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Dragonfly

Bellydance

Workshops

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Middle Eastern Folklore: An Overview

JANUARY 27 - MARCH 3

NO CLASS FEB 3


SUNDAYS  1:10 to 2:40 pm

This 5 week specialty workshop series offers a taster of diverse

folklore styles (by no means the only ones as Middle Eastern

folklore is extremely rich and varied) in 8 hours of instruction.

First class is 2 hrs, all other classes are 1.5 hrs.


In each class we will talk about the style, its history, cultural

background, nuance and expression as well as the music and

costuming associated with it.  Then we will break down some

key movements and learn a couple of combinations that can be

used for each style.


This course is meant to be an introduction to each style for those

new to them as well as a useful refresher and good practice for

those more familiar with them.  


We will cover:

~ Egyptian Baladi & Saidi

~ Turkish Rom

~ Persian Bandari

~ Nubian

~ Khaleegy

~ Bedouin

~ Andalusian

~ Alexandrian




Written notes and music/video suggestions will be provided for each style.

Only $159  (no HST until Jan 18th)

Take both 5 week courses and SAVE!  Only $280


        Middle Eastern Folklore Only                   Middle Eastern Folklore & Bellydance Styles










INTERNATIONAL BELLYDANCE STYLES:  An Overview!

MARCH  10 - APRIL 7

SUNDAYS  1:10 to 2:40 pm


Egyptian? Turkish? Lebanese? American Cabaret? Russian? Tribal?

What are all these bellydance styles out there in the global world?

Where did they come from?

What’s their history? Characteristics? Relevance?

This 5 week (8hr) specialty workshop series offers a comprehensive

introduction to understanding the different ’styles’ that are part of

that super rich world that we call “bellydance”.  It offers an insight into

the some of the most notorious styles, their movement characteristics,

their places of origin, history, music, costuming, prop preferences, main

representatives, etc.  

We will cover:


~ Egyptian Style (Classical / Modern / Postmodern)

~ Turkish Style

~ Lebanese Style

~ American Cabaret

~ Argentinean Style

~ Russian/Ukranian Style

~ ATS / ITS

~ Tribal Fusion  

~ Modern Bellydance, Fusions and Fantasy


Written notes will be provided as well as music/video suggestions for each style.

Only $159  (no HST until Jan 18th)

Take both 5 week courses and SAVE!  Only $280



           ONLY BELLYDANCE STYLES                                 BOTH: FOLKLORE & STYLES