Specializing in Belly Dance classes for women.

On-site, Online or at your venue!

Whether you’re looking for a fun way to exercise, start something new or get your “mojo” back, belly dancing can be a great way to do just that! 

Portia has over 20 years experience teaching belly dance locally, online and abroad. Her classes are high-energy, invigorating and communal. Her up-beat and warm personality as well as her effective teaching methodology make her one of the best in the business! 

Portia specializes in the following styles and formats:

  • Belly Dance Technique: American Belly Dance, Egyptian Raks Sharqi, Egyptian Folkloric styles. 
  • Belly Dance Fitness: Authentic Belly Dance movements and music lead by a certified instructor to deliver a low-impact workout.
  • Portia’s Dance Party! & Sculpt: Low-impact dance fitness and conditioning workout incorporating American, Latin, Belly Dance, Bollywood, Hip Hop and other other world beats. It’s out of this world! 
  • Belly Dance Fitness Instructor Training: The Belly Motions Fitness format fuses authentic Belly Dance movements and music with fitness principles and guidelines to create a unique, safe and effective dance-fitness workout. It is the only Belly Dance Fitness program in the Unites States approved by the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). The program is currently being filmed and will be offered online and on-site in the near future.