The Belly Dance Studio

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, […]

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 […]

Watermelon Soup — with Feta!!

  Watermelon  Soup — with Feta!!     What do we still have right now in Southeast Texas?  Even though it’s September, we still have the sweet summer taste of watermelons. . .watermelon is still in season!  Albiet not for long, pumpkins are quickly replacing them in the produce aisle shortly.   While we still […]

Anytime Avocado and Cucumber Salad!

Avocado and Cucumber Salad Makes 8 servings 4 cups avocados, diced to your liking 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes 2 cups cucumbers, peeled and diced medium 1 cup red onion, diced small 1/2 cup green onions, chopped 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 cup olive […]

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 […]

Men and Belly Dance! It’s Not Just A Girl-Thing

Do Men Belly Dance?? From Belly Dance Lifestyle website: It is a rare occasion when we have a man enroll in belly dance classes here at The Belly Dance Studio in Beaumont, Tx… but it is NOT unheard of.   Here’s a great article from our friends at — enjoy! The History of Male […]

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.

Kitana, Belly Dance Instructor

Kitana has always had a passion for fitness and dance. She started instructing fitness classes at eighteen years of age, then after many years as a fitness trainer, decided to learn the art of bellydancing. It only took a few classes for passion to replace curiosity and drive Kitana to take private lessons and workshops […]

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