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Cymbal Mufflers now available!

November 15, 2016

We just got in a beautiful assortment of cymbal mufflers in Isabella and Suhaila sizes. Click here for details. Continue Reading →

Choreo Clean-Ups Winter 2017!

November 03, 2016

Choreo Clean-ups are free for workshops participants, but please RSVP because spaces are limited! Those not attending the workshops are welcome to attend for a drop in class rate that must be paid online when you RSVP. Hope to see you there! Suhaila L3 Weeklong, Jan 2017 Sun, Jan 22, 2017:  Maddah 11am-1pm Sun, Jan 22, 2017:  L3FCDS 2-4pm L4 Weeklong, Jan/Feb 2017 Sun, Jan 29, 2017: Nebtidi 10am-noon Sun, Jan 29, 2017: Yanna Yanna 12:30-2:30pm Sun, Jan 29 2017: Enta Omri 5:30-7:30pm Sat, Feb 4, 2017: Bongo Funk 2:30-4:30pm Sat, Feb 4, 2017: Hayati 5-7pm Continue Reading →

Special Offer for New Online Class Subscribers!

February 26, 2016

Pay in full for the Suhaila Level 1 OR Jamila Level 1 by May 31 and receive a four week subscription to online classes to begin no later than Sept 1, 2016. Pay in full for BOTH the Suhaila Level 1 and Jamila Level 1 by May 31 and receive a 10 week subscription to online classes to begin no later than Sept 1, 2016. To take advantage of this offer, simply enter the code SUMMER in the note section during checkout! Please note: This deal is nonrefundable, nontransferable, not exchangeable and not combinable with other offers.  Continue Reading →

Summer 2016 Workshop Special!

February 26, 2016

Save 15% when you pay in full for both the Suhaila & Jamila Level 1 Workshops at the Mothership this summer!  Learn More!       Continue Reading →

The Salimpour School Belly Dance Compendium Vol. 1

February 26, 2016

Born from a need for a book that distills belly dance history and its related subjects into something readable and accountable, we have published the Salimpour Compendium, Volume 1!  Originally meant as a companion piece to Jamila’s Article Book, this publication digs deeper not only into Jamila Salimpour’s life as a dancer, instructor, mother, and innovator, but also into the wide and often daunting history of belly dance, the Middle East, and the complex relationship between the “West” and the Arab world. Topics include a brief history of the Middle East and its peoples, the perception of professional dancers in the Arab world, the portrayal of the Middle East in Hollywood, the history of the ghawazi and ‘awalim, the creation... Continue Reading →