Improvisational Tribal Style Belly Dance

What is Improvisational Tribal Style Belly Dance?

Thursdays 7:45-8:45pm

Course Description: 

Students will be exposed to and actively practice the Improvisational Tribal Style Bellydance language of movements that when learned can be spoken with fellow dancers to create a vivacious, playful group dance.

General Objectives:

Students will experience the thrilling joy of dancing with a group creating dynamic representations of musical expression.

Students will be able to develop and strengthen the following skills:

Peripheral vision, spacial awareness, reading cues in the environment, meditative movement, leadership, support, regulating risk.

Content:

Posture supporting the movement

Movements ranging from beginning to intermediate

Cues:

Transitions

Braceros- flamenco arm work

Finger cymbals

Basic formations

Leading and following

Performance protocol

Goal:

Creating ephemeral dance art with colleagues which aides to community bonding.

Super duper circle time FUN!

Taught by Teaching Associate

Amy Becenti

Amy Becenti has been studying Tribal Style bellydance since 2003. As a lifelong dancer, Amy was gifted the joy of dancing, performing and community by being a member of Pomegranate Studios student performance troupe, professional performance troupe and Raks Sharki troupe in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Amy went on to study West African dance, began her own performance troupe, apprenticed with Dancing Earth Contemporary Indigenous Dance Creations, as well as began working with Zuleikha Bethalmi and The Storydancer Project.

$52.00 for a 4 Week Month, $65.00 for a 5 Week Month Series (depending on the month)
$15.00 Drop-In rate if space is available