Texas A&M University-Kingsville


Belly Dancing

Several different styles of belly dancing are popular in the United States today. There are two basic forms of belly dancing: "raqs baladi" and "raqs sharqi." Raqs baladi is social belly dancing performed for celebration by both females of all ages. These belly dances are usually performed during social gatherings such as weddings and parties. The second form of belly dancing, raqs sharqi, is a more theatrical version and is the most popular form of belly dancing performed in America today.Belly dance is a beautiful art form that embraces womanhood and is fun, fitness and has multiple benefits. Learn belly dance moves while dancing and toning. Participants will be able to warm up with yoga stretches. Belly dance movements are natural to a woman; massage and rejuvenate the internal organs. Empower and strengthen your body, mind and spirit! Celebrate womanhood and improve issues of body- image, self-esteem.



Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Instructor: Seir


This page was last updated on: March 22, 2013