Why should you try Belly Dance classes in Santa Fe? Your body is a temple…be your own temple dancer. Awaken your fabulous inner goddess and celebrate what you've got! Areena Belly Dancer is your playful guide in exploring the essentials of Oriental Belly Dance technique & Areena's unique Latin-inspired Belly Dance fusion. We’ll groove to the dynamic rhythms of classical & contemporary Middle-Eastern & World music. Belly dance is a full-body movement & fitness practice that embraces all skill levels, ages and body types, cultivates core strength, balance, flexibility, musicality, sensuality…and joy! Pleasure is self-care, for body and soul. Explore empowered embodiment!
Sundays 1:15pm LEVEL 1
(1hr Warm-up, Basic Technique)
Sundays 2:15pm LEVEL 2
(1hr Advanced & Choreography)
Drop-in 1hr class $12 / Drop-in 2hr class $22
4-1hr Class Pass $45 / 4-2hr Class Pass $75
(Passes good for 2 months)
Level 2 classes are designed to flow from Level 1 with a progression of fun and increasingly challenging isolations, layered movements, combinations, zills, step patterns and more, so advanced students are encouraged to take both classes for review, otherwise come warmed-up and ready to dive in for a brisk class at 2:15!
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LIGHTFOOT DANCE STUDIO
332 Camino del Monte Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Awakening Olypsis with
Performing elegant "raqs sharki" & Oriental fusion Belly Dance in Santa Fe since 2004. Co-founder, co-director, teacher, soloist, former troupe member and choreographer with The Saltanah Dancers (2006-2018) Areena Belly Dancer is a seasoned performer with well over 700 belly dance performances under her sparkly belt. - She produces both the New Moon Cabaret (a monthly 21+ curated variety show) & Enchanted Santa Fe Evenings (live music & belly dance) at Honeymoon Brewery. Performance history includes restaurants in Santa Fe such as El Farol, Vanessie's, Pyramid Cafe, Cleopatra's Cafe., Tumbleroots, The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing & more...to birthdays, festivals and weddings...to the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe Bandstand on the Plaza, Meow Wolf and countless stage shows. Areena Belly Dancer's fluid, lyrical yet precise style will keep your eyes riveted! Gorgeous silk veils, balancing dances with candle tray and basket, fabulous costumes - with optional Mermaid, Mystical Phoenix LED & Goddess-themed costumes designed and created by Areena - increase the wow factor. With an intention to respect the origins and cultural context of Belly Dance, and other world dance forms, Areena avidly continues studying Egyptian raqs sharqi and Oriental Belly Dance, Folkloric Dances of the Middle East, Turkish Rom, Classical Persian, Bollywood, Hula, Spanish fusion, Ballroom and Latin Social Dances (salsa, cha-cha, bachata, merengue, kizomba, Brazilian zouk, cumbia and tango).
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