Sunday, August 28, 2011

New Fall classes in Cumberland!

*Belly Dance and Beyond- Wed. eves 6-7:30PM*
Explore dances from the Romany 'gypsy' trail, cultural dances from the Middle East and India, and fusion belly dance!This class is geared to returning students and dancers with a good knowledge of the basics, ongoing until Nov. 30th
register for 8+ classes and get a discount- $10/class or $15 for drop in

*Temple Flow- Monday 10-11:30 AM*
A gentle moving meditation and a great way to start the day! We will learn a Shiva prayer dance, mudras (symbolic hand gestures), eye movements, poses... A basic introduction to Odissi Indian temple dance and sacred/trance dances from the Middle East.
Also, depending on the group/interest we will explore Indian/Arabic fusion belly dance.
All experience levels and genders welcome. 
Start date Oct 3rd - Nov. 28th (no class Oct.10th)
 $80/8 weeks or $15 drop in.
 Come and try the first class for free!

* Saturday Fall workshop series, 1-5PM*
Saturday Oct. 22nd- Rajasthani Kalbelia 'gypsy' dance 
and folk dances from Northern India
We will learn a vocabulary of movements and a basic semi improvised choreography as well as discuss cultural traditions and costuming, handouts and music for all participants.
$45 pre register call 250 218 0704
After the workshop, participants are welcome to stay for a vegetarian potluck and to watch dance movie clips!

*HAFLA, Saturday night, December 10th*
End of season student recital, dance party & costume SWAP/sale!

I am planning to offer dance classes for teens and girlsthrough the Cumberland Community School in the new year. 
Your suggestion and requests for future class ideas and workshops are welcome!

For more information and/or to register call (250) 218-0704 or send me an email.
 Looking forward to dancing with you!

Cathy Stoyko
  

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