Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Spring Class Schedule


January 3 - April 23 (16 weeks)


Half-term classes: February 28 - April 23 (8 weeks)

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

Class Location Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Muscle Technique (8 weeks) Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Alyssum Pohl $155
Theatrical Belly Dance Intensive (see schedule)[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 4:00-6:00 pm Rachel $310
**Closed**
Women's Creativity Circle (see schedule) Central (Tenleytown) Sun 6:00-7:30 pm Rachel $150
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $275
Raqs Caravan West[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Ami / Elysa $310
**Closed**
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Brianne $275
Raquettes Badia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Brianne $310
**Closed**
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ramona $310
**Closed**
Intermediate Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony $155
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique (8 weeks) Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $155
Raquettes Shimmypop[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $310
**Closed**
American Tribal Style (ATS) Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Eugenia $275
American Tribal Style (ATS) Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Eugenia $310
**Closed**
Tribal Roulette Combos (8 weeks) Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $155
Tribal Roulette: Gatsby Edition[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Gabrielle $310
**Closed**
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $155
Raquettes Nadia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $310
**Closed**
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $350
**FULL**
Raquettes Latin[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Monica $310
**Closed**
Low Intermediate / Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $275
Low Intermediate II Technique: Zills Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $155
Raquettes Samia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $310
**Closed**
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Brianne $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $155
Soft, Slow & Stretchy (8 weeks) Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $155
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel $310
**Closed**
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel $350
Beginner II Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Ramona $155
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (2nd session, 8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $155
Intermediate Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (2nd session, 8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Various $155
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Various $275
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Various $275
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $155
Beginner II Technique Brush Up Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $155
Intermediate Technique Brush Up Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $155
Beginner II / Low Intermediate Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $275
Folkloric Sampler: Props! (8 weeks) Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $155
Intermediate Technique: Balancing Props Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $275
Raquettes Tahia[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Omoladun $310
**Closed**
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $155
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Brush Up Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Randa $155
Raquettes Naima[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Randa $310
**Closed**
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Silver Spring Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Cecelia $155
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up Silver Spring Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Cecelia $155


NO CLASSES:  Sunday, April 5 (Easter).

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 13th annual "Under a Desert Moon" gala on April 25 at American University's Greenberg Theatre.
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 January 3 - February 26 (8 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run February 26 - April 23 (8 weeks).

Payment Methods

Online transactions are handled by PayPal, but you don't need a PayPal account to register for class - any credit or debit card will work. Add the classes in which you plan to enroll to your cart by clicking the “Add to Cart” button for each and proceed to checkout by clicking on the “View your Cart” button. From the checkout screen you will be able to make changes to your registrations.