Are you ready to be inspired, feel more confident and appreciate the curves you have?
Come experience the joy of learning the world’s most beautiful dance in the far west Houston area at Ahlam Academy of Middle Eastern Dance!
Where you will meet some amazingly supportive and like-minded people who enjoy learning to belly dance in a positive, uplifting, non-competitive environment.
No need to be shy. We love tummies of all ages (teen-adult) and sizes.
Let’s Start at the Beginning
You gotta start somewhere and the best place is in the Beginner’s Class.
No experience? No problem! Our Beginner’s curriculum is designed with you in mind. Each week’s class, we’ll take you step by step through all the essential movements of belly dance. Before you know it, you will be dancing and learning whole choreographies every 4-8 weeks!
No need to dress up. Come in your t-shirt and yoga pants.
All beginners classes are on-going, so you can start ANYTIME.
Join us ANY Saturday @ 12pm, Monday @ 6pm, or Thursday @ 7pm for your first class. Click here to see our full class schedule.
You can try one class (drop-in) for $18 or TWO WEEKS of UNLIMITED belly dancing classes for only $29!
Start Your Dance Journey Now!
See What Our Students Say…
“I came here using one of the beginner specials and I am constantly glad I gave it a try. I never thought I could be a dancer and I never thought I had the right body for it. The first class alone taught me I was wrong about both….” Carly “Flo” – Houston, TX
“A place to learn how to dance from the wonderful Anna! I get to make new friends and escape the dullness of the daily grind and do something fun for me. With Anna, you get an education in a beautiful art form and get in shape at the same time!” Corinna – Houston, TX
“Anna is one of the most knowledgeable teachers I’ve known. She is kind and professional and will give you wonderful advice! Please look no further if you plan on taking a dance class, you won’t be disappointed!” Valeri – Houston, TX
“Anna is incredibly thorough in her training. She does not just teach the moves, but every aspect of Middle Eastern Dance. From history, choreography, costuming. props, performing etc. The teachers are excellent and they share their passion with each student they teach.” Christy – Cypress, TX
“Ahlam Academy is an absolutely fantastic place to learn Bellydance! Anna is a wonderful instructor, always willing to help students to be their absolute best! The classes are incredibly welcoming, you’ll feel right at home!” Brittany – Spring, TX
Why Learn at Ahlam Academy?
There are many places to learn to Belly Dance in Houston. What sets Ahlam Academy apart from other dance schools?
- Middle Eastern, Turkish, Pan-Arabic dances are what we do! We are passionate about preserving and perpetuating folkloric, traditional, and modern dance forms. Our goal for our students is to have them “Dance Like an Egyptian” in an authentic way that honors the people and cultures these dances come from.
- Dedication to the development of every student. We believe everyone has a special gift to share and we help everyone develop themselves into the best dancer they can be. PERIOD. We value diversity and create a fun, welcoming, non-competitive place where EVERYONE can grow.
- Your dance education isn’t left to chance. We have a comprehensive, systematic program to provide you the most technical development, knowledge immersion, and dance experiences in the shortest time possible.
- No long-term contracts. We offer month-to-month memberships and drop-ins. Sometimes we offer discounted class packages.
- No class lapses. We offer classes throughout the year, except a few holidays.
- You can start anytime. Each class is a nice, neat little package on its own. No need to wait for the beginning of a new session or open registration.