All of our Enrollments, Drop-In’s and Workshops have a corresponding LEVEL assigned to them, regardless of what style of dance or fitness they are.
This is where all the Beginner Classes begin (recommended but NOT required). Try out our 90-minute class and see what we're all about! From here, we will place you in an 'ENROLLMENT' Class.
Our Enrollment classes are continuous sessions which run anywhere from 8-12 weeks. Enrollments are designed for maximum growth potential and education. BellyDanceGR offers many types of world dance and fitness classes each quarter.
All students who complete our Enrollment BellyDance program will receive a Certificate. Many levels teach a mini-choreography so you have something to practice at home or out on the dance floor with!
INTRO CLASS (90 minutes) Welcome to BellyDance, this is step #1
Level 1 (1st 3 months) Basic movement vocab and building muscle memory
Level 2 (2nd3 months) Layering and Isolations with Intro to Travel Steps
Level 4 (4th3 months) Introducing implements and props to your dance
Level 5 (5th3 months) Rhythms, history, culture and nuance of MidEastern dance
STUDENT PERFORMANCE ENROLLMENTS
Many of our students are RakStar or VIP Unlimited Members, and they enroll in multiple classes per week, enjoying the emotional, physical and mental fitness and health our curriculum offers. We offer Student Performance Enrollments to all those who have graduated LEVEL 2+. Some Enrollments begin at ALL LEVELS, in which case complete beginners are welcome to Enroll.
Sometimes you just can’t commit to a schedule, and Drop-Ins are the best way to go! We offer Drop-Ins the rotate and change quarterly with our schedule and are labeled according to Level. These classes are a great addition to Enrollments as a add-on, building on skills.
Select Drop-In & Enrollment Classes begin at ALL LEVEL, welcoming brand new students at the beginning of each session. For example, West African, Hawaiian Hula, Bollywood, Hula Hoop and Aerial Yoga generally begin with ALL LEVEL and do not require previous classes for training.
Workshops are intensive sessions generally spanning from 2-4 hours in length, either one specific day or in a short series, focusing on a specific topic or skill. These are labeled according to level.
(LISTED BY MEMBER / NON MEMBER RATES)
GIFT CARDS $Any Amount & Never Expire
INTO CLASS $25
ENROLLMENT SESSION $144 / $180 $100 deposit for enrollments minimum
1-DROP IN$14.40 / $18
5-PACK (for many Drop-ins)$56 / $70
1 HOUR PRIVATE LESSON $48 / $60
1-MONTH UNLIMITED $160 / $200 per month
Don't want to sign a contract? No problem! Go month to month with this option and have the best of both worlds. Unlimited applies towards DROP-INS and ENROLLMENT classes.
3-MONTH UNLIMITED $140 / $175per month
Unlimited applies towards DROP-INS and ENROLLMENT classes.
Minimum 90-day contract
After 90 days contract auto-renews month to month
10% off Retail Purchases
Automatic Monthly payments billed to your credit card/checking account
Early termination fee of $175 (within 90 days)
BellyDanceGR Signature MEMBERSHIPS
12 MONTH VIP UNLIMITED $129 per month (Regularly $200) SAVE OVER $1,070 Annually!
FREE RakStar Discount Membership ($99 value)
Signature BellyDanceGR water bottle
One-time 40% OFF BDGR store coupon
Unlimited Weekly Ongoing & Enrollment Classes
20% OFF of all Workshops
Grandfathered monthly membership price will never increase!
Free Guest Passes
Members only pre-sale opportunities
Minimum 365-day contract
$300 early termination fee
Contract renews annually
RAKSTAR DISCOUNT MEMBERSHIP$99 Annual Fee
Raks. (Pronounced "rocks".) This is the Arabic word for "The act of dancing", and is sometimes spelled Raqs. It usually appears combined with another word that defines what type of dance--for example, Raks Leyla means "Leyla's dance". ("Leyla" is a common Arabic woman's name.) Definitioncourtesy of Shira dot net
What are the RakStar Discount Member Perks?
Signature BellyDance Grand Rapids water bottle
20% OFF Enrollments, Drop-Ins, Workshops & Class Packages
RakStar Members only pre-sale opportunities
Add-On Family Membership 50% OFF
$99 Membership fee is non-refundable
After 365 days contact auto-renews
Automatic annual payment billed to your credit card / checking account.
Memberships are non- transferable
MEMBER BOARD - Meet our VIP RakStar Unlimited Members!
MEMBER NAME MEMBER SINCE
Ashley DeVos,June 2008
Heather Roscoe,June 2008
Cindy Feister, May 2009
Natalie Howard,Sept 2012
Elizabeth Marsden,Sept 2012
Adrianne Marzette,Sept 2012
Whitney McCue,Sept 2012
Jennifer Farrell,Aug 2013
Carole Stefancin, Nov 2013
Pamela Denolf,Oct 2013
Vanessa Heckaman, Oct 2013
Kim Jobin,Nov 2013
Brenda Beerhorst, Dec. 2013
Laura Heckaman, Dec 2013
Suzanne Crampton, Jan 2014
Sally Wykes, Jan 2014
Valarie Sanford,Jan 2014
Janet Quiring, Jan 2014
Krysten Voss,Jan 2014
Julie Batty, Feb. 2014
Grace Bommarito, April 2014
JoeLynne Suttorp,May 2014
Kathleen Scheid, May 2014
Jacquelyn McCumber, July 2014
Jenni Taylor Sept 2014
Laura Unaeze Mar 2015
Judy VanDam July 2015
Tracy Pauwee July 2015
Jackie Fitzpatrick Aug 2015
"I signed up for my first Tribal BellyDancing Class after attending a performance in 2009. When I watched Sarah Mayne dance, I was entranced by her skill, sensuality and pure femininity. Her body moved the way mine longed to... I realized that by studying with her and the others at BellyDanceGR, I could connect with my own feminine power! There are women of all shapes, sizes and abilities in my class who are embracing their bodies and their bellies as beautiful. It is through BDGR & my fellow students that I am learning to accept and LOVE my own body!"
-Lisa Gundry, Grand Rapids, MI.
BellyDanceGR, Blackport Building, 2nd Fl. 959 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI. 49506 (616) 635-9242