"Bellydancing is the best!"
Learn skills in coordination, strength, and beauty in supportive and structured bellydance classes with Elinore Eaton. Be part of a wonderful community of dancers striving for excellence in technique, wondrous dance movement, and a ton of fun!

Most classes start with a lengthy warm up that includes stretching, seated technique practice and calisthenics to the get the heart pumping! Warmup is followed by standing and walking technique and drills, ending with a short dance combination/choreography. Technique, vocabulary, and nomenclature used in class is based off of Suhaila and Jamila Salimpour Format.


Elinore is Level 3 certified in both Suhaila and Jamila Salimpour formats.

Bellydance Technique Based on Salimpour Formats With Elinore!

***Elinore is currently available for online private lessons in person private lessons in her home studio in Northeast Portland, Oregon. Contact at for more.


I'm currently on summer break from teaching until mid-August 2022. New dates, times, and locations TBD soon!