Classes

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

Studio Classes Online Classes
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday  10:30am Level II/III 
Wednesday
8:30pm Level III
(Available both in studio & online)
Thursday

LEVEL I

WEDNESDAYS 6:30-7:30pm At NiaMoves
4 Week Series: $48 Pre-Pay By Monday Before The Series Starts, $56 After, Drop-In $15
No make-up classes – unused classes do not rollover. Location: 508 Pecore. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881. Enrollment questions? Call Kristie at 713-864-4260.

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Learn the expressive art of Belly Dance while getting a great low impact workout! This class breaks down the foundation isolations of Middle Eastern Dance. Each class begins with drilling isolations to locate, strengthen, and tone the muscles. You will then add together the isolations to create and practice beautiful dance movements. Each class ends with a fun and sassy combination using the movements learned that day so you always go home dancing! Each class focuses on a different movement – so feel free to drop in at anytime.


LEVEL II/III Semiprivate

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

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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. They can be purchased here: http://www.saroyanzils.com. This class is open to those with at least one year of belly dance experience.  Please contact Sahira for more information.


LEVEL II

WEDNESDAYS 7:30-8:30pm At NiaMoves
4 Week Series: $48 Pre-Pay By Monday Before The Series Starts, $52 After, Drop-In $15
No make-up classes – unused classes do not rollover. Location: 508 Pecore. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881. Enrollment questions? Call Kristie at 713-864-4260.

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This class is for students with at least 5 months of Belly Dance class experience, either at the NiaMoves Studio or elsewhere. In class we will continue to drill the foundation movements of the dance, and build upon them with arms, traveling, layering and shimmies. Zills (finger cymbals) will be incorporated into the dance – students should bring zills to every class. Each session we will create a fun new combination or short choreography to dance!


LEVEL III

(by instructor invitation only)

WEDNESDAYS 8:30-9:30pm At NiaMoves
8 Week Series: $96 Pre-Pay By Monday Before The Series Starts, $104 After, Drop-In $15
No make-up classes – unused classes do not rollover. Location: 508 Pecore. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881. Enrollment questions? Call Kristie at 713-864-4260.

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Level III classes include more challenging muscle and isolation strengthening, layering of hips, chest and arm movements, and more complex traveling patterns, spins and turns to explore. Some sessions will be prop-focused: veil, zills, skirt, cane, or sword. Students will begin to learn about Egyptian folkloric dance and culture as well as explore the musicality of traditional Middle Eastern dance music, music theory, costuming and more. Students will also be challenged to begin to create their own dance in an improvisational format. Level III belly dance builds upon the material and combinations taught in the Level I and II classes and is offered by instructor invitation. If you have at least 2 years of Belly Dance experience and feel that you are at an intermediate level, please contact Sahira at sahira[at]sahira.cc to inquire. Clients who register without approval and do not meet the requirements will be asked to take the beginning belly dance series.


All Level Belly Dance Workout

THURSDAYS 6:30-7:30pm At Dauntless Dance and Movement
Location: 3221 Houston Avenue. Register and pay on-line here. Class questions? Contact Sahira at 713-269-4881.

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Time to work up a sweat, train your technique, and get your groove on! In this all-levels class, we will use basic belly dance movements to drill, drill, drill our muscles to accomplish stronger, sharper, and cleaner movements. For beginners, class is an opportunity to create the muscle memory needed to dance effortlessly. For more advanced dancers it will be an opportunity to perfect the basics and challenge yourself with faster, stronger movement as well as high-energy layers. For everyone it’s a chance to escape the mundane, connect with the body, and get in a totally fun workout!


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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