Fall Belly Dance Teachers Showcase & Bazaar 2014

Fall Belly Dance Teachers Showcase & Bazaar 2014

 

MANY MANY THANKS to our wonderful dance community, for supporting the 2014 Teachers Showcase and Bazaar with such energy and enthusiasm! You raised almost $800 for Haven Society this year, and shared the joy of the dance with well over 100 participants, dancers, drummers, and Haven volunteers. Thank you all.

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FIVE half-hour dance workshops by mid-Island teachers – a sampler of ideas, approaches and styles from the mid-Island! Plus opportunities for your own dance performance and vendors, and the very popular consignment sales tables.  Lots of fun for a good cause in our community – all proceeds to Haven Society.  $5 at the door, under 12 free. Workshops by donation. 

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
11:20 am- Elaine M. De Rooy * Basics with Belly Laughs
12:15 pm- Lynette *Go with the flow! Dancing Tarab 
1 pm – Genya * Anatomy of a Shimmy & Finishing Touches- Combinations, layers & transitions
1:45 pm – Suzanne Kay * Tribal Fusion – Saidi Sisters Style
2:30 pm – Cathy Stoyko * Persian Bandari & Ecstatic Dance
3 pm – Ramona * Zar for Stage
3:20 pm – Burt Levy & Robin Shackleton * Belly Dance Rhythms for Drummers and Dancers

Call for volunteers – needed to set-up, take-down, and during the day including the consignment table!

More info please contact bellydancenanaimo@gmail.com  or dancetarab@gmail.com

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Fall 2013 workshops with Lynette

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