Indulge yourself with the ONLY live music bellydance class in Arizona!
13 June – Dancing to 7/8 Rhythms!
Get acquainted with and learn to count and understand 7/8 rhythms for bellydance. We’ll get in the groove with some skill drills and build up to a fun combination that will have you really dancing in 7/8 time! Recommended for dancers with at least 6 months bellydance experience.
20 June – Thrills with Zills: Beladi from the Basics to Special Patterns
Think you can’t play zills? Try learning a whole new way – connecting hands, feet and the beat! You will surprise yourself with what you can do by the end of this class! We’ll take it from the beginning, learning to move and play in Beladi rhythm, then learning fun and interesting rhythmic patterns that coordinate with the main rhythm line. Some loaner zills available. All levels of bellydance expereience welcome.
27 June – Dancing to 10/8 Rhythms!
Get acquainted with and learn to count and understand 10/8 rhythms for bellydance. We’ll find our groove with skill drills and move on to elegant combinations! Bring a veil – some loaners available.
18 July – Thrills with Zills: Chiftitelli from Basics to Fanciful Fills
Given up on zills? Try a whole new learning approach that integrates what you hear, play and how you move! In this class we explore the sultry Chiftitelli rhythm, learning to play the basic structure on finger cymbals, then moving on to tantalizingly filled variations.
25 July – Everybody Dabke!
In some areas of the Middle East, it’s not a party till you Dabke! Learn the basic rhythms and a common form of this community dance. Then we’ll jump off to a super-fun dabke-inspired bellydance combination!
1-Class Pass… $15.00
Class passes are valid between June 13 and August 31st at East Valley location only. No refunds on unused classes.