All classes in person and Online!

Registration for summer classes is now available

 We are planning a” Hybrid “style of class format. Classes will be available in person and online.

Learn to belly dance! You’ll have fun and make new friends all while treating your body to a low-impact workout. Women (and men!) of all ages and dance backgrounds love the benefits of belly dancing. All classes online via zoom

For Mondays only!
$60 – 8 week session
Instructor: Garnett Kepler
Summer term  July 11-August 29 , 2022
5:30-6:30 PM Beginning Bellydance
6:45-7:45 PM  Intermediate  level 2 / Performance class
Call :517-303-5369    for more information


City of Lansing Parks and Recreation Classes

All classes online  via Zoom.  After completing registration you will be sent a link for the online class
Instructor: G. Kepler
Registration: 517-483-4233 #1 (online registration)


FEES: $55/RES; $78/NON-RES    8 SESSIONS. 

Summer term   Tuesday-7/12-8/30, 2022


6:30-7:30 PM  BELLY/BARRE – workout class



Summer term  Wednesday  7/13- 9/7  2022   no class Aug 24


5:30-6:20 PM  MASTER LEVEL  Professional level- for performers!

Master class will focus on performance enhancing skills.


Summer term  Thursday 7/14 -9/8 2022  -no class Aug 25


6:30- 7:30   Burlesque 

Click on Burlesque for a direct link to register

Adult 18 & up, Jazz & Belly dance styles combined, danced to American music. 2 routines, 1st will utilize a chair “Fever” by Peggy Lee; the 2nd routine will feature a hat and Jacket, “You can leave your Hat on”.

 All classes online  via Zoom. after completing registration you will be sent a link for the online class

Instructor: Yasmina Amal /Garnett Kepler
Registration: 517-483-4233 #1  (Online Registration)

What Class is right for me?

Beginning Belly Dance

Learn basic technique, movement and isolation.No previous Middle Eastern dance or Belly dance classes. If you have had other types of dance you should start here. Zills/ finger cymbals introduced. Simple dance sequence.

Beginning Belly Dance Level 2

At least (2) beginning 8 week sessions. This class moves at a quicker pace. Able to play 3’s (Triples/Longa rhythm). Layering introduced. Simple Choreography taught.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Finger cymbals  play  Longa (3’s), Masmoodi Sagir, Singles on finger cymbals. Mastered both vertical and horizontal figure 8s. Simple Shimmies, both ¾ and standing 2/4. Torso isolation.

Dancers in this class are sometimes invited to perform in the annual spring show or become a part of the student troupe “The Rak Stars”.

Professional /Master Belly Dance

This class is for performers, troupe members and apprentices. If you are interested in auditioning for The Habibi Dancers, this is the class for you!

Specialized Classes

Belly/Barre workout:  Strength and conditioning with modified Ballet Barre exercises, plus the cardio of Bellydance