In-Person Private Lessons

In-Person Private Belly Dance Lessons with Portia are the perfect opportunity for students who want one-on-one attention to learn belly dance technique, choreography or reach specific dance and fitness goals. Portia develops personalized curriculums and works with individual needs and abilities. 

Private Lessons are by appointment and may be held at the client’s venue or the Jill Mallory Dance Studio by the Falls Mall, pending instructor and studio availability. SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW INSTRUCTOR AVAILABILITY AND BOOK A PRIVATE LESSON AT THE JILL MALLORY STUDIO.  

For outside lessons, please call or text Portia directly at 305.663.1553.

1-3 students | 60 minutes | $150 (Miami-Dade)

Virtual Private Lessons

Virtual Private Belly Dance Lessons with Portia are an excellent approach to learning how to belly dance from the convenience, safety and privacy of your own home. Portia uses fiber optics, a high-def camera and pro audio equipment to provide an effective learning environment and enjoyable experience. Click here to view an example of a virtual private lesson. 

Virtual lessons are by appointment via the Zoom application. Clients will need a computer or smart device with webcam, high speed internet, and a space to dance. SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW AVAILABILITY AND BOOK A VIRTUAL PRIVATE LESSON. 

For questions, please call or text Portia directly at 305.663.1553.

1-3 students | 60 minutes | $150

Meet Your Instructor!

Portia Lange Belly Motions Belly Dance Fitness Instructor

Portia Lange 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 dance styles and formats:

  • Belly Dance Technique: American Belly Dance, Egyptian Raks Sharqi, Egyptian Folkloric styles. Props Include: Veil, Isis Wings, Sword, Finger Cymbals (Zills), Shamadon (Candelabra), Cane, and Fan Veils. 
  • Belly Dance Fitness: Authentic Belly Dance movements and music lead by a certified instructor to deliver a low-impact workout.
  • Dance-Cardio & 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 Belly Dance Fitness format fuses authentic Middle Eastern 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) and offers 12 continuing education credits for completion.