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Winter Belly Dance Class in Portland, Maine

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

NOTE: Due to a storm on 1/9, the Wednesday class starts on 1/16. Join us!

NEW session starts January 16, 2019. Sign up today!
- Level 1 - Mondays 9 spots, Wednesdays 9 spots available
- Level 2 - Sundays & 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, 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: Sun 11 AM or Mon 7:00 PM - $178/twelve-week class
  • Level 3: Wednesdays 7:00 PM - $178/twelve-week class
  • Payment plans available.

Reserve your spot today!

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Online Intensive - Ballet Skills for Belly Dancers - Volume 1 & Volume 2

Sign up by January 26, 2019!

Are you challenged by wobbly balances and turns? Do you feet get tangled? Confused by French step names?

Join this 4-week online intensive and solve these problems! You'll develop strong legs, gorgeous lines, better balance, and refined muscular awareness.

Volumes 1 and 2 will run simultaneously starting January 28, 2019. Choose one (4 weeks) OR do both back-to-back (8 weeks + break).

Learn from anywhere in the world, on your schedule.

Sign up today!

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!

Sign up today!

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

Shop for instructional DVDs and Grace Academy merch!

  • A Dancer's Hands & Arms
  • Rhythm & Pause DVD/CD combo
  • Delicious Pauses: Negative Space in Movement
  • Purple tank tops
Buy here!

Book a Belly Dancer

Party Entertainment, Weddings, Bridal Showers, and More

Elegant, family-friendly entertainment

Rosa brings sparkle and excitement to special events all around Southern Maine. Be sure to book well in advance!

Learn more here!

4-Day Intensive with Shahrzad in Maine

October 24-27, 2019

Registration opens Friday, November 23, 2018!

Spend 4 days studying belly dance musicality and technique in beautiful Portland, Maine!

SOLD OUT! Email rosa to Join the waiting list.

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