Welcome Beginners!

Welcome Beginners!

We are so happy to be part of your first steps on your dance journey! The DO community is here to support you.

Not sure where to get started? We're here to help! We've collected a few great places for you to start with new teachers, series, and programs tailored just for you.

Join the DO Community!

Find dance friends, join challenges, stay accountable, and achieve your dance dreams.

Monthly Challenges

Each month we focus on a different topic, from choreography to fitness to fundamentals! Join your friends and challenge yourself

Share your progress

You can upload videos and pictures and chat with friends in the DO community! Share your progress with your friends.

Meet the DO community

Join in livestreams and dance live with your teachers and fellow DO dancers.

Brand New to Belly Dance Series

This 7-class, beginning series is an introduction to belly dance! Henna gives you the basic building blocks of dance, starting off nice and easy for the absolute beginner. You'll learn how to move your hips, undulate, and you'll get a fun combo at the end to put everything together. Have fun!

Intro to Datura Style

In this 4-class series, Rachel breaks down technique for Datura style and details the style's development from the time it came to the US from Egypt. This series was made with beginners and teachers in mind: The fundamentals are suitable for any level, and the anatomical and lineage references were created so you can to revisit and reinforce the anatomy and biomechanics info for teaching purposes.

Intro to Raqs Sharqi (Egyptian) Dance

This 4-week program is designed to introduce you to Raqs Sharqi technique.  This program breaks down the technique of Egyptian belly dance and includes basic shapes, hip movements, and steps. Each week is broken into three sessions, which means three days of practice per week.  Sessions include a warm up, dance section, and a cool down and are 30 to 45 minutes in length.

Intro to Fusion Belly Dance Program

This 4-week program is designed to introduce you to Fusion belly dance and a few of its influences. Fusion belly dance can be a combination of Raqs Sharqi (classic Egyptian belly dance) with FCBD® Style, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Gothic, Flamenco, Modern, Ballet, and many other styles.

Join your friends
Join your friends

Join your friends

Get started with a DO membership!

I'm ready to dance