Kalbelia, Rajasthani ‘gypsy’ dance Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 22nd 1-5PM
at the Abbey Studio
1st & Penrith Ave. Cumberland
Kalbelia SAPERA dance
The Kalbelia are a semi nomadic tribe living in the Thar desert in Rajasthan, India. They are renowned dancers, musicians and snake charmers identiﬁed as “gypsies” in modern Indian culture. Sapera means serpent and, is the dance of the Kalbelia tribe.
*Learn a vocabulary of movements
*a simple semi improvised choreography
*cultural and costuming info
*workshop followed by a vegetarian potluck
Please pre register by Oct 22nd , call 250 218-0704
Bring a long full skirt and veil to class, I will have some extras.