Classes & Workshops

Shanti is an 8 Elements Datura Style™ Certified Teacher and 200-hr Certified Yoga Instructor with over a decade of teaching experience.
In Shanti’s teaching, the main focus is on deep understanding of movement so that it can be fully and easily learned. Whether it’s the basics or complex layering, Shanti emphasizes technique and discovering the deeper experience of movement that comes from within.

Specialty Workshops:

Creating Dynamic Drum Solos with Shanti Bardot & Faisal Zedan
Spring Fall Studio: 2547 Eighth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 Studio #20 of Bay 2

Join Shanti Bardot and master musician Faisal Zedan for two very unique workshops on dynamic drum solos!
Part One on February 25th 2-4pm will be an introduction to essential drum rhythms, dance movements associated with these rhythms, understanding musical phrasing, visual cues for specific sounds of the drum, and communicating while you’re dancing.
Part Two on March 18th 2-4pm will further develop the ideas presented in the first workshop in the context of performing. Plus how to set up a well paced performance, methods of communication before you step on stage, what to do if everything goes “wrong”, and exercises to define your personal drum solo style.
Reserve your spot today!
Single Workshop only $30
Both Workshops $50
Email to pay cash/check/venmo

Those who attend both workshops will be invited to perform in a student showcase on Saturday March 24th!

Weekly Classes: Bellydance and Yoga:

Datura Style Bellydance
Classes are most Wednesdays 8:15-9:30pm at Spring Fall Studio in Berkeley.
All levels of students are welcome though it is recommended to join with the start of a series.
$15 Drop-in, discounted prices available you sign-up for a full series! See the current Datura Style Series Schedule for more details or Sign-up via e-mail!

Spring Fall Studio:
2547 8th Street, Studio #20 of Bay 2
Berkeley, CA 94710

Yoga classes:
Bliss Fitness & Health: 4268 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611
• Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm Vinyasa Flow

Flex Circuit Gym: 3925 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
• Thursdays 9:15-10:30am Hatha

Left Coast Power Yoga, Uptown: 554 16th Street, Oakland
• Mondays 6:45am All Levels Power Flow
• Wednesdays 9:30am All Levels Power Flow
• Saturdays 8:15-9:15am Level 1/2 Power Flow

Private Lessons
Shanti is available for private lessons within the Bay Area. Rates start at $65/hr and go up depending on number of people and location! Send an e-mail via the Contact Page for rates and more information.

Interested in hosting a bellydance workshop for your community? Send an e-mail via the Contact Page for a current list of workshop offerings!
If there is something specific you are looking for please include that in your email. It is possible to create a workshop custom for your dance community’s interests!

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2 Replies to “Classes & Workshops”

  1. Hi,
    I’m wondering if you will be teaching belly dancing in 2018 on Monday or Friday eves or in the day times?
    I would love to dance, again!

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