Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Summer Class Schedule


May 2 - August 15 (15 weeks)


Half-term classes: June 20 - August 15 (8 weeks)

     ** Special Beginner Promotion: 2-for-1 Summer Fun! **
Join a Beginner I (Aziza) class and sign up a friend for free!
When you register, just provide your friend's name on the checkout form and you'll both be enrolled in the class. 2-for-1!

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
Raquettes ShimmyPop: Freeze Tag Fusion[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony / Shahrzad $290
Closed
Raquettes Nadia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $290
Closed
Raquettes Samia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $290
Closed
Raquettes Tahia[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 8:30-9:30 pm Omoladun $290
Closed
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel / Shahrzad $290
Closed
Developing Choreography Intensive[P] Central (Tenleytown) Various Various Rachel $290
Sahara Dance Caravan Company[P] Central (Tenleytown) Various Various Rachel / Jennifer $115
Details
Raquettes Naima[P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Randa $290
Closed
Raquettes Badia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Brianne $290
Closed
American Tribal Style (ATS) Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Eugenia $290
Closed
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $260
Intermediate Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (2nd session, 8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $155 **FULL**
Raquettes Latin[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Monica $290
Closed
Beginner Tabla (Drum) & Rhythms (2nd session, 8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Melissa $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Silver Spring Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Cecelia $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Various $155
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $260
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Brianne $155
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $260
Folkloric Performance: Moulid-Style Sampler![P] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $290
Closed
Beginner II Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 5:30-6:30 pm Ebony $155
Tribal Roulette Combos (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Gabrielle $155
Reda Combinations (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Jennifer $155
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $155
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique (8 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony / Shahrzad $155
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony / Shahrzad $260
Intermediate Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $155
Low Intermediate / Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $260
Low Intermediate I Technique Silver Spring Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Cecelia $260
Beginner II Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Various $155
Intermediate Technique: Zills Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $260
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:15-1:15 pm Various $260
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 8:00-9:00 pm Laura $290
Closed
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm Randa $155
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $260
Intermediate / Advanced: Props Sampler! Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Randa $260
American Tribal Style (ATS) Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Eugenia $260
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $330
*FULL*
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel / Shahrzad $330
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thurs 7:00-8:00 pm Laura $260
Waackin/Punkin (7 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 2:00-3:00 pm Esperonto $20
Drop-in
House (7 weeks)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 3:00-4:00 pm Esperonto $20
Drop-in


NO CLASSES:  Saturday, July 4 (Independence Day).

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 Carnival on August 8 at Source Theater.
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 2 - June 18 (7 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run June 20 - August 15 (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.