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Allston

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Natassia Spring Belly Dance with Natassia!
Six-week series geared toward folks who have some movement experience and are looking to dig into the beautiful art form we call belly dance. Learn performance tips, traveling step and isolation combinations, stage mapping, expression and emotive work, culture study, musicality study, and more! Paypal address is NatassiaLafauci@yahoo.com.
  • March 11 - April 22 (No class April 1)
  • $130 for 6 weeks. $25 dropin
Salsa y Control Dance Studio
161 Harvard Ave., Suite 13B

 

Amherst

Sahina
413.595.1119
Sahina Belly Dance
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. Studio 116
460 West St.

 

Arlington

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Aslahan
781.859.9606
Tashkin Rhythms
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. Call for details

 

Attleboro

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Neylan
Neylan
Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Master Teacher. Classes offered in Attleboro MA. Email for more info.
  • Tuesday nights 7:30 - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday nights 7:30 - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday morning 10 - 11:30 pm

Barre

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Elizabeth
508.736.7577

Sacred Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

This unique belly dance class is a work out too! It will include toning exercises, belly dance choreography, yoga, and meditation. We’ll learn Tribal Fusion combos that will leave you feeling inspired! This class draws on the ancient roots of belly dance as a harmonious dance of women dancing together to celebrate life cycles. Astrology, Saging, Tarot cards and phases of the moon will be included.

These classes are appropriate for all levels—beginners are especially welcome. Contact Elizabeth at 508.736.7577 or elizabella9@gmail.com. Drop-ins $12.

The Listening Wellness Center
35 South Street

 

Belmont

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Sardis
781.475.9507
Individual or group classes in Belmont. Contact Sardis for location.

 

Berkley

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Aurel
508.822.6449
Ancient Art Studios
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. Ancient Art Studios
590 Berkley Street

 

Beverly

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Samra (Brenda Canady)

Beginners Belly Dance Techniques with Samra - 6 week course. Starts June 18 1:00 pm and runs through 7/30 (no class on 7/2, holiday weekend). $72 Advanced registration required. Register at www.tinyurl.com/bellydancebac

Beverly Athletic Club
7 Reservoir Rd.

 

 

Billerica

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Carolisa
978.937.7937

Beginner Intensive Series
Have you ever wanted to try belly dance? Try something new in the New Year! Make it a “night out” with friends to learn this beautiful and joyous dance! Fast and fiery to slow and smooth, this dance includes core isolations, figure 8s, flowing hands and arms, a Greek dance and the beautiful veil cance - all set to a fantastic mix of world music! Increase flexibility, work all muscles especially the core (low impact), and feel great in this FUN and friendly class! You’ll be surprised how much you’ll learn in this 6-week beginner intensive series; zills and veils may be borrowed. Continuing students welcome! For women of all ages, body types, and fitness levels. Email Carolisa to register.

  • Thursday mornings starting Jan. 11- 10:30 am $60
  • Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 24 – 7:00 pm $55 (off 2/14)
Two locations in Billerica. Call for specific information.

 

Bradford

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Naharin (Nelda Laws)
978.374.6703
Group, private, and semi-private lessons for all levels. Learn folkloric and cabaret styles of Middle-Eastern dance for exercise, feminine awareness, performance, and fun, including a variety of techniques for zills, veil, sword, cane, and floor dance. Call for details.

 

Bridgewater

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Amar Gamal
Amar Gamal
  • Basic Beginner Bellydance
  • Polishing the Basics
Maha Yoga Center
992 Bedford St.
508.697.3273

 

Brookline

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Shadia Tohme
781.461.0512
Spring session. Call or check online for current rates and schedule. Beginner and beyond beginner classes in raqs sharqi style in well-appointed studio. Parking and on T stop. Wear socks or soft slippers. Ongoing year-round 8-week session Brookline Adult Ed at Brookline High School
66 Tappan St.Email or call 617.730.2700 for more information or to register.

 

Cambridge

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Johara
617.922.3676
Johara Snake Dance Productions
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. Call for details

 

Dedham

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Shadia Tohme
781.461.0512
Private classes in Egyptian, Lebanese, and Turkish styles by appointment. Home studio. Call for details.
Phaedra
781.329.1484
Phaedra of Boston
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class and workshop information. Private lessons also available by appointment. Call for details

 

Florence

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Eliza Luminara
423.385.0955
Facebook

Tribal Props and Technique 101

Balancing, skirt work, group dancing, musicality, and technique focus! Connect your mind and body while having fun! [drop in friendly!] *3+ months Tribal or other dance style recommended*

  • 8-week session
  • Thursdays, Nov. 3 - Dec. 22; 7:00 pm
  • Session: $139; drop-ins: $20

Pre-register to reserve your spot by emailing Eliza.

