About the Belly Dance Business Academy

Welcome to the Belly Dance Business Academy (BDBA) where you get the tools, training and support you need to achieve your business goals. Whether you are a hobbiest looking for more students in your weekly classes or a professional hoping to make belly dance your full time business, you have come to the right place.

Information, Advice and Support

In order to help you grow your business, our carefully selected experts can advise you in the following areas: business, marketing, teaching, event production, ethics, inclusive practices, photography, DVD production and MORE!

Marketing
Create and implement a marketing strategy for your belly dance business using tools and techniques from the BDBA.
Event Production
Whether you are hosting one instructor in your local community or producing a weekend event, find the skills you need to be successful.
Finance Management
Do spreadsheets and cash flows make you crazy? Learn how to manage your finances with practical information applicable to your business.
Communication
Take a closer look at your communication and conflict resolution skills. Are they helping you to achieve your business goals or hindering you? We can help you build the skills you need to have positive interactions in all facets of your business.
Photography and Video
Capture and share amazing photos and video with BDBA tutorials by professional photographers and videographers. Whether you just want to capture a memorable performance or use your images for marketing your business, we can help.
Instruction
Becoming a better instructor benefits your students and your business. Learn how to improve your teaching skills, structure you classroom and plan ahead to improve the quality of your classes and retain more students.
Ethics
Learn to anticipate and confront ethical issues that arise in your business from your own value platform creating a business that operates with consistency and integrity.
Self Care
Running a business full time or part time can be really stressful. Learn how to take care of yourself and model positive self-care practices for your students, staff and community.
Troupe Management
Learning how to successfully manage a student or professional troupe can be a process. Let our experts help you create a successful structure, manage ongoing interpersonal issues and turn your troupe into a fun and productive part of your business.

Testimonials

News and Articles

If you are interested in the latest from the Belly Dance Business Academy, take a sneak peek at our blog.

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You Done Me Wrong: Communicating at a Deeper Level than a Country Music Song when a Business Relationship Goes Bad

by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman When relationships go South, and emotions are high, we often have a difficult time figuring out how to resolve conflicts. I have a pretty simple approach to conflict that I will share with you today. As a part of the ATS® certification for teachers (called Teacher Training), I offer a day-long class […]

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What Kind of Learning Style Do YOU Have?

The Belly Dance Business Academy offers a variety of on-line classes and workshops on topics designed to help you improve your business skills. Explore your learning style to make the most out of your experience at the Belly Dance Business Academy. Take our FREE class, “Your Guide to Choosing the Right BDBA Class” now.

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The Role of Gratitude in Stress Management

We get it.  You are stressed. At the BDBA, we are going to provide a series of free classes to help you feel better. Yep, you heard us right.  FREE. We understand how stressful it is for you to work a full time job and manage your belly dance business on the side. Or, to […]

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Instructors

Meet our instructors, experts in belly dance business, who will assist you on your journey.

Terri Allred

Terri Allred

Lisa Allred

Lisa Allred

Tina Berezhnaya

Tina Berezhnaya

    Julie Eason

    Julie Eason

      Andrea Farese

      Andrea Farese

      Elizabeth (SuperBeth) Fish

      Elizabeth (SuperBeth) Fish

        DeAnna Freeman

        DeAnna Freeman

          Kelly Holder

          Kelly Holder

            Katayoun Hutson

            Katayoun Hutson

            Lesley Inman

            Lesley Inman

              Nadira Jamal

              Nadira Jamal

                Jenn Kasper

                Jenn Kasper

                Carrie Meyer

                Carrie Meyer

                Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman

                Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman

                Rosa Noreen

                Rosa Noreen

                  Kat Ross

                  Kat Ross

                    Oreet

                    Oreet

                    Sara Shrapnell

                    Sara Shrapnell

                    Janet Taylor

                    Janet Taylor

                      Susan Warner

                      Susan Warner

                      WildCard BellyDance

                      WildCard BellyDance

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                      E-mail: terri@bellydancebusinessacademy.com Phone: 507-884-1375

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