In the last decade, Belgrade become a promised city for the expats. Costs are lower than in the rest of the Europe, and in the last couple of years Belgrade become a heaven for all freelancers who enjoy working in co-working spaces. Many of expats came to visit Belgrade and decided to stay and to live here. Co – Working places, classes and workshops are great opportunity for meeting the locals. Classes and workshops in Belgrade
One of the South Slavic languages, Serbian is spoken mainly in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and Macedonia by about 9-10 million people. Serbian contains many loan words from Greek and Turkish, and continues to borrow new words from various languages even today. It is official in Serbia, and is the principal language of the Serbs. It is closely related to and mutually intelligible with Croatian, Bosnian and Montenegrin. Official letters in Serbia are Cyrillic and Latin alphabet. Cyrillic basis of alphabets is used in various languages, especially those of Orthodox Slavic origin, and non-Slavic languages influenced by Russian language. It is considered as one of the most difficult languages in the world, thanks to its grammar, but with a proper teacher, you can learn Serbian in no time. Serbian Language and Culture Workshop offers classes on weekends (all year long), so it’s perfect for expats who work and live in Belgrade. You will learn in no time to read Serbian Cyrillic and Latin alphabets, present yourself and ask other people’s names in Serbian, invite your friends to go out with you in Serbian, order a meal or drinks in Serbian, get a taxi in Serbian, etc. The course is available to students of all levels, from beginners to advanced.
Serbian cuisine for sure is one of a kind: our traditional cuisine is fusion, among of all the others, mostly of Austrian, Hungarian and Turkish dishes combined in one. It is tasteful, “heavy” with lot of meat. There are no tourist ( Except Vegans J ) who didn’t liked something from the list of top 10 Serbian foods. After trying it, many wished to learn how to prepare dishes. Some of them are easy, like cevapi, but for some dishes you need professional guide during the preparation. Serbian Cooking Experience is a perfect place to learn how to prepare delicious Serbian meals. Scheduled sessions run on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Classes are full hands-on participation with duration of 3-4 hours. They begin each session at 11:30 am by taking you through an introduction to the local hawker culture and the unique local spices and ingredients used in the preparation. Each session starts with a visit of a local market. You’ll get a feel for real Serbian culture as you experience its rich colors, and unique flavors and smells. Food markets are a great way to introduce Serbian culture and lifestyle. Small groups (up to 8 people) are conducted in a traditional open kitchen, making for a highly personalized and rewarding experience. And most important: classes are on English.
Yoga is one of the most beneficial exercise in the world. Yoga is not only rejuvenating for the body but also the brain. Yoga postures were actually designed to systematically prepare the body to meditate. For centuries Yoga is considered as a perfect balance of body and soul. Not even that you will gain body benefits, it is also calming hobby which will give you whole new perspective of your state of mind. Even the anger management specialists “prescribe” yoga as a perfect cure for anxiety. In Belgrade, Yoga Studio Namaskar offers private yoga lessons, taught in English , which gives an opportunity to non Serbian speaking students to communicate with ease with their teacher. This studio is officially registered as a sport association in Serbian Business Registry Agency and has been working for more than four years. Teachers have completed a teacher training of 200 hours with Registered Yoga School. Private classes allow students to focus on personal interests, such as personal goals for flexibility, strength or meditation and get personalized instructions.
What is better than meeting new people while learning one of the most intensive dances? Timbao Cubano presents the school with quality instructors, dancers, both experienced and new ones, which allow school of dance Timbao to continue developing and expanding its offer, bringing entertainment, relaxation, socializing, and of course dance skills that will become an indispensable part of your life. Classes of Cuban salsa are held throughout the week at different times, depending on your level of dancing experience. Timbao is a salsa school, which fosters and promotes dance culture, education, quality socializing through movement and music which represents Cuban culture, sound and all this with the help of the most popular dance – salsa. Not only salsa, they also integrate other popular dances such as Reggaeton, Dancehall, Afro-Rumba, Hip-Hop, Housing, Popping and New Style.