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Schedule Changes and Announcements
Closures, Additions, Changes (please always be sure to check our Facebook as well, you don’t need to have an account to see our posts):
-ALL CLASSES CLOSED ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 9/24 AND 9/25- join us instead for workshops during Shimmy in the Grain, and then come watch our gala shows on Saturday and Sunday evening! Scroll down to learn more or visit www.shimmyinthegrain.com.
-New classes for October: Saudi Arabian Dance Miniseries on Wednesdays at 7pm beginning Oct 5th, Hula Hoop Fitness on Saturdays at 11am. Indian Classical Fusion begins a beginner routine on Oct 2nd, and will be closed Oct 16th.
-Line Dancing will be closed on Wed, Oct 5.
-Fall lineup class changes and additions:
TUES- Zumba at 6p, Burlesque Fitness at 7p, and Captain and Choreo (the most fun way to learn an easy belly dance routine for beginners plus mods for more advanced dancers) at 7p, Tone and Tease at 8p.
WEDS- Brand new to Dance Life, Line Dancing now open at 6pm
THURS- Twerk Fitness at 7p
SAT- Piloxing opens 9/10 at 11a
SUN- Brand new to Dance Life, XaBeat Dance Fitness opens on 9/11 at 1p
$5 Drop In for the month of September: Zumba Tuesdays at 6pm, Burlesque Fitness Tuesdays at 7pm, Captain and Choreo Tuesdays at 7pm (plus an additional $5, $5 discount if you BYO), Tone and Tease Tuesdays at 8pm, Line Dancing Wednesdays at 6pm, Twerk Fitness Thursdays at 7pm, Piloxing Saturdays at 11am
$5 Drop In for the month of October: Captain and Choreo Tuesdays at 7pm (plus an additional $5, $5 discount if you BYO), Tone and Tease Tuesdays at 8pm, Line Dancing Wednesdays at 6pm, Twerk Fitness Thursdays at 7pm, Piloxing Saturdays at 11am, Hula Hoop Fitness Saturdays at 11am, Saudi Arabian Dance Wednesdays at 7pm
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Arielle Performs at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge and Cafe
Date: Friday September 16th 2016
Held at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge and Cafe, 77 Sirloin Strip; two fifteen minute shows at 8 and 9:30pm
Join Arielle as she dances at the local hookah lounge; enjoy a performance or two while you eat dinner or dessert, sip beverages or smoke a hookah! The first set is usually “traditional cabaret” belly dance- the style we learn in classes, while the second show usually features a fusion performance- tribal, hip hop, Latin, just to name a few.
Shimmy in the Grain 2016
Workshop topics this year:
- THREE workshops offered by Arielle- Belly Dance Drills to Take Home and Perfect Your Dance, Beautiful Arms through Veil, and Hip Hop Combos You Can Use to Any Song
- TWO Burlesque workshops taught by the incomparable Jeez Loueez. The first will focus on burlesque technique in the art of the tease and the second will pull it all together for a short and sexy choreography
- Theatrical Expression and Making Your Performance Pop with Cindy Severt
- Basics of Poi Spinning with Tashar
- Intermediate Skirt Work with Kelly Holder
- Dramatic Tribal Fusion with Adara
Gala and World Dance Shows
Our shows are known throughout the Midwest for featuring an amazing array of talented dancers. Saturday’s show will feature professionals and advanced students on the historic Longfellow stage; you’ll be blown away by their grace, talent and energy! This family-friendly show will leave you breathless until next year. The Longfellow auditorium is located at 1013 Mound St, on the corner of Mound and Brooks St and the entrance to the theater faces Meriter hospital. Please note that street parking is very limited; we suggest to carpool and park in the Meriter parking ramp. Look for the SITG signs!
Burlesque Ladies Night
Date: October 28th, 2016
Held at Dance Life from 6-8PM
Song: Vote on a Halloween favorite!
Learn a sultry routine to perform for someone else, or just for you!
Get loose, have fun, and make some new friends. Adult beverages provided.
Email us with your name letting us know you would like to attend. Cis and trans women welcome, and participating men too!