ROCKPORT – Shalimar (Patti Luchetti) will teach a 6-week session of Middle Eastern Dance on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. in Rockport beginning March 10. Sponsored by 5 Towns Adult Education; the fee is $49. Register at 207-236-7800 x5. 

This movement style, which is also known as belly dancing, is a gentle, strengthening exercise with a focus on the hips and the class is open to all levels. Exposure to Middle Eastern music and culture is an added benefit.
Luchetti has studied and performed for 25-plus years, focus

ing on folk and ethnic dance styles. Her recent studies include yoga and Tai Chi. For more information, please contact her at