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Seminars in NYC with Egyptian Masters! .

Seminars in NYC with Egyptian Masters! Egyptian Superstars! Egyptian Born Superstar Trainers sponsored in NYC!

  Seminars in NYC with Egyptian Masters! Egyptian Superstars! Egyptian Born Superstar Trainers sponsored in NYC!  

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NYC Classes

Nourhan Teaches in NYC!

NYC ClassesClasses with Nourhan Sharif ! Proteges/Colleagues of Nourhan will teach when travelling! Open & Ongoing, drop ins welcome !

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Nourhan Sharif Bellydance Instructor

Nourhan Sharif

Nourhan SharifInternational Bellydancer Extraordinare

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Music MP3s, CDs & DVDs

Maqam Records

Music MP3s, CDs & DVDsSharif music and DVDs exclusively at MAQAM!

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Bellydance Classes in New York City!

beginner bellydance classes in New York!

LEARN TO BELLY DANCE in a simple & effective way. Nourhan Sharif is a friendly down to earth instructor that can break down fancy moves into fun easy steps. Discover how to dance with grace and sensuality in a welcoming and social atmosphere. Unlike other belly dance programs,our classes aren't about memorizing routines, but rather celebrating fun dance moves you can use on the dance floor!

Our progressive system teaches students to dance naturally by developing inner rhythm & personal style and internalizing steps through practice and repetition.

Come alone or come with friends. There are no sign up dates. You can start at any time. It does not matter if you have never danced before or have taken dance classes in the past. Our program will give the instruction you need to shimmy and shake across the dance floor!

Welcome to Bellydance-nyc where bellydance superstar Nourhan Sharif teaches bellydance to New York students. Whether you want to pursue belly dance as a hobby, art, or profession, you will have to learn from Nourhan Sharif in New York City! She is training the next generation of belly dancers! The Egyptian Academy of Dance offers instruction thru classes, lessons, coaching, seminars, and workshops featuring the top Egyptian masters in the field, including Faten Salama, Mohamed el Hosseny, Raqia Hassan, Ahmed Hussein, Karim Nagi, Tito, Mohamed Shahin, Saad Ismail, Mahmoud Reda, Hassan Affifi, Farida Fahmy, and Aida Nour.

These are the best superstars Egypt has to offer! The Academy also produces its own line of instructional DVDs and music CDs so you can practice at home to music and routines.

With a strong background in Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish folkloric and cabaret dance, and considered to be the perfect expression of Yousry Sharif's choreography, Nourhan Sharif is known internationally for helping students the skills they need to pursue Middle Eastern dance! She is devoted to teaching Middle Eastern dance as an performing art form, and she is known internationally for her acute awareness of technique, musicality, Arab culture, costuming, and stage presence. She has taught and performed on nearly every continent and in major cities in North America such as New York, Toronto, Houston, Boston, San Francisco.

Phone: 718-726-0526

New York City Bellydance Classes!

Where to go:

Beginner Bellydance Class: 6-7 PM Open to drop ins

Intermediate Bellydance Class: 7-8 PM Open to drop ins

Price: $20.00 per class

You Should Be Dancing
412 8th Avenue
NY, NY 10001 (31st & 8th Avenue)
Just outside Penn Station and Madison Square Garden



Beginner Bellydance Intensive Classes: 7 to 8 pm Drop ins always Welcome!
Price: Drop in Rate $20.00 per class


38-01 23rd Ave, Suite 100
Astoria, NY 11105
Phone: 718-726-0526

Take the N or Q to Ditmars.

All Classes are open and ongoing!
$2.00 per student if there is a live drummer!
Drop-ins are welcome!!

What to wear:
Leotards, tights or loose fitting clothing, hip scarf.

Private Lessons available by appointment - call Nourhan Sharif (718) 726-0526

Visit Nourhan Sharif online @ Nourhansharif.com!


We are also home to Sharifwear, Nourhan's all-original dance wear creations of belly dance costumes, tops, pants, skirts, jewelry, belts, club wear, salsa wear, tribal wear, gothic wear, salsa skirts, tribal tops, gypsy skirts, tango dresses - everything you need for divas that dance! They can be mixed and matched, not only for Middle Eastern, tribal, and ethnic fusion, but also Salsa, Tango, Jazz and Flamenco. Wear them in your classes and when you perform to be a real Belly Diva! Everything is designed by Nourhan herself! 
Nourhan Sharif,Oriental dance

Beginner bellydance classes in New York!


Visit Sharifwear for the best in Bellydance Fashion!


bellydance classes and beginner bellydance in new york

Bellydance in NYC
with the best available Egyptian teachers in the art form!  World traveled Nourhan Sharif teaches weekly classes! Many visiting experts come here to teach various classes in Arabic music, drumming, maqams and all types of folkloric and oriental dance! The only Bellydance Retail Store in NY provides everything for the Bellydancer! Middles Eastern Music, Bellydance Costumes & Bellydance gear! Troupe orders, Wholesale and Retail are all welcome ! We are also the home of Tanka Shoes the most comfortable and durable dance shoe on the planet! Raks Sharqui dancers will love Sharifwear products & classes ! Belly Divas are all welcome call 718-726-0526 for info !

Happy Shimmies!
Nourhan Sharif

Egyptian Academy of Oriental Dance

Nourhan Sharif teaches Exclusively at You Should Be Dancing in NYC
212-244-0011  click here for classes and times!

412 Eighth Avenue/Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10001


Main office
38-01 23rd. Ave, Suite 405
Astoria, NY 11105
Inquires: (718) 726-0526

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