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Joanne Pascual (JOE)

JOE has been a student of dance since a very young age.  She’s had training in classical ballet, jazz, flamenco and hip-hop. She has also been studying American Tribal Style and Tribal Fusion style bellydance since 2006, and began her journey as a tribal fusion dancer in the fusion troupes, Raqs Chandra and Harissa. Today, Joe enjoys performing regularly both as a soloist and as a group member of  Deseos Dance Crew (DDC),  which she formed and has been directing since 2013.  She is also a full  time instructor, teaching in various studios in and out of the Tokyo area.

Since music and emotions play a big role in Joe’s dancing, her dance styles and choreography will often vary from performance to performance, depending on her choice of music and how that music will move her.  Joe believes that “dance” is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. And that the fusion of these dances are a reflection of the fusion of various cultures, beliefs and ideas in the world today.  Her passion for diverse music, different dance styles, mixed with her rich cultural background, makes for no boundaries, fusion dance.

In 2009, Joe has taken her love for dance to a new level by creating Deseos, a dance production company aiming to spotlight the growing dance scene in Tokyo, and bringing all kinds of dancers together through education and performance. She is also the proud founder of Tokyo International Bellydance Competition, which is held yearly in Tokyo, and has hosted guest star artists such as Rachel Brice, Sonia Ochoa, Samantha Emanuel, Bozenka, Mira Betz, Tamalyn Dallal, Leila of Cairo, Elizabeth Strong, Karim Nagi, Lulu Sabongi, Asharah, Ranya Renee, Anasma, Jill Parker, Suraiya of Poland, Steven Eggers, Kae Montgomerey, Ruby Beh, Joana Saahirah Of Cairo, Violet Scrap, Lamia Barbara, Giulio Dilemmi, and more...    

Lesson Schedule

Dance Lesson Schedule


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★ Classes will be streamed live from the studio. Dance along with Joe and her students as they practice technique and learn fun choreographies. 

 Classes will be live from Joe's home. These are more interactive lessons as you get to communicate with Joe throughout the class. 

Classes will be at the studio only. 

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For any general inquiries and/or regarding attending lessons (studio, online or free trial), please send Joe a message! 

[Tuesdays] ★ (FREE TRIAL)

  • 20:00 – 21:00 @ MNB Studio & Online on Zoom
    Basic Foundation (Beginner to Intermediate Level)  

  •  21:15 – 22:15 @ MNB Studio & Online on Zoom 
    Tribal / Fusion (Beginner to Intermediate Level)

[Wednesdays] ​★ (FREE TRIAL)

  •  20:00 – 21:00 @ MNB Studio & Online on Zoom 

       Tribal / Fusion Style Introduction (TOTAL Beginner Level)

  •  21:15 – 22:15 @ MNB Studio & Online on Zoom 

       ATS FCBD Style (Beginner Level)

[Thursdays] ★ (FREE TRIAL)

  •  19:30 – 20:30 @ Worcle Dance Studio # 102  & Online on Zoom
    (FREE TRIAL)  "Technique!" Choreography Preparation
    (Intermediate - Advanced Level) [OPEN CLASS/ All Welcome]

  •  20:30 - 21:30 @ Worcle Dance Studio # 102  & Online on Zoom
    (FREE TRIAL) Fusion Choreography 
    (Intermediate - Advanced Level) [OPEN CLASS/ All Welcome]


      ATS FCBD Style (TOTAL Beginner Level)​

  • NEW OPEN!! 13:00 – 14:00 @ MNB Studio & Online on Zoom 

       Fusion Style (TOTAL Beginner Level)​

More Lessons [Irregular Schedule]

       Tribal/ Fusion Style (Beginner to Intermediate Level)

       Tribal/ Fusion Style (Beginner to Intermediate Level)

       Tribal/ Fusion Style (Beginner to Intermediate Level

       Tribal/ Fusion Style (Beginner to Intermediate Level


Pricing / System 

Studio Lessons

[1-time drop-in]

  • 3,000円

[Monthly]  - Applies only at the beginning of the month

  • 1 regular, same days and time, total 4 classes : 10,000円(1class 2,500円)

  • 2 regulars, same days and times, total 8 classes : 18,000円(1 class 2,250円)

  • 3 regulars, same days and times, total 12 classes : 24,000円(1 class 2,000円)

  • 4 regulars, same days and times, total 16 classes : 30,000円(1 class 1,875円)

Online Lessons

1 time drop-in

  • 2,000円


[Package Tickets]

  • 2 tickets / valid  1 month : 3,800円 

  • 4 tickets / valid 2 months : 7,600円

  • 6 tickets / valid 2.5 months : 11,400円

  • 8 tickets / valid  3 months : 15,200円

Event Performances

Events / Performances

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✦Tribe Rize Vol. 9✦
7.17 (Mon) 2023
presented by VAL DART (Kotomi)


✦Tokyo Belly Vacances Vol. 9
5.4 (Thu) & 5.5 (Fri) 2023
presented by Delyce


2.24 (Sat) & 2.25 (Sun) 2023
presented by Tsuyoshi Kaseda (SPINNINRONIN)

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✦Tokyo Fusion Bellydance Competition & Show✦
6.3 (Sat) 2023
presented by Arai Maki

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✦We Love Ozma ✦
3.20 (Mon) 2023
presented by Eva Dance Studio


✦YU-uhka Hafla & Show 2022✦
12.3 (Sat) 2022
presented by Switch & Aki



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