| 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.
to Bellydance with Kalirah & Rhiannon
-- February 22 - April 4, 2016 -- Presents introductory techniques,
movements, and combinations of American
Oriental Belly Dance (including veil!) and provides basic skills for
playing finger cymbals to common Middle Eastern rhythms.
This is a
7-week session on Mondays from 7-8:30pm. New students welcome 2/22 and
Cost is $85. Registration
here (pdf). Drop-ins with some prior bellydance instruction
Basics: Bellydance -- April
11 - May 16, 2016 --
For students with prior bellydance
experience.* Class includes a review of the basics in addition
to new movements, combinations, and concepts. Plus, put it all
together and polish it
with instruction in a full length choreography.
This is a 6-week
session on Mondays, 7-8:30pm. *
Feel free to
contact us to see if you are unsure about your qualifying experience.
- Be on the look out for more information on
our annual workshop at the end of September... This year we've invited
Saqra to return and share her knowledge and humor with Juneau once
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