| 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.
- Introduction to Bellydance
This is a 7-week session on Mondays,
7 - 8:30pm, from August 4 - September 15, 2014. Explore the
of American Oriental style bellydance! Class covers fundamental
techniques, movements, movement combinations.
Perfect for people who want to be introduced to the dance or for
dancers who want to renew the core techniques (or work on their finger
New students welcome 8/4 and 8/11.
Drop-ins with some bellydance instruction welcome, $15/class (if space
is available). Cost: $85 ($80.95+5% CBJ
(.pdf) or online.
25 - 28,
2014, Daughters of the New Moon presents the annual autumn weekend
workshop. This year we are proud to present master instructor,
performer, and musician Karim
Nagi! More information and registration.
Take any or all: Thursday, Sept. 25: Rhythm for Dancers; Saturday, Sept. 27: Dabke
(Arabic Line Dance) & Maqam and Taqsim for Dancers; Sunday, Sept. 28: Dancer-Drummer
Communication & Cymbalism.
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 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
are familiar with basic bellydance movements.
- Dancers 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