Classes

Sahira offers weekly classes in Houston, Texas, and online through PowHow.com!

Studio Classes Online Classes
Sunday
Monday  10:30am Level II/III 
Tuesday  
Wednesday
7:45pm Intermediate
(Available both in studio & online)
Thursday

BEGINNER

WEDNESDAYS 6:30-7:30pm At NiaMoves
Drop-In $15 | 3 & 4 Week Series for $12/class when pre-paid.
Location: 508 Pecore. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881 or sahira[at]sahira.cc


Learn the expressive art of Belly Dance while getting a great low impact workout! A full 60-minute Belly Dance Technique and Drills class. Each class will include 30 minutes of drills, 15 minutes of layering (travel, arm movements, shimmies), and bit of zills, and then combinations utilizing the material that’s been worked on that month. This class series will include two short choreographies a year to be taught for our twice-yearly student nights in June and December. Each class focuses on a different movement – so feel free to drop in at anytime.

LEVEL II/III Semiprivate

MONDAYS 10:30-11:30am – Galleria Area
$15 per class
Contact Sahira for details.


Learn the expressive art of Belly Dance while getting a great low impact workout! This is a multi Level class that will go beyond belly dance basics with layering of arms, traveling, and shimmies, as well as combinations and choreography! Some classes will incorporate finger cymbals (zills), so please bring them to class. This class is open to those with at least two years of belly dance experience.  Please contact Sahira for more information.

 


INTERMEDIATE

WEDNESDAYS 7:45-8:55pm At NiaMoves
Drop-In $17 | 3 & 4 Week Series for $15/class when pre-paid Location: 508 Pecore. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881 or sahira[at]sahira.cc.


​A 70-minute intermediate technique and choreography class for the experienced and dedicated dancer. In the new format this class will contain a more intense warm-up followed by 20 minutes of drills before moving on to more advanced combination concepts and choreography. Traveling combinations, intermediate zill work as well as props will be included in this class. This series will include 2 or 3 choreographies each year to be performed at our student showcases and at local dance and ethnic events for those interested in joining the performance troupe.

 


TROUPE PERFORMANCE PREP

(by instructor invitation only)

WEDNESDAYS 9:00-9:30pm At NiaMoves
Want to perform? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881 or sahira[at]sahira.cc.


This half-hour will be reserved for Intermediate dancers interested in performing outside of the student showcases. Shimmy Babies have performed at Gulf Coast Raks, Crimson Vagabond, and the Houston Egyptian Festival. The 2019 schedule even includes some out-of-town performance possibilities. This rehearsal will occur based on necessity and may not be every week.

 


PRIVATE LESSONS

Sahira also teaches private lessons. Classes are $70 for one student or $250 for a package of 4 and are 1 hour in length. Call for more information and to schedule your lesson! 713-269-4881

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