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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):
CHANGES: OULA will be covered by Zumba on Sunday May 22nd.
NEW CLASS! Beginning Monday, June 6th at 7pm, try out “Sexy Jazz” (B+)- Join Courtney for an hours worth of feeling sexy and getting sweaty. Sexy Jazz is a twist of jazz and burlesque styles of dance in a Zumba like fashion. Some songs include “Cant Keep My Hands to Myself”, “Partition”, “Work From Home”, and “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” No dance experience is necessary to follow along and get your sexy on!
CLOSURES: Hula Hoop Fitness will be closed Saturday, May 21st.
SUMMER CHANGES: Taste of India on Wednesdays at 6pm will be closed for the summer. In its place, Latin Dance Fitness with Kellie will be offered on May 18th, May 25th and June 1st. On June 8th, Kellie will open a summertime special offering Burlesque choreography.
Beginning Friday May 5th, Body Buster will be closed for the summer, and will reopen (and rebrand!) in September.
Hip Hop will be closed for the month of May, and will reopen (and also rebrand!) the month of June.
$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
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: 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.
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!