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Lunchtime Shimmy & Ballet Basics drop-in classes are now ONLINE via Zoom. Learn more here!

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NEW online class sessions starting the week of September 13! Save $10 till September 7.

Save $10 on Belly Dance  Save $10 on Adult Ballet

Curious about online dance classes with Rosa? Try a FREE class on Wednesday, September 9!
Intro to Ballet 6:00 PM EST, Intro to Belly Dance 7:00 PM EST

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FREE Online Try-It Classes

From Bright Star World Dance, Portland, ME - Via Zoom

Try out Adult Ballet + Belly Dance!

Curious about online dance classes with Rosa? Try out these two FREE classes for total beginners!

  • Wednesday, September 9
  • Intro to Adult Ballet - 6:00-6:45 PM EST
  • Intro to Belly Dance - 7:00-7:45 PM EST

These welcoming online classes for total beginners will introduce you to some of the foundation movements of belly dance and ballet — from the comfort of your own home! All classes are designed to be done in a small space. People of all backgrounds, genders and body types are welcomed and affirmed. This class is open to people ages 18+.

Reserve your spot!

Online Intro Dance Classes for Adults

From Bright Star World Dance, Portland, ME - Via Zoom

Intro to Adult Ballet - 6-week Class

Gain flexibility, balance, strength, and grace in this welcoming class for total beginners. People of all genders and body types welcomed and affirmed. This class is open to people ages 18+.

Starts week of 9/13, Mondays 7:30 PM EST or Thursdays 10:30 AM EST. Class recordings are available for a full week after each class.

$100/6-week class. Get $10 off till September 7!

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Intro to Belly Dance - 6-week Class

Learn about movements, rhythms, and cultural context of Egyptian dance in this friendly and supportive class for total beginners!

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.

Starts week of 9/13, Wednesdays 6:00 PM EST or Fridays 10:30 AM EST. Class recordings are available for a full week after each class.

$100/6-week class. Get $10 off till September 7!

Learn more about Belly Dance

Drop-In Adult Dance Classes - Online

From Bright Star World Dance, Portland, ME - Via Zoom

Ballet Basics for Adults - Drop in / Class Card

Gain flexibility, balance, strength, and grace in this welcoming ballet technique class. Open to people of all genders, ages 14+. Ballet shoes encouraged, but don't let that stop you--socks will work.

  • Sundays 10:30 AM EST - Ballet Basics: Barre & Centre + Stretch
  • Tuesdays 6:00 PM EST - Adv. Beginner: Barre & Centre
  • Wednesdays 10:30 AM EST - Ballet Basics/Adv. Beginner: Barre-on-the-Floor
  • Thursdays 7:30 PM EST - Ballet Basics: Balance & Adagio
Learn more about Ballet Classes!
Shimmy Time - Drop-in Belly Dance Class

Shake off your stress! Join this upbeat open-level belly dance class featuring a new combo each week. Get a great workout and learn about the cultural context that inspires each combo!

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

  • Wednesdays 12:00 PM EST - Lunchtime Shimmy
  • Thursdays 6:15 PM EST - Evening Shimmy
  • Fridays 12:00 PM EST - Lunchtime Shimmy
Learn more about Shimmy Time!

Fall Belly Dance Class - Online

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

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 13.

  • Intro to Belly Dance: Mondays 7:30 PM EST or Thursdays 10:30 AM EST - $100/six-week class
  • Level 2: Sun 9:00 AM or Mon 6:00 PM EST - $175/eleven-week class
  • Level 3: Wednesdays 7:30 PM EST - $175/eleven-week class

Save $10 till 9/7!

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Announcing 2020 Belly Dance Workshops in Portland, Maine

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

TWO Workshop Weekends with Master Teachers!

May 2-3, 2020 - POSTPONED: Oreet - Belly Dance & Yemeni Dance
Get the tools for strength AND artistry!

October 3-4, 2020 - POSTPONED: Soumaya - Raqs Sharqi & Moroccan Dance
Take a dive into the cultural expression of Raqs Sharqi and Moroccan dance!

Save up to $202 on package deals. Installment plans available!

Learn more about Oreet's workshops - POSTPONED
Learn more about Soumaya's workshops - POSTPONED

Online Private Lessons

Ballet or Belly Dance

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

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