Sahara Dance

Brush-up Series Workshops

We offer special workshops along with our regular technique and performance classes to help students and experienced dancers alike expand their knowledge and skills.

Brush-up Series Workshops

Revitalize your belly dance practice! These fun and informative workshops are a great way to "jump start" your training. Workshops include student consultation, advice and placement suggestions for the upcoming class semester.

Each workshop provides a condensed overview of the movement vocabulary taught at the course level and has been designed as a refresher for students who have taken Sahara Dance technique classes or as an introduction to Sahara Dance style technique to prospective students. Experienced students are welcome to revisit and sharpen foundation movements. Light and fun combinations will be taught at the end of of each workshop, drawing from the movement vocabulary within each level.

“January Jump-start” Brush Up Workshop Series ↑ Top

Introduction to Belly Dance Revitalize your belly dance practice! These fun and informative workshops are a great way to “jump start” your training in the new year.

Workshops include student consultation, advice, and placement suggestions for the upcoming class semester. Each workshop provides a condensed overview of the movement vocabulary taught at the course level and has been designed as a refresher for students who have taken Sahara Dance technique classes or as an introduction to Sahara Dance style technique to prospective students.

Experienced students are welcome to revisit and sharpen foundation movements. Light and fun combinations will be taught at the end of of each workshop, drawing from the movement vocabulary within each level.

These workshops are ideal for students seeking placement recommendations for advancing their studies.


Fun Urban Fusion
Come try a fun intro class to Urban Fusion! This class will focus on merging traditional belly dance technique with modern urban and retro funk styles.

Date: Wednesday, January 11

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

Teacher: Ebony

Location: Sahara Dance Central

Cost: $20


Intro to Ori Tahiti (Tahitian Dance
Originally taught in Tahiti, Tahitian dance is a way of telling a story through moving your hips to the beat of the music. The beauty of Tahitian dance reflects the power of Polynesian culture. Join Satarra, all the way from Tokyo, Japan, to lean the art, culture, and movement of Tahitian dance!

Date: Wednesday, January 11

Time: 6:00-7:00 pm

Teacher: Satarra

Location: Sahara Dance Central

Cost: $20


Intermediate Brush Up
Designed as a “brush up” for those ready to enter Intermediate/ Advanced technique, this fun intro class will review Intermediate level curriculum and dabble in the fun topics ahead. Come enjoy a lively review with Randa!

Date: Thursday, January 12

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

Teacher: Randa

Location: Sahara Dance Downtown

Cost: $20


Fun Fosse Fusion Combos
Step back in time to prohibition-era Chicago and learn fun combos from Bob Fosse’s musical Chicago. Get a taste of the crowd-pleasing, high energy and sassy choreography that will debut on the Under a Desert Moon stage!

*NEW* Date! Saturday, January 14

Time: 1:00-2:00 pm

Teacher: Monica

Location: Sahara Dance Central

Cost: $20