Upcoming Events


Belly Dance Training Mat Available!

Product Sales

Soraya Doherty




What:  Fitness, Nutrition, Mind-Body Motivation


Women's Day

of Wellness

Soraya Doherty

​We will be selling our products in New England at the Grande Dame Diva Event: When: August 19th

Where:  Holiday Inn Boston-Bunker Hill
30 Washington St, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

RAQISA, The Belly Barre Workout (All levels Welcome)

Location: Needham High School


7 Thursday Evenings: 7pm - 8 pm

Sign Up: Mary Grace Summergrad
NCE Adult Program Director, 781-455-0400 x223

More Wellness Events Coming Soon!

Why RaqiSa®?



Soraya Doherty

​RAQISA®️is a healthy lifestyle & dance-fitness brand servicing women! Here you will discover the many health and fitness benefits inspired by the Middle East, ranging from our signature RAQISA, The Belly Barre Workout and RAQISA dance, to healthy RAQISA LIVING recipes!  We are proud that our barre method is an approved ACE, AFAA/NASM educational provider and is the only accredited program to seamlessly merge ballet's barre exercises and belly dance technique.   Qualified dance and fitness professionals across America who have trained with us are growing their business by teaching our lively and fun barre method because it is a safe, effective, and results based technique!  In addition to live classes and trainings, we host wellness events,  so that you can experience the ancient secrets from the Middle East in a beautiful setting.  Our East and West Coast wellness events includes your very own RAQISA Training Bundle and will equip you to continue to practice our technique from the convenience of your home. To help keep you on the healthy path, visit our RAQISA LIVING blog, which is full of heart healthy and delicious Mediterranean recipes.  Our vision is to educate, elevate and inspire!  Learn more about us and how you can bring the Middle East into your home!


Our modern day busy work life requires we either sit or stand all day and with limited time to prepare meals: all of which is compromising our health.   RAQISA® Living is the ancient solution to our modern day health problems!  Revitalize your health and teach your body movements that match strength with grace! With RAQISA® you can regain your posture, increase your strength, and improve your quality of living!  Learn how to embrace the Middle Eastern body loving mind set, and the healthy eating lifestyle passed down to all women from generations ago!

The Ancient Solution

Since antiquity women have enjoy Belly Dance for culture and beauty.  Today, millions of Americans enjoy its health benefits.  Belly Dance 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.  And now, we bring to you the belly dance barre solution and our signature format:  RAQISA®️, The Belly Barre Workout!  Now you can work on dance precision and form as you sculpt,  tone, and lengthen the muscles in  your entire body!