2021 Special Classes, Events, & Guest Teachers

 

 

 

 

Saturday, February 20th @ 7pm
Online Gala & Auction

Over 200 costumes, jewelry, experiences, and more. Saturday night Gala showcase 7pm Tickets $20

 


 

March 1st - March 31st

Online Dance Challenge

Normalize the social aspect of this dance! Share your videos and join the #BasicBellydancerChallenge


 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

Sunday, January 24th from 10-noon EST
Online Workshops with Christine Yaven of Indonesia
$50 each / $90 for both

The Art of Baladi Taxsim.
Combine earthy, grounded movements with creative improv

 


Sunday, February 21st from 10-noon EST

Online Workshops with Christine Yaven
$50 each / $90 for both

Neo-Andalusian/Muwashahat.
Introduction, lecture & choreography.

 

Sunday, March 14th from 11-1pm

Online Workshops with Dr. Siouxsie Cooper
$90 for both worktshops (drops-in available for $50 space permitting)

11am to 1pm: Fire:Find versatility of hipwork inspired by the raw earthiness of Upper Egypt.

2pm to 4pm: Water.Explore the expressive, vulnerable qualities of upper body movement from Classical Raqs Sharqi.

 

Sunday, April 18th from 11-1pm

Online Workshops with Amity Alize
$35

Elegant Veilwork: Vintage wrapping, dynamic entrances, spins, and barrel turns. It’s an American Belly Dance staple!

 

Sunday, May 2nd from 11-1pm & 2-4 pm

Online Workshops with Shining

$90 for both worktshops (drops-in available for $50 space permitting)

11am to 1 pm: Queen of the Hips Nabaweya Mustafa: Learn the fascinating signature movements of this Egyptian dancing film star.

2 to 4pm: Exploring Balancing Dances in Egypt: Acrobatics have been a key part of entertainment. Explore less commonly known acts and floorwork.

 


Sunday, August 1st from 11-1pm & 2-4pm

Online Workshops with Rosa Noreen

$90 for both worktshops (drops-in available for $50 space permitting)

11am-1 pm: Upper body expression: Explore ribcage, shoulders, neck & arm movements to draw your audience in!

2pm to 4pm: Golden Arms: Create effortless frames and expressive dance arms, inspired by dancers of the Golden Era.