Folkloric Fun - w/ Safira
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm March 8 - April 26
In this casual class for All Levels, we will explore the folk dances of Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, the Persian Gulf and more. Bellydance draws its movements from the dances of the people! Join us for a Relaxed and Fun class that will expand your understanding of the dances and cultures of the middle east.
60 Minutes Pre-requisite: At least one session of beginning bellydance
American Tribal Style - Performance - w/ Patty
Mondays 7:15 - 8:15pm March 6 - April 24
So you've learned American Tribal Style slow and fast moves - it's time to take it to the next level! In this class we will focus on ATS for performance. We will rehearse for specific performance opportunities, learning formation changes, dynamic combinations, entering and exiting the stage, and moving in and out of chorus. We will also practice ATS with props - fan, veil and skirt. Students are encouraged to bring music they would like to dance to.
60 Minutes Prerequisite: ATS Level 1 and 2. Class can be taken concurrently with Level 2.
American Tribal Style - Multilevel - w/ Patty
Mondays 6:00 - 7:00pm March 6 - April 24
American Tribal Style Bellydance is a fun way to dance with a group of dancers using non-verbal communication to perform improvisational Bellydance. We will learn the classic Fat Chance Bellydance dance vocabulary and technique developed by Carolena Nericcio. We will also learn cues and group formations. We will use zills (finger cymbals); please bring your own if you have them. There will be some available to borrow.
60 Minutes No previous dance experience necessary
Bellydance Level 2 - Traditional Style - w/ Sabrina
Thursday 6:00 - 7:30PM March 9 - April 27
For those who have mastered the skills presented in Level 1 and who have received permission form their instructor to move on. We will be adding more to your repertoire. Sabrina will guide you through new skills and expanding on the moves you already know. Veil work and finger cymbal technique will be included. Please bring your own finger cymbals; there will be some available to borrow.
90 Minutes Instructor Approval Required
Ideal for 2-4 people, small group instruction is an opportunity for friends to share a more intimate dance experience with the instructor. Great for performance coaching or for smaller Girls' Night Out events.
Call for group rates for 5+ people
Move Your Dance to the Next Level with Private Coaching
Limited slots available. Call 269-808-7257 to schedule.
Offers concentrated sessions that will be individually tailored to meet specific needs of the student.
Children's Bellydance - w/ Sabrina & Monica
Tuesday 5:15 - 5:45pm March 7 - April 25
Expand your child's world with dance! Open and appropriate for both girls and boys, we will
explore movements and music from the Middle East and North Africa. Traditionally, the movements
that make up Bellydance are found in the dancing done in the home. Dance and music are an important
part of the culture and home life. This class is focused on children aged 5-10. Age exceptions possible with the approval of the instructor.
30 Minutes Children under age 18 do not need their own membership as long as the responsible guardian is a member
Drop-in rate of $15/class, unless otherwise noted.
Bellydance Level I - Traditional Style - w/Sabrina
Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30 pm March 7 - April 25
Thursday 7:45 - 9:15 pm March 9 - April 27
Eight weeks to bring out your inner dancer! Perfect for beginners or experienced dancers wanting to drill the fundamentals. We'll have you shimmying and gliding across the floor in no time. Fun veil work will be introduced, and we'll also explore finger cymbal technique. Please bring your own finger cymbals; there will be some available to borrow.
90 Minutes No previous dance experience necessary!
Learn To Belly Dance!
Come learn the art of Middle Eastern Dance. We work hard as your core comes alive and your mind is challenged. Strength, flexibility, coordination, and body awareness are emphasized in our Fun, Supportive Setting. An ideal low-impact workout, bring your friends and come ready to meet your inner dance goddess!
Quality Instruction ~ Limited Space
Personal Attention ~ Fun!
~ Private Lessons Available (scroll down) ~
1350 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
TUESDAYS - Member $99 Non-Member $114
THURSDAYS - Member $99 Non-Member $114
Bellydance Level 3 - Traditional Style - w/ Sabrina
Tuesday 7:45 - 9:15pm March 7 - April 25
This class is with instructor permission only. Satisfactory mastery of the skills presented in Level 1 and Level 2 are required. We will be adding to our movement repertoire while exploring our individual style and emotions.
90 Minutes Instructor Approval Required