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Announcing 2020 Belly Dance Workshops in Portland, Maine

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

Registration is open!

TWO Workshop Weekends with Master Teachers!

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

October 3-4, 2020: 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!

Early bird rates available only till February 29, 2020!

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

Spring Belly Dance Class in Portland, Maine

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

NEW session starts in May 2020. Dates coming soon!

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 in May 2020.

  • Level 1: Mon or Wed 5:30 PM - $155/eleven-week class
  • Level 2: Sun 11 AM or Mon 7:00 PM - $185/eleven-week class
  • Level 3: Wednesdays 7:00 PM - $185/eleven-week class
  • Payment plans available!

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

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  • A Dancer's Hands & Arms
  • Rhythm & Pause DVD/CD combo
  • Delicious Pauses: Negative Space in Movement
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