Changing room ethics

Making the changing room a happy and stress free environment for your performers

Tried and tested tips for event organizers who want to provide the perfect space for performers to store their belongings, get changed and prepare mentally and physically for their performance.

Your Instructor

Sara Shrapnell
Sara Shrapnell

Sara Shrapnell spent 12 years teaching, performing and hosting events in the UK before moving to the Bay Area of San Francisco in 2011. Her classes are known for their humor, detailed breakdowns and cultural context. She adapts her lessons to suit the dancers, their needs and aims. Students who have studied with Sara have gone on to teach and perform in all styles of belly dance and many have made their living through performance or teaching. Sara’s books “Teaching Belly Dance” and “Becoming a Belly Dancer: From Student to Stage” are available on Amazon.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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Hi -

Thank you for joining me to learn more about changing room ethics. Its so good to know that many dancers, teachers and event hosts want to provide a safe and happy environment for their performers.

I am really excited about teaching through the Belly Dance Business Academy. It is a fantastic way to reach people world wide who love belly dance. I will be teaching other classes, workshops and webinars over the next few months, so please keep an eye out for my next offering.

To see all of the scheduled classes, workshops and webinars at the Belly Dance Business Academy, visit What's Scheduled at the BDBA. It is updated weekly :

My upcoming workshops will be focused on supporting belly dance teachers, troupe leaders and event hosts, but if you have a topic that you would love to see covered here, then feel free to contact me or Terri.

If you are looking for further assistance with your business needs, consider joining our Coaching Circle annual or Coaching Circle monthly membership for ongoing support as you implement what you learn at the BDBA :

If you would like to know more about me, my books, blogs and workshop schedules, please visit my web site :

I look forward to spending more time with you at the Belly Dance Business Academy and finding out about your adventures in belly dance - Sara x

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