BELLY DANCE CLASSES & POLYNESIAN/HULA CLASSES


Belly Dance Classes!
Current Classes... Belly Dance Basics, Belly-Fit Belly Dance,  Belly Dance Drills & Combinations, 
Belly Dance Zills/Finger Cymbals, 
Belly Dance Choreography, K-Yoga and Tease Burlesque Class.


We accept cash, credit cards, health insurance debit cards and checks.


Special 1-Day Crash Classes

Polynesian/Hula Dance 1-Day Crash Class ~ 10/4/2017
Wednesday, 6-7pm ~  Explore the flavor of Hula moves. We will explain and drill several core Polynesian style moves, as many as we can in one hour, while sharing a great aerobic workout with you. This will be taught as a 1-day crash class, and is a great chance to try a new style of dance or add to your workout routine.

Tuition: $8 in advance for 1 person, or $20 in advance for 3 people. $11 per person, day of.

Please note: for our 1-Day Crash Classes, we only accept cash day of. Credit Cards or Cash may be used in advance.
Levels: No experience necessary.  





Belly Dance 1-Day Crash Class ~ 10/2/2017
Monday, 6:45-7:45pm ~
 Fun packed Intro to Belly Dance. Great for people who are absolutely new to Belly Dance, and would like to give it a try, as well as a wonderful drilling review for experienced Belly Dancers. We go over quite a few Belly Dance moves in our Crash Classes, including shimmies, to hip circles, undulations, etc.
Tuition: $8 in advance for 1 person, or $20 in advance for 3 people. $11 per person, day of.
Please note: for our 1-Day Crash Classes, we only accept cash day of. Credit Cards or Cash may be used in advance.
Levels: No experience necessary.  





​MONDAYS
Belly Dance Basics & Drills ~ 8 week session, 10/2/17 - 11/20/2017
Mondays, 5:40-6:40pm ~
Learn Belly Dance via drilling moves and combinations. Take this class to learn a new dance form, or to get a fun workout. In this 8 week session you will learn core moves and fun combinations! You can take this class for the exercise, to learn Belly Dance, or to learn a new combinations for the next time you find yourself on a dance floor.
Tuition: $60 per 8 week session in advance, $10 per single class. Pre-registration suggested.
Levels: No experience necessary.  




Polynesian Hula Dance ~ 5 week session, 10/9 - 11/6

Mondays, 6:45-7:45pm ~ Learn & Drill classical Hula moves. This will be a fun, low-impact yet high-cardiovascular work out. You may sweat. We will be drilling moves that involve your hips and core. This is not a "story with your hands" class, it is all about your hips! You can take this class just for the exercise, and/or to learn Polynesian moves.
Tuition: $37.50 per 5 week session in advance, $10 per single class. Pre-registration suggested.
Levels: No experience necessary. 




TUESDAYS...
Belly Dance Basics, Combos & Drills ~ 8 week session, 10/3 - 11/28/2017
Tuesdays. 5:35-6:35pm ~ Explore the wonderful Art of Middle Eastern Dance. Learn Belly Dance via moves & combinations, that will work both your hips & core. In this session, we will learn moves & combinations. The pace will be determined by the participants. Each class will start with a warm up, shimmy drill, and touch on a specific topic. If you have Finger Cymbals, you will want to bring them.

​No classes on 10/31/2017.
Tuition: $60 per 8 week session in advance, $10 per single class. Pre-registration suggested.
Levels: No experience necessary.   


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Belly Dance Choreography Ind/Adv
Tuesdays, 6:50-8:00pm ~ Quarterly Sessions,  Jan/Feb/Mar  Apr/May/Jun  Jul/Aug/Sep  Oct/Nov/Dec
Belly Dance Choreography & Technique Building. This is our Bellydance Academy Performance Group.
Tuition: $95
Level: Int/Adv. Prerequisites apply.


Gypsy Skirt Belly Dance Choreography Ind/AdvThis will begin January 2018
Tuesdays, 8:15-9:30pm ~ Quarterly Sessions,  Jan/Feb/Mar  Apr/May/Jun  Jul/Aug/Sep  Oct/Nov/Dec
Specialty Belly Dance Choreography & Technique Building Performance Class. This class utilizes Props.
Tuition: $95
Level: Int/Adv. Prerequisites apply.


WEDNESDAYS...

Private Rehearsal/Rental ~ Wednesdays 6:00-8:30pm​


THURSDAYS...
Tease Burlesque! ~ 6 week session TBA
Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm ~ Back at The Bellydance Academy! Let Femme Noire introduce you to the Art of Burlesque Dancing with Tease. This focus will be on elements of Classic Burlesque & Striptease. Learn how to peel off a glove, tease with a boa and strut your stuff!
Tuition: $10 per class, in advance. $12 per class day of. Pre-registration suggested.
For this class we accept cash or checks at the studio.
​Credit card payments must register for full session, $80 on-line thru link below.
Level: No experience needed.



SUNDAYS... We hope to repeat this in 2018
Belly Dance at Canalside ~ All Summer! 6/11 - 8/27/2017
Sundays, 9-10am
 
~  Join us for aerobic style fitness with Belly Dance moves. Fun and effective! Learn as you work out! You may be surprised how slightly changing your fitness routine can challenge your muscles. This fitness class at Canalside is FREE to all, and sponsored by Blue Cross of WNY. Our class is on the Canalside East Lawn, located on Scott Street, across the street from 716-Tim Horton's, The Marriott and the Buffalo News.
Additional FREE classes at Canalside include; 
Belly Dance on the Canalside Boardwalk, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7-9pm and 
Hula Dance on the Canalside Boardwalk, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 7-9pm


Tuition: FREE.
Levels: No experience necessary.  





HOW TO REGISTER?

Please contact us with questions and to register.
You can register at The Bellydance Academy, by mail, by phone or by links.
​We accept cash, checks and credit cards.
On-line registration links will be added to this page soon.



Additional classes that will be offered during 2017...​​

Tahitian Hips Hula Dance~ Dates to be announced
Learn "Hula" moves! Move your hips. Sweat as you smile. Low impact Aerobic, high cardio. 
Levels: No experience necessary. Great for Beginners, Technique Building for Advanced.


Sword Techniques for Beginners ~ Dates to be announced ~ 3 week session
Learn Balance Techniques & Combinations for Belly Dancing with a Sword.
Tuition: $25, 3 week session. Levels: No experience necessary.


Namas-Kay Yoga ~ Dates to be announced
Currently this are Private Sessions
Please contact us to be added to the Namas-Kay Yoga email list.
Kay studied & certified Yoga in India. She offers a curriculum created to share true classical practices for today's lifestyle. 


Sword Techniques & Choreography Ind/Adv ~ Dates to be announced
Choreography & Technique Building. Level: Int/Adv. Prerequisites apply.


Gypsy Skirt Belly Dance Choreography Ind/Adv ~ Dates to be announced
Choreography & Technique Building. Level: Int/Adv. Prerequisites apply.


Classes at The Bellydance Academy...
Belly Dance Basics
Belly-Fit Belly Dance
Belly Dance Drills & Combinations
Belly Dance Sword & Balance
​Belly Dance Zills/Finger Cymbals
Tahitian Hips Hula Dance
Belly Dance Choreography
Flow Art Fire Dance
Tease Burlesque





​Please note. All classes & workshops are subject to change without notice. Registered participants will be contacted with any closings or schedule revisions. As with any weather related school closings, announcement would be posted on our FaceBook page as well as on our local tv news closing lists.






Please contact us with any questions.
Our contact information is located on the Contact Page.


To register for classes on-line & additional information, follow this link.



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