World Belly Dance 2018

World Belly Dance 2018

We work so hard preparing for a show and in a blink of an eye, it’s over. It was our 8th Annual World Belly Dance Show this last weekend. With so many people helping us make a success of the show! I thought it fitting to write a blog to thank all those people...
Questions

Questions

So often your block to starting something new is not knowing what to expect. I sent out a quick survey and asked the ladies what “Questions” would be best answered for those ladies who are uncertain about “Oriental Belly Dance”. The top...
World Belly Dance Day

World Belly Dance Day

Zahra’s has upheld the time-honored tradition of World Belly Dance Day since our studio founder put on our first May show back in 2010. World Belly Dance Day is celebrated globally every 2nd Saturday of May. The aim is to bring together dance studio’s...
Meet Termare

Meet Termare

It is our last installment of our Who are we series and today we Meet Termaré. I am Termaré Pugh and I have been dancing for 6 years with Zahra’s Oriental Dance Studio. My introduction to belly dancing was in December 2012  when I attended a class at Janka’s Oriental...
Meet Karla

Meet Karla

It’s another who are we insert this week and this week we get intimately acquainted with Karla, here’s this week’s Meet Karla. My name is Karla Bouwer and I have been dancing for about 20 years. I am a qualified Junior Modern dancing teacher. I have...
Improv Challenge Week 3

Improv Challenge Week 3

We have just completed the week 3 of Courtney’s Improv Challenge. Oh my giddy aunt, I am learning so much about myself. Not only from watching me dance, but also watching how other dancers interpret the same song. As I enter the last week of the challenge, I am...
Week 2 of Courtney’s Summer Improv Challenge

Week 2 of Courtney’s Summer Improv Challenge

I have been tasked to write about the second week of Courtney’s Summer Improv Challenge, and honestly I find this topic quite difficult. You see, I haven’t been able to complete the second week. I don’t have space to dance at home and when I’m...