gentle guidance and quiet encouragement"

"I love that there is no right or wrong way of doing it in Joy of Movement! ”

"I feel very blessed to have found a local class that I look forward to and enjoy so much ”

Begin your journey to health and well being today...

Cliffe Hall, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2AH

07733 450631

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