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!

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!

Belly Dance Barre Sessions, 2019-20 Conferences

THE BARRE SUMMIT  
October 4-6, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 www.barresummit.com

MOVE Fitness & Dance Convention

April TBD, 2020, Atlanta, GA

www.moveconvention.com

Soraya Doherty PRESENTING


Welcome to RaqiSa®!

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

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​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."  

Pronounced ROCK-E-SA

 ARABIC FOR FEMALE DANCER


Nationally Accredited Barre Training

NEW FALL TRAINING DATE COMING SOON!

The Between Space Dance Studio

​486 Washington St. Norwood, MA

"RAQ THE BARRE"​​

INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty

 

"Train with us at the Barre!"

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

"RaqiSa® Dance With Us!"

Elegant & Graceful Choreography!

Barre Trainings

"Raq Your Body!"

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Upcoming 2019

Try A Class

Experience A Live Class with Soraya

Wednesdays, 6 pm - 7pm

The Kingsbury Club, 2 Icehouse Road

Medfield, MA 02052

$15.00 / pay at front desk

Class listed as "Cardio Core Barre"

THE FIRST & ORIGINAL RAQ THE BARRE™ CLASS LOCATION

INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty