Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes


Fall Class Schedule

September 7 - December 21 (15 weeks)
First Half Term classes: September 7 - November 1 (8 week)
Second Half Term classes: November 2 - December 21 (7 week)

** Beginner Belly Dance Classes **


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Class Location Day Time Teacher Cost Register
Raquettes ShimmyPop[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Ebony $310
Closed
Raquettes Nadia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:30-9:30 pm Jennifer $310
Closed
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $140
Closed
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Rachel / Chiaki $310
Closed
Raquettes Naima[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Randa $310
Closed
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Ebony $140
Closed
Tabla III: Intermediate Tabla & Rhythms Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $280
Closed
Tabla II: Beginner Tabla & Rhythms Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Randy $280
Closed
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Rachel $140
Closed
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:30-9:30 pm Megan $140
Closed
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 5:30-6:30 pm Rachel $140
Closed
ShimmyHIIT Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $140
Closed
Raquettes Kitty[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $310
Closed
Beginner II Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Rachel $140
Closed
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Chiaki / Megan $140
Closed
Raquettes Badia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:30-8:30 pm Laura $310
Closed
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $280
Closed
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:30-8:30 pm Jennifer $280
FULL
Advanced Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Rachel / Chiaki $140
Closed
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Thur 6:30-7:30 pm Laura $280
Closed
Raquettes Latin[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 6:00-7:00 pm Julie $310
Closed
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Randa $280
FULL
Intermediate Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Chiaki / Megan $140
Closed
Tabla I: Introduction Tabla & Rhythms (7 week)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 12:00-1:00 pm Randy $140
Closed
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Rachel / Gretchen $310
Closed
Raqs Caravan West[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:30-9:30 pm Ami / Elysa $310
Closed
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:30-8:30 pm Ami / Elysa $140
Closed
Raquettes Tahia[P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:30-8:30 pm Omoladun $310
Closed
Belly Dance Beats: Intermediate Rhythms Combinations (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Mon 6:30-7:30 pm Omoladun $140
Closed
Soft, Slow & Stretchy Brush Up (7 week) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $140
Closed
Belly Dance Cardio (7 week)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Leilah Moon $140
Closed
Advanced Props Fusion Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 5:00-6:00 pm Julie $310
Closed
Beginner I Technique (Zeina)[H] Silver Spring Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Farrah $140
Closed



NO CLASSES:  November 23 (Thanksgiving)

**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] All performance classes require simultaneous enrollment in a technique class. Level requirements and prerequisites vary by class (see website). Dancers will perform in the end of semester Sahara Dance Winter Caravan show at Sitar Arts Center on December 16. There will be two evening performances at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm with a technical rehearsal the day of the show. Please anticipate additional costuming costs.

[H = Half Term Class] Half term classes will run September 7 - November 1 (8 weeks).
2nd session half term classes will run November 2 - December 21 (7 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.