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Oriental Dance, or Raqs Sharki, is one of the oldest and most powerful forms of dance from a rich cultural background. The natural movements of bellydance can be enjoyed by all people, regardless of age or size. Previous dance experience is NOT necessary. Come dance with Phaedra and feel great about your body while you enjoy learning the culture and customs associated with this form of movement!
This class will challenge the body and the mind, combining strengthening of the core and controlled isolations with cardio choreography to lively Middle Eastern music. You will be having so much fun in your jingling coin skirt that you won't even notice you are getting a great workout! Coin skirts will be provided.
We are looking forward to dancing with you! All levels and genders welcome.
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Get your body in motion with some smooth moves courtesy of some of the top burlesque & bellydance performers in Chicago! Vaudezilla's teachers will steer you through all the basics, from shimmies and twirls to bumps and grinds. Whether you're looking for sexy, fun, or fitness - or you just want...
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First time in belly dance? Then this is the class for you! This primer class is where you start; helping you better in understand the movements that create the foundation of all styles of belly dance - technique through isolations and muscular training. This class focuses on break down of basic belly dance steps so that you begin with the correct...
Saturday Sep 21st, 10:45am - 11:45am(7 sessions)
If you’re interested in exploring the relationships between Middle Eastern music and dance, this is the class for you. Lisha will be focusing on one classic song per semester, but this is not a choreography class. Instead, using the song as our guide, we will explore the song’s rhythms and melodic phrases. Drop in on a weekly basis...
Saturday Sep 21st, 1:15pm - 2:15pm(7 sessions)
This intermediate class will focus primarily on drills and intensive technique instruction, with small combinations offered for maximum retention and for an introduction to stage presence practice. Class will begin with strength training for those muscles critical for strong, clean technique. The instructor then offers intense drills for strong...
Sunday Sep 22nd, 12pm - 1pm(7 sessions)
Get your heart rate up with this fast paced belly dance cardio workout. Basic belly dance movements will be drilled and combined into mini-combos specifically designed to keep the heart going for a satisfying cardio workout. We’ll throw in some traditional fitness conditioning for an all-around, full-body workout. Bring water! Please Note: Be Comfy!...
Sunday Sep 22nd, 1:15pm - 2:15pm(7 sessions)
This introduction to the Fusion-style of bellydance tones your muscles, improves your dance posture, and prepares you for the snaky and powerful signature movements of Fusion bellydance. Class begins with a warm-up and some strength training, so be prepared to sweat! The basic isolations and dance movements used in Kamrah's Fusion style are...
Monday Sep 23rd, 6:10pm - 7:10pm(7 sessions)
After the minimum 7-week session of INTRO class, this Fundamentals class expands to teach you a wider vocabulary of basic belly dance traditional Orientale movements, traveling steps & turns common to the "classic" Egyptian-style of Mid East dance, & most importantly how to connect them. Here you learn where in the music these steps are best...
Saturday Sep 21st, 12pm - 1pm(7 sessions)
Modern Fusion Belly Dance (MFDB) combines or "fuses" movements of traditional belly dance (Egyptian, Turkish & Tunisian) with elements of western dance formats such as Modern Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop and others. Designed for the long-time beginner & intermediate dancer, this class focuses on developing a clean and fluid belly dance...
Monday Sep 23rd, 8:30pm - 9:30pm(7 sessions)
This class is designed for those with no belly dance experience or no ATS® dance experience. We'll introduce the basic movements and principles. Provide an overview of the various styles and show the connection between Cabaret/Modern Egyptian belly dance and American Tribal Style®. Classes are taught in small groups to insure safety and proper attention to...
Wednesday Oct 2nd, 7:30pm - 8:25pm
This class is designed for those with previous belly dance experience or those moving up from Intro. We'll introduce the basic movements and principles; we'll also stress proper alignment and form to insure safety in the dance. We will learn slow and fast movements. Every class will include dance drills to in order to build good dance...
Saturday Oct 5th, 10:30am - 11:25am(4 sessions)
Explore the sensuality and power of Middle Eastern dance in this Belly Dance class. This ancient, feminine art will teach body isolations, undulations & grace. You will learn basic belly dance movements and how to put them together into short fun combinations.
Monday Oct 21st, 7pm - 8pm(6 sessions)
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