Znama Studio


March 2019 Group Class Schedule:

Finger Cymbal Focus: Sounds & Innovation with Morgan Fay
Mondays 6:00-7:00PM 
Let’s get ready to play! In this 8 week series we’ll be diving into different cymbal sounds and playing with some common patterns in exciting new ways to challenge our minds and create dynamic dances to music! Each class will consist of a warm up for both the cymbals and the body, focused cymbal and dance drills, a combination, and a cool down. Register for Finger Cymbal Focus: Sounds & Innovation here.

Bellydance Brew: Winter Awakening with Tiare Tashnik
Mondays 7:00-8:30PM 
Bellydance Brew integrates Tribal Nouveau Bellydance with my unique Temple Tableaux Format and Mudra Yoga. A cauldron of dance delights for the Portland community! Since this is my first series of this nature, it will very much be a BASICS COURSE, though all levels are welcome.   CURRENTLY SOLD OUT.

Beginning Bellydance with Katie Soleil
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00PM  *New session starts March 19th
Description:Beginning Belly Dance Class. This class will focus on the fundamentals of belly dance from the stylistic perspective of Egyptian Oriental and American Cabaret styles. We will explore the foundation of these styles by learning basic movement patterns and simple layers. Students will have the opportunity to learn and, depending on comfort level, perform group choreographies. This class is designed for the absolute beginner or those with 1 year or less of belly dance experience. $15 drop in, 4 classes for $48, 8 classes for $88.  $20 drop-in on cultural competency courses.

Intermediate Bellydance with Emilie
Wednesdays 7:15-8:15PM 
This class is designed for students looking to take their dance to the next level.  Students will learn layers, intricate arm patterns, floorwork, and how to work with props, including zills, veil and sword.  Students will also have the opportunity to learn and perform group choreographies in this class.  $15 for drop-ins. Class cards available: 4 classes for $48, 6 classes for $66, 12 classes for $120. 

Pilates Club with Ameena Lacey
Fridays 9:30-10:30AM

Darlings come workout with me in style! This is a sacred space, an opportunity to be with friends in a no pressure environment. The mood: dark electronic music, aromatherapy, dimmed lights. The class: Pilates, barre and stretching. $15 drop in or $130 for the 10 week session.

Afghani & Persian Dance Winter Series with Sitara
Saturdays 9:30-10:30AM
Description:Start 2019 with the joy of dance and exercise with this 8-week Afghani/Persian dance series. Each class, you will drill movements and dance choreography to a variety of Afghani and Iranian music in a fun and social atmosphere. Pre-register: $90 for series (8 classes at $11.25 per class) Drop-in: $14 per class Limited to approx 15 students, please pre-register via PayPal https://www.paypal.me/danceinspired

Essential Barre with Emilie
Saturdays 10:45-11:45AM
Essential Barre: The essence of ballet and Pilates distilled into a graceful and challenging workout. This class combines standing strengthening, stretching, and cardio exercises at the barre and center floor, with Pilates matwork based on the six classic principles of Pilates: control, breath, concentration, flow, centering and precision. All levels welcome. Class cards available: 4 classes for $48, 6 classes for $66, 12 classes for $120.

Mat Pilates with Michael 
Sundays 11:00-12:00PM
Work off your Sunday morning hangover with the beginner/intermediate level mat Pilates class.  Class focuses on improving mobility and core strength while fostering a relaxed and body-positive environment. $10 for drops-in, $50 for 6 classes.

Rose City School of Burlesque 101 
Sundays 12:00-3:00PM
Burlesque 101 is a triannual class session occurring roughly every four months, perfect for the beginner to burlesque. No matter your shape, size or experience all are welcome. Burlesque 101 is an introduction and gives our students a taste of what burlesque performing is like! Burlesque 101 is a 10-week course that will cover the history of burlesque, creation of a persona, burlesque hair and makeup, costuming, bump and grind dance movement, as well as a recital for a intimate live audience.  Students will learn a group routine for performance at an optional intimate recital at the end of class.  Students are encouraged to create a solo performance piece as well, though this is optional.  Class is limited to 10-12 students ensure a personalized learning experience, register here.

Note: registration and payment for on-going classes is handled by individual instructors.
Private dance, Pilates and barre classes always available!