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Dragonfly

Bellydance

Workshops

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"MODERN  EGYPTIAN"

Technique and Choreography

With Oksana

Sept. 29, 2-5 pm






























ABOUT OKSANA

Oksana is an oriental dancer from Toronto, Canada

known for her elegance, powerful stage presence

and dynamic style.  She is an award-winning performer

possessing great technique, captivating expression and

creative routines. 

Oksana has performed across Canada, as well as

internationally in the United States, Europe, South

America and Asia. 

oksanaalmaz.com 


$60 in Advanced, no hst until Sept 14,

$70 at the door space permitting










        "TURKISH  ORIENTAL"

       Technique & Choreography

                with TEVEC

               (Turkey/UK)


              Friday Sept. 14

                   6 - 9 pm






















Workshop Description

Turkish Oriental Technique and choreography 6pm - 9pm (3 hours)


Belly Dance Turkish style.   Upbeat, fun and fiery.   This workshop will include all the elements associated with Turkish Oriental - travelling shimmies, undulations, floorwork, turns, and sensual hip and arm work.   Class will include warm up, Turkish technique and finish with an energetic choreography to give you an overview of the Turkish style. Bring half circle veil for the choreography (rectangular veil is also ok).  Knee pads are recommended for floor work and high heels for an optional challenge.



Tevec bio

Tevec specialises in Turkish oriental, modern and theatrical fusion belly dance styles. She is known for her energetic, emotive and captivating performances. Her kind and bubbly personality ensures that you learn a lot whilst having fun in class.


Tevec loves to

                      represent Turkish style belly dance. Born in London, Belly Dance is stemmed in Tevec's Turkish heritage and has played a strong part in her upbringing. She was fascinated by Belly Dance ever since she could remember. Her East meets West upbringing, has influenced her dancing style. Tevec has appeared on BBC One, Sky One, ITV1 and RTTV television within the UK.

 

She is also one of the most sought after performers at Middle Eastern weddings and functions in London and the UK. She is very excited to be visiting Canada for the first time.  www.tevecdance.com



$75 in Advance (no hst until Sept 1),  

$85 at the door space permitting


In this workshop you will learn Oriental Technique and Choreography to a beautiful song with lyrics 

Modern Egyptian Style.  


The workshop will cover:

~   break down of travelling steps 

~   strong hip work with embellishments

~   variation of arms movements

~   expressions and feelings 

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        "TRIBAL  FUSION"

           Workshop series with Stacie

        Sept. 16 to Oct. 21


Sundays Sept 16 - Oct 21

1:15 - 2:15 pm ~ Tribal Fusion Technique

2:25 - 3:25 pm ~ Performance Class

               


In Tribal Fusion Technique we will explore the fundamentals of fusion

bellydance such as popping, sidewinder, connecting undulations, arm waves,

and mayas, while adding special combos and transitions to work with the

movements.

~  We will work towards strengthening our isolations and adding more "pop"

to our movements while working with waving techniques to build connection

from head to toe.  

~  We will learn special spins and traveling steps,

~  We will explore arm and hand pathways and shapes, and

~  we will work with concepts of character and storytelling in dance.


This workshop is meant for you to drill and strengthen your tribal fusion

movements, while adding new ideas for you to play with in your dance. 


In the Performance Class Stacie will put all of the above together in a

beautiful choreography to be performed at Dragonfly Anniversary Hafla

on October 21st.



STACIE'S BIO

Stacie Noel is a performance artist who is known for her liquid movements, sharp pops, and whimsical flair.  She loves to experiment with various dance styles, but keeps her foundation and heart rooted in bellydance.  Stacie is passionate about dance and passionate about teaching, she is always happy to share and to learn new technique to add to her repertoire. She first discovered bellydance at Arabesque and was lead to modern bellydance at The Dark Side Studio.  She studied there for a few years and then found herself at Dragonfly Bellydance, studying under the influence of Zahira, Tatiana, and Anuka. To further extend her dance experience, Stacie has travelled to the West Coast to attend workshops and dance intensives from a few of her dance inspirations:  Zoe Jakes and Ashley Lopez.   She participated in Tribal Momentum 2018, a tribal bellydance festival, and Alias Dance Projects summer intensive in 2017.   In 2016 she studied Indian fusion dance with Colleena Shakti, and was a regular at Infusion Dance studio in Toronto.  Her current studies of dance include popping and animation, which she learns at The Underground Dance, and is an active follower on Datura Online, studying the latest in tribal fusion dance.  Stacie loves to bring her technique and concepts learned in street dance and combine it with foundational movements in tribal fusion.



Take  1 class x 6 weeks,  $120

Take both classes x 6 weeks,  ONLY $200  (save $40!)

No hst until Sept 1

TECHNIQUE ONLY

TECHNIQUE + PERFORMANCE COMBO