Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Fall Class Schedule


September 3 - December 21 (15 weeks)


Half-term classes: October 29 - December 21 (7 weeks)

Click the headers below to sort. Questions? Call (202) 362-4400.

Class Location Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Raqs Caravan West [P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Ami / Elysa $290
CLOSED
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $260
Raquettes Badia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Brianne $290
CLOSED
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Brianne $140
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Brianne $260
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Beginner I / Beginner II Performance [P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Cecelia $290
CLOSED
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Cecelia $260
Kazaxe (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 12:00-1:00 pm Dee $140
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $260
Intermediate Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony $140
American Tribal Style (ATS) Performance [P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Eugenia $290
CLOSED
American Tribal Style (ATS) Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Eugenia $260
Tribal Roulette Combos
(7 weeks)
[H]
Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $140
Developing Choreography [P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $290
CLOSED
Raquettes Nadia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $290
CLOSED
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $140
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $330
Raquettes Samia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $290
CLOSED
Low Intermediate III Technique: Veil Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Omoladun $140
Beginner II Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Omoladun $140
Beginner II / Low Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Omoladun $260
Advanced Choreographies
(7 weeks)
[H]
Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $140
Soft, Slow & Stretchy (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $140
Beginner I / Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Rachel $260
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel $330
Low Intermediate III: Rhythms with Zills Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Ramona $260
Intermediate Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $140
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (7 weeks) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $140
Beginner II Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $140
Intermediate Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $140
Raquettes Tahia [P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Omoladun $290
CLOSED
Folkloric Sampler (7 weeks) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:30-7:30 pm Omoladun $140
Intermediate Technique: Fan Veil Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $260
Raquettes Naima [P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Randa $290
CLOSED
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $260
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Randa $140
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Randa $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Silver Spring Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Alilyah $140
Beginner II Technique Brush-Up (7 weeks) [H] Silver Spring Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Alilyah $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Silver Spring Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Ramona $140
Hula Hoop Dance (7 weeks) [H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Debora Jackson $140


NO CLASSES:  Wednesday, November 26 - Sunday, November 30 (Thanksgiving).

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 "Sahara Dance Soiree" (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.

[H = Half Term Class] Half term classes will run September 3 - October 28 (7 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run October 29 - December 21 (7 weeks).

Payment Methods

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