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5 5 5 5 5
Providence
Mar 10, 2019

I’ve been looking forward to taking classes at the Rhody Center for a while. I finally signed up for what will hopefully be the first of many classes. Yesterday I was excited to take my first belly dance class. Kristen was very friendly and helpful. She took the movements slowly, broke them down and explained the mechanics. In addition, Kristen sought our input and geared the class toward our needs, making it indivialized. The added benefit was the small class size of wonderful, like minded people. I love the music, the dance space (colorful), the instructor, and the variation in styles (Arabic vs. Egyptian, etc.). Thank you for an amazing first experience and thank you Julie for hooking me up with a coin hip scarf. Can’t wait to spend next week learning more with everyone!

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Lola
Lola Matta is a second generation belly dancer; her mother was a belly dancer and her father is a musician from Lebanon. Lola has studied middle eastern dance (raqs sharqi as it's called in Arabic) in Lebanon and in Egypt, and has had the privilege of performing there as well.

In addition to belly dancing, she also specializes in Hawaiian Hula and Tahitian Ori. She is the director of the Polynesian fusion hula dance troupe, Polynesian Fusion.

She can be seen performing all over New England both as a soloist, as well as with her dance troupe. She entertains at luaus and birthday parties for children and adults, bridal showers, weddings, and corporate events. She is also available for private lessons.


Monday
6:30
 
7:30
PM Belly Dance, Beginners
7:35
 
8:35
PM Belly Dance, Intermediate

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Featured review

Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Providence
Mar 10, 2019

I’ve been looking forward to taking classes at the Rhody Center for a while. I finally signed up for what will hopefully be the first of many classes. Yesterday I was excited to take my first belly dance class. Kristen was very friendly and helpful. She took the movements slowly, broke them down and explained the mechanics. In addition, Kristen sought our input and geared the class toward our needs, making it indivialized. The added benefit was the small class size of wonderful, like minded people. I love the music, the dance space (colorful), the instructor, and the variation in styles (Arabic vs. Egyptian, etc.). Thank you for an amazing first experience and thank you Julie for hooking me up with a coin hip scarf. Can’t wait to spend next week learning more with everyone!

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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
6pm - 9:15pm
6pm - 8:05pm
6:15pm - 9:15pm
6:05pm - 9:15pm
Closed
9:30am - 3:30pm
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