Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Spring Class Schedule


January 3 - April 23 (16 weeks)


Half-term classes: January 3 - February 26 (8 weeks)

* * Click here for current Fall class schedule (September 3 - December 21) * *

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Class Location Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Muscle Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Alyssum $275
Theatrical Belly Dance Intensive (see schedule)[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 4:00-6:00 pm Rachel $310
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
Prerequisites
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
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ramona $310
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony $275
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $275
Raquettes Shimmypop[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $310
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
Tribal Roulette Combos Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $275
Tribal Roulette: Gatsby Edition[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Gabrielle $310
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $275
Raquettes Nadia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $310
Prerequisites
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $350
Advanced Latin-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 9:15-10:15 pm Monica $275
Raquettes Latin[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Monica $310
Prerequisites
Low Intermediate / Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $275
Low Intermediate II Technique: Zills Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $275
Raquettes Samia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $310
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Brianne $155
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $155
Soft, Slow & Stretchy Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $275
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel $310
Prerequisites
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel $350
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Ramona $275
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $155
Intermediate Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $155
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[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
Hula Hoop Intensive (8 weeks)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Debora $155
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $155
Beginner II Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $275
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $155
Intermediate Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $275
Beginner II / Low Intermediate Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $275
Folkloric Sampler: Props! Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $275
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
Prerequisites
Low Intermediate / Intermediate Turns & Traveling Steps Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Randa $275
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $275
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Randa $275
Raquettes Naima[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Randa $310
Prerequisites
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Silver Spring Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Cecelia $155
Beginner II Technique Silver Spring Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Cecelia $275
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Silver Spring Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Ramona $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

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