Sun Studio
The Arts and Industry Building, Suite 245
221 Pine St.

 

 

Medford

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Nadira Jamal
Belly Dance Somerville
Belly Dance Level 1: Learn a variety of movements and traveling steps, but also performance skills, musicality, and history! The class is suitable for all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels, and for all ages preteen+ Although the class is held on the Tufts campus, you do NOT need to be affiliated with Tufts to attend. Register now at: http://www.BellyDanceSomerville.com/join-the-class/ Tufts University
161 College Ave. (room provided upon registration)
Sardis

781.475.9507
Instructor specializes in the use of props, including veil, zills, cane, sword, jug, fan, and plates. Training in individual and troupe performance. All levels and individual coaching. Pay by the class. Call for details.
LaReina (Lorraine Lafata)
617.763.4689
Embracing Aphrodite: Reclaiming Beauty and Empowered Sensuality Through Belly Dance
Intermediate level class. In this nine-week class series, using rhythm, visualization and the movement vocabulary of belly dance, we will refashion beauty in our own image and reclaim our right to embodied, empowered sensual expression. Working in safe space, we will learn to trust the power of our flesh, embrace our individual beauty and become fully loving and present in our bodies. Call or email instructor for specific dates and class pricing. To register: Send a check made out to Lorraine Lafata, 14 Kilsyth Road, Medford MA 02155
The Dance Studio
3163 Mystic Valley Parkway

 

Newburyport

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Leondunya
978.590.0974
Classes by appointment. Private and semi-private classes for groups, children, and adults. Introductory-intermediate Middle-Eastern and gypsy-style dance lessons by expert costumer/choreographer, experienced dance teacher and performer. Call for more information.

 

Newton

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Shadia Tohme
781.461.0512
Newton Adult Ed spring session
Newton North High School
457 Walnut St.
Email or call 617.559.6999.

 

North Attleboro

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Imari
207.749.6412
For more information about Attleboro classes, call or visit Imari Belly Dancing.  

 

North Dartmouth

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Katia
508.993.7074
Ongoing private and semi-private classes by appointment. Located one hour south of Boston and 1/2 hour from Providence. Call for details.

 

Rockland

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Amar Gamal
See web site for more about Amar
  • Basic Beginner Belly Dance
  • Polishing the Basics
  • Continuing Belly Dance
Starlight School of Dance
331 Center Ave.
617.688.8991

 

Somerville

Teacher Class Location
Sardis

781.475.9507
Instructor specializes in the use of props, including veil, zills, cane, sword, jug, fan, and plates. Training in individual and troupe performance. All levels and individual coaching. Pay by the class. Wednesdays and Sundays Call for details.
Shadia Tohme
781.461.0512
Ongoing raqs sharqui classes.
Beginners 6:00 - 7:00 pm ($120)
Intermediate/adv - 7:15 - 8:45 pm ($180)
Center for Arabic Culture (Somerville Amory)
191 Highland St., Suite 6B
FMI: email or call 877.222.9740
Nadira Jamal
Belly Dance Somerville
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. Third Life Studio
33 Union Square

 

Swampscott

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Tatiana (Tanya Shamray)
978.325.1256
Tatiana's web site

Sundays

  • 10:00 - 11:00 Group #2
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Group #1

All levels are welcome. Teaching classical belly dance, folkloric, fusions. Please call or email for details and which group is the best for you.

All About Dance
213 Essex St.
Swampscott, MA 01907

 

Waltham

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Melina
781.588.3628
Moody Street Circus
See calendar, below, for the most up-to-date class information. 397 Moody St., 2nd floor

 

Watertown

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Johara
617.780.8890
Beginning Belly Dance 1 and 2 - See Brookline class description. New sessions upon request/availability. Abaka Armenian School for the Performing Arts
101 Bigelow St.
Shadia
781.820.5446 or 781.461.0512
Performance Classes with Shadia Classes will be geared for performance. Egyptian style. Zills, cane, rhythms, technique, folklore, classical and cabaret. Parking & near T Bus route

 

Abaka Armenian School for the Performing Arts
101 Bigelow St.

 

Worcester

Teacher Class Location
Baseema ATS Classes with Baseema
  • Level One - Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Level Two - Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Level Three - Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:00 pm
  • ATS and Swords - Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:00 pm
The Dance Space at Higgins Armory
100 Barber Ave.
Hayam
860.918.4744
Regular Egyptian-style beginner/intermediate class Monday evenings 8:00 - 9:00 pm. Regularly taught specialty topics and choreography sessions; check for dates. Available for private lessons. The Dance Space at Higgins Armory
100 Barber Ave.