For a fee, I will come to you, or book my studio for a private function

Learn to use props like veils, isis wings, and gypsy skirts

Belly Dance performance and instruction with a twist, or should I say a shimmy!

Elaine De Rooy started Belly Laughs Navel Academy, a professional contemporary belly dance teaching and performance business in 2012.

She did this because, she saw too many ladies try belly dancing once and give up, because they felt too self conscious and intimidated.

Her approach is unique in the industry.


special events

She brings laughter and a bit of silliness, to an otherwise serious dance genre, thru her musical selections.

She tries to keep her routines and choreographies classy, but a little bit sassy.


Learn basic moves and simple combos

specialty classes

beginner classes


Belly Laughs Navel Academy