FatCHanceBellydance®  (formerly American Tribal STyle (ATS® )
levels 1 & 2
 With Alexandra  

Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. New enrollments accepted any time.

Learn to dance by drilling the basics of FatChanceBellyDance® style or FCBD®, formerly known as American Tribal Style® or ATS®, in fun combinations and using slow movements and fast steps. All basic movements and group formations, as well as the fundamental vocabulary needed to build up to more experienced levels, will be taught in this class. Instructor Alexandra is a certified ATS® teacher, Sister Studio, through FatChanceBellyDance®.

CabARET Bellydance Basics  with Elisa

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. New enrollments accepted any time.

This class focuses on technique and Middle Eastern style moves while working out to great world music. This is a moderate exercise class -- suitable for women of all ages and sizes -- that will help you with posture, work your core and more with a full body workout. No dance experience is necessary. We will focus on learning to enjoy movement and dance and gaining self-confidence in the body you have today. And don't forget the exposure to the glitz and glamour of this beautiful dance form. As an added bonus, ADP's drummers meet with this class once a month. Drop-ins welcome in both classes year-round, with $12 drop-in fee applicable. Elisa, a longtime member of ADP, has studied dance at Wichita State as well as several instructors of various types of bellydancing, Polynesian and other cultural dances.


Datura™ Style & tECHNIQUE  with lADY di

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. New enrollments accepted in odd months.

Based on a style created by innovative American dancer Rachel Brice, this class focuses on isolations, step patterns, movements, combinations and more. Lady Di is a certified Datura™ Style instructor, having completed several weeks of training and testing with Rachel. While this class focuses on the Datura™ Style, this can be a valuable component in your dance training because of its versatility and ability to enhance any dance style. New enrollments are accepted the first weeks of January, March (second week), May, July, September and November. Tuition for new students is based on the Amira 8-week intro package for the first session and then transitions to the hourly membership tuition rate.

FATCHANCEBELLYDANCE® sTYle classic With beverly

​Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. New enrollments accepted any time.
FatChanceBellyDance®Style is an earthy form of dance in which dancers cue movements in an improvisational, group format. In this FCBD®Style Classic class, you will learn the fundamentals, slow and fast movements technique, drills and skills to be able to dance with any FCBD dancer. Instructor Beverly is a certified
FCBD®Style, Sister Studio teacher.


eAST iNDIAN AND bOLLYWOOD BASICS With cHRISTINA

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ​New enrollments accepted any time.
This class offers an introduction into the basic hand/foot movements of East Indian dancing that will transform into dance moves infused with energetic music. These foundational moves unlock the door to other East Indians dance genres such as Bollywood, Classical East Indian and Bhangra. Christina has studied East Indian dance styles since 2013.

Improvisational Transnational STyle With Di Flower

​Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. New enrollments accepted any time.
ITS bellydance is an empowering art form, influenced by North African, Middle Eastern, Spanish, East Indian and contemporary dances. Instructor Di Flower is fluent in Gypsy Caravan style, with multiple years of experience with a semi-professional troupe. She is a certified Datura Style™ instructor in Rachel Brice's Eight Elements program.

Hula Hoop BAsics With Robin

Sundays, 4 p.m.  

Indulge in an American passion - hoop dance! Learn hula hooping tricks and dance moves together for a fun workout! A hula hoop can be your dance partner and your dance prop. Hula hoops provided. Join us for some hula hooping!  Class offered with a minimum enrollment of three students. Note: This class is not part of the introductory packages. Cost is $30/month.


Basics Classes