Raqisa® Dance Studio

The Between Space Dance Studio

486 Washington St.  Norwood, MA

Drum, Classical, and Modern Pop

Soraya Doherty

Pronounced Rock-e-Sa​ (Arabic for Female Dancer)

Condition and sculpt your entire body as you train like a dancer, matching strength with grace!  RAQISA® is a Belly Dance, Barre-Fitness, & Mediterranean Lifestyle Brand, Servicing Women!  We offer RAQISA® dance sessions for women and are launching an Online RAQISA® Barre Certification in 2019!  Our nationally accredited barre program will teach you the seven fundamental RAQISA® Belly Dance movements and their variations, as well as safe and effective barre progressions, and how to seamlessly merge traditional barre-fitness exercises with each hip and torso movement into a memorable and fun on brand RAQISA® workout! Qualified dance and fitness professionals across America who have trained in our live trainings to become RAQISA® Barre instructors are growing their business because it's a safe, effective, and results based training program, and serves as a great addition to their dance or fitness studio!  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."    

Since antiquity women have enjoyed Belly Dance movements as part of their culture and for artistic beauty.  Today, millions across the globe enjoy its many health benefits and the passionate flair it seems to evoke from within. Belly Dance technique is an effective, low impact form of exercise that involves an integration of every muscle of the body through  joyful dance, bringing balance to body and mind

Raqisa® at MOVE CONVENTION!

MOVE Fitness & Dance Convention: August, 1- 4 2019

LEARN MORE: https://www.movestayfit.com

Soraya Doherty


Upcoming 2019

Zaffa Rhythm

Original Music Prepared by DooZhen Music Academy

Choreography by Soraya

Practicing RAQISA® fundamentals daily brings to the here and now an ancient dance technique as a modern day wellness solution! Our step by step video links accompany our RAQISA® Mat & Balance Plate training bundle and are filmed with authentic music and clear instructions!  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! 

Raqisa®  Dance

LIVE EXTRAORDINARY

Why RaqiSa?

Raqisa® Barre Instructor Training!

RAQISA® Barre Instructor Training

​SUNDAY, March 24th,  2019

The Between Space Dance Studio

486 Washington Street

​Norwood, MA

9:00 AM - 6 PM

Soraya Doherty

 

Barre. Dance. Lifestyle.


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An Ancient Solution

Welcome to RaqiSa®!