Belly Dance: Special Topics - Intro Veil Choreography

Saturdays: Belly Dance Special Topics
Intro Veil Choreography (All Skill Levels Welcome)
10 am - 11:30 am; $17 drop-in

For Saturday classes, topics will change on a regular basis. While you are welcome to drop-in no matter what your experience level, the target levels for the different topics may vary. Feel free to give them a try!

Intro Veil Choreography begins on October 5.
Swirling veils have been a mainstay of many styles of belly dance for a very long time. Join us to explore how to enhance your dance using the different styles of veil movements.

We'll be learning a brief belly dance choreography featuring dancing with the veil.

Song: Bir Demet (also called Bir Demet Yasamin/Yasemin) by The Morgador Band – Belly Dancing For Fortune and Fame [3:42]

If you have a 2.5 to 3.5 yard veil, please feel free to bring it. A few veils will be available for classroom use.

No Classes: Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 30

What to Wear: Wear clothes that are comfortable for movement and that allow the teacher to see your body position. You may want to bring a scarf to tie around your hips, but it is not required. You can dance barefoot, in socks, or in dance shoes. If you wear shoes, something with a flexible sole would be best unless you require stiff soles or orthotics for extra support.

Accessibility Information: The studio is up a straight flight of stairs with a handrail (approximately 18 steps). There is no elevator access available at this location.

Drop-ins are welcome. This a multi-level class that offers variations and modifications suitable for beginners through advanced dancers.

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Jessica Brown teaches and performs under the stage name Mahsati Janan and is an instructor, performer, choreographer, and workshop instructor based in Burlington, VT. Since 1996, she has studied and performed throughout the U.S., specializing in the stage and folkloric dances of the Middle East and North Africa. Mahsati is available to teach workshops as well as private or group classes in Egyptian raqs sharqi, Middle Eastern Folkloric, and other related styles derived from the dances of the MENAT region. Mahsati's educational background focuses on cultural traditions. Her anthropology background and research emphases are also strongly represented in her classes and performances honoring the the history and traditions of these dance forms.

Cost

$17 drop in; Swan Dojo and Belly Dance with Mahsati Class Cards Accepted

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Published October 2, 2019