Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes

Spring Class Schedule

Full-semester: January 7 - April 27 (16 weeks)
[H] Half-term 2nd session beginner & specialty classes: March 4 - April 27 (8 weeks)

** Beginner Belly Dance Classes **

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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
Intermediate / Advanced Tribal Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Ami / Elysa $295
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Chiaki $160
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Chiaki $295 FULL
Raquettes ShimmyPop[P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:00-9:00 pm Ebony $330
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $160
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Ebony $160
Intermediate Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Ebony $160
Raquettes Amira[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 1:00-2:00 pm Eugenia $330
American Tribal Style (ATS): Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Eugenia $295
Ori Tahiti (Tahitian Dance)(2nd session 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 FULL
Unveiled Fan Veil Performance[P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00 pm Jennifer $330 FULL
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
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 Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $160
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[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 FULL
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $295 FULL
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Melissa $160
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
Low Intermediate I Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Mon 6:00-7:00 pm Omoladun $160
Intermediate Technique: Raqs al Assaya (Cane) Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $160
Raqs Caravan East[P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel / Chiaki $330 FULL
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[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 (Aziza)[H] Silver Spring Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Farrah $160
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
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Brush Up[H] Downtown (Gallery Pl) Thur 7:00-8:00 pm Randa $160
Beginner I Technique (Aziza)[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Rachel $160
Beginner II Technique Brush Up[H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Rachel $160

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) and is open for registration.

[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

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.

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