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CLASSES POSTPONED DUE TO A FAMILY EMERGENCY AND WILL RESUME ON MAY14TH 

Join Despina's Live Asteria Belly Dance Classes in Astoria!

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

NO DROPS INS.

BEFORE YOU SHOW UP TO CLASS:

1-Email Despina:

info@despinadance.com

2-Pay for your class or class package.

3-Fill out the liability form.

SPRING TIME REDDIT OFFER:

Receive *one* free class with a SINGLE class purchase.

*Expires 3 weeks after purchase.

*Offer valid for new customers only.

CLASS PRICES:

*Single Class $25 plus PayPal Fee-Class expires 2 weeks after purchase.

*5 Class Package $110 (You save $15)  plus PayPal Fee

Class bundle expires 2 months after purchase.

If a class has been cancelled due to holiday or any other reason you will be given an extra week extension.

* No Refunds *​

LOCATION:

Cathy's Dance Studio

3319 Crescent St, Queens, NY 11106

N or W train to Broadway, 5min walk to studio.

TIME:

Tuesdays @ Call time 7pm, set-up, change, prep time.

Class 7:10pm-8:25pm

STYLE:

Beginner / Open Level Modern Belly Dance *

* Experienced dancers will be given advanced options with technique and finger cymbals.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Leggings, a tank top, or athleisure dance top, layering skirt, with shorts.

  • Shoes: Ballet slippers (make sure they are NOT slippery), foot Undeez, flat jazz shoes or dance sneakers. Despina prefers to dance barefoot. You can dance barefoot but keep in mind that the studio hosts class all day and your feet might get a bit dirty.

  • A simple sequin or fabric hip scarf -NOT required.

 

NO socks or heels (heels are added for advanced classes)

NO Hips scarves with beads- they often break and beads are very dangerous.

 

You may see students wearing fun layering skirts in class, Despina will have items available in all sizes in her classes. Student discount rate will apply.

 

WHAT TO BRING:

A portion of the warmup / conditioning will be on the floor. If you would like to bring a yoga mat please do but it is not required.

You can also bring a knee pad cushion that is small and it's easy to travel with.

A change of clothes just in case you would like to change from getting sweaty. 

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES:

Dancers will also have the opportunity to audition for performance class. You need to take at least 10 beginners / basic classes to qualify to audition for a performance class. Let Despina know if you are interested.

REGISTRATION / LIABILITY FORM:

All students (new or existing) must fill out the 2024 liability form before attending Despina's Classes.

SAFETY MEASURES / POLICIES:

Dancers are not required to show proof of vaccination or wear a mask. Dancers can wear a mask if they choose so.

*Please monitor your health and refrain from attending class if you're feeling fatigued, have a sore throat or any flu-like symptoms.

*Despina has a zero tolerance policy for harassment, unwanted homophobic, transphobic, racist, sexist, ableist, or ageist behavior in her classes. Despina reserves the right to ask you to leave if you behave in any way that is making an students or dancers feel uncomfortable. 

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PRIVATE CLASS RATES IN DANCE STUDIO:

*Single Private Class $110 (with PayPal fee $114.49) Expires 3 weeks after purchase.

*3 1-Hour Private Class Bundle SAVE  $310 (with PayPal fee $321.72) Expires 9 weeks after purchase.

PRIVATE CLASS RATES ON ZOOM:

*1 -1 Hour Zoom Private Class $70 (with PayPal fee $73.04) Expires 3 weeks after purchase.

*3 1-Hour Private Zoom Class Bundle SAVE $20 $190 (with PayPal fee $197.38) Expires 9 weeks after purchase.

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