| 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.
for Repeat Beginners with Kalirah. This is a
4-week session on Mondays May 4, 11, 18, & Tuesday May 26. Class
will emphasize movement repetition and combinations to solidify and
improve basic technique and build movement confidence. Review and build
onto your knowledge of the foundations of American Orientale style
belly dance! Primarily geared to students with prior experience with
basic belly dance movement concepts. Students with other dance
experience are welcome to use the class as an introduction to belly
dance. There will be plenty of review for those who need a complete
is $50, plus finger cymbals (available at class for $20). Registration
Drop-ins with some prior bellydance instruction welcome, $15 per class.
with Rhiannon. Explore the foundations of American Orientale style
bellydance! Provides an introduction to basic movements and finger
cymbals patterns, and will touch on veil work and costuming. This is a
7-week session on Mondays 7pm - 8:30pm, from March 16 - April 27. Cost
is $80, plus finger cymbals (available at class for $20). Registration
Drop-ins with some prior bellydance instruction welcome, $15 per class
(if space is available).
- Save the Date! Annual Fall Workshop with Rabia -- September 24-27, 2015 -- We have invited Rabia,
the internationally known "local" dancer from Anchorage, to
share her passion and expertise in Turkish Oriental and Romani dances
for the Daughters of the New Moon's annual fall workshop series.
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
Spring we try to offer courses in Basic
and Intermediate steps and techniques. Please contact
if you would like to be notified when upcoming
classes are scheduled.
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
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
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
are familiar with basic bellydance movements - sign up prior for a basics class.
who have taken
two levels of classes (or the equivelent) may be eligible to attend
of the New Moon troupe rehearsals to practice technique and