2021 Spring Classes

Bellydance class is back in session: in person and via Zoom!

COVID-19 Safety Measures In Place!

FREE Body Positive Goddess Workout® Beginner Belly Dance

04/02/21 6pm-7pm

In-person at Higher Self Bookstore (313 E Front Street Traverse City) and live on Zoom

Enroll for in-person by calling 231-941-5805

Enroll for the Zoom option online

April session of the Goddess Workout® Beginner Belly Dance

Fridays in Traverse City, MI

Higher Self Bookstore: 313 E Front Street 49684

And live on Zoom 


Class replays, playlists and notes included!

Call 231-941-5805 to enroll


The Goddess Workout® Beginner Sacred Geometry Belly Dance

11-Week Series to embody the ancient language of shapes 

Sundays at Higher Self Bookstore (313 E Front Street 49684) and live on Zoom


Class replays, playlists and notes included!

Call 231-941-5805 to enroll


Beginner Belly Dance in Houghton Lake, Michigan

Check back for details!

Amira teaches at

Unity of Traverse City

Higher Self Bookstore, downtown Traverse City, MI

Houghton Lake, MI


On hold due to C19: Houghton Lake Bellydance Fitness Class

Traverse City Beginner Bellydance


On hold due to C19: Unity of Traverse City 6:30p-7:30p


On hold due to C19: Houghton Lake Bellydance Fitness Class


Classes include:


~Breath Work

~Moving Meditation



~Skill Building Technique



~Positive Mindset Tools

•All bellies are welcome, from XXS to XXL!

•No dance experience necessary; all dance levels are encouraged to attend class as Amira can modify any move to make it more simplified or challenging.

•Amira’s class is a judgment FREE zone! Think of this as your weekly refuge from the stress of daily life. In this environment, all will find encouragement as Amira will rally you through your journey through Bellydance. This is your personal retreat designed to fortify the mind with hope and confidence, and invigorate the body.

•The word “can’t” is strictly forbidden in Amira’s class. Amira will work with you until you say “I CAN do it!”



Taught with a sense of fun and ease, this class is a must for students that want to attain a strong Bellydance base; students new to Bellydance will easily grasp the movements and soon you will be able to move your body in ways you never knew possible while challenging yourself in a new way.

All instructions include discussion of the proper ways to perform the movements without injury.

This class is designed to teach the student the core movements for ALL Bellydance styles, regardless if they are primarily used in Folkloric, Classical, American Cabaret, Classical Tribal Style or Tribal Fusion. This way, the student can utilize this foundation with whichever style they gravitate towards.



Natural and holistic, Bellydance is safe and effective for any age, body type, or background…all levels welcome so get ready to shake off stress, work your mind, body and spirit!

It is an experience you will look forward to every week!


Private & Semi-Private Lessons

Personalized Attention

Group Lessons, Classes & Workshops

Lessons that fit your needs

Commission a Choreography

Taking your dance to the next level begins with this step.

Amira Hamzar Raks


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