Ethnic Dance Expressions
School of Belly Dance
Gainesville, Florida
with Sallamah Chimera

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Ethnic Dance Expressions
School of Belly Dance
Class Schedule

IntermedClassCome join us at EDE, Gainesville's and North Central Florida's first belly dance school. Because Gainesville has an ever changing population, we have an open-registration policy and have designed our classes to be flexible so new students can join at any time and keep studying throughout the year. We try to begin new classes at the start of UF's and SFC's school terms (August/September, January, and Summer ABC).

You can come to class whenever you want although it helps to get into a routine. Think of your dance and exercise classes as a gift you give to yourself. You are encouraged to come to at least one class a week so you will see continued progress and won't become discouraged. The more classes you attend, the quicker you will learn to dance or reach your exercise and weight goals.

Ethnic Dance Expressions
(See Revised Schedule below under Calendar)

Weekly Belly Dance & Exercise Class Schedule

Classes & Days   Beginner Belly Dance Advance Beginner Belly Dance Intermediate Belly Dance Adv-Troupe Belly Dance *SFC Mystical Belly Dance
2:30-3:30 PM


No Class

*SFC Belly Dance class - Winter 2021

Classes & Days Dance Aerobics *SFC Yoga for Relaxation Total Beginner Belly Dance Specialty Workshop Costuming Workshop
10:30-11:30 AM
*9:30-11:00 AM
10:30-11:30 AM
2:30-3:30 pm

*SFC Yoga - Held Privately

JANUARY 2021 Class Schedule

Covid-19 - ZOOM Classes

I have everything set-up for online classes via Zoom in January and will re-evaluate the situation for February 2021. Online allows us to dance and exercise without wearing hot, stuffy face masks and keeps us safe. Invitations will be sent out to currently registered students. We are offering 5 Zoom classes:

Beginner Belly Dance Class, Monday @ 2:30-3:30 pm. (New time)
Total Beginner Belly Dance Class, Sunday @ 2:30-3:30 pm.
*SFC Mystical Belly Dance,
Tuesday @ 6:30-7:30 pm. (Jan. 2021)
EDE Troupe class, Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.
EDE Dance Aerobics class, Thursdays @ 10:30-11:30 am.
Zoom waiting room opens 15 minutes before class time.

PayPal is my current online payment method to purchase classes but I can also take checks and credit cards. Call me and we will work out the details. Groupon participants can join the ZOOM class or wait until we re-open. To redeem your coupon call 352-384-9200 with your coupon/voucher number. I will need your email address to send you the Zoom class link. Groupon has extended your deal for 3 months.

*SFC has decided that it's Fall Mystical Belly Dance classes will be online via ZOOM for the Winter of 2021. We hope you will register in January. SFC Community Ed registration is online or by phone: 352-395-5193



2:30-3:30 pm - Total Beginner Belly Dance - Zoom


2:30-3:30 pm - Beginner Belly Dance - ZOOM


6:30-7:30 pm - SFC Mystical Belly Dance - Jan. 2021
(Register at or call 352-395-5193.)


9:30-11:00 am - SFC Yoga for Relaxation being offered privately
(Register at or call 352-395-5193.)

6:30-7:30 PM - Advanced/Troupe Performance Belly Dance -ZOOM
(By invitation only)


10:30-11:30 am - Dance Aerobics - ZOOM
(Have Sturdy Chair, Stretch Bands & Hand Weights, Water and a Towel close by.)

ZOOM Dance Aerobics Classes

SneakersAre offered Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:30 am. This is a low-impact aerobics class with hand weights, stretching, floor mat exercises, and ballet bar exercises. The class is geared for adult exercisers ages 35 and up but anyone can attend. Participants work at their own pace and level. For more information about the class...

Santa Fe College
Community Education Classes Offered at
Ethnic Dance Expressions

Ethnic Dance Expressions hosts SFC's Mystical Belly Dance, Red Hot Mama Belly Dance, Belly Dancing for Everyone and Yoga for Relaxation classes. For more information see....

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Ethnic Dance Expressions
4000 W. Newberry Road
Ste. D-2
"Plaza West"
Gainesville, FL 32607

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