Many people ask me how I found my style? And I don't know the answer. I was inspired and danced by a whole palette of other styles, all my teachers, polished with my own training and performances.
To give you an answer to this question, and also to share with you my vision of music and a sense of movement, I offer you 4 combinations within 2 hours. Different in contrast, style and dynamics.
After all, only through dance and practice on the mental level, we, the dancers, can understand each
Friday, July 7th- 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
When I create a project, I prefer not to do it linearly, sequentially or by routine. I have a box of puzzles that need to be assembled to create a full picture. The question is, "what kind of picture do we want to create?" After all, sometimes we ourselves don't know what the end result will be.
Let's explore the choreographic puzzle together by figuring out how to create a magical and harmonious combination of elements
Saturday, July 8th- 2:20 p.m.- 4:20 p.m.
Games were a way we first learned as children. Thanks to games, we explored the world, learned lessons, and improved our skills. This master class is dedicated to learning dance games that help you quickly
establish contact with other dancers, express your emotions, express yourself creatively, and most importantly, create choreography while having fun!
Sunday, July 9th- 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
A brand NEW 2023 original choreography by Sara Lyn. This piece has it all...a little dark, a little sensual, a little gooey, a little powerful!
Friday, July 7th- 2:20 p.m.- 4:20 p.m.
THE LAW OF OPPOSITION:
SHARP AS NAILS meets SUPER GOO as we explore contrasting textures in layering drills! Be ready to command attention with sharp accents and mesmerize by moving like a snake in the water.
Saturday, July 8th - 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
MOMENTUM (DRILLS & CONDITIONING)
Technique tune up for clean isolations, move with clarity and precision!
These progressive drills will be accompanied by effective conditioning exercises to train and strengthen specific muscles we use in bellydance.
Sunday, July 9th- 2:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
1. 2 1 J I G G L E W A T T S
A deep practice in shimmy technique. Ebony will introduce her own methods of shimmy practice and spark “aha moments” of new understanding in your gyrating journey. From the basics to wild mind/body challenges in layering, traveling and flutters - we’ll put it all together in some giggly fun combinations that will spark your own creative ideas.
Friday, July 7th - 11:10 a.m.- 1:10 p.m.
T H E B E L L Y D A N C E W I L D C A R D
Let’s play with versatility. Express your varied dance roots by exploring the delicate art of unexpected fusion in a way that is tasteful, respectful and fun. Learn how strong technique and fluidity can create a harmonious balance between genres. Drill combos that introduce samba, popping or other styles into belly dance. Practice reacting to music and embracing contrasts: graceful vs. clunky, speedy vs. slow. Dance shoes recommended, but not required.
Saturday, July 8th - 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
L A Y E R C A K E (Advanced Fusion Layering and Choreography)
Get ready to multitask! We'll start by drilling basic undulations, accents and shimmies with an emphasis on isolating these movements. Then, we'll embellish those basics by layering them one piece at a time. Kick it up a notch with traveling steps to create clean layers along with strong and controlled movement. Learn powerful, yet graceful combinations that can be used in choreography or improvisation. Dance shoes recommended, but not required.
Sunday, July 9th- 11:10 a.m.- 1:10 p.m.