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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):
Fundamentals of Belly Dance begins the week of May 1st- join us Sundays at 10am, Mondays at 6pm, Wednesdays at 6pm, and Saturdays at 9am.
CLOSURES: Piloxing will be closed on Wednesday, May 4th. Beginning Friday May 5th, Body Buster will be closed for the summer, and will reopen (and rebrand!) in September. Hip Hop will be closed on Sunday May 8th.
CHANGES: Masala Bhangra will be covered by Zumba with Jen on Tuesday, May 3rd. CIZE will be covered by Zumba with Jen on Thursday, May 5th. Zumba will be covered by Piloxing on Saturday, May 7th. OULA will be covered by a different class on Sunday May 15th and 22nd, please stay tuned.
$5 Drop In for the month of May: Hula Hoop Fitness Saturdays at 10am, CIZE on Thursdays at 6pm, and Burlesque Fitness Saturdays at 10am
Specialty Class Continues Tuesday at 7pm:
Starting in May, this class will spend one month each working on a different style or genre of belly dance. Come away with an entire routine! This may sound intimidating, but we promise you, once you’ve tried it, you’ll be hooked! Do you have a style or song you would like to study? Request it by emailing us!
–May: drum solos are an essential part of your dance tool kit as they are short, spunky, and sure to please any audience. They’re great for showing off to family and friends! During May we will learn an easy routine to “Saida Drums” by Mario Kirlis. Begins May 3rd.
–June: Middle Eastern music has a rich tradition of grand orchestras and several key instruments, including the accordion, flute,and kanoun, a type of zither. Explore these three instruments in depth to a beautiful orchestral piece entitled “Sunrise”. Begins June 7th.
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Arielle Performs at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge and Cafe
Date: Friday April 29th, 2016 and Saturday May 21st, 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.
Strip Tease Ladies Night
Date: May 13th, 2016
Held at Dance Life from 6-8pm
Learn how to take it all off with confidence and style at our Strip Tease Workshop! Kellie will teach you how to gracefully undress and release your inner-seductress with an easy-to-follow choreography. Get ready to get sassy…
- Recommended to bring:
Button up shirt
Hair tie (if you have long hair)
High heels (optional)
Layer to wear underneath (i.e. camisole or bra, booty shorts or leggings)
Email us with your name letting us know you would like to attend.
Inappropriate Song Night
Burlesque Ladies Night
Date: July 22nd, 2016
Held at Dance Life from 6-8PM
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!
Workshop topics include:
- TWO Burlesque workshops taught by the incomparable Sable Sin Cyr. The first will focus on burlesque technique in bumps, grinds and shimmies and the second will pull it all together for a short and sexy choreography
- Theatrical Expression and Making Your Performance Pop with Cindy Severt
- Hip Hop Combos You Can Use to Any Song
- Drills for Skills- Belly Dance Drills to Take Home and Perfect Your Dance with Arielle
- Intermediate Skirt Work with Kelly Holder
- Beautiful Arms through Veil with Arielle
- A Tribal based workshop TBA
- Another belly dance workshop by Arielle- we would love your input on what you would like to see Arielle offer at this event. Please email us with your ideas!