Six-Class Belly-Dance Crash Course Starting Weeks of January 7 or February 18 at Saffron Dance (55% Off)

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Belly-dancing can be mastered quickly if you come to class ready to learn and with your hip joints already smeared with bicycle grease. Move freely with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $49 for a six-class belly-dance crash course from the week of January 7 to the week of February 16 (a $108 value)
  • $49 for a six-class belly-dance crash course from the week of February 18 to the week of March 31 (a $108 value)

In groups of up to 25, students participate in weekly classes designed for beginners. They work on one new movement each week, building on the prior session, with a focus on proper technique. See the full class schedule.

Saffron Dance

Saphira, the matriarch and founder of Saffron Dance, didn’t even exist 20 years ago, much like “I survived Y2K” bumper stickers. Saphira was known as Rachael Galoob-Ortega, a lawyer who practiced in DC and Florida for a decade. But her high-power career and hefty paycheck couldn’t extinguish her passion for dance. And so she became Saphira, an international belly-dance artist and instructor with numerous accolades, including being featured in American Belly Dancer, a documentary about belly dance in the United States.

Saphira opened Saffron Dance six years ago, and along with 18 fellow instructors, channels her years of expertise into dance courses that get progressively more challenging from week to week. Welcoming all levels, her classes teach both Egyptian-inspired belly dance and community-focused tribal belly dance. Regardless of the class type, Saphira and her teachers encourage pupils to express their unique voices through dance, all while keeping proper alignment, mastering precision, and having fun.

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    3260 Wilson Blvd.

    Arlington, Virginia 22201

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    2900 S Quincy St

    Arlington, Virginia 22206

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In a Nutshell

Each class builds upon techniques from previous weeks, making belly dance accessible to beginners

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 29th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must sign waiver. New clients only. Classes must be used by the same person. Valid for women only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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