Miss Mina is Headmistress of The Boston Academy of Burlesque Education® (or B.A.B.E.), New England's only burlesque dance school. She is available for private and semi-private lessons and for speaking on burlesque topics. Besides classes at B.A.B.E., she has also taught at Shake Fitness, Moxie in the City, Center Stage Fitness, Lifestyles, The Wellness Resolution, BurlyCon, and The Great Burlesque Exposition.
Planning a bridal shower, bachelorette party, birthday bash, or girls' night out? Spice things up by adding a little burlesque lesson to your party! One of B.A.B.E.'s Burlesque Parties will make for a unique and memorable celebration.
For the current class offerings, please see B.A.B.E's website.
Some of Miss Mina's classes include:
A simple 1-hour workshop that covers the burlesque basics.
Burlesque for Beginners
A 2-hour workshop that introduces the novice burlesquer to the fundamentals of burlesque.
Instant Burlesque Queen
An intensive 3-hour workshop that teaches all the key elements to a successful striptease. Students will learn a simple choreography to put their new knowledge into action!
The Seductive Striptease
Learn to remove your lingerie in a provocative way. A prefect way to spice things up for that someone special!
How to tease and tempt with flirty fans.
Caring for Costumes
Burlesque costumes are lavish and expenisve. Miss Mina draws from her experience as an award-winner costumer and her studies in museum techniques to explain how to clean, store, and transport your precious costumes.
Who's Who in Classic Burlesque
Who were the women who shaped the Golden Age of burlesque and inspired today's performers? Learn about some of the most influential burlesque performers of the past during this fun slideshow and talk. Not a history lecture, but a entertaining talk filled with amusing ancedotes and scadelous stories.
Other classes available upon request.