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Belly Dance Instruction

We are eager to share our experience and knowledge of belly dance with all levels of dancers.
Preregistration is required for all classes.

You can phone or text Theresa at  816 510 2270 with any questions. Or email theresa@hoabellydance.com

Live-Stream Online classes are conducted on the Zoom platform from your computer, laptop, phone, etc.  Download the Zoom app today so you’ll be all set.

In-Person classes are limited to ten students due to COVID-19 and our social distancing practices. Please remember to wear a mask.

Registration/Payment:

Payment Option 1:  Send payment using Venmo to @bellydancemaze AND send Theresa a message with class day & time.

Payment Option 2: Go to our Shop Page and select your class. Payment will be collected with PayPal. Note that a service charge will be applied when using PayPal.

2021 Spring Classes

SUNDAYS *** In-Person at Next Level Fitness in Kansas City ***
*Mixed Level – Beginners
May  2, 16, 23$30 for all three classes (no class Mother’s Day and Memorial Weekend)
or $15 if paying for one class at a time
See payment options above
Time: 2 PM (50 minutes each)
Instructor: Theresa
Where: Next Level Fitness, 4013 Sterling Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133
About: This class teaches basic belly dance moves and technique.

MONDAYS *** Online – Live with Zoom ***
*Next Level Beginner

Temperately on Hold 
 $40 for all four classes
or $15 if paying for one class at a time
See payment options above
Time: 6:00 PM (50 minutes each)
Instructor: Theresa
Zoom link will be emailed to you after signup
About: This class is for students that learned the basics and are ready for the next level. Theresa will be teaching combinations and advanced movements.

TUESDAYS *** In-Person at Camelot in Overland Park ***
*Mixed Level – Beginners
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  – $50 for all five classes
April 6, 13, 20, 27
$40 for all four classes
May 4, 11, 18, 25$40 for all four classes
or $15 if paying for one class at a time
See payment options above
Time: 5:45-6:35 PM  (50 minutes each)
Instructor: Theresa
Where:
Camelot Ballroom, 6635 West 151st Street Overland Park, KS 66223
About: This class teaches basic moves to new dance students.

WEDNESDAYS ***  In-Person at Camelot in Overland Park ***
*Beginners
May 5, 12, 19, 26$40 for all four classes
or $15 if paying for one class at a time
See payment options above
Time: 6 PM  (50 minutes each)
Instructor: Amanda in May | Kate in June
Where: Camelot Ballroom, 6635 West 151st Street Overland Park, KS 66223
About: This class is a belly dance primer to get you started learning the basic movements.  You can repeat Start Belly Dancing sessions until you master the basic moves.
*Next Level Beginner Technique & Combinations Choreography
May 5, 12, 19, 26$40 for all four classes
or $15 if paying for one class at a time
See payment options above
Time:
6:00 PM  (50 minutes each)
Instructor: Theresa
Where: Camelot Ballroom, 6635 West 151st Street
Overland Park, KS 66223
About: This class is for students that have learned the basics and are ready for the next level as well as intermediate level. Learn fun group belly dance choreography routines.
*Performing Dance Team
Please Contact Theresa if you are interested in being a member of the Heart of America Middle Eastern Dance team.
Time:
7:00 PM
Instructor/Director: Theresa
Where: Camelot Ballroom, 6635 West 151st Street
Overland Park, KS 66223
About: The Heart of America Middle Eastern Dancers are a professional dance troupe based in Kansas City specializing in Egyptian, Lebanese, and Persian styles of Dance. Theresa Maze founded the troupe under the Heart of America Arab Cultural Arts non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the goal of presenting high-quality dances of the Middle East and foster cultural understanding and diversity. The troupe as well as soloists are in high demand within the private and corporate entertainment worlds. They are especially proud to represent Lebanon at the Kansas City Ethnic Enrichment Festival.


*FEE Policy: There are NO REFUNDS for classes missed. Classes missed can be made up if prior approval is obtain one week in advance of missing the class. Classes cancelled by the teacher will be made up at a time determined by the teacher.

Student Portal provides Theresa’s students with access to class handouts, choreography videos, and other tips:
Student Portal (password required.)
Current Students may contact Theresa for the password.

Private Lessons & Semi-Private Classes
Theresa is available to teach workshops on many topics. Technique, choreography, improvisational skills, dancing to live music, and more. Private and semi-private lessons are the fastest way to improve your dancing and allow for individualized attention.

Belly Dancing is Fun! Take a journey through time and culture with one of the oldest surviving dance forms originating from the ancient cultures of the orient to the mid-East. Belly dance began as a social dance enjoyed by both men and women at weddings, parties, and celebrations. From the social scene, it has evolved into the art form it is today, enjoyed throughout the world.

Belly Dancing is for Everyone! All ages, shapes and sizes have found a creative and expressive outlet through belly dance. It focuses on relaxed, natural isolation of different parts of the body with an emphasis on articulations of the torso and hips creating sensuous patterns with the entire body. Belly dance provides health and fitness benefits as well as a social outlet and is for everyone at every age. It is rooted in traditions which accept that a healthy body comes in a variety of types.

What to Wear:
 Comfy form fitting clothes that allow you to move and see movements. Yoga pants, leggings, form fitting tops. Showing your belly is optional. Theresa typically wears leggings and tank top. Dance shoes, socks, or bare feet is recommend. You are welcome to bring your belly dance hip scarves.

Other Classes available:

Persian Routine Choreography Class Series
Dates: TBA
Any style of dance experience is needed.
Join Theresa to learn a beautiful Group Persian Dance

Start Belly Dancing 

This class is a belly dance primer to get you started learning the basic movements. Once you complete this session of classes you’ll be ready for Beginner Belly Dance. You can repeat this class for review as many times as you’d like. You can contact me if you prefer to register in person.