Belly-dancing can be mastered quickly if you come to class ready to learn and with your hip joints already smeared with bicycle grease. Move freely with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $35 for a punch card for 10 Lunchtime Shimmy belly-dancing classes (an $80 value)
- $19 for a punch card for 5 Lunchtime Shimmy belly-dancing classes (a $40 value)<p>
Rosa Noreen’s Lunchtime Shimmy classes meet on Wednesdays at noon. Participants should wear yoga clothes and can either wear indoor dance shoes or go barefoot.
Influenced by a background in ballet and intensive study of Egyptian dance, Rosa Noreen mixes up her traditional belly-dancing skills with a touch of Western style. She emphasizes the power of pauses, and her fun and sophisticated dance style has spawned its very own instructional DVD, Delicious Pauses: Negative Space in Movement. All the material on the DVD comes directly from her experience teaching belly dancing at her studio, where students of all skill levels learn to shimmy and shake according to ancient techniques. As students progress through the curriculum, they learn to improvise moves and create choreography on the fly. Rosa also goes on location to put on shows with other traveling belly dancers and students, even attending national gatherings in Las Vegas.
496 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101