Ruby Beh -Sunday - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm -Celestial Room -‘Turkish Trio’-Oriental, Romani and Folkloric steps from Turkey
Sadie -Sunday- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm -Celestial Room -‘Vintage Oriental’-Sadie will break down some classic patterns, phrases and combos reminiscent of the the sensational vintage era of Oriental. You get a little of everything in this one. Lucious Raqs Sharqi layers, fabulous foot patterns, Sadie’s signature techniques and dynamo stage craft will allow you to delve deep!
Yoga w/ Inaya -Daily -8:30am - 8:55am -Galaxy Room-‘Yoga’ -Begin your workshop day with a Yoga warm up! Attendees should wear comfortable fitness or dance clothing (narrow leg pants, capris or shorts are recommended) a warmer layer that can be removed, and are encouraged to bring a yoga mat. Yoga blocks, stretching straps or fitness towels are also helpful, but not necessary.
Luna Poumian -Sunday- 9:00 am - 11:00 am -Galaxy Room -‘Speaking Through Movement ’ - The beauty of dancing is the fact that you can communicate without using your mouth, so Luna truly believes that belly dance is not the exemption, in this session we will be doing exercises to understand the magic of storytelling, and how to incorporate it in to belly dance, she will share her recommendations in how to structure a piece with meaning and will be building a story all together.
Star -Sunday - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm -Galaxy Room -‘Quirky Combinations’ -Whether you're here to learn some new moves, refine your technique, or just dance it out, this workshop will have you sweating, smiling, and leaving it all on the dance floor! Star is widely known for her unique style of modern experimental belly dance. This workshop will offer a variety of weird, wonky combos that will be drilled on both sides of the body with the intention of building vocabulary, strength, mind-body connection and having fun! We'll start with the basics and work our way up. With the idea of this being a “belly dance buffet”, please feel free to take what you like and leave what you don't. Challenges for all levels will be offered, and students are encouraged to work at their own level. Be ready for anything! Mia Sha’uri-Sunday- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm -Galaxy Room -‘Cabaret Combinations with Zills’ -Get ready to learn engaging combinations with a coquette and dynamic Caribbean flavor! Based on a restaurant style approach, these fun zill creations will make your audience look up and pay attention. *Please make sure your elastics are nice and tight. We want to keep zill missiles to a minimum. (All levels welcome) WHAT TO BRING: Zills
Carmine Guida-Sunday - 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Intermediate / Advanced -Constellation Room -Drum Classes