With origins in the Middle East, belly dance is an expressive dance form that is continually gaining popularity in the Western world. Combining fitness and fun, belly dance is a fantastic stress reliever and self confidence booster. Utilizing movements that are natural to the human body, belly dance is a weight bearing exercise that can be done by anyone regardless of fitness level, age or body type.
Some of the many health benefits of belly dance include: increased range of motion, strengthening of the core muscles, relief of back pain, improved brain and memory function, proper alignment and posture, flexibility, and feelings of joy.
This level one fusion class is perfect for beginners or dancers with some experience. Classes include some or all of the following: warm up stretches, isolations of the chest and hips, shimmy drills, cross floor exercises, strength and core conditioning, as well as a short choreography. This class is all about having fun in a supportive environment! Get your cardio and core workout in one! No dance experience necessary.
COST: minimum $5 suggested donation or donations of personal care/feminine hygiene products
*NO CLASS MARCH 3