Class Descriptions

About Level 1: ATS® Belly Dance Fundamentals*

*Note: Classes are currently suspended and will resume in April.

Learn the basic slow movements and fast steps of American Tribal Style® dance as well as group formations and playing zills (finger cymbals) in a fun and supportive environment. 
We’ll have you dancing in your very first class! This 6-week series of 1-hour classes is suitable for everyone…no previous dance experience necessary! You can start this on-going class series at any time and drop-in for drills and review. Brand new to dance classes? No problem! Please read our FAQ page to prepare for your first class.


Class Dates/Times:
Tuesdays 6:45-7:45 pm
6-week session:    $60 (a $30 savings compared to the drop-in rate)
Drop-In Rate:          $15 per class

Water Bottle
Zills (finger cymbals)

Location: (map below)
The Station, 169 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

Free street parking at meters after 5 pm on Portage St., South St, etc. There is also an attended parking ramp across the street from the studio (Kalamazoo Mall Ramp 3). Do not park in The Station’s parking lot, as this is permit parking only.

Best Practice: 
We encourage students to take Level 1 over and over again in order to master the fundamental moves of ATS®. Visit the Student Resources page for additional recommendations.

What’s Next? Upon mastery of this level, students are invited to attend Level 1.5 and/or Level 2 classes.