Winter 2023 Monday Classes: 

NOTE slight time change from last term:
Beginner 7:15-8:15 
Oriental (Intermediate to Advanced) 8:15-9:30 

January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 

Photo Ken Greenhorn Photography

Beginner Belly Dance with Jodie

This class is for all levels, a great class to start your journey into Belly Dance and also for those who would like to drill technique. Developing, maintaining, and expanding on a strong foundation of dance technique will help you grow as a dancer. These classes will familiarize you with the Desert Beat standard terminology and core movements. At the end of the 10 weeks, new dancers will have been introduced to a variety of belly dance movements to create a fun choreography to help them remember moves and how they can be connected. Contact Melanie to register. 

(Oriental)Intermediate to Advanced Belly Dance with Melanie

Mondays from 8:00 to 9:15 PM
VIBEyxe, 110 Wellman Crescent

* Previous experience with belly dance is required. Spots are limited, so email Melanie to hold your spot!

Challenge yourself in this multi-level class focusing on choreographies and improvisation skills for various styles of belly dance. From Egyptian folkloric, to Turkish Roman, modern belly dance, and many other styles of Middle Eastern, Turkish, and North African influenced dance, this class offers a choreography focused application of the technique, foundational skills, and muscle control you’ve already learned. We will build on what you know to expand your knowledge and skills with various styles of dance, develop your understanding of the music and cultures the styles come from, and increase your ability to perform solo and in a group.

* If you'd like to know more about this class, contact Melanie with any questions!