Class Info

For info on Bellydance class times and cost, click the INSTRUCTION category on the main menu.

Music Suggestions for ATS® Students:
FatChance Bellydance®

Other Music we Love:
Raquy and the Cavemen
Hossam Ramzy
Phil Thornton
Solace
Out of the Darj

Helm

A Few of Our Favorite Costuming Sites:
FatChance Bellydance®
Flying Skirts
Nakarali

 

New students click here for a welcome packet.

LEVEL 1 / BASIC CLASS - {LIST OF MOVES WE COVER IN CLASS}

Week One
Posture
Prayer
Taxeem
Hand Floreo
4 Basic Steps (Shimmy, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot/Choo-choo) with simple cues and transitions.

Week Two
Arm Undulations
Egyptian Step
Formations for Leading and Following
You will need your own zils (finger cymbals) for Week Three*

Week Three
Zils (We will have finger cymbals for sale for $12)
Review formations with all steps

Week Four
Bodywave
Arabic Step
Review formations with all steps

Week Five
Torso Twist
Pivot Bump/Choo Choo w/arm 1 and arm 2
Review formations with all steps

Week Six
Circle Step
Shimmy Step
Review formations with all steps

 

LEVEL 2 - (LIST OF MOVES WE COVER IN CLASS)

Level One Fundamentals recommended before taking this class. Basic steps covered in L1 are not covered in L2.

Walking Taxeem
Walking Bodywave
Reverse Turn
Review/drill formations

Turkish Shimmy
-w/arms and turn

Chorus
Reach and Sit

Propeller Turn
Corkscrew Turn


Arabic Hip Twist and half turn
Review/drill formations/chorus

Camel Walk

Double Bump
Single Bump

Ribcage Rotation
Arc arms

Up2 Down3
-w/zil pattern

Arabic Shimmy
-w/arms and turn

Shoulder Shimmy
Ghawazee Shimmy Combo
Reverse Taxeem
Head Slides