Zoe Charles

Founder of The Cheek of It! School of Burlesque and Cabaret, Comedienne, Performer, Femininity Coach and TedxTalker

Welcome to my Huff Post Blog. My Portal of Wisdom, Wonder and Cheeky Silliness. From my heart to yours, I will be sharing all things Feminine, the divine, the naughty, the playful, the angry, the sad, the powerful and the absurd. Plus a healthy side serving of autobiographical shenanigans.
2017 marks 10 years of working with women and the first year of being a Mum, so what better time to get chatting. Official Bio below and you can follow me/find out more here
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https://www.cheekofit.co.uk/


Zoe Charles is a Performer/Teacher/Speaker and Femininity Coach. She founded of the award winning school of burlesque and Cabaret The Cheek of it! in 2007 and has now taught over 7000 women worldwide. As a femininity coach and advocate for feminine empowerment and celebration Zoe founded World Femininity Day in 2011 which attracted over 30,000 people from other 73 countries and raised money to end Female Genital Cutting for Orchid Project in 2012 and 2015. As actress and devisor Zoe has her own sell out solo show; Memoirs of a Slutsky inspired by the real life story of meeting her biological father in 2011.


Zoe has been featured in the press and on TV for all the above- Hailed as an Entrepreneur by the Londonist, described as 'Adrian Mole meets Caitlin Moran' by Exeunt Magazine, awarded a London cabaret Award for her contribution to the Burlesque and Cabaret community and in 2015 spoke about the celebration of femininity at TEDx. Most recently Zoe has become a Mother to a little boy and remains committed to empowering and inspiring her audience, students, peers, friends and followers with a wiggle and a wink and as much cheeky fun as humanly possible.
Why Burlesque Is Empowering, Not Demeaning, to

Why Burlesque Is Empowering, Not Demeaning, to Women

Women usually take burlesque classes for one of three reasons: they want to feel cheeky and have fun, they want to improve their body confidence and how they feel about themselves, or they want to become a professional burlesque performer. When asked about their experience of learning and performing burlesque the majority of our students will use the word 'empowering' in their answer.
12/02/2014 17:04 GMT