Beginner Level Classical Belly Dance: 6 to 7 pm
This class is designed for the beginning level or returning students who desire a refresher on beginning foundational technique.
Students will learn basic isolations, posture, breakdown traveling steps, and simple combonations. Basic finger cymbal patterns will be taught. Some discussion and hand outs will be given on the health benefits and the history of this sacred dance that has been danced for thousands of years .
Intermediate/Advanced Classical Belly Dance: 7 to 8 pm
Advance your beginning level technique with more intricate combinations, shimmy work, hip and upper body isolations, Props may be used during these classes. Advanced work with Middle Eastern rhythms and finger cymbal patterns, theories of choreography building to assist you in building your own personal dance and more. Some performance opportunities may come from this class . It is encouraged but not necessary. Dance comes from the heart and I want to encourage each one of you to dance in your own natural and beautiful way.