Beginners Basics – Wednesday (6-7 pm)

Students will learn foundation steps and technique, while combining steps to create a simple choreography, and muscle group isolation exercises to develop core strength and flexibility.  Students will be provided with notes, music for practice and access to links for YouTube video for all classes.

Cost:  $55.00 per six week session or $15.00 per lesson

Six Week Session:

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Sept. 6

September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18

November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Dec 6


Beginners Basics Part 2 – (not available at the current time – please check back):

Review and continuation of steps/combinations learned in Beginner Basics Part 1; Progress and learn advanced steps, combinations, and transitioning.

Note:  This class is recommended for students who have successfully completed a six-week session of Beginner Basics; or students who have been away from classes for a while and who wish to return to classPlease contact Gypsy to inquire about requirements for acceptance into this class, and/or scheduling-availability.

*A minimum of five (5) students must be enrolled (paid) in order for this class to convene.



This class is suspended at the current time… please check back for future availability.


*Intermediate (Tollabet el Gypsy – Practice) – Wednesday  (7-8:00pm) – ongoing

 Cost:  $10 per lesson

*Please note:  this is a practice class for students who are approved to participate in upcoming future performance opportunities.

Continuation, practice, and refining choreographies in preparation for performances.

Classes resume Wednesday, August 2.

Classes begin promptly, so please be on time.  The first 15 minutes will be spent stretching and warming up.  For class you will need comfortable exercise clothing such as yoga pants and crop/bra top or even shorts and tee shirts are fine, and a hip scarf or sash with fringe, tassels or better yet, coins (to accentuate your hip movements).  Bare feet are recommended, although soft ballet slippers are fine.

*Please inquire about specific guidelines for requirements and approval for class level upgrades.
**Discounted fee is non-refundable and is not transferable toward subsequent sessions in the event of missed classes.

PLEASE NOTE:  Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be re-scheduled.  Contact Paula for date and time.   Due to space restriction please do not bring small children to class.

Make checks payable to Paula Reid Stump and mail to:

Paula R. Stump, Raks Sharki Oriental Dance, 2565 Woodberry Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27106
To register by phone or for questions call 777-1077 or 721-1066 … or  email:

Studio Location:  Suite 703/DataMax Building, 711 Coliseum Plaza Court, Winston Salem, NC 27106

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