Thoughtful Belly Dance
Instruction and Performance

Online: Streaming & On-Demand
Portland, Oregon + Vancouver, Washington Area / Pacific Northwest


Ongoing belly dance classes for beginners to professionals in Berkeley, California, at the Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance.

New Students

Start here! New students dance for only $10. Purchase your pass, and reserve your class.

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On-DEMAND Classes

Take classes with me no matter where you live! Subscribe or pay-per-view on the Salimpour School Online… or schedule an online private lesson!

Upcoming Events

Performances and workshops, in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Elegant Performance

Tasteful, elegant performance for your special celebration in the San Francisco Bay Area. COVID restrictions apply.

Meet Abigail

In addition to over 15 years of teaching experience, she holds an MA in Dance Studies from Mills College, is a Qualified TotalBarre® Instructor, and is only one of a handful of dancers in the world to hold Level 5 certification in the esteemed Suhaila Salimpour and Jamila Salimpour belly dance Formats.

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