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Melina of Daughters of Rhea in Circus Flora.
Photo by Jim Powers.

“Women in Melina’s classes
will embrace a new physicality that combats forces of depression and releases unadulterated joy!” 

--Nassim Assefi, MD.
 

Pay $20 to drop in to any of Melina's regular group belly dance classes at Moody Street Circus studio in Waltham, MA, or buy a punch card with check or cash (credit cards not accepted at the studio).  Melina offers a 10-class punch card for $150. Use it for any of her group class offerings at her Waltham studio. Purchase it when you come to your first class.  Card is valid for a year from purchase. 

Visit the Moody Street Circus Website for up-to-date information on all of Melina's belly dance classes in Waltham, MA

MOODY STREET CIRCUS STUDIO

CALENDAR OF CLASSES (for best viewing, click on "agenda" )

BEFORE CLASS, ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK THE MOODY STREET CIRCUS CLASS CALENDAR TO ENSURE THAT CLASS HAS NOT BEEN CANCELED OR THE STUDIO IS NOT CLOSED. DON'T FORGET TO REFRESH YOUR BROWSER.

Melina's belly dance classes are held at
Moody Street Circus STUDIO
397 Moody Street, 2nd Floor
Waltham, MA 02453

For More Info Call and leave a message the Daughters of Rhea Dance Studio: 781 893 2491

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Click here for Melina's PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

 

Special Workshops around the world with Melina of Daughters of Rhea

Recent Workshops:

June 9 - 14 2014Melina's Kripalu Retreat "Wild Hips, Gypsy Heart: Belly Dance as Self-Empowerment"
April 10/11: Melina in Wisconsin
April 24/25: Daughters of Rhea Founders
 Melina and Piper in Asheville, NC at Studio Zahiya
May (Dates TBA): Melina in Plaka, Athens, Greece
at Studio Rhea
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7
RAQ ON Dance! Presents Melina workshops in
Enfield, New Hampshire
Melina's Magic Medley of Greco-Turkish Gypsy-Flamenco Fusion Combos AND Melina's Secrets of Floorwork and Prop Balancing
Details at www.raq-on.net

April/May 2009:

MELINA RETURNS TO SINGAPORE
This time with her mother Rhea of Greece!
April 30, 2009: Victoria Theatre Performance
May 1 - 3: Seminars.  Details TBA.

MELINA RETURNS TO ATHENS, GREECE for LATE MAY 2009 SEMINARS AT STUDIO RHEA

MELINA RETURNS TO
KRIPALU CENTER FOR YOGA & HEALTH

2014 Dates TBA

Wild Hips, Gypsy Heart:
Belly Dance as Self-Empowerment


 

 

 

Melina conducts special-topic seminars at studios, spiritual retreats and art institutes around the world.  Topics include:

Wild Hips, Gypsy Heart: Belly Dance as Self-Empowerment
Hips, Hands, Heart: Technique and Telling a Story with Belly Dance
Belly Dance through the Chakras
The Art of Prop Balancing: Swords, Trays and Beyond
"Vintage Oriental" Floorwork
Fast Gypsy Fantasy Combos & Funky Jazz Fusion
Turkish Delight: Leaps, Spins and Turns
Dramatic Circular Veil Work
Creative Rhythmic Zills
Introduction to the Ancient Art of Belly Dance: Basics and Beyond
How to Move your Hips a Million Ways
 

Melina's Choreographies and Combos include:

Cleopatra's Frenzy
Aliki
Ice Queen
Egyptian Disco
I Put a Spell on You
Balkan Beat Box
Omar's Delight
Walk like an Egyptian
Whisky Tent Dance
Linked by a Hip
Pho Pharonic

And more
 

The Daughters of Rhea make their own music, playing and dancing at the same time

Piper, Melina, Rhea and The Daughters of Rhea Ensemble
in "Belly Dance Magic" performance at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Experience the ancient art of oriental dance with Melina of Daughters of Rhea, a second-generation belly dance artist who grew up dancing professionally in the tavernas of Plaka in the ancient city of Athens, Greece at the hip of her mother, belly dance pioneer Rhea of Greece.  Melina will help you express your best belly dance self in a welcoming, accessible and friendly atmosphere of fun while emphasizing technical precision. Melina's inspiring and creative classes are a great work out -- energizing for body and spirit.  Melina carefully breaks down and articulates complicated movements to maximize students' comfort as they get to know a new dance vocabulary.  

Melina's exciting Greco-Turkish, Vintage Oriental Style will help spice up your dance, empower your spirit and quicken your pulse.

Watch Now Via Streaming Video
Melina's January 2007 TV performance and interview on "To The Pointe" with host Cinda Hill.
 


Melina in gypsy style performance
at Karoun Restaurant

 

CONTACT US for special bookings.

Melina, Rhea and Piper
Daughters of Rhea Company CoFounders