Belly Motions® (established 2005 by Portia Lange) is a dance studio that specializes in Belly Dance, Indian Dance, African Dance, Samba, Zumba® and Fitness Classes for participants seeking fun, exercise and dance instruction. Our company is driven by a selective team of dance professionals determined to educate, empower and inspire our clients to lead happy, healthy life styles. We are also committed to supporting our local community through authentic world dance performances.  At Belly Motions we live, love, laugh and dance!

In celebration of 10 Years in Business, Belly Motions has expanded from its original Coral Gables location and has relocated to South Miami.  Our new location houses two separate spaces that allow us to meet the growing demands of our clientele by offering multiple class options at prime times.

Belly Motions continues to provide the local community with the only full service Belly Dance Store in South Florida and an Entertainment Agency that offers Middle Eastern, Indian and World Dance Performers for private and corporate events.

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Belly Motions works with local, national and international organizations, as well as local universities and colleges on a variety of social, cultural and Community Events and Outreach Programs such as:

  • American Cancer Society / Relay for Life – Coral Gables High School, Homestead, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, and others since 2005
  • AMI Kids – WINGS South Florida 2012
  • Baptist Health South Florida Foundation 2010
  • Baptist Hospital – South Kendall Relay for Life since 2011
  • Barry University – Festival of Nations since 2010
  • Best Buddies International – Best Buddies Facebook  2008
  • Bollywood America – Judge for National Finals Competition 2013
  • Boys and Girls Club of America since 2010
  • Charlee Home for Children since 2010
  • Coral Gables Woman’s Club 2009
  • Cuban National Council –  CNC Facebook – Annual Health, Safety and Wellness Fair since 2006
  • Educate Tomorrow since 2009
  • Fairchild Tropical Gardens since 2008
  • Florida International University, Wertheim Performing Arts Center – Annual Performances since 2008
  • Girl Scouts of America – St. Phillips Girl Scout Troop 276 – Cultural Education Seminar and dance training in preparation for their presentation at the Middle Eastern Day of Thinking 2011
  • Greater Miami Wellness Center, “Beautiful Shimmies” Project 2006 to 2010 – This volunteered service, music and dance therapy program teaches the Belly Motions® Belly Dance Fitness Programs to cancer recovery patients to promote fitness and overall well being.
  • Hear the Runway Foundation (HTR on Facebook!) with UM Health Systems – since 2013
  • Humane Society of MiamiMega Pet Adoption! since 2012
  • Miami-Dade College 25th Annual International Book Fair 2008
  • Miami-Dade College InterAmerican Campus International Students Day since 2012
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools Partner – Promoting fitness and cultural education since in 2005
  • Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs – Cultural Resource since 2011
  • Miami-Dade Parks & Recreation since 2006
  • Metro Dade Fire Fighters since 2010
  • Middle Eastern American Professionals Association since 2005
  • Nova Southeastern University – Pakistani Students Association 2010
  • One Hope United – formerly Kid’s Hope United since 2009
  • Our Lady of Lebanon – Annual Festival since 2009
  • Saint Jude’s – Annual Festival since 2006
  • State of Florida, Department of Health since 2009
  • Smile and Wave America in conjunction with the Make-a-Wish Foundation 2010
  • South Miami Hospital Foundation since 2008
  • Sunil’s Home Orphanage annual Fundraising Gala – Donor and Entertainment Sponsor  2009 to 2011
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation since 2006
  • Temple Beth David After school classes for girls and special events since 2012
  • United Chinese Association of Florida; Annual Dragon Boat Festival 2006 to 2009
  • United Teachers of Dade; Annual Multicultural Celebration since 2013
  • University of Miami International Students Week with UM COISO since 2006! Miller School of Medicine “Knots of Hope”, UM Physical Therapy, UM Law “Hope”, Indian Students Association “Miami Mayhem”, UM Counseling Center, UM Quantum Entertainment since 2005
  • Viernes Culturales with Pati Vargas Entertainment
  • Zoo Miami Annual Feast with the Beast  Entertainment Sponsor with Caidal Berber Events since 2008