Study Middle Eastern Dance

Latifa is a sought-after dance educator who shares her passion for Middle Eastern Dance, history and culture with enthusiastic students of all levels, through weekly classes at Latifa’s School of Middle Eastern Dance in Millersville, Maryland, and focused private lessons in Severna Park. Drawing from her years of extensive training with renowned teachers such as Ibrahim Farrah, Latifa teaches a variety of styles: Egyptian oriental and folkloric, including milaya, raqs assaya (cane dance), Ghawazee, Sa’idi, and Hagallah, Turkish, Lebanese Oriental and folkloric, Khaleegy (Arab Gulf) dance, and good old American belly dance.

Beginner Classes

Advanced Beginner Classes

Intermediate Classes

Advanced Classes

Private Lessons & Coaching

2019 Class sessions

Week of 29 January-week of 25 March
(no classes 19 or 21 March)
(This extended session includes two rehearsals and leads up to Latifa’s annual recital on March 31st)
week of 1 April-week of 6 May

**summer vacation **

week of 9 September-week of 14 October
Week of 21 October-2 December (no classes Thanksgiving week)

» Develop grace, beauty, and technique studying bellydance with Latifa

What Students Have to Say

“Absolutely loved it last night!!! Thank you for such a great introduction to such a beautiful form of dance. Looking forward to the weeks to come.”
“Your classes nurtured my love of dancing, improved my technique, helped me to meet wonderful people, and I always feel beautiful by the end of the session.”
“With Latifa your dancing will become polished: you will feel like you are adding a new layer to what you already know. She also points out what students need to work at and it makes them better dancers.”

Latifa's School of Middle Eastern Dance