Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Summer Class Schedule


May 10 - August 21 (15 weeks)


Half-term classes: May 10 - July 3 (8 weeks)

* * Click here for current Spring schedule (January 4-April 24) * *

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Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $260
Raqs Caravan West[P] Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Ami / Elysa $290
Prerequisite
Raquettes Tribaret[P] Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Ami $290
Raquettes Badia[P] Wed 9:00-10:00 Brianne $290
Beginner II / Low Intermediate Technique Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Brianne $260
Beginner II Technique Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Sun 10:00-11:00 am Candra $155
Beginner II Technique Sun 11:00am-12:00pm Candra $260
Beyond Technique Thurs 9:15-10:15 pm Shahrzad $260
Folkloric Sampler Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Shahrzad $260
Low Intermediate I Technique Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Shahrzad $260
Tribal Drills & Combinations Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $155
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $330
Raquettes Nadia[P] Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $290
Prerequisite
Advanced Latin-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Sun 5:00-6:00 pm Julie $260
Raquettes Latin[P] Sun 6:00-7:00 pm Julie $290
Prerequisite
Beginner II Technique Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Kelly $260
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Kelly $290
Beginner I / Beginner II Combinations Sun 5:00-6:00 pm Laura $260
Intermediate Technique Sun 6:00-7:00 pm Laura $260
Belly Dance Beats: Rhythms Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $260
Intermediate Technique Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Elysa $260
Raquettes Samia[P] Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $290
Low Intermediate III Technique: Veil Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Sat 10:00-11:00 am Omoladun $155
Beginner II Technique Sat 11:00am-12:00pm Omoladun $260
Intermediate Technique: Zills Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Omoladun $260
Developing Choreography (2 hours, 8 weeks: May 12-July 7)[S] Mon 7:00-9:00 pm Jennifer $290
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel / Jennifer $330
Raqs Caravan East[P] Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel / Jennifer $290
Prerequisite
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (8 weeks)[H] Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $155
Low Intermediate I Technique Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Shahrzad $260
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $260
Raquettes ShimmyPop[P] Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $290
Body Tune-Up for Belly Dancers (8 weeks)[H] Thurs 9:00-10:00 pm Lisa Johnson $155
American Tribal Style (ATS) Technique Sat 11:00am-12:00pm Eugenia $260
American Tribal Style (ATS) Performance[P] Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Eugenia $290
Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Mon 5:30-6:30 pm Candra $155
Beginner II Technique Mon 6:30-7:30 pm Candra $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $155
Beginner II Technique Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $155
Intermediate Technique Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $260
Raquettes Tahia[P] Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Omoladun $290
Prerequisite
Traditional Dancer, Contemporary Props! Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $260
Low Intermediate / Intermediate Turns & Traveling Steps Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Randa $260
Low Intermediate I Technique Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $260
Raquettes Naima[P] Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Shahrzad $290
Prerequisite
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Shahrzad $260
Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Just Dance: Introduction to Belly Dance (8 weeks)[H] Mon 7:30-8:30 pm Brianne $155
Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Kelly $155
Beginner II Technique Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Kelly $260
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Alilyah $155
Beginner II Technique Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Alilyah $260
Intermediate Combinations Tues 7:15-8:15 pm Ramona $260


NO CLASSES:  Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day).

Note: Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
All classes expire at the end of the session, and do not carry over to a future session.

[P = Performance Class] Students will perform in the Saharabesque Carnival on August 16 or 17, date and location TBD.
All performance classes require simultaneous enrollment in a technique class. Level requirements and prerequisites vary by class (see website). Please anticipate additional costuming costs.

[S = Salon Performance Class] Students will perform in the Sahara Dance Student Salon, on July 11,12 or 13 (date and location TBD).
All performance classes require simultaneous enrollment in a technique class. Students provide their own costumes.
Class meets May 12-July 7 (no class May 26, Memorial Day)

[H = Half Term Class] Half term classes will run May 10 - July 5 (8 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run July 5 - August 21 (7 weeks).

Payment Methods

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