Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Summer Class Schedule


May 10 - August 21 (15 weeks)


Half-term classes: July 5 - August 21 (7 weeks)

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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
*Closed*
Raquettes Badia[P] Wed 9:00-10:00 Brianne $290
*Closed*
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 (Aziza)[H] Sun 10:00-11:00 am Candra $140
Beginner II Technique Sun 11:00am-12:00pm Candra $260
Beyond Technique (7 weeks)[H] Thurs 9:15-10:15 pm Shahrzad $140
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 (7 weeks)[H] Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $140
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $330
Raquettes Nadia[P] Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $290
*Closed*
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
*Closed*
Beginner II Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Kelly $140
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Kelly $290
*Closed*
Belly Dance Beats: Rhythms Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $260
Intermediate Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Elysa $140
Raquettes Samia[P] Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $290
*Closed*
Low Intermediate III Technique: Veil Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $260
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Sat 10:00-11:00 am Omoladun $140
Beginner II Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Sat 11:00am-12:00pm Omoladun $140
Intermediate Technique: Zills Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Omoladun $140
Developing Choreography [P] Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer / Rachel $290
*Closed*
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel / Jennifer $330
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (7 weeks)[H] Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $140
Beginner Samba (7 weeks)[H] Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Sonia $140
Low Intermediate I Technique Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Shahrzad $260
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique (7 weeks)[H] Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $140
Raquettes ShimmyPop[P] Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $290
*Closed*
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
*Closed*
Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Beginner II Technique Mon 6:30-7:30 pm Candra $260
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $140
Beginner II Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $140
Intermediate Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $140
Raquettes Tahia[P] Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Omoladun $290
*Closed*
Traditional Dancer, Contemporary Props! Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $260
Low Intermediate Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $140
Raquettes Naima[P] Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Shahrzad $290
*Closed*
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Shahrzad $260
Class Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Kelly $140
Beginner II Brush Up (7 weeks)[H] Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Kelly $140
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Alilyah $140


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 17, at Artisphere (the Ballroom).
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 May 10 - July 3 (7 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run July 5 - August 21 (7 weeks).

Payment Methods

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