Jasmin Jahal
Pure Raks Explore and embrace all that is elegant and feminine Pure Raks Explore and embrace all that is elegant and feminine

Discover your Passion for Pure Raks! Join a class now! Oasis Studio in Chicago is the home base of Pure Raks, featuring weekly classes with master instructor Jasmin Jahal.

The Pure Raks program is structured in three levels that build, one upon the other.

Spring 6-week class session begins the week of April 30

To keep informed of the exciting new classes, friend Jasmin Jahal on Facebook and/or add your name to the mailing list below.

 

 

 


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WEST LOOP UIC

starts May 29

no class on july 3

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apr 30 to June 11

No class on May 28

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June 5

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Belly Dance

Bootcamp

(dance exercise)
5:30 to 6:25 pm

Gr8 Shape

6:30 to 7:30 pm

Advanced
6:30 to 7:45 pm

Int/Adv Tech
7 to 8 pm

Intermediate Technique
10
to 11 am

Art of Belly Dance
6:30 to 7:25 pm

Advanced
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Company Class

7:45 to 9 pm

Beginner
8 to 9 pm

Gr8 Shape
11 to 12
pm

 

 

 
Advanced
12:15 to 1:30 pm
       
Beginner
1:30 to 2:30 pm

Locations:

UIC Sports & Fitness Center, 828 S. Wolcott, Chicago, IL. Classes at this location must be registered directly with UIC.
Please register BEFORE May 29 online with UIC or by calling Kara Smith at 312-413-5154. The Summer runs through July. Everyone is welcome, even students not associated with the university.


Oasis Studio:
4705 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630

Oasis Studio Class Rates and Registration:

  • Online registration via PayPal is the most convenient option
  • In person on the first day of class with Cash, Check or Credit Card
  • Single Class Rate = $20 per hour or $25 for a 75 min. class
  • Buy 5 classes and get the 6th one FREE
  • Observation fee = $20 per class
  • Beginner, Gr8Shape and Int/Adv Technique classes are 60 min. classes.
  • Advanced and Company class run 75 min. each
Register Online Now

Class Descriptions:

Beginner

Introduction to the art of classical belly dance, including basic steps, combinations, short routines, as well as how to use a veil and finger cymbals. Taking the full session is the best way to learn, but you are welcome to drop into this class at any time.

Intermediate Technique

Technique, combinations and short routines, including various styles of belly dance. Expand your dance vocabulary, learn Arabic rhythms and more difficult cymbal patterns, experiment with Floorwork, Veil, and Saidi stick dance. This level assumes you have acquired beginner skill and knowledge.

Intermediate Choreography

Intermediate choreography, varying from classical to folkloric themes. This level assumes you have acquired beginner skill and knowledge.

Advanced

Advanced choreography, varying from classical to folkloric themes. This level challenges your abilities. Advanced rhythms, musical interpretation and occastionally improvisational techniques. Dances incorporate various accessories, such as veil, cymbals, sticks, and wings.

Company

This class is especially for the members of the Jasmin Jahal Dance Company. If you are interested in performing, please let us know your desire!

Gr8 Shape

Want to lose weight and sculpt your body into a feminine Hour Glass shape? Then this is the class for you! Bring exercise clothing, including gym shoes. Challenge yourself while having fun! Get results!

Belly Dance Bootcamp

A low impact aerobics program designed to use belly dance moves and Arabic music to burn calories and condition your body. Bring exercise clothing, including gym shoes.