Jan-Feb 2016 Bellydance Class Series

~SOLD OUT~
Please use the Contact page to be added to the wait-list for this series and/or to receive announcements for future classes! Email notifications will be sent out if a spot becomes available!
The next class series will be starting March 2nd, an email announcement with sign-up information will be sent out in early February.January-February Bellydance Class Info:

Tribal Fusion Bellydance Basics – 6 week series
Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm, January 6th – February 10th
Ciara Dance Studio
21250 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

To sign-up for the Tribal Fusion Bellydance Basics series use the Paypal links below
$72 for the full series
$36 3-class package
$15 drop-inThe focus of this class will be the basic isolations of tribal fusion bellydance. These basics can then be layered with other movements and built into combinations! Special emphasis will be placed on tribal fusion stylization, arm positions and posture.

In this series you will learn the techniques for fluid undulations, shimmies, playing finger cymbals, traveling steps and turns through the use of short, easy-to-remember combinations that can be used to practice at home or in performance settings!
All levels are welcome – this class is geared towards beginner dancers and students wanting exceptional technique!
Gentle yoga and dance conditioning are part of each class. Please bring a yoga mat and finger cymbals, both are also available to borrow in class*
*There are a limited number of finger cymbals available to borrow. If you don’t already own a set I would suggest purchasing a set of cymbals from Turquoise International or Saroyan Cymbals before the start of the series.Register via Paypal:
$72 for the full series
$36 3-class package
$15 drop-in

March-April Class Series: Tribal Fusion Drum Solo Choreography Part II

March-April Class Series: Tribal Fusion Drum Solo Choreography Part 2
Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm
6-class series, March 18th – April 22nd
Ciara Dance Studio
21250 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Sign-up via the Paypal links below or via the Contact Page if you prefer to pay cash/check

In Part II of this Drum Solo Choreography Series we will be focusing on the use of shimmies, traveling steps and spins to build intensity within a performance! With these traveling steps we will be working on creating spacial awareness and dynamic staging. There will also be discussion of ways to have a strong presence on stage as a soloist and in a group performance.
Isolation patterns, shimmy drills for strong yet relaxed hip movement and tricks for remembering choreography will be featured in this class as well.
Class Level: This is an all levels class with bellydance technique being the main focus. Previous dance experience is helpful but not required. Students will be given individualized instruction to help them grow and improve as dancers.
Yoga will be included at the beginning and end of class for conditioning.
Please bring a yoga mat and finger cymbals.
(both are available at the studio to borrow as well)
Performance Opportunity!
Students who attend the full 6-class series of both Part 1 and Part 2 will have the option to perform the full choreography at a local bellydance showcase/hafla at the end of April. Those who can only attend the full 6-class series of Part 2 may also perform a shorter section of the choreography if they so wish. Performing is of course optional, more details to come!
There will be additional rehearsals on Wednesday April 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd after class at 8:45pm for those planning to perform. Rehearsal fee will be $25 for all 4 rehearsals to cover studio cost.
If you are interested in performing please let me know before/after class or via e-mail.

$15 drop-in

Jan/Feb Bellydance Classes! Drum Solo Choreo Part I

Tribal Fusion Drum Solo Choreography Part I
6-class series, January 14th – February 25th 

(no class Feb 4th)
Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm
All Levels Class! Beginners welcome!
Ciara Dance Studio
21250 Califa Street
Woodland Hills, 91367
The focus of my next two class series (Jan/Feb and March/April) will be on learning the art of the drum solo! For me, this is often the highlight of a performance and I am very excited to share with you all my personal tricks for creating a dynamic and powerful choreography with simple, clear and dramatic movement.
In Part I we will be working on isolation patterns, the basics of a strong, relaxed hip shimmy, using the arms as frames for movement and tricks for remembering choreography! I will also be discussing basic drum rhythms and how they relate to bellydance movement.
Yoga will be included at the beginning and end of class for conditioning and relaxation.
Please bring a yoga mat and finger cymbals
(both are available at the studio to borrow as well)
Performance Opportunity!
Students who attend the full 6-week series of both Part I and Part II will have the option to perform this choreography at a local bellydance showcase/hafla. Performing is of course optional, more details to come!
Register via Paypal below or use the Contact Page to sign-up via e-mail!
$15 drop-in
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