Belly Dance Sampler and new class sessions

New things are coming to Violet Lotus Studio!

February 19 at 5:30 we will be hosting a Belly Dance Sampler class.

Not sure if belly dance is right for you?
Curious about the types of belly dance?

Join us for a belly dance sampler class on February 19 at 5:30. You will get to experience two styles of belly dance, classic and American Tribal Style®, with two different instructors. There will also be snacks and wine!

$5 in advance or $10 at the door.


New Class sessions!

Classic Belly Dance – level 1

8 week session

Starting February 26 at 5:30pm

$120 for the session

American Tribal Style® – level 1

6 week session

Starting February 27 at 6:00pm

$90 for the session


Violet Lotus is now offering a new way to shop and register for classes!

Visit our square store. Just click on the Square logo —>   

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New Classes coming soon!

Don’t miss out on our new classes coming to the studio!

New sessions of American Tribal Style® Fundamentals:

10/26/16 at 5:45pm ATS® Level 1

10/26/16 at 6:45 ATS® Level 1.5

10/27/16 at 6:00 ATS® Level 1

10/27/26 at 7:00 ATS® Level 1.5

New session of Classic Belly Dance:

11/14/16 at 5:30 Classic Belly Dance Level 1

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April news from Violet Lotus Studio

Belly dance and more in April

April is here and Violet Lotus Studio is bringing new and fun things your way!

We have new classes, a musicality workshop, a body positive workshop, and new dance fitness class this month! There are other things in the works as well. Of course you can tell us what you’d like to see offered at the studio. Email us with suggestions.

We are also very excited to be a part of Fest For All this weekend. On April 2 Bambi will be representing the studio by teaching a community class in the Hartley Vey Workshop room at the Shaw Center at 1:00pm.
On April 3 at 1:40pm on the 4th Street Stage Valkyrie Rouge and Jasmine Dance Project will be performing.

Violet Lotus Studio will also be performing with other local belly dancers at Louisiana Earth Day Festival on April 17. You will see dancers from the studio on the children’s stage at Noon and on the Earth Arts Stage at 1:15 and 4:15.


Belly Dance Classes

Current Classes:

Monday 5:30 – Classic belly dance level 1
Monday 6:30 – Classic belly dance level 2
Tuesday 5:30 – ATS® Drills and Improvisation level 3
Tuesday 7:00 – ATS® Combinations level 2
Wednesday 6:30 – ATS® Fundamentals level 1

New class sessions starting in April:

4/7 – 5:30 pm ATS® Fundamentals level 1
4/7 – 5:30 pm Classic Belly Dance level 1
4/15 – 6:30 pm Tribal Fusion level 2
4/20 – 6:30 pm ATS® Fundamentals level 1


Specialty workshops and classes coming to the studio this month!

April workshops on zils

April 16, 2016
Musicality: Zils workhsop with Cybele Noire
11:00 am – 4:00pm (Lunch break 12:30 – 1:30)

You’ve played your zills. You’ve danced. But how do you do BOTH? We will learn several basic rhythms, then carefully combine them with traveling steps, arm patterns and combinations of movement. Don’t worry: We’ll have a mop ready for the brain melt.
Cost: $40 Early bird discount until 4/11/16 $35

New dance fitness in AprilApril 16, 2016
4:30-5:30 pm

Join Be PHAcTive for a free SocaCize class!! This is the first time this Caribbean and African influenced dance fitness class has been taught in Baton Rouge. Come try something new!

Be body confident in April!


April 23, 2016

Gather with Be PHAcTive for a workshop on learning to love your body right where you are now!

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Belly dance classes, specials, workshops, and more in March.

New belly dance classes starting soon

Violet Lotus is offering belly dance classes, workshops, a hafla, zumba, and more in March!

We are excited to be offering two sessions a week of Classic Belly Dance and American Tribal Style® Fundamentals, both perfect for students new to belly dance. We also have a Classic belly dance level 2 class and Tribal Fusion level 2 beginning soon. Go to the CLASSES page to register for classes. There are belly dance classes for everyone!

New belly dance classes starting in March

We also have some great specials! New students get 15% off your class session or bring a friend and get 25% off your session! Belly dance is better with friends so grab your best friend and come dance with us.

March Specials

March Specials for belly dance classes

On March 19 the first of a two part series of workshops on Musicality will be taught by Cybele Noire. She is bringing you some basic music theory and how to add zils to your dance. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to add zils to your dance. Visit the Violet Lotus Studio Facebook page events to get more information!

After the musicality workshops join us for the Spring Hafla. We will have dancing, snacks, and fun. There will be a few performances throughout the evening. Please email us if you’d like to perform.

Looking for something different? Try Zumba on Saturday mornings at 9:30 am with Allison. It is an hour of fun, fitness, and calorie burning! All for only $5/class. You can’t beat that deal!

Stay tuned for spotlights on the instructors of Violet Lotus Studio. We will be featuring an instructor each week. Get to know more about them and why they chose belly dance.

Belly dance instructors

Instructors for the belly dance classes at Violet Lotus Studio


We are also excited to announce that 7 Elements will be bringing a children and teen class to our studio. Check out their website for more information.
Studio hours are 4:00-6:00pm M-F and by appointment. You can register for classes in person or on our Classes page.

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January Classes and Specials

Hello 2016! January brings a new year and new things to Violet Lotus Studio!

Here are our upcoming classes:

Zumba only $5/class

Returning on a new day and time! Saturday 1/16 at 9:30 am

Belly Dance Classes:

1/5 – American Tribal Style® Combinations at 7:00 pm

1/11 – Classic Belly Dance – level 1 at 5:30 pm

1/11 – Classic Belly Dance – level 2 at 6:30 pm

1/14 – Classic Belly Dance – level 1 at 5:30 pm

1/20 – American Tribal Style® Fundamentals – level 1 at 5:30pm

1/21 – American Tribal Style® Fundamentals – level 1 at 5:30pm

2/5 – Tribal Fusion – level 2 at 6:30pm


Coming Soon:

Tribal Fusion

Belly Dance for Teens

Silver Shimmies

Sword Drills

Classic Belly Dance Beginner Troupe – perform with a group, use what you’ve learned


Also workshops are in the planning stages!


Register online or in the studio. Studio is open M-F 4:00 to 6:00 pm if you would like to register for a class in person.



Also new in January are some great specials!



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Belly Dance class in Baton Rouge

Are you looking for a

belly dance class

in Baton Rouge? Violet Lotus Studio has many options to chose from. We offer Zumba , Classic Belly Dance, American Tribal Style® , Tribal Fusion , and more.

Violet Lotus Studio also offers Ladies night out parties and Belly Dance Princess birthday parties for girls.

Coming soon are classes for seniors and teens.

Interested in performing? We will have a beginner classic belly dance troupe starting as well.

Not a dancer? Check out our drumming workshops and join the fun.


dance classes and more!

Violet Lotus Studio in Baton Rouge

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October Specials

October brings us cooler weather and new classes at Violet Lotus Studio! Join us for one of our new classes starting soon!


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Zumba Classes

Zumba is coming to Violet Lotus Studio. Mondays in October!We are very excited to have a certified Zumba instructor joining the staff at Violet Lotus Studio.

Class must have 5 people pre-registered.

Cost: $5 pre-registered, $7 at the door.

Click here to register

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Now open!!

We are excited to be open and have new classes starting this month! Sign up today.


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Classes are beginning!

Come sign up for the variety of classes offered at the studio! Also don’t forget to become a preferred member to get discounts on your classes!

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