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New Classes Start January 3!
Welcome to Safira's! Enjoy good health, happy dancing and world culture with us. Our new January-February session starts Tues., January 3. Wed. classes start January 4.
If you'd like to mix ab fitness with belly dance, join our new Belly Sculpt class, Tuesdays at 7:30! If you would like a flamenco class for absolute beginners, drop us a line! Click here to see our website! And feel free to forward this to your family and friends!
Please note that classes taught by Safira will not meet Thurs., Jan. 5 thru Sat., Jan. 14.
Classes for Beginners
Belly Sculpt: 7:30 pm Tuesdays: A 30-minute abs and back class, followed by 30 minutes of belly dance! Reveal your sensual inner self while sculpting your hips, glutes and abs. Bring a mat, prepare to burn that midsection. Then-- the joy of dance! Taught by Safira Zeki. Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Tribal Fusion Bellydance: 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays: Tribal bellydance incorporates moves and costuming from many cultures. Slinky, sexy, fun-loving, lots of body isolations, with wild and fun costumes. Want to dance in tattoos, black fishnets and/or white lace? This may be your style! Taught by Tribal performer Ayita. Cost: Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Beginning/Advanced Beginning Bellydance Technique: 7:00 p.m. Wednesdays: Here's a great chance to learn turns, footwork, changes of facing and balance. Also learn or perfect hip rolls, undulations, sit kicks, and arm positions. If you're new, it's okay, we'll help you! Taught by Safira. Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
The Art of Bellydance for Beginners: 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays: We teach everything you need to become an authentic belly dancer: Romantic veil dances, hip dances, finger cymbal dances. You'll learn sensual, beautiful belly dance moves and exciting hip moves. Learn a complete dance! Taught by Safira Zeki. If you're new, you'll need to enroll in the 7:00 Technique class too (so you can learn the steps). Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Higher Level Classes
Intermediate/Advanced Bellydance Technique: 10:15 a.m. Saturdays: Want to move up into intermediate belly dance? Here’s a great chance to learn turns, footwork, changes of facing and balance. This class is for you if you are already comfortable with hip rolls, undulations, sit kicks, and arms in 2nd position. Like Wednesday, but ramped-up a bit! Ask Safira if this class is for you! Taught by Safira. Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Advanced Beg./Intermed. Flamenco: 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays: A fiery dance created by the gypsies who settled in Spain. Want a strong dance? Is belly dance too pretty and soft for you? Kick the floor with us! This class learns technique and performs choreographies. Taught by Safira Zeki. Cost: 1 1/2 hour class is $105 for 7 weeks.
Intermediate Bellydance: 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays: A professional bellydance class at intermediate level. Learn turns, where to look while dancing, arms, layered shimmies, higher-level steps and moves. Lots of choreography! Taught by Safira. Ask Safira if this class is for you! Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Intermediate Bellydance and Gypsy: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays: Part gypsy fusion, part belly dance: Turkish, Lebanese and Spanish dance with lots of Arabic and Egyptian. Saucy skirt dances! Bellydance technique and choreography, Gypsy Cardio! Taught by Safira Zeki. Ask Safira if this class is for you! Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
Advanced Bellydance: 7:00 Thursdays: The higher you go, the harder you have to work. Choreography learned quickly, advanced turns and footwork. Taught by Safira Zeki. Ask Safira if this class is for you! Cost: $70 for 7 weeks, or $45 if you take another class.
See Us Dance
Sat., February 18: See our Baila! World Dance Show, 8:00 p.m. at our studio, 2919 E. Kellogg Drive. We convert the studio to a theater, and share our dances with you -- Mid-Eastern and Tribal Fusion belly dance and flamenco. We also provide snacks. Cost: $7.00.
Photography of Safira's dancers courtesy of David Staples