Mirah teaches regular belly dance classes in the Twin Cities area, and tours teaching workshops throughout the region and around the country. Mirah is also available for private lessons, private women's parties with small group lessons, and special workshops. For details or to receive announcements about upcoming session schedules, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes through Aalim School are taught by Mirah and other professional instructors. Mirah teaches classes for beginner through advanced and professional dancers. Classes are taught year-round at two metro area locations. View class listings for details, registration and more, or call 612-703-7002 or email Mirah at email@example.com.
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About the Class Levels Please note that class "level" curriculum and expectations are not the same in all belly dance programs. If you have been taking classes with another school or program and are uncertain what level is right for you in ours, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-703-7002.
Be sure to read the registration form for school policies and fee structures.
Regular classes (1.5 hours):
$ 88 for a 8-week session ($77 for 7-week session)
$110 for 10-class gypsy card
$ 60 for 5-class gypsy card
$ 13 single class drop-in rate
Raq-erobique(SM) Fitness Classes and Children's Classes (1 hour):
$ 55 for full 6-week session
$ 50 for 5-class "Raq" gypsy card
$ 10 single class drop-in rate
Specialty Classes and Workshops
See individual course listings.
Aalim School Locations
South Minneapolis (Location Code: Mpls)
Center for Performing Arts at 3754 Pleasant Ave. S. (38th and Pleasant)
Studio Mpls-CP: Chapel Room, 2nd floor
Studio Mpls-SR: Sun Room, 1st floor
West St. Paul/Eagan (Location Code: WSP)
Studio WSP: Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Suite 550)
Mirah teaches private lessons for individual or small groups:
* A lesson or mini-workshop can be a great way to liven up a private party.
* For small groups and dance troupes a private lesson with Mirah can help you work toward group goals or choreographies.
* Individual coaching is a great way to work specific techniques, enhance performance skills, get critical feedback, and work on personal dance goals.
Mirah tailors your private session to suit your individual needs and circumstances. She can come to you, or locate a studio for the session. For specific pricing information, contact Mirah
Mirah also teaches workshops around the country. Call 612-703-7002 or email email@example.com to learn more about having Mirah as a workshop instructor for your event, or click here for more workshop information
Some of Mirah's private lesson and workshop specialties include:
Egyptian style Raks as-Sharki (belly dance)
Dynamic drum solos and combinations
Spectacular shimmies and layering techniques
Tribaret and Cross-training tribal fusion and Orientale style techniques
Solo performance coaching
Raks Assaya (cane dance) and Saidi style
Creative Veil & Double Veil
Musicality and Arabic Music
Shamadan (candelabra dance)
Melaya Leff (Eskandarani)
Greek Belly Dance
Karsilama (9/8) and Turkish belly dance
Creating a performance set
Finger cymbals for choreography and improvisation
Developing improvisational dance skills
Creating compelling choreography (for soloists, groups, or troupes)
Beautiful hands and arms
Isolation and articulation
Belly dance for positive body image
Overcoming stage fright
Children's workshops in Middle Eastern dance & Music