Classes are held at The Studio Dance (Twin Oaks Plaza) in Hollywood, Florida. Students of all ages and levels will immerse themselves in all aspects of the art form, including history and dance that encompasses diverse styles from the Middle Eastern dance


We offer:

- Belly dance Basics 101 (no experience necessary)

- Beginner’s Belly dance Level 2 (previously have taken belly dance class)

- Oriental Technique (Level 3)

- Raks Sharki technique & combinations (Level 3 & 4)

- Fluid Steps & expressive combos (Level 3 & 4)

- Props: (veils, cane, Shamadan, Isis wings etc.)

- Folkloric (Saidi, Debke, Khaligi etc.)

- Seminars with renowned International Instructor and more!


Classes with Maria Jammal:

Fluid Step & Expressive Combos



Take your dance to the next level! Learn more complex combinations any choreography; knowledge of musical interpretation and expression (emotions) thru dance.


Monday     8:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.


rAKS sHARKI Technique & combinations



This class focuses on combinations and technique execution for different styles of Middle Eastern Dance such as Oriental, Saidi, Debke Khagili etc.  This includes cultural aspects of the dance style, expressions, props, musical interpretation and complex footwork.


Thursdays     7:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.


oriental technique



Class focuses on proper technique execution, musical interpretation, alignment and stamina.  This may include components and props for Raks Sharki performance sets, including more advanced turns, folkloric dance, improvisation, veil entrance, cane and much more!


Monday     7:30 - 8:30 p.m.


troupe training



Members of troupe train perform in Belly Dance and community events  within South Florida


Thursdays     8:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.


Beginner Courses:

Belly dance Basics 101



This is an introduction to the basic steps and proper execution of movements.  Together in 8 weeks we will build a foundation of basic technique, footwork, combinations as well as cultural aspects of belly dance and basic elements such as finger cymbals (zills) and veil.


No experience required for this class; we encourage all students to remain in this level as long as needed to master the fundamentals.


Instructor speaks Spanish



   DATES                           DAY                                     TIMES


Wednesday       Jan 31st - Mar 31st          7:30p.m. -  8:30p. m.


Saturday                 Mar 24 - May 19th                                      TBA

                                          No Class Apr 14th


Beginner’s Belly dance  (Level 2)



In this class students will review technique needed to create beautiful and fluid combinations and develop skills in traveling with movements.  Through this class, students will acquire the confidence, knowledge and coordination needed in Belly dance!


We will continue to build on the fundamental movements learned in our Belly dance Basics 101 class, while obtaining more complex footwork, combinations and development of musicality.  Props such as veil, Zills (finger cymbals) Cane and more will be introduced.  It is recommended students have had taken Belly dance Basics 101 or belly dance class prior to taking this class.


Instructor speaks Spanish


 DATES                           DAY                                     TIMES.


Wednesday                          TBA                                     8:30p.m. 9:30p.m.





The Studio Dance (Twin Oaks Plaza)

5892 Stirling Rd.

Hollywood, FL 33024

Phone: 786-766-1340

Business hours:

Mon   7:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Wed    7:15p.m.  - 8:45 p.m.

Thurs  7:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Sat   11:15a.m. - 12:45 p.m.