Different Drummer Belly Dancers

We All Dance To A Different Drummer


Margaret and Verna performing a duet at Gen Con 2014. Photo by Rebekah.

If you want to take some wonderful classes, check out the local listings below.

Margaret Lion | Verna Vendetta | Donna Barbrick Carlton | Bette Lucas | Dark Side Tribal | Katya Faris

Margaret Lion

Belly Dance Is For Every Body!
Wednesdays, May 24-June 28
Bloomington Stitchery
421 E. 3rd St. Suite 7, Bloomington, IN 47401
Price: Pay at Door: $10 per class; $50 if pay for all six sessions at beginning
Yes, Margaret takes credit cards.

This class will introduce you to the ancient art of belly dance! Every body shape, size, age, gender, and color are welcome! Belly dance is a low to no-impact form of exercise. It helps strengthen your body’s core (abs and back muscles) and posture as you discover your sense of rhythm (even if you think you don’t have any), and helps give you a feeling of joy. The class will cover the basic moves of belly dance. Fast moves include shimmies and hip bumps. Slow moves include hip circles and arm movements. Each class will have a warm-up and cool-down period. Simple choreographies and dance steps will be taught. There will be dancing!!

Clothing: Please wear SOCKS or ballet slippers or protect feet from floor! Any quality of ballet slipper will work (you can even order them on Amazon). Wear comfortable clothing that you can stretch and move in. Example: Jeans would be too tight but stretch pants or shorts would be fine. Skirts are also good as long as they are not tight fitting. A scarf around your hips is also good especially if it has fringe.

Find out more about Margaret on her page.


Verna Vendetta

Belly Dance Jamz
Fridays @ 6:30pm
Bloomington Stitchery
421 E. 3rd St. Suite 7, Bloomington, IN 47401
Instructed by Verna Vendetta
Suggested Price: $5-$10 donation

Informal class structure in low lighting for a "dance party" feel, suitable for dancers of any level. Class includes a short instruction followed by guided or open dancing (dancer's choice!) Wear comfortable clothing, dance shoes recommended.

Find out more about Verna Vendetta on Facebook

Also visit Verna's Belly Dance Jamz Group
(must request to join)

Donna Barbrick


Author of Looking for Little Egypt and Margaret's teacher.

Learn to "Belly Dance"! Class Schedule Link

Bette Lucas

Visit her Classes, call 812-331-4484 or email: lucasbette at yahoo.com for more information view her Website.

Dark Side Tribal

Visit their site.

Katya Faris

Contact Katya from her Facebook Page.

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