Classes And Private Lessons

“Carlyn’s dancing is always fresh and exciting.  When I see her dance, she inspires me to strive for that level of grace and beauty.  As a teacher, she conveys the joy of dancing and she exudes a wonderful energy.  Thank you, Carlyn, for making me a better oriental dancer!”

 -Noora, Dancer at Suzanna Del Vecchio’s School of Belly Dance Arts

Ongoing Weekly Classes

Belly Dance

Highland Recreation Center | 2880 Osceola St.

Mondays; 1/9-12/18 Year Round Drop in


AGES: 18 and up
COST: Free with membership or Silver Sneakers Card

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Shimmies, shakes and figure 8s. A great full body workout to improve stability and balance by strengthening your core.

Belly Dance as Exercise    (age 50+)

Thursdays – 9:30-10:30 AM

6 week sessions –

  • $21/Wheat Ridge, CO Residents
  • $26/Non Residents
  • Free for Silver Sneaker Card Holders

Active Adult Center
6363 W 35th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO  80033

Off street parking available

Come and experience the beautiful art of belly dance!  Classes cover beginning belly dance movement, vocabulary and technique while providing an effective, core focused workout.  Belly dance is a great way to strengthen muscles throughout the entire body as well as to help increase bone density, mental clarity, improve posture, and balance.  It helps to reduce stress levels and it’s tons of fun!  Grab your friends and come check it out!

Dance footwear recommended but not required.  Yoga, dance, or comfortable clothing are all appropriate.  Hip wraps or coin belts recommended.  Limited supply available to borrow or purchase.

For more details or to sign up call 303-231-1300 or go to

Belly Dance @ Suzanna Del Vecchio’s School of Belly Dance Arts

  • 8 week sessions $120
  • Drop-ins $20

6th Avenue United Church of Christ
3250 E. Sixth Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

SW Corner of 6th & Adams in Cherry Creek
Main floor dance studio, North side of the church

Street parking available

Intermediate Belly Dance

Tuesdays  – 7:00-8:30 PM

An understanding of beginning belly dance movement and vocabulary are required to take this class.  This class focuses on strength, flexibility and technique as well as providing support for students to grow as dancers and as performers.

Classes are heavily choreography based during the winter and spring months with an annual recital held in early summer along with other performance opportunities.  Zills and veil work are often covered so please bring them if you have them.  Specialty props like swords are occasionally used as well.

This class is taught by 2 teachers alternating months – Carlyn and Christine Devine.

Advanced Belly Dance

Wednesdays – 7:30-9:00 PM

A strong proficiency in basic belly dance movement and vocabulary required for this class.  Students should be comfortable with layering at least 3 movements and carry a strong desire to grow and develop their belly dance technique.


For more info or to sign up  contact Carlyn


Looking for lunch hour classes North of Denver? 

New  ongoing Belly Dance Basics classes by Carlyn at L’Ru Studios Mondays 12:10 – 1:10.  Visit for more information and to sign up.



Private/Semi-Private Lessons

  • Private Lesson – $65/Hour *
  • Semi-Private Lessons – add $25 per extra person

Cash, Check or Credit Card Accepted

Carlyn offers private and semi-private lessons specializing in Egyptian Oriental and American Cabaret Belly Dance.

Need help conquering zills?  Mastering smooth veil combinations or improving your improvisational skills?  How about help creating a unique choreography?

Whatever your motivations may be, Carlyn can help you attain your personal goals as a belly dance artist.  Her laid back personality and approach to teaching will leave you at ease and her ability to take into consideration different methods of learning (visual, verbal, etc.)  allow her to offer an array of valuable tools to many different levels and styles of belly dancers.

For questions or to book your private lesson contact Carlyn today!  

Shimmy Party/Group Lesson

Looking for a fun way to celebrate with your girls?  Having a bachelorette or birthday party? A girls night out?  A baby or wedding shower?  Break out the wine and cheese and let’s shimmy!

Hosting a Shimmy Party is an excellent way to shake things up and break the ice for any gathering or celebration among friends!  Beginning with a short demonstration, we will lead into an exciting lesson highlighting some of the signature moves of this dance.

Taking great pride in ensuring that you have an entertaining and informative experience, Carlyn guarantees that laughter and memorable moments will be had by all who attend!  Limited supply of hip wraps and coin belts will be available to borrow or purchase.  Comfortable clothing encouraged.


For more info or to sign up  contact Carlyn

A deposit to secure the date may be requested. / Cash, Check or Credit Card Accepted / *charges for holiday, travel and/or studio time may apply