"Come Try Something New, Celebrate You, & Just Dance!"

Offering Classes, Workshops, & Performances

Our Instructors

Meaghann, Tanya, and Mahsati
Meet our talented instructors who create
a safe, fun environment to nurture the dancer in you!
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Classes for All Levels

We offer a wide array of classes to meet your exercise and dance needs.
Our classes are full of women laughing and growing stronger in body, mind, and soul.
Your first class is free!
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About Raqs Beledi

Nestled in the majestic mountains of Western North Carolina in the heart of Waynesville’s historic downtown, Raqs Beledi is a private studio where we promote health, fitness, creativity, self-expression, community, and friendship.
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Super Women and the Collaborative Process, or, A Group of Friends Who Get Together and Dance

The RaqShuraka Dance Company recently entered a fundraiser talent competition.  We love...

A Night of Dance

The RaqShuraka Dance Company hosted A Night of Dance, a benefit show for REACH of...

WLOS Features Our Very Own Kelly

We are so proud of all of our dancers!  We were lucky enough to celebrate Kelly (A HSSBD...

The Womanly Art of Bellydance

Paul Denkenberger wrote a wonderful article about ourstudio that was featured in the...

Raqs Beledi Dancers Make International News

Raqs Layali, directed by Mahsati Janan and  featuring  Meaghann Lynne, Nicole, and Kelly...


Welcome to our new website! This adventure has been my first in web design, and though...

Site Coming Soon!

Hi Guys, we are working hard to make this site fully functional in the next few months. ...