Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes


Spring Class Schedule


Full-semester: January 7 - April 27 (16 weeks)
[H] Half-term beginner & specialty classes: January 7 - March 2 (8 weeks)

** Beginner Belly Dance Classes **

Click here for the current *FALL 2016* class make up schedule


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Class Location Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Raqs Caravan West[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Ami / Elysa $330
Prerequisites
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $295
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Chiaki $295
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Chiaki $295
Raquettes ShimmyPop[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony $330
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $160
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $295
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $295
Raquettes Amira[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 1:00-2:00 pm Eugenia $330
Prerequisites
American Tribal Style (ATS): Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Eugenia $295
Ori Tahiti (Tahitian Dance)(8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Satarra $160
Tribal Roulette Retro Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $330
Raquettes Nadia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $330
Prerequisites
Unveiled Fan Veil Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Jennifer $330
Low Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thur 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $295
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $370
Raquettes Latin[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 6:00-7:00 pm Julie $330
Prerequisites
Flamenco Fit! Central (Tenleytown) Sun 4:00-5:00 pm La Magdalena $295
Sevillanas Flamenco Fan Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 5:00-6:00 pm La Magdalena $330
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:00-9:00 pm Laura $330
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:00-8:00 pm Laura $295
Low Intermediate III: Veil Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $295
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $160
Raquettes Kitty[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $330
Prerequisites
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $295
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $295
Raquettes Samia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Monica $330
Proptastic Opening & Turbo Tabla Closing Performance (8 weeks)[P/H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Monica $160
"All That Jazz" Fosse Fusion Performance (LI+)[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 1:00-2:00 pm Monica $330
Raquettes Tahia[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Omoladun $330
Prerequisites
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $295
Intermediate Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $295
Beginner II Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $295
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel / Chiaki $330
Prerequisites
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $160
Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel $370
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Silver Spring Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Ramona $160
Low Intermediate I Technique Silver Spring Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Ramona $295
Tabla III: Intermediate Tabla & Rhythms Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $295
Tabla II: Beginner Tabla & Rhythms (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $160
Tabla I: Introduction Tabla & Rhythms (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 12:00-1:00 pm Randy $160
Raquettes Naima[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thur 8:00-9:00 pm Randa $330
Prerequisites
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thur 7:00-8:00 pm Randa $295
Beginner Samba (8 week)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Sonia $160
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Various $160
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Various $295



NO CLASSES:  Sunday, April 16 (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.

[H = Half Term Class] Half term classes will run January 7 - March 2 (8 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run March 4 - April 27 (8 weeks).

[P = Performance Class] Performance classes require simultaneous enrollment in a technique class. Prerequisites vary by class. Performers will perform in the 15th annual "Under a Desert Moon" gala at American University's Greenberg Theatre on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Please anticipate additional costuming costs.

Payment Methods

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