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Schedule Changes and Announcements

Closures, Additions, Changes (please always be sure to check our Facebook as well, you don’t need to have an account to see our posts):

-Starting on Tuesday, 7/12, we will be offering a summer session of OULA fitness; join instructor Jeanette Tuesdays at 7 until August 9th for an amazing workout that focuses not on how you LOOK but how you FEEL. If you’re looking for a great workout that feels like fun, you’ve come to the right place :-)

-Piloxing on Wednesdays at 7pm will be closed after 7/13 and will reopen on another day and time in the fall.


$5 Drop In for the month of July: Booty Bounce Twerk Fitness Thursdays at 7pm, Hip Hop Sundays at noon


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Upcoming Events

 Arielle Performs at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge and Cafe

Date: July 30th 2016
Held at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge and Cafe, 77 Sirloin Strip; two fifteen minute shows at 8 and 9:30pm
Cost: —
Join Arielle as she dances at the local hookah lounge; enjoy a performance or two while you eat dinner or dessert, sip beverages or smoke a hookah! The first set is usually “traditional cabaret” belly dance- the style we learn in classes, while the second show usually features a fusion performance- tribal, hip hop, Latin, just to name a few.



Burlesque Ladies Night

Date: July 22nd, 2016
Held at Dance Life from 6-8PM
Cost: $25

Song: Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen
Learn a sultry routine to perform for someone else, or just for you!
Get loose, have fun, and make some new friends. Adult beverages provided.
Email us with your name letting us know you would like to attend. Cis and trans women welcome, and participating men too!

Strip Tease Ladies Night

Date: August 26th, 2016 from 6-8pm
Held at Dance Life
Cost: $25
 Learn how to take it all off with confidence and style at our Strip Tease Workshop! Kellie will teach you how to gracefully undress and release your inner-seductress with an easy-to-follow choreography. Get ready to get sassy…
We’ll have a list of items to bring with you as we get closer to the event. Please stay tuned! Email us with your name letting us know you would like to attend.

Shimmy in the Grain 2016

Date: September 23rd, 24th, and 25th
Our 6th annual Shimmy in the Grain is back! We’ve moved our biggest event of the year to the end of summer- and the end of vacation season- to give you more opportunities to sample the awesomeness.
Workshop topics include:
  • TWO Burlesque workshops taught by the incomparable Jeez Loueez. The first will focus on burlesque technique in bumps, grinds and shimmies and the second will pull it all together for a short and sexy choreography
  • Theatrical Expression and Making Your Performance Pop with Cindy Severt
  • Hip Hop Combos You Can Use to Any Song with Arielle
  • Drills for Skills- Belly Dance Drills to Take Home and Perfect Your Dance with Arielle
  • Intermediate Skirt Work with Kelly Holder
  • Beautiful Arms through Veil with Arielle
  • Tribal Fusion with Adara

Gala and World Dance Shows

Saturday Show held at Longfellow Auditorium at 7pm (doors at 6:30p), $15
Sunday Show held at Dance Life at 6pm (doors at 5:30p), $8
Get both for $20
Sunday’s show features professional and amateur dancers alike on the main stage at Dance Life. This show tends to have a wider variety of dance styles, so you won’t want to miss this one either!
Our shows are known throughout the Midwest for featuring an amazing array of talented dancers. Saturday’s show will feature professionals and advanced students on the historic Longfellow stage; you’ll be blown away by their grace, talent and energy! This family-friendly show will leave you breathless until next year.
Both shows feature completely different acts and styles, so get the best deal by buying our gala show package. Registration will open next month, stay tuned for more information on our Shimmy in the Grain website.