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.

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News and Articles

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Basic Digital Photography

The Basic Digital Photography is an instructional course designed to help you learn about YOUR camera. Carrie will break it down so that you feel more at ease with your camera and ability to use it! We all need the ability to take sharp and clear photos for classes, events and products. During the course, […]

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New to Teaching? Tips to Start off Right

In this 5 video course, Oreet gives you the tips that have helped her and others to start teaching and stay teaching. In this course she will debunk the myth that you need to be pro, show ways to overcome obstacles when learning how to teach, explain how to find your teaching voice, offer keywords […]

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Boundary Tune Up

What is a boundary?  It is a space (physical and emotional) that you set between yourself and others. A boundary tells you where you begin and the other person ends. Why is it important? We need good boundaries for emotional and physical health.  How do I know if I have boundary problems? Boundary problems can […]

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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

    Andrea Farese

    Andrea Farese

    Elizabeth (SuperBeth) Fish

    Elizabeth (SuperBeth) Fish

      DeAnna Freeman

      DeAnna Freeman

        Katayoun Hutson

        Katayoun Hutson

        Devi Mamak

        Devi Mamak

          Carrie Meyer

          Carrie Meyer

          Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman

          Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman

          Rosa Noreen

          Rosa Noreen

            Oreet

            Oreet

            Sara Shrapnell

            Sara Shrapnell

            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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