Raqia who is a founding member of The Studio and the Kentuckiana based performance Tribal Fusion Troupe "Al-Hamsa"& "Raqia Stars", also teaches beginning belly dance classes in Southern Indiana and Louisville, KY area and is extremely proud of her participation in wellness workshops which have taken her to many cities throughout the US.
Raqia was awarded 2007 critic's choice, Best of Louisville Magazine/Best Belly Dance Instructor and has been featured in various local and national press.
The Studio/ Belly Dance & More...
Middle Eastern dance studio & home for Al Hamsa BD/ Gypsies of the Nile & Raqia's Stars; serving Southern Indiana & Louisville, KY our members have danced extensively at local festivals, restaurants, coffee shops, private parties, and stage performances.We specialize in MED,including Egyptian raqs sharqi, folkloric, Turkish karsilama, American Tribal Style, Spanish-Arabic fusion and many others! ...We also enjoy educating our audiences about the historical and cultural aspects of this ancient art form.
Best of Louisville 2007, winner/Best Belly Dance Instructor winner/ / WLKY's A-List 2009
"My vision is to encourage women to discover
self-love, sisterhood and a sense of well being
through MED/Belly Dance." Raqia