Sahara Dance

Belly Dance Classes


Summer Class Schedule


Full-semester: May 6 - August 24 (16 weeks)
[H] Half-term beginner & specialty classes: July 1- August 24 (8 weeks)

** 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 $330
Closed
Raquettes Nadia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:15-9:15 pm Jennifer $330
Closed
Props Fusion Performance [P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 5:00-6:00 pm Julie $330
Closed
Raquettes Badia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 8:00-9:00 pm Laura $330
Closed
Raqs Caravan East Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:15-9:15 pm Rachel / Chiaki $330
Closed
Tabla III: Intermediate Tabla & Rhythms Central (Tenleytown) Sun 10:00-11:00 am Randy $295
Closed
Tabla II: Beginner Tabla & Rhythms (8 week) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 11:00 am-12:00pm Randy $160
Make Up
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Rachel / Gretchen $160
Make Up
Beginner II Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00 am-12:00 pm Rachel / Megan $295
FULL
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Thur 6:00-7:00 pm Rachel $160
Make Up
Urban-Belly Dance Fusion Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Ebony $160
Make Up
Raquettes Kitty [P] Central (Tenleytown) Tues 8:00-9:00 pm Melissa $330
Closed
Low Intermediate I Technique Central (Tenleytown) Sat 10:00-11:00 am Chiaki $295
Make Up
Beginner I / Beginner II Performance [P] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Megan $330
Closed
Intermediate Technique Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $295
Make Up
Intermediate / Advanced Intensive (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:00-8:15 pm Jennifer $370 FULL FULL
Advanced Intensive Brush Up (75 min.) Central (Tenleytown) Tues 7:00-8:15 pm Rachel $185
Make Up
Beginner II Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Thur 7:00-8:00 pm Laura $160
Make Up
Raquettes Latin [P] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 6:00-7:00 pm Julie / Monica $330
Closed
Intermediate Technique Brush Up [T] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 11:00am-12:00 pm Chiaki $160
Make Up
Tabla I: Introduction Tabla & Rhythms (8 week) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sun 12:00-1:00 pm Randy $160
Make Up
Raquettes Samia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Wed 7:30-8:30 pm Monica $330
Closed
Low Intermediate III: Veil Technique Brush Up Central (Tenleytown) Wed 8:30-9:30 pm Monica $160
Make Up
Experimental Fusion: Technique (8 week) [H] Central (Tenleytown) Sat 12:00-1:00 pm Rin $160
Make Up
Raquettes Tahia [P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Omoladun $330
Closed
Int. Combos: Props Intensive [T] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 7:00-8:00 pm Omoladun $295
FULL
ShimmyHIIT™ [H] *please see note re. footwear. Class begins July 5. Central (Tenleytown) Wed 6:30-7:30 pm Ebony $160
Make Up
Raquettes Naima [P] Central (Tenleytown) Mon 9:00-10:00 pm Randa $330
Closed
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Downtown (U Street) Wed 6:00-7:00 pm Melissa $160
Make Up
Low Intermediate I Technique Downtown (U Street) Wed 7:00-8:00 pm Melissa $295
Make Up
Intermediate / Advanced Technique Central (Tenleytown) Mon 8:00-9:00 pm Randa $295
Make Up
Beginner I Technique (Aziza) [H] Silver Spring Tues 7:30-8:30 pm Farrah $160
Make Up



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] 2nd session half term classes will run July 1 - August 24 (8 weeks) and will open for registration in June.

[P = Performance Class] Performance classes require simultaneous enrollment in a technique class. Prerequisites vary by class. Performers will perform in the Sahara Dance Carnival at 1st Congregational UCC Concert Hall, Washington, DC on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Some performance classes/ companies may have additional costuming costs.

[PL = Performance Lab] Students of Performance Lab classes will perform at the Summer Hafla with Shahrzad on June 17.

*Belly Dance Fitness at Tenleytown (SDC) location: Please note supportive dance shoes or athletic shoes are strongly recommended. Only dance shoes or indoor-only, non-scuffing athletic shoes are permitted in the Sahara Dance Tenley studio; athletic shoes which are worn outdoors are not permitted.

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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