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ZUMBA with NYJUMA at The Belly Dance Studio

Nyjuma is here with Zumba Fitness®! She is one of the BEST instructors in SETX!!! Only $5 cash every Wednesday evening at 6 pm….

$5 Zumba Is Here

When Nyjuma Howard walked into The Belly Dance Studio, we knew we had discovered a kindred spirit. She’s fierce, she’s classy and she’s her own walking testimonial. After a year and a half of Zumba, Nyjuma’s measurements dropped from 42, 37, 46 to her current size of 34, 28, 37. Come try Zumba with Nyjuma […]

Happy Fats & Sad Fats? The Belly Dance Studio Shares the facts…

Good fats, bad fats, junk food…. does it all matter? According to new research it really does. The Belly Dance Studio breaks down the newest study here>>

FITNESS 4-1-1 From The Belly Dance Studio: Elastic Bands Pack More Punch Than You Think!

Question: What increases strength more: Weight Machines, Free Weights or Resistance Bands? Researchers reported in the International Journal Sports Medicine, 31: 810-817, 2010, that Elastic Bands work just as well as their expensive counterparts.  Their study found that women had equal increases in strength (upright rowing, squats, back extensions) as women participating in resistance exercise […]

Tabata Bootcamp™ at The Belly Dance Studio

Our Back-To-School Tabata Bootcamp Dates Are Announced and NOW Available for Purchase

Addiction to Sugar More Powerful Than Cocaine

As we rapidly fall into the holiday feasting, an interesting factoid from FitnessRX Magazine caught our eye: “Sugar Addiction More Powerful Than Cocaine” Really????   Does this mean that all those pageant mom’s on Toddlers and Tiara’s are really pushing drugs when they are pouring pixie-sticks down their throats???    That’s just our opinion.  Here’s what the […]

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 […]

Get Moving… Join Us… Let The Art Transform You at The Belly Dance Studio

It’s Monday, and we all have excuses why we can’t get up… get moving…. get on track for a happy-healthy lifestyle.  At The Belly Dance Studio we have heard all the excuses… really we have.   We understand, we empathize… and we even make our own excuses at times too. When this little gem was added […]

Is Belly Dance A Workout???

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

Water On The Rocks, Shimmied Not Stirred

The latest nutrition recommendations from the US Dept of Agriculture advised  people to drink water when they’re thirsty.  Seems like a no-brainer, huh?  But unfortunately it’s something we ALL need to be reminded of. These recommendations were based on data dealing with dehydration, temperature regulation and metabolic control.  Many nutritional scientists strongly disagreed.  Many partially […]

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