Belly dancing classes start in Potsdam this month
Monday, June 7, 2010 - 6:35 am

POTSDAM - Several belly dance classes will be offered at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council's new dance studio in Clarkson University’s downtown Snell Hall.

Pre-registration is required by calling 265-6860.

The classes:

• Cardio Belly Dance with Basimah -- Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m., June 22 through July 13. Not a break down of movements, just a fun workout to get your body moving; $44 for four weeks.

• Level 1 Technical Belly Dance with Basimah -- Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., June 9 through July 14. Learn the basic technical foundation of Middle Eastern Dance; $66 for six weeks.

• Classical and Cabaret Belly Dance with Juanita Babcock -- Thursdays from noon – 1 p.m. or 7 – 8 p.m., June 10 to July 15; learn classical Middle Eastern Dance techniques in varying rhythms, including beladi, chifti-telli, shimmy and veil work; $66 for six weeks.