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Yes! You CAN Belly Dance… We Have FUN Classes for YOU at The Belly Dance Studio

Do you know how many times we at The Belly Dance Studio hear these words: “Oh I think Belly Dance is so fun to watch, but I can’t move my body like that” ?????????????????????????????????????? Guess what… You CAN! Now, not all of us have a natural ability to dance like Shakira (Who, by the way, […]

Don’t Shy Away From A Shimmy – Belly Dance IS For You!

Today on the website, The New Indian Express, Aparna Chandra of Bangalore published a great article about the benefits of Belly Dance — and why YOU shouldn’t Shy Away From A Shimmy  We couldn’t wait to share this excerpt with you!!! “Bellydancing is both a relaxing and enlivening dance that can help tone the body […]

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Dee’s Diary. . .

How to Succeed at Weight Loss Without Really Trying!   September 6th. . . This is the story of my transformation!  It chronicles my surprising, ongoing journey, not only of weight loss, but of learning how to accept and love myself. . .just as I am along the way!  Because, let’s face it, we all […]

Getting Defensive Or Being Offended?

From Michele Harrington, owner of The Belly Dance Studio (professionally known as Dilara Sultan) As a belly dancer of many years, I feel defensive sometimes. I am very, very active in the community.  I cannot count the number of times when I am at a local small business networking event or even a Chamber of […]

The History of Belly Dance Props – The Sword

In this, the second in a series of four on the history of Belly Dance props, we’ll explore the origins and history associated with the Scimitar or Sword. The art of the belly dance, or Oriental dance, is recorded as early as 800 B.C. and was used for many forms of celebrations in Middle Eastern […]

The History of Belly Dance Props – The Cane

Say “Belly Dancer” and, probably, the first thing that pops to mind is the image of a mysterious woman dancing around with a flowy veil.  But, did you know there’s a reason why a veil is used in Belly Dancing and that there are other props used, too? In this, the first of a four-part […]

Why Do Belly Dancers Wear Coins? The Belly Dance Studio Knows…

Belly dancing is a form of ancient dance from throughout the Middle East. During the Ottoman Empire, it spread into the rest of the Middle East through caravans of traveling Gypsies. The caravans entertained in the streets during festivals and even in palaces to entertain the women. One item belly dancers wear that brings much […]

Learn More About Master Belly Dance Instructor Aliyah

Did you know that Aliyah credits belly dance for something much more – a physical and mental path of recovery. After a drunk driver ran over her and nearly killed her, it was and continues to be the art of oriental dance that keeps this police officer moving.

Is Belly Dance A Workout???

The Belly Dance Studio is in Beaumont, Tx!!!! Belly dancing is an ancient art form that has become a popular form of exercise; it is low impact and can burn up to 400 calories per hour while working numerous muscle groups. Additionally, belly dancing routines can be tailored to fit the needs of individuals who have physical limitations or disabilities.

We currently offer TWO Beginner Belly Dance classes at The Belly Dance Studio. Read more here

4335 Calder Ave, Beaumont 409-790-7669