30th Annual Bellydancer of the Universe® Competition
& Global Belly Dance X-PO -- March 2020!

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NOTE: You do not have to win a regional competition to compete in the global event.



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$20 / Class - CASH ONLY at the door.

Registration opens 15 minutes before the start of each class. If you are taking back-to-back classes, please let us know at your first class!


Noon - 1pm

   Helena Vlahos:  Combinations for Two Popular Rhythms!

Increase your knowledge and enhance your dance by perfecting these two popular rhythms with famulous combinations for solor or group performances!

   * Maqsum 4/(1/2)
   * Belady (Beledi) 4/4/ (2/2)

1pm - 2pm

   Mesmera:  Fabulous Flying and Framing with Veil!

How to tame a naughty VEIL - fascinating technique with transitions.

(Veils available to buy)   Combinations suitable for solo or group performances!

2pm - 3pm:

   Nilay:  Moving Out of the 4/4 Box: Exploration of 6/8 ad 9/8 with Steps, Zils, and Choreography

Let's step out of the usual and delve into the delicious possibilities of 6/8 and 9/8 for further advancement in dance.

These more uncommon rhythms come off as intimidating scales. But they don't have to anymore if you come to this workshop.

You will learn the structure of the rhythm to know where the accents are and how you can use them to embellish your dancing. Also learn authentic steps and gestures, how to play zils and apply them to a choreography. We will study 6/8 for the first half and 9/8 for the second half of this workshop to catapult you into a more colorful rhythmic journey of your dance. Suitable for solo or group performance

3pm - 4pm:

   Georgette:   Fan Veils on Fire!

Learn how to dance in a different, classy and powerful way with them. In this 1 hour workshop you will learn:

- Introductory to Fan Veils Technique
- Styling
- Posture
- Entrance
- Spins and turns
- My favorite combos

This Workshop is suitable for all levels but if you have strong spins and turning ability is a plus. Suitable for solo or group choreography!

*~* Make your entrance spectacular!!! *~*

What to bring: 1 pair of Fan veils

4pm - 5pm:

   Anisa:  How to Elevate Your Cymbal and Movement Coordination to the Next Level!

Can you perform a drum solo and play finger cymbals (segat/zills) at the same time?

Are you able to coordinate your cymbals, dance movements and arm flow simultaneously?

Are you able to execute and change various cymbal patterns/rhythms and timing with your steps and not interrupt your movements?

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