New Winter Sessions!

8 Week Class Sessions with Soraya in Norwood, MA

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

The Between Space Dance Studio 

486 Washington Street, Norwood, MA

INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty

 "Raq Your Body !"


Get started today!

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

MOVE Fitness & Dance Convention • Atlanta, GA
April 24th - 26th, 2020

Offering Two Sessions:

​• RaqiSa, Belly Dance Barre

• Love Your Body Belly Dance, by RaqiSa®

Move Convention

Pronounced ROCK-E-SA


"Train with us at the Barre!"

Our program is an accredited provider 0.8 ACE, AFAA/NASM

Nationally Accredited Barre Training

Host a Training!

INSTRUCTOR Soraya Doherty


"RaqiSa® Dance Training For Women!"

Elegant & Graceful Choreography!

​Bring a fresh approach to your wellness training with an authentic Middle Eastern flair!  Our barre fitness, belly dance technique method is a Nationally Accredited Program, which will strengthen and lengthen your entire body, as you match strength with grace!  We offer live trainings towards a RAQ THE BARRE™ Certification, suited for dancers, fitness professionals, and enthusiasts!  Or get started from home with our NEW at home 55 minute Workout!  Our goal is to help you truly master belly dance fundamentals; to help speed your learning curve we are the proud creators of the patented RAQISA® mat designed specifically for new students! In fact, our step by step videos have helped our own 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."  

Upcoming 2019 -2020

Welcome to RaqiSa®!


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! Plus, we are now offering to our bundle a 55 Minute at home RAQ THE BARRE™ workout! 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!

Barre Trainings

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!

​​​​SCW FITNESS MANIA • Washington DC

February 28th - March 1st, 2020

Offering Two Sessions:

• RAQ THE BARRE™, by RaqiSa®

​​• Soulful Belly Dance, by RaqiSa®