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Fall Belly Dance Class in Portland, Maine

Bright Star World Dance, 108 High Street, Portland, ME

NEW session starts September 8, 2019. Reserve your spot today!
- Level 1 - Mondays 3 spots, Wednesdays 4 spots available
- Level 2 - Sundays 2 spots available, Mondays SOLD OUT
- Level 3 - Wednesdays 1 spot available

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, rhythms, 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 week of September 8, 2019.

  • Level 1: Mon or Wed 5:30 PM - $155/eleven-week class
  • Level 2: Sun 11 AM or Mon 7:00 PM - $175/eleven-week class
  • Level 3: Wednesdays 7:00 PM - $175/eleven-week class
  • Payment plans available.

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Soloist Development Class in Portland, Maine

Bright Star World Dance, 108 High Street, Portland, ME

NEW class starts September 29, 2019. Reserve your spot today!

Create your own solo belly dance piece!

In this class, Rosa will guide students in creating their own solo belly dance piece, with the option to perform in a friends-and-family studio show at the end of the course.

Over the course of seven 2-hour classes, students will create their own solo belly dance piece. You'll select a song (2-4 minutes long), learn to map the music, choose an appropriate dance style, learn both improvisation and choreography skills, stage presence and other performance skills, interacting with a show producer, and more.

Just 6 students maximum. Save $10 till 9/22!

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Belly Dance Workshops & Intensive with Shahrzad in Maine

October 24-27, 2019

Get early bird rates now.

Shahrzad's 4-day intensive sold out fast — so we added some additional evening workshops!

Learn tabla with Marshall Bodiker on Friday evening (one for beginners, one for experienced drummers) and dance with Shahrzad on Saturday evening!

Get the early bird rates today! Just 15 people maximum in each workshop.

Learn more here!

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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Private Lessons

Ballet or Belly Dance - In Person or by Skype

Customized lessons tailored to your needs and your learning style. Multi-lesson packages available!

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Instructional DVDs

Delicious Pauses, Hands & Arms, and more

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  • Rhythm & Pause DVD/CD combo
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