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Current Bellydance Class Times:

West County Location:

Technique Classes:
Beginning -Tuesdays at 8:00pm & Saturdays at 2:30pm
Intermediate - Thursdays at 8:30pm
Advanced - Wednesdays at 7:30pm

Choreography Classes:
Levels I and II - Thursdays at 7:30pm
Levels III and IV - Wednesdays at 8:30
(invitation only)

Central City Location:

Technique Classes:
Beginning -Thursdays at 11:00am & 6:00pm

Choreography Classes:
Arabian Silks Rehearsal - Sundays at 4:30pm
(invitation only)

Current Fitness Class Times:

"Abs" Only Class
This class is designed for all and will specifically target the abs!
the belly dance student & performer
come on by and check out this great and fun workout

4 Week Open Session for 2018 coming soon
watch for 2018 new session dates
$45.00 session fee

"ABS ONLY" schedule:
Mondays 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:00 PM
Thursdays 10:15 AM
Saturdays 11:30 AM

Come 1 to 4 times a week for the entire month.
The one-time session fee covers it all!

Yoga mats welcome, not required
Location: St. Louis Dance CO-OP

Class Prices:

Single drop in class: $15
Eight class card: $80
Ten class card: $85

Email Salwa for more information

Specialty and Intensive Classes

    Offered Periodically:

    Percussion Classes
    Dumbek/hand drum/Egyptian Tabla Class

    Format allows you start at any time, Beginner through advance
    Learn how to play the basic rhythms, hand techniques, songs and more
    giving you the foundation to progress from.
    Whether it be drumming for fun, something you always wanted to do or learning to play
    for Middle Eastern dance, this class is for you and a wonderful relaxed atmosphere
    Taught by Rick "Graybeard"
    of Aalim and Messengers of Doum (as in Dumbek)
    Certified Percussion/Dumbek Instructor
    Location: The Dance Co-op St. Louis Studio, 356 North Boyle Ave. (2nd floor)
    $45-Six classes or check it out with a Drop in class for $12

    Ballet for Belly dancers
    3 week specialty class

    This special three-week session has been developed for the
    Belly Dancer who strives to improve her performance skills.
    The focus will be on taking some of the basics
    of ballet, specifically arms, posture, feet; and applying
    it to what you already know.
    This class is open to anyone who wants to come and
    learn a little of what Ballet has to offer for the belly dance performer and student,
    in a Fun, Relaxed, and Friendly setting!

    watch for 2018 dates

    Dance Co-op St. Louis

    Costuming classes by Zareen of The Red Camel
    Zil Technique
    Women's Self Defense Class
    Musicality: picking the right music, using it effectively with your dance ...

    For more information call
    314-961-3790 or email Belly Dance St Louis

Classes Taught by Aalim
also available at:

    COCA - Center of Creative Arts
    in University City
    St. Louis Community College - Flo Valley and Kirkwood
    Meramec STCC/Kirkwood
    Beginner and continuing level classes available

    A new session of classes at Meramec Community College will begin
    Look for new session in 2018
    Tuesdays at 6:00pm

    Classes available periodically at The Center of Clayton

Single drop-in class: $15
Eight class card: $80
Ten class card: $85

Classes held at
the St. Louis Academy of Dance
Dance Co-op St. Louis


Aalim Artistic Director - Salwa

PixieNyx, April, Paula, Des and others including performers from Aalim's Arabian Silk
Megan Coyne of Aalim Dance Company
Modern Fusion Bellydancer Megan Hartmann
Middle Eastern Drum - Rick Costa aka Gray Beard
Guest Instructors from St Louis and the US

Have a group? Treat them to something different 
* A Girls Night Out Event *
Enjoy Fun and Fitness
with a 
One time or private group Belly Dance lessons

Private lessons for individuals and groups available by appointment
Contact the studio to arrange your private lesson today!

Workshop Sponsors and Studio Directors

Salwa, Serena and PixieNyx are available To Teach for your Workshop, mini workshop and classes. Please call for available format details.


For more information about our classes, workshops & shows
Contact Salwa - Director (314)961-3790 or
Aalim Belly Dance
Let us help enhance your knowledge of this wonderful dance!

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