| A bellydance class is an uplifting way to add
exercise to a fitness routine for every age and body type.
Bellydance can help to gently increase your flexability and
range of motion while encouraging excellent muscle control -- in
addition to being a lot of fun!
Current and Upcoming Classes
otherwise noted, classes
offered by Daughters of the New Moon have a minimum age requirement of
12 to acknowledge the
difference in the learning styles of younger age groups.
- Bellydance Basics with
Explore the foundations of American Orientale style
Class covers basic movements and techniques, and touches on veil work
and costuming. A short
combinations will also be taught.
This is an 8-week
on Mondays 7pm - 8:30pm, from August 5 - September 23. Cost is $95
($90.48 + CBJ 5% sales tax). New students welcome 8/5 and 8/12.
with some prior bellydance instruction welcome, $15/class (if space
- Workshops with Cassandra
Shore! Learn from a master of American Oriental dance as she
teaches 3 days (10 hours) of fabulous classes, September 26 - 29.
Open to any level of dancer. Workshops include: Delicious Dynamics,
and an Oriental
Choreography. Pick and choose the combination
that works best for you.
Additional information and
- Beyond Basics: Bellydance with Rhiannon. For students with prior bellydance
experience.* Classes include a review of the basics in addition to the
new movements and combinations. Plus, see how it all comes together
with instruction of a full length choreography (optional performance at
the end-of-class party November 23rd). This is a 6-week session on Mondays,
7 - 8:30pm, from October 14 - November 18. Cost: $70. Registration by mail (.pdf).
* Feel free to
contact us to see if you are unsure about your qualifying experience.
If you and some friends are
interested in beginning classes, please contact
us to set
up a series of private group lessons.
Local Dance Classes and Events of Interest
Class Opportunities -- throughout the year
- Each Fall &
Spring we try to offer courses in Basic
and/or Intermediate steps and techniques. Please contact
if you would like to be notified when upcoming
classes are scheduled.
- Private lessons (individual or group) and coaching services
available upon request for dancers of all levels. These are
opportunities to improve general technique, address specific concerns
or performance skills, and add depth to your choreographic or
- Add a special flair to
a girl’s night or afternoon and schedule a mini group lesson
in your home. Perfect for teen parties and
party, or any time you want some extra excitement. Cost
depends on the
of the lesson (30
minutes up to an hour) and the number of people attending. A 10-minute solo
performance can also be
- Fall Workshop
and Show. We routinely bring in nationally and world-famous
dancers to teach a two- or three-day weekend workshop and showcase them
in a show with the troupe. Workshops are typically designed
towards dancers who have been introduced to basic bellydance movements.
- Dancers who have
two levels of classes (or the equivalent) with a demonstrated level of
proficiency may be eligible to attend
of the New Moon troupe rehearsals to practice technique and