Theresa Raqs from NYC, is the Director at Dance From The Heart LLC. She proudly hosts an annual belly dance convention in Tampa and provides lessons & performances in Ballroom, Belly Dance, Bollywood, Hula & Yoga. She is a certified AFFA group fitness instructor, dance, yoga, CPR, First Aid, O2 & AED certified, VA State EMT, former NREMT, and certified mixologist to tend bar for your next special event. Dance is her passion & she shares that joy with all. Whether you're a wedding couple preparing for your First Dance, a group of gals planning a fun night out, singles or couples interested in dance lessons, and/or need entertainment at your special event, Dance From The Heart has you covered!
What to Expect
A professional team member dancer/s from Dance From The Heart will arrive at your event 20 mins prior to showtime. The show, or lesson will begin promptly and will you have the option of a brief Q & A session after the show/lesson upon prearranged request. Music will be provided by Dance From The Heart unless otherwise specified.
Should your event be outside of the Tampa Bay area, a small travel fee will be added per dancer.
Photos and video may be taken upon special request, but not otherwise. Performance contracts are to be signed and returned upon receipt to reserve entertainment for your special event.
When booking with us you'll feel confident and ready to have the time of your life! During our time together you, your family and friends are certain to make lifelong memories with our growing dance company.
After the show, our team member/s will be offsite within 15-20 mins, and we gladly and graciously accept gratuities.
Dance From The Heart is pleased to share with you our mission - Enriching the community through the healing art of Dance, Yoga, and amazing performances whilst growing life long healthier habits on a global scale. We strive to Promote Dancers and Dance Companies from all over the world with open hearts and minds!
Dance From The Heart is proud to host Instructors, Dancers and Troupes for our annual Belly Dance Convention in Tampa, FL.
We provide lessons in Ballroom, Belly Dance, Hula, Bollywood, Yoga and general group fitness.
In addition we provide exceptional live performances for all types of special events.
BOOK Your next Special Event Live Performances, Dance lessons, Yoga sessions, and Lady's Night Out Special Event Parties with us today!
Theresa Morgana Martinez, is a licensed & insured small business owner as well as a certified dance, yoga and group fitness instructor. A NYC native she has been dancing for more than three decades, and providing instruction since 2006. In addition, this mother of two was a certified and Nationally Registered EMT, as well as presently CPR, AED, First Aid & O2 Certified.
Dancing allows individuals freedom of self expression while enjoying a healthy and fun filled workout. We look forward to dancing with you soon!
For information on hourly rates, introductory package and specialty package rates, please feel free to call or email anytime!
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Influences & Inspiration
Fred Astaire, The Rockettes, Mikhail Barishnokov, as well as my childhood and all of my dance instructors through out my life, including my mother, and sisters.
Musical influences are Frank Sinatra, Lisa Gerard, and a long list of a very wide variety of world musicians.
Sound system must be pre set for live perfromances