Contact us to schedule a workshop at your location!! 



Some of the workshop segments taught by Abida:



Cuts and Locks

Tribal VS Cabaret

Choreography Design

Beginning or Advanced Floorwork

Belly Work and Abdominal Isolations

Advanced Variations and Stylization


Most workshop segments are appropriate for beginners or more experienced dancers. 

These topics may be taught as 1-hour basic workshops, or 2-hours, with more details!









About Abida

Blazing Belly Dance was founded by Abida Blaze in 2007, and has performed at numerous events and festivals around southeastern Michigan, including the Relay for Life cancer walks, Redford Township Festival, Wyandotte Street Fair, Corktown Music Festival, Music and Art in Goudy Park (Wayne, MI), People’s Art Festival (Detroit), Ignite nightclub at MGM Grand casino, and many more.  Blazing Belly Dance has also hosted several benefit shows, with proceeds going to First Step of Michigan, Burners without Borders (Detroit), Neighboorhood Service Organization of Detroit, Little Dresses for Africa, and SASHA Farm!

Abida is a full-time belly dance instructor, with over ten years of traditional and modern belly dance experience, and a background of jazz, tap, and modern dance. 









Saturday, July 25:

Fundamentals of Belly Dance

Ponyride, 1401 Vermont Street, Detroit.  2:00-4:00 pm. 

We will cover basic isolations of the ribs, hips, and abdomen, followed by snake arms and shoulder punches, hip shimmies, circles, and figure 8's.

Perfect for beginners or anyone who would like to focus on drilling some of the basics!

$20.00 or two punches from your punch card

Saturday, August 15:

Frames and Movements for Arms and Hands

Ponyride, 1401 Vermont Street, Detroit.  12:00-2:00 pm.

Snake arm variations, shoulder isolations, hand undulations!
Learn to use arms to frame other movements, and when to let your arms be the center of attention! 
All levels are welcome ♥
Register for $30, or take two punches from your punch card.