Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health – it rusts your spirit and your hips.” ~Adabella Radici

December Online
& In- Person Classes

Online Zoom Classes (Recordings available!) 

Undulations & Taqsim

Explore undulating, flowing movements of the spine, hips, arms and hands. We will bring these techniques together to creates maps for your own expressive and unique improvisation.

When: Tuesday 12/12 7-8pm
Online class – 30 day recording access for all participants

Cost: $20 


Soltstice Candle Tray

In this class we will go over candle tray balancing techniques and theatrical elements, and then dance together to  beautiful song to welcome the Winter Solstice.
You can use any round metal tray or another flat object like a book to take this class 

When: Wednesday 12/20 7-8pm

Online class – 30 day recording access for all participants


$36 for both online classes! 


In Person Workshop – NYC

Wings- Teqhniques, Turns and Dynamic Combos

Learn to use this spectacular prop effectively to enhance your dramatic entrance or theatrical piece. We will explore technique for different turns, using your wings to accentuate musical accents,  as well as impactful lines and poses. 

The material is this workshop will be adapatable for veil as well. 

When: Sunday 12/17 2-4pm

Anahid Sofian Studio
29 W.15th St #6

Cost:$45 advance/$55 door 


To Register

Send your payment specifying the class(es) you are registering for, along with your NAME & Email address via: 

Venmo: @Elizabeth-Mariyah

Cashapp: $MariyahElizabeth

Zelle: 347-743-6545


Mariyah currently has no ongoing group classes. 
Please go to the Private Lessons page for info on booking a class
or sign up for the Mailing List to stay informed on upcoming workshops and shows




Private Lessons

Personalized instruction in bellydance for all levels!
Mariyah loves to work one on one with dedicated dance students from beginner to professional levels.
Lessons can cover everything from basic to advanced technique to performance and choreography coaching in both traditional and fusion styles.

Private instruction and coaching are available either in person in NYC or online via Zoom or Skype!
Lessons can be scheduled for individuals or small groups

Please see the Private Lessons page for more details


Private Lessons or group privates.

HIRE Mariyah to teach a lesson for your event! Perfect for Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Birthdays or Sweet 16s!