Belly Dance in Gladstone and Tannum Sands, Queensland

Belly Dance/Middle Eastern Dance has only been taught and performed in Gladstone since 1999. Since then it has not taken long for belly dancing to become popular, both for entertainment value and as something new and fun to learn and keep fit with. A wide variety of women ranging from under 7 years old to over 60, and from all walks of life enjoy belly dance every week.

Bellydancers can be seen at a wide variety of events throughout the Central Queensland region ranging from Birthday and Christmas parties to fetes, fundraisers, demonstrations, multicultural and charity events.

About Melantha and Veils of Arabia Belly Dance

Veils of Arabia was founded in late 2002, starting out as a small performance troupe with just 3 members. Since then it has evolved and grown to include children's, beginner, beyond beginner, intermediate and advanced classes for those who wish to belly dance for fun and fitness as well as catering to those who wish to perform publicly. Within these classes there are women of all ages, body shapes and sizes.


Classes are designed to be fun and enjoyable while still learning the correct technique and posture for Belly Dance.
Veils of Arabia is Gladstone's leading troupe of professional Belly Dancers. Veils of Arabia dances to a wide variety of Arabic, Turkish, Lebanese and Modern music. Props are also used for performances and a few are canes, zills, veils, candles, Wings of Isis and swords