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Soumaya MaRose in Maine

Bright Star World Dance, 108 High St, Portland ME

November 9-10, 2018
  • Fri 11/9 - Performance 8:00 PM - Tickets available now!
  • Sat 11/10 - Workshop 12:00-4:30 PM - Workshop SOLD OUT

Come learn about the music and movements of various regions of the Middle East and North Africa, and how they influence the belly dance styles in each area in Soumaya's "Raqs Sharqi: Roots & Culture" workshop.

Soumaya MaRose is a native Moroccan woman born and raised in Belgium who is passionate about sharing her culture through dance. "For me, dancing means language. It is my way to share my culture and keep the Arabic woman in me alive."

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Drop-In Adult Dance Classes

Bright Star World Dance, 108 High St, Portland ME

Ballet Basics for Adults: Tue 5:30 PM, Sun 9:30 AM

Gain flexibility, balance, strength, and grace in this welcoming class. No experience necessary! Open to people of all genders, ages 14+. Ballet shoes encouraged, but don't let that stop you--socks will work.

Lunchtime Shimmy: Wednesdays 12:00-12:50 PM

Shake the midweek stress! Join this upbeat beginner belly dance class, learn some new moves, and transport yourself on your lunch break.

All drop-in classes are ongoing. Join us this week!

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Fall Belly Dance Classes in Portland, ME

NEW winter session begins in January 2019

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Bright Star World Dance, 108 High St, Portland ME

Yes, YOU are perfect for belly dance, right now.

You don't need to lose or gain weight. You don't need to have rhythm or be flexible. Just bring your self and your sense of fun to learn something new this season in a warm and supportive environment.

Learn about movement, musicality, and cultural context while discovering new muscles and a world of fun.

Classes are available for total beginners, continuing students, and advanced dancers. Join the next belly dance class starting the in January 2019. Dates coming soon!

  • Level 1: Mon or Wed 5:30 PM - $154/twelve-week class
  • Level 2: Mondays 7:00 PM - $178/twelve-week class
  • Level 3: Wednesdays 7:00 PM - $178/twelve-week class
  • Payment plans will be available.

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