Bahaia's classes are at capacity with a waiting list. Please contact us to be added to the waiting list. You may also want to check out the other instructors offering bellydance classes at our studio HERE.

 

Belly dance is a fun form of exercise that welcomes women of any age, shape or size. This non-impact aerobic activity uses the entire body and promotes personal expression, femininity and individuality. Bahaia - the owner of Austin Bellydance studio - is an internationally recognized belly dance performer, instructor and promoter with over 20 years in the industry. Bahaia is featured in over a dozen performance and instructional DVD’s.

  • No experience necessary, except where indicated

  • New Student Special $99 for your first 8-week session

  • Regular rate $132.00 for 8-week session

  • Drop-in rate $19.00/class (if space allows - please inquire first)

>>> NEW STUDENT SPECIAL $99.00 8-class program For Level 1 classes only - one time use.

CLASSES WITH BAHAIA

MONDAYS 6:30 to 7:30 PM – Starts Nov 4

Level 3: Bellydance Drills and Combinations

This is an 8-week course, pre-registration is required.

This one-hour class will include drills for body articulation, shimmies, traveling steps, and arm flow patterns.  This class is suitable for anyone who has successfully completed two consecutive years of training with Bahaia or comparable with another instructor. Each class includes a warm-up, strengthening exercises, training drills, and cool-down/stretch. Basic knowledge of finger cymbals and veil is presumed. Please bring cymbals and both silk and chiffon veils to every class.

 

MONDAYS 7:45 to 8:45 PM – Closed to new students

Level 4: Belly Dance Theory and Choreography

This is an 8-week course, pre-registration is required. Instructor's approval required.

This class may only be taken in conjunction with the Mon 6:30 Mixed-level drills class in order to keep technique skills sharp while learning choreography and concepts.

This one-hour class will cover a progressive curriculum of intermediate to advanced belly dance concepts. This class is suitable for the students who have completed three consecutive years of training with Bahaia or comparable with another instructor.  Classes may include choreography and guided improvisation to classic belly dance arrangements. Proficiency in basic movement, rhythms, finger cymbals and veil is presumed. Please bring cymbals and both silk and chiffon veils to every class.

 

THURSDAYS 6:30 to 7:30 PM – Starts Oct 24

Level 1: INTRODUCTION to Belly Dance

This is an 8-week course, pre-registration is required.

This one-hour class will provide an introduction to the basic posture, body articulation, and traveling concepts necessary to develop a strong foundation in belly dance. This class is suitable for absolute beginners, students who are new to Bahaia's curriculum, or students wishing to polish their basic skills. Each class includes a warm-up, strengthening exercises, and training drills with an emphasis on proper posture and form. Students should expect to remain at Level 1 for at least 6 months to up to 2 years to gain proficiency in the wide vocabulary or movement. 

THURSDAYS 7:45 to 8:45 PM – Starts Oct 24

Level 2: Beg-intermediate Belly Dance

This is an 8-week course, pre-registration is required.

This one-hour class builds on the foundation of movement learned in the Introduction course, incorporating rhythm studies, folkloric influences, cymbals, veil, and basic choreography. This class is suitable for students who have completed 6 months to 1 year in Bahaia's Introduction curriculum. Each class includes a warm-up, strengthening exercises, training drills, and cool-down/stretch.

STUDIO HOURS

Our studio is only open during class hours and by appointment. We'd be happy to schedule a time to show you around!

 

 

 

CONTACT​ US

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd #104

Austin, TX 78759

bahaiatx@yahoo.com

Tel: 512-401-0202

 

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