Belly dance - also known as Middle Eastern Dance, Arabic Dance, or Raqs Sharqi – loosely meaning Oriental Dance, is an ancient art form from the Middle East and North Africa that has grown into a modern global phenomenon! Zahra will show you that it involves a lot more than just the belly! It’s a great way to have fun and exercise the whole body at the same time. Private lessons are available, too!

Zahra’s easy to understand breakdown of bellydance movement makes learning fun! Zahra is known for her knowledgeable, patient and generous teaching style. Her organic approach to learning oriental movement, naturally, is widely respected by her colleagues and students worldwide. Raqs Sharqi – is a beautiful, feminine art form for women and girls of all ages, shapes and sizes, and a safe low impact way to exercise! Come on -- Get started!

Raqs Sharqi Classes

New! In-Person Class with Zahra!

Saturdays, 11:00am-12:15pm 

Mixed Level

(Not recommended for Beginners)


Generations Performing Arts Center

11 West College Ave.

Westerville, Ohio 43081

(Studio C, upstairs)

Limited enrollment, Drop-in ok, but please, RSVP by texting Zahra 323-630-3586

Payments: Cash, Check (to Zahra Zuhair), Venmo to @Zahra-RaqsSharqi

or pre-register via PayPal below, single class or 10 classes

Single Class: $16.00

Please purchase the week you plan to attend only


10 classes $135.00

Must use within 4 months - begins on the 1st class attended

All COVID restrictions in Ohio lifted on June 2, 2021 No masks necessary, unless you prefer to wear one.



There is free public parking, Lot A (now open, construction is complete) is directly next to the studio on W. College, and parking Lot B, across the street on W. College. There are additional public parking lots available within a short walking distance, + street parking. Check out the FREE Westerville Parking APP

Restaurants & More

Uptown Westerville is charming and safe with lots of places to eat after class, Heavenly Cup, Java Central, Jimmy V's, Thai Grille, Westerville Grill, Dairy Queen, Graeters Ice Cream, to name a few, plus some wonderful little shops & galleries. Come a little early and check out the Farmers Market (May thru Oct).

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Weekly mini classes

Technique, drills, combos, dance tips and more!