Belly Dance Barre Sessions, 2019-20 Conferences

October 4-6, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

MOVE Fitness & Dance Convention

April TBD, 2020, Atlanta, GA

Soraya Doherty PRESENTING

Welcome to RaqiSa®!

A Middle Eastern Lifestyle, Dance & Barre Fitness Brand for Women!

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Upcoming 2019

Barre Trainings

"RaqiSa® Dance Training For Women!"

Elegant & Graceful Choreography!

New Fall Session!

6 Week Dancer Body Booster

​Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

The Between Space Dance Studio 

486 Washington Street

Norwood, MA

$220.00 / $20.00 door

Tuesdays:  Belly Dance Drills

Thursdays: RAQ THE BARRE™

INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty

Begin your journey, learning and perfecting the seven RAQISA® fundamentals and bring beauty and balance to your life! Our step by step video links accompany our RAQISA® Mat & Balance Plate training bundle and are filmed with authentic music and clear instructions and is a prerequisite to our dance & barre trainings! Improve your quality of living by strengthening and lengthening your core muscles and releasing tight hips by learning to perform with ease and precision each of the seven RAQISA® fundamental hip and torso movements. Revitalize your health, as you teach your body beautiful and fluid movements as a part of your wellness journey. Bring a mindful approach to your journey as you begin to embrace the Middle Eastern body loving mind set as well as the healthy eating lifestyle passed down from generations ago!  Your body deserves the best! Shop RAQISA® to get started on your journey!  Purchase your bundle as a prerequisite to all our dance training for women to ensure an optimal learning experience!

"Train with us at the Barre!"

Our barre fitness "shake" takes on a whole meaning!

Pronounced ROCK-E-SA


​Bring a fresh approach to your wellness training with an authentic Middle Eastern flair!  Our barre fitness, belly dance technique method will strengthen and lengthen your entire body, as you  match strength with grace, and is a Nationally Accredited program!  We offer live trainings towards a RAQ THE BARRE™ Certification, suited for dancers, fitness professionals, and enthusiasts!  Or get started from home, by learning the fundamentals! We are the creators of the patented RAQISA® mat ! Our step by step videos have helped our students prepare for our RAQISA® dance training sessions for women, in Norwood, MA! RAQISA® is more than just a workout, we promote methods to enjoy healthy living!  Our lifestyle blog series reminds us to keep it "real" with our "Authentic Mediterranean Healthy Recipes."  

"Raq Your Body !"

An At Home Training Starter Kit

Get started today!

Since antiquity women have enjoyed Belly Dance movements as part of their culture and for artistic beauty. Today, millions across the globe enjoy the beauty in each creatively expressed movement through joyful dance! In addition, Belly Dance technique is an effective, low impact form of exercise that involves an integration of every muscle of the body, bringing balance to body and mind! Learning how to belly dance will improve your posture, your core strength and stamina, and it will enhance your over all sense of body awareness!  Our Dance Training For Women offers both RAQISA® Belly Dance training as well as fitness to prime your dancer body with our RAQ THE BARRE™ total body conditioning!

Nationally Accredited Barre Training


The Between Space Dance Studio

​486 Washington St. Norwood, MA


INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty