After a failed marriage to an Egyptian, Janice Barker, now Jamila Said, starts work in her father’s mini mart. One night the checkout girls witness her bellydancing her way out of the tedium of shelfstacking. They persuade Jamila to teach them. Hiding from Jamila’s suspicious father Rex, they practice in a storage room. A challenge from a hideous rival teacher Delilah Delight, brings them to their first show - and the end of the secret.