Cecilia Rinn
Cecilia RinnArtistic Director, Master Instructor, Costume Designer
Cecilia is the Co-director of Starbelly School of Dance, teaches the majority of the Raqs Sharqi & Am Cab, Starbelly Dance Squad(tribal) Belly Dance classes and is also the director, mentor and master choreographer for Starbelly Dancers. Cecilia Rinn has been belly dancing professionally for over 25 years and has an undying passion for all things belly dance. She has been teaching Belly Dance full time for over 10 years.
Here are some of things that students are saying about Cecilia’s teaching:

“I really appreciate your knowledge of the history and culture of the styles Cecilia teaches. As a mentor I feel like Cecilia is excellent at empowering her students and helping them build their confidence.”

“Cecilia has a kind heat and is so welcoming and supportive of all of her students. She empowers her students, and she does it in a healthy way.”

“Cecilia makes dance accessible to all ages and genders. Cecilia helps make the experience about self-expression and encourage students to personalize their dance rather than expect everyone to appear uniform.”

“Cecilia’s patience and understanding, with colorful and straightforward instruction, and she is generous with her time and the opportunities she present to your students.”

Cecilia has a Bachelor’s of Science, Social Science degree from Boise State University and is also a professional seamstress and belly dance costume designer, and creates all the costumes for her performance company, The Starbelly Dancers, and her students of Starbelly School of Dance.
Contact Cecilia Rinn or call 208.891.6609

Chad Rinn
Chad RinnCo-Director, Instructor
Chad Rinn has been practicing “Toltec Energy Dance” for over 20 years, and has taught class sessions and workshops in Boise and around Idaho.  After 10 years of belly dance training, he is currently a member of the prestigious professional belly dance group “The StarBelly Dancers” and co-director of Starbelly School of Dancer where he also teaches both belly dance and Toltec Energy Dance classes.  Chad has been a featured soloist at the Big Bad-Ass Belly Dance show for the last 8 years. He is also a published writer and has created many short and feature length films including “BELLY: Sensuous, Scarred, Sacred” with his wife Cecilia Rinn. Chad has been a founding member and co-manager of Starbelly School of Dance’s parent company Full Tilt Boogie L.L.C. since 2002.