Purchase Online Classes

Booking Your Private or Group Belly Dancing Lesson Is Easy!

Click here for a calendar view of Karavan's current schedule.

Students attending group lessons at Karavan are invited to set up a "Class Card Account" by loading their "Virtual Karavan Class Card".  The account is then decremented by the amount of each class as it is attended.  When the account reaches $0, students receive an email to reload.

Private lessons are set up with Karen on an individual basis. 

Private Lessons

- Private lessons must be used
within 3 months of purchase.

- Prices listed are for 1-2 students.

Purchase package
of five classes

Five 30-Minute
Private Lessons

your choice of live or Skype


Five 1-Hour
Private Lessons

your choice of live or Skype

individual classes

Private Lesson

your choice of live or Skype


Private Lesson

your choice of live or Skype

Group Technique Classes

- Each class is $10 per hour of instruction.  Project Band Drills classes are $15.

Load your Virtual Karavan Techniques Class Card and enjoy your choice of our array of technique classes: 

Beginner Belly Dance
Introduction to the basic isolations and shapes that make up the foundation of Middle Eastern Dance.  Each class will teach a short dance combination for practice with sequencing and transition.
  • Sundays with Karen at 6:00pm
  • Wednesdays with Karen at 11:00am
  • Thursdays with Veronica at 6:00pm
  • Saturdays with Karen at 10:30am

    8 classes for $60 (25% savings)

    Project Band Drillz
    This class is open to anyone working toward dancing with the band – either as a soloist or as a group.  It is also open to anyone who is working towards fluency in the language of Middle Eastern dance and is willing to attack it from a different angle! 

    Each class will be 1.5 hours in length and will be made up of some mix of the following: strength training, typical Karavan drills, musicality exercises, traveling exercises, drum solo games, taksim games, ZIL games for coordination and rhythm work (yes, you read that right : ) ... bring zils every time!!), and more.

    This class will be filmed once a month for Karavan Online.
    • Tuesdays with Karen at 7:15pm
    • Saturdays with Karen at 11:45am

    First Time Student?

    Select "First Time" option when registering to enjoy your first class free!

    Group Khoreography Classes

    - Each class is $10 for 1 hour of instruction.

    Load your Virtual Karavan Khoreography Class Card to enjoy your choice of our array of live khoreography classes (listed below). Click here for class descriptions and sample mix of music.

    Miguel Drum Solo
    Mondays with Karen at 7:15pm

    Awa'a Tarouhi
    Mondays with Karen at 8:30pm

    Yo Borni

    Tuesdays with Karen at 6:00pm

    Kaskas Warak

    Wednesdays with Karen at 6:00pm

    Contemporary Drum Solo
    Wednesdays with Karen at 7:15pm

    Thursdays with Karen at 7:15pm

    Laylah (Khaleegy)
    Thursdays with Karen at 8:30pm

    Miguel Drum Solo
    Fridays with Karen at 12:00pm

    * Please Note:
    Each of our Spring 2017 Khoreography Classes will be filmed for Karavan Online. Contemporary Drum Solo already exists online in its entirety.

    Cancellation Policy

    To honor those on our waiting list and respecting the time priorities of other students and your instructors, please provide us at least 24 hours advance notice of your cancellation in order to receive a credit for another class.

    Khoreography Classes

    If you are not able to attend a specific class, arrangements can be made with your instructor to attend one of our other group Techniques classes. To honor those on our waiting list, please provide us notice of your cancellation at least 24 hours before your Khoreography class in order to receive a credit for a Techniques class.
    Karen Barbee | Belly Dancing San Antonio | Belly Dancing Video Lessons | Karavan Online Subscription

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    “Karen, all of your students have a Gold Mine with you as their instructor. I always knew [since 1989] that you were a GOLD MINE in the making. They just don’t make them like you anymore!!”
    — Mercedes

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