$18 for Three Intro to Belly-Dance Classes from Memphis Raqs ($45 Value)

Masjid Al-Noor Housing Development Corp

Give as a Gift
Unable to add now. Please try again later
Unable to remove now. Please try again later
Up to 60% Off

Customer Reviews

17 Ratings

Great person that teaches the classes.
Karen L. · January 23, 2015
Great experience for a beginner like me! I had fun and learned a lot
Melissa T. · June 21, 2012
The staff was friendly and inviting yet very professional! I have recommended them to several others and all feel the same.
Nicolle S. · May 9, 2012

What You'll Get


In the Ottoman Empire, belly dancers acted as spies, shimmying past oblivious guards and using long, flowing scarves to rappel down palace walls. Today's Groupon lets you embody the intrigue and danger of the discipline while getting a great full-body workout: for $18, you get three consecutive weekly classes of introductory tribal-fusion belly dance from Memphis Raqs, a $45 value. Intro to Belly Dance classes are offered Thursday and Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings at the airy, comfortable MidSouth World Dance Center, a studio built specifically for belly dance inside the Walnut Grove Office Garden. Check out the class schedule for start times. This Groupon must be redeemed within four months.

Tribal-style belly dance shirks strict choreography and instead emphasizes smooth improvisation and spontaneous group collaboration. Memphis Raqs blends elements from tribal-style with moves and costuming from Asian, African, and even modern American dances. The outcome is a unique, glittery harmony between individual and group expression.

In three weeks, you'll learn the basics of muscle isolation, dance posture, and basic choreography. You'll come to feel the whole of your body as never before, rippling and flowing from fingertip to hip. Most importantly, you'll get a taste of the supportive community bond that tribal dancers forge with one another. Weekly classes are capped at 10 to ensure you'll get plenty of individual attention. Memphis Raqs's passionate instructors welcome dancers and non-dancers from all levels of experience and ability, from those who leap, loft, or spin themselves to work, to those with three lead feet.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 18, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required. Must be used in 3 consecutive weeks. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Memphis Raqs


  • Bellydance school with an emphasis on support and acceptance of all body types
  • Classes for beginners as well as bellydance boot-camp for advanced students
  • Special workshops on topics such as improvisation and bellydance history
  • Dancers perform at weddings and events

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.