Zaira is back…..

Zaira has decided to start teaching belly dance classes in Melbourne, FL.   Her first stop is to teach a series of Introduction to belly dancing classes at her local HOA.  It is free to all Sawgrass Lakes residents.   June 23, 2017 Doors open at 6 and class starts 6:30-8:30 pm. click here to […]

2017 Here we come……

Happy New Year! The Desert Diamonds are looking forward to another year of dancing!  2017, here we come…We will be publishing our performance schedule soon. love, Zaira and the Desert Diamonds    

New Belly Dance Classes starting in October 2015

Zaira and Zuhra Kiya are now offering Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Beginner Belly Dance Classes starting this October!  This is a new class and a new location! Join us every Monday evening from 7-9 pm starting October 5.  New Location: Barbara’s Dance Studio 428 West Bedford Euless Road Hurst, Texas 76053-3958   Tuesday’s Advanced* Beginner 7:00-8:00 pm taught by Zaira […]

September Harem Nite at Stratos

Join us for Harem Nite Harem Nite at Stratos Greek Taverna on Thursday, September 3 at 8 pm   Zaira Raks is the host! Let her know if you hare interested in dancing (email: All levels and schools of belly dance are welcome. Looking forward to seeing your belly dancing talent!

Zaira at the 2015 State Fair of Texas

Join the Desert Diamonds and Harem Jewels on Sunday, September 27 for belly dancing at the State Fair of Texas   Place: Fair Park Dallas, TX Showtime’s: 3:30 pm (30 minutes) and 5:40 pm (30 minute) Stage: In front of the Hall of State  

****Zaira at TCU this Fall 2013***

  TCU will be hosting Zaira this Fall 2013 for extended education classes in Fort Worth, TX.  **The class schedule is still in-work and will be posted soon.** Visit TCU’s Extended Education Website for a class description, fees, and schedule.  Click here.  Zaira will continue to teach at Neenah’s Authentic Bellydance Academy in Irving, TX […]

Sadiyya’s Shimmy Showdown!

Join Sa’diyya, Zaira, and Rivkah at Sadiyya’s next Bi-Monthly “SHIMMY SHOWDOWN”  Bellydance Contest!!! April 20, 2013 at KASRA in Richardson! Please visit for more information. Good luck to all of the contestants and Zaira is honored to be a judge for this event!  Shimmy, Shimmy, Shake ladies!  Opa!

Workshop with Yasmine of NC!

  Zaira and Neenah of Authentic Bellydancing present Yasmine of NC  …..Now offering workshops and hafla!  Opa!  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to study with one of the original belly dance superstars! Click here for more information.    

Introducing….The Desert Diamonds

Want to be a part of “The Desert Diamond’s”?  Come and join us every Saturday from 12:30-1:30 pm at Dana’s Dance Academy in Irving, TX. This is a fun group of bellydancers who perform at local workshops, Harem Nite, fairs, and other misc holiday events! shimmy, shimmy, shake, luv ~Zaira