Holiday Specials at Lovely Dozen Studios

We’re jolly as can be heading into the Holidays after a fantastic Small Business Saturday event! Thanks to all who came out to support us!!

As alluded to in our promotional post for that event, we’ve got some exciting announcements, events, and specials coming up this Holiday Season that you won’t want to miss!


The Lovely Dozen are excited to share with you that you can now find and support us on PATREON!  If you’re from out of town, or otherwise aren’t able to take a class or support us in the traditional means of the past, this could be the answer for you!  Monthly support options range from just $5 per month to $20, with unique and escalatingly awesome “thank you’s” from us at each level!

Also, Lovely Dozen HOODIES are now available! Just $45 gets you our website, new logo and slogan (“Dance Empowerment Community”) in purple lettering on the back of soft, fluffy, black fleece/cotton blend, and our trademark eyes in gold on the hood! Contact us at or check out pictures on Facebook for more info!


2 Month Studio Membership for $175: That’s a $200 value, so you’ll be saving $25 to take EVERY class you want in the Lovely Dozen Studios for the entire month of purchase!

Free Lesson with a Lovely Dozen Troupe Member of your choice with purchase of an Extended Class Pass: Extended Class Passes already give you quite the deal (8 classes for just $56!) but add in a FREE lesson and it’s a total steal!


Fezziwig’s Ball, Friday Dec 19th at 7pm: Named for a character in the Dicken’s Novel, the Christmas Carol, this fun event with Jenny Morris of the Steps in Time Historical Dance Society is sure to get your toes tapping victorian style! Just $10 to drop in, or you can use a class pass!

Jingle Bellydance Kids Day! Saturday, Dec 20th from 1:30-3:30pm. It’s been a while since we had a Kids Day, and we can’t wait to bring this fun event back into our new space!  Jingles and Laughter will be had by all, no prior experience required! Parents can stay or drop children off, with signing of a liability form. Pay what you can!

And don’t forget, plenty of space remains in the month for private lessons, parties, and other events should you wish to have Bellydancers spice up your holiday gathering!  Just fill out the form on our Booking page if such shenanigans should interest you – we’ll happily jingle all the way 🙂 

You are cordially invited!

Well folks, our first week in the NEW studio (311 S. 4th Street) is underway and we couldn’t be happier!

You may have heard we’ve added a few classes to our old schedule now that we’re in our new location – Here’s what’s happening at the New Lovely Dozen Studios nowadays:


Morning Movement! Mondays 7am-7:30

Start your week off right! Just $5 to drop in, or free with Studio Membership or Extended Class Pass (see below for our NEW Membership options!)

Body Conditioning – Mondays 6:30-7:30pm

Strengthen your core and get your heart rate up! Class Passes, Studio Memberships, or Dropins welcome.


Tribal Fusion – Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

Come enjoy this modern stylization of Bellydance made popular in the US by the likes of Rachel Brice and Zoe Jakes. Class Passes, Studio Memberships, or Dropins welcome!


General Middle Eastern Dance – Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm.  This is where it all began! Learn the basics of the movements and culture surrounding the dances of Egypt, Turkey, and beyond – Class Passes, Studio Memberships, or Dropins welcome.


Lunch Jam! Thursdays anytime between 11:30am and 1:30pm.  Drop in for as long as your lunchbreak allows to shake off your morning and re-energize for the afternoon! Available to those with Studio Memberships, Extended Class Pass, Mini-pass, or $5 Drop-in (again, see below for all our new Membership options!).

American Tribal Style – Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Discover the magic of group improvisation with this beginner friendly lead & follow class! Class Passes, Studio Memberships, or Dropins welcome.


The Masterclass Series, 4:30-5:30pm. Another Lovely Dozen tried and true favorite – come sample a difference facet of the Bellydance world every month, taught by a different member of the Lovely Dozen troupe!  From Polynesian Style to Bollywood, Musicality, and Improvisation, we’ve got you covered J Class Passes, Studio Memberships, or Dropins welcome.

****New Ways to Pay and Attend Classes!****

We’re very excited to be able to offer new and expanded membership options for our students, from Drop-ins to the old 4 Class Pass and our NEW Studio Membership option, here’s how you can take advantage of all the new classes:

Drop-In Option:   $10 per Evening Class, $5 for Mini-Classes (Morning Movement or Lunch Jam)

The Basic Class Pass: $32 for 4 Evening Classes: that’s a savings of $2 per class!

The Mini-Class Pass: $20 for 8 Mini-classes (that’s buy one get one free for a month’s worth of Morning Movement and Lunch Jams!)

The Extended Class Pass: $56 for 8 Evening classes, PLUS you can drop into ANY TWO Mini-classes for FREE!

The STUDIO MEMBERSHIP: $100 gets you an ALL ACCESS PASS to ALL the Lovely Dozen Classes in the month of purchase, PLUS 50% off of Private Lessons with the instructor of your choice!

Hope to see you at one of our new classes soon!  But that’s not all – we’ve got one more awesome invite coming your way:

Eery Night of Bellydance

You can learn more about the Medusa event by clicking HERE.  Beyond that, what more can we say, but WHOOOOOOOO!! See you around!

A Very Lovely Announcement!

Hello all! If you’ve been following us on Facebook and Twitter or attending classes in the last few days, you no doubt have heard our big news already, but if you haven’t yet, drum roll please….


The Lovely Dozen are MOVING to a new location!

311 South 4th Street, Downtown Grand Forks!


You can view video of our grand announcement by clicking HERE.

We’re very excited to be making this move to a newer, more secure, and best of all, accessible building so that more people in our community can take advantage of our services! Speaking of which, stay tuned for some new and improved services to be rolling out as we get closer to the big move.  We can’t wait to share all of our exciting plans with you!


Also on the horizon for the Lovely Dozen…

The Zombiefest choreography is still underway at the general Middle Eastern Dance Class, even though we are sad to say we will no longer be performing at that event, we look forward to being able to perform the piece at a separate Halloween performance to be announced very soon!

Also, the new date for workshops with Amy Danielson has been tentatively set for the weekend of January 10th.  We look forward to being able to share more information in the coming weeks!


So stay tuned and thanks as always for supporting us!  Our hearts could not be more full or excited about all the awesomeness still to come!