FATCHANCEBELLYDANCE® FOR TEENS WITH Beverly

Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Starting Aug. 5

A fun, group bellydance class for teens based on the FatChanceBellyDance® style. According to the creators of the style: "FCBD®Style is a fusion dance form. The movements are inspired by folkloric dances of the Middle East, North Africa, Spain,and India. It is a uniquely modern creation that does not represent an 'authentic' dance from any particular region." Come and have fun learning this style of dance that relies on learning and following dance movement cues by a group leader. Beverly is a certified FCBD® teacher. Youth ages 12-18 must be have a parent/adult on the premises while taking the class. No dance experience necessary. Cost is $12 for drop-in and $35 monthly. If you drop in and decide to sign up for the monthly class at that time, your drop-in fee will apply to your monthly tuitiion. 

EGYPTIAN fOLKLORIC With mALAK

Sundays, 11 a.m. Interested students, please contact ADP, 316.221.0648.

The folkloric dances of Egypt form the foundation of the Raqs Sharqi or oriental dance. Learn about the regional dances and the movements that reflect the lives and personalities of the various people of Egypt. Styles include Saidi, Nubian, ghawazee and more.


Datura Style™ With Di

Sundays, 10 a.m.  New students welcome anytime.

Datura Style™ is an umbrella term that encompasses the Datura technique and vocabulary for group improvisation. Datura Style™ emerged from innovative dancer Rachel Brice’s years spent integrating, fusing and distilling several influences in pursuit of a unique personal expression and stylization. It draws inspiration from early and continuing West Coast dancers in the American bellydance and tribal/transnational community.


COUPLES DANCING With Mr. Bill

Sundays, 5-6 p.m. New students welcome anytime. No partner necessary.
Learn a wide range of partner dancing from West Coast swing to salsa to traditional ballroom! A new dance style is introduced each month. No partner necessary. Come a few minutes early to stretch and get comfortable. Wear smooth-soled shoes.

Other Classes/Troupes

TROUPE CLASSES
For dancers who've completed basics or other prerequisites and with instructor permission, ADP has the following troupe classes:

  • Raqsat Jamila with Elisa, 6:30 p.m. Mondays: a troupe that reprises ADP repertoire choreography featuring props
  • Sithanjali with Alex, 6:30 p.m. Mondays: an energetic East Indian dance troupe (on hiatus until further notice)
  • L'Orient with Patricia, 7:30 p.m. Mondays: a troupe based on vintage East Coast American bellydance stylings 
  • Aloha Dancers with Elisa, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays: a Polynesian dance troupe
  • ​Muse with Alexandra, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays: a fusion dance group based on the FatChanceBellyDance® style or FCBD®, formerly known as American Tribal Style® or ATS®
  • Gameel Danse with Malak, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays: an Egyptian-style bellydance troupe
  • Rakaset Habibi with Jade, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays: an advanced beginner bellydance troupe (on temporary hiatus)
  • Raqs Bahdi'a with Rehenah, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays: an American cabaret-style bellydance troupe
  • Mayari Dance Collective with Alexandra & Twyla, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays: a Level II+ FatChanceBellyDance® style or FCBD®, formerly known as American Tribal Style® or ATS®, dance troupe​​
  • Hoop Honeys with Robin, 5 p.m. Sundays: a hula hoop dance troupe

Rhythms WITH KEVIN FLOWER

Saturdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. + Second Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Learn and practice Middle Eastern rhythms with either a drum (doumbek/darbuka) or finger cymbals (zills/sagat). If you don't have a drum or cymbals, don't worry -- we have spares to share. The Thursday class meets simultaneously with our Cabaret Basics class, giving you a unique opportunity to experience drumming and dancing. $12 drop-in fee applies. 

StrENGTH & STRETCH FREE FOR ADP MEMBERS! WITH HOLLY 

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

​To help you reach your physical potential, take advantage of Stretch & Reach, a class that incorporates stretching and strengthening exercises for dancers. Open to nonmembers for a $5 drop-in fee. 

ZUMBA® FREE FOR ADP MEMBERS! With Holly

Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

Get your body moving and your heart pumping to Latin beats with this fun class.