Bellydance classes


You too can learn to belly dance!


We offer belly dance classes for beginners to advanced dancers at our studios in Eugene, OR.  Check out our schedule for classic belly dance, tribal belly dance , and fusion belly dance classes, and dance workshops in Turkish style, sword dance, veil, step combinations, and more!  Haven’t you always wanted to belly dance?  Teachers Sabine  Souzana,  Nicole, and Zahia Izzah can show you how. Also check our Special Events page for belly dance workshops!

Tribal Belly dance with Sabine of Tribalation! troupeholdhands

Tribal Belly dance is a fun, energetic dance that fuses traditional Middle Eastern dance movements with a little flamenco, African, Indian, and other influences, within an improvisational group format that is fun and empowering! More information here. New classes start about every 6 weeks!

Level 2/3 Tribal Skills belly dance with Sabine Wednesdays 5:45-6:45pm.  Learn and practice tribal belly dance combinations, drill zils and shimmies, try leading new steps, follow in group formats, and enjoy the magic of tribal belly dance!

$13 drop in, 4 weeks/$45. Email for details.

Level 4/5 tribal belly dance with Sabine (Intermediate/Advanced) Wednesdays 7-8:10pm. Student performance opportunities for troupe “Sister Celebration.”

Student Performance troupe “Azhaar” (by invitation from level 4 class) Wednesdays 8:20-9:30pm

Email  to sign up or for more information.

All 6-week sessions with Sabine & Tribalation! are $65 per 6 week session, or $13 per class drop in (space allowing), or buy a 4-class card for $45. New sessions start approximately every 6 weeks. Email  to sign up or for more information, or call 541-206-4152.


Belly Dance with Souzana in Eugene Oregon!

Souzana Van Horn is a multi-award winning belly dancer. Her love of belly dancing shines through in both her instructional classes and live performances. Whether Souzana is performing a choreographed piece, or an improvisational work, her passion shows, and her dancing is always elegant, regal, and emotive. Souzana’s strong work ethic and pursuit for excellence combined with her accepting spirit, inspires her students not only to work hard so that they may grow as dancers and performers, but also to remember to love and enjoy themselves along the way.

Learn more about Souzana:

Belly Dance Class Calendar ~

Check out Souzana’s beginning and intermediate belly dance classes!


Thurs 5:45-6:45: Intermediate Belly Dance

Thurs 7:30-8:30 Beginner Belly Dance

Contact Souzana at for other class offerings, to find out about her student troupe, and special workshops! Need extra help or one-on-one attention?  Ask Souzana about private lessons.

Zahia Izzah: Sassy Egyptian Belly Dance classes

Zahia Izzah has been pursuing her love of mainstream Middle Eastern dance since her first class in 1999. Since then she’s studied with local, national and international teachers. She performs around the Pacific Northwest and  is known for her entertaining and sassy Egyptian style.  She spent time studying and performing with the Shami Mir Dance Ensemble and An Nour Dance Ensemble before branching out on her own to teach.
Zahia offers a variety of different class levels, so check back often to see what’s on the schedule!  She also works with her own small performance troupe called Wild Lotus Bellydance.  They can be seen often, dancing at MEDGE events.
Advanced Egyptian Belly Dance performance choreography
Mondays 6:45-7:45PM Studio B
Ongoing, by instructor approval only
This class is for the intermediate dancer who wants to learn group choreography and performance dynamics in a fast paced, fun community atmosphere.
Performance opportunities are available but not guaranteed. Additional costs for costuming are involved, if selected to perform.
No drop ins please.
Please contact the instructor directly to register for classes.  Schedule is subject to change and class size is limited for a more personalized experience.

 Beyond Beginning Belly Dance with Nicole: WEDNESDAYS 5:45-6:45pm  studio B

In Beyond Beginning, Nicole hopes to fill the gap between total beginner and intermediate. Students will have the opportunity to move safely into the world of combos and choreography, while staying firmly rooted in the fundamentals. She will also guide students in listening and improvisation exercises in order to develop their own musicality and instincts. Nicole prioritizes awareness, comfort and joy in the body. She will also include information on the culture and history of this dance whenever possible. This class is geared toward anyone with some previous belly dance experience. All ages, genders and bodies welcome.  $65 for 6 weeks, $13 to drop in. B side. Contact Nicole to sign up at
Combos, musicality and drills.  Email


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