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Fri. and Sat. classes are welcome for walk-ins and are $10 per class.
Calliope, 8 week session is $85, register through Calliope (no walk-ins)
If you have any further questions give us a call at 412.422.1127.

Tuesday Morning Stretch-n-Tone ~ Tamera
Tuesdays ~ 10:30-11:50 am
Schoolhouse Yoga
31st & Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA  (412) 401-4444

Join Tamara for a relaxing and conditioning class that focuses on the special needs of women. This class is especially designed for prenatal women and bellydancers, but all are welcome! Please call 412.401. 4444  to register or visit for more info.

Advanced Technique ~ Maria Hamer
Start Oct 4th ~ Fridays 7pm-9pm
Joy School of Dance- Crafton, PA (412) 922-0907
(Note: Classes will eventually be moved from Joy School to Schoolhouse Yoga in the strip district, check their website for details:

All Levels~ Olivia Kissel
Saturdays ~  11:45am-1:15pm
Yoga Sadhana Studio (3rd Flr)
1113 E. Carson St, South Side Pittsburgh, PA

This class welcomes students of all abilities. We will explore this dance through the basic movements, while stretching and strengthening our bodies. Special attention will be given to each dancer to make sure she is comfortable and well challenged. We will also experiment with pair work, to experience the joy of dancing with another!

Intermediate~ Olivia Kissel
Saturdays ~  1:30pm-3:00pm
Yoga Sadhana Studio (3rd Flr)
1113 E. Carson St, South Side Pittsburgh, PA

We will teach new moves and develop a choreography for a performance this season. We will also devote time to improvisation. Bring cd's to share and let the music move through your body as you lead the group or are led by other dancers doing what they love to do.

Introduction to Bellydance~ Tamara Nelson
Oct 7th - Dec 3rd  6:30-7:45 pm
Stephen Foster Community Center Fisk St. , Lawrenceville (parallel to 40th St)

The class will explore the basics of Middle Eastern Dance with influences from cultures from around the world. This is an 8 week course and you must register through Calliope or call (412) 432-0333 .

Private Lessons
Private Lessons are available email us for details.

Class Details:

Note regarding Instructors:
Please note that any one of the members of Zafira may be teaching any of the above classes, no advanced notice will be given.

Classes are $10 per class (unless otherwise noted).

What to wear / bring to class:
Wear loose fitting comfortable clothing that you can stretch in. Choli or leotard top with long skirt and harem style pants underneath and a hip scarf suggested (see our links page for sources for these items).
Bring drinking water to class.

Contact Olivia at 412-422-1127 with any questions and to check on specific class times (occasionally classes are rescheduled).

For Instruction and performance in Upstate NY,
contact Jennifer Hamer at:
She's an amazing dancer! (and a Hamer sister)  She was also a member of Ghawazee Pittsburgh, PA.We enjoy dancing together every chance we get.