Bonita Danger Doll & Ruby Ruin originally founded Burlesquercise New Zealand in Christchurch on September 2013. Well known as Christchurch’s biggest burlesque stars, they wanted to offer a class that different and empowering for women of all different backgrounds to be able to come and enjoy.
Over the past 4 years Burlesquercise New Zealand has grown to include 7 centres across the country
2013 – Christchurch
2014 – Timaru, Hawkes Bay (Napier) & Auckland
2015 – Dunedin
2016 – Hamilton & Ashburton
In 2017 due to ongoing health issues Ruby Ruin stepped down as a co-organiser and Burlesquercise New Zealand is now run solely by Bonita Danger Doll.