Belly Dance Workshops with Mahin in Grand Forks, ND

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Date(s) – 10/19/2013 – 10/20/2013
All Day

ND School for the Blind

Hosted by The Lovely Dozen

October 19-20 in Grand Forks, ND


Saturday, October 19

“Belly Dance Anatomy & Injury Prevention” -10:30 am – Noon

Learn to dance safer and stronger! We’ll cover muscles important to belly dance with regard to great arm flow, elegant posture, juicy core movement and safe hips, backs, knees and ankles. Material covers relevant anatomy, strengthening, stretching and the application of bio-mechanical principles to belly dance movement.

“City Girl, Country Girl: Combos for Sha’abi & Beladi” – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A playful exploration in Egyptian style! You’ll learn earthy, juicy combos for country-style beladi and sassy, light-heated combos for Sha’abi, the social dance style of the urban working class. We’ll break down and drill technique for style-specific movements.

“In the Ears, Out the Hips: Improvisation Skills” 3:15 – 4:45 pm

Learn how to listen in shapes, lines and textures and turn music into movement. Paint the perfect picture of the music with spatial, level and repetition concepts for beautiful and interesting spontaneous dance creations – or choreography inspiration!

Saturday Evening Performance & Hafla

Sunday, October 20th

“Belly Dance Layer Cake” – 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sweeten your dance by adding layers of shimmies, accents and detail to your basics with a focus on practice strategies for mastery.

Mahin (121 Posts)

Professional instructor and performer of Middle Eastern belly dance, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and author or the “Daily Bellydance Quickies”. Belly Dance Artrepreneur, Workshop instructor, performer, event producer, and bellydance writer.