|Single &/or weekend Workshops|
with Yasmina Ramzy
September 24-27, 2016
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Two or four days of immersing yourself in the unique Arabesque approach to Middle Eastern dance that Yasmina Ramzy has created over 32 years. The course includes technique discovery and drilling, music awareness, cultural history & significance, and emotional expression. Half of the day is focused on Arabesque Style dance technique with thorough feedback; the other half of the day focuses on regional folklore, music genres, Arab nuance, and studying the legends of bellydance with historical and socio-political commentary.
The first two days emphasize the foundation of Arabesque style technique. The second two days feature a more advanced level of technique as well as addressing creativity, improvisation, transitions, dynamics, and choreography construction.
Arabesque Foundation Technique 2 days, Saturday, September 24 AND Sunday, September 25 (10 hours)
Arabesque Advanced Technique
Register today! Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Online: REGISTER HERE, or send PayPal payment to firstname.lastname@example.org (use the “Send Money to Friends” option to avoid fees.) Prefer check or cash? Email email@example.com.
Parking: Easy access to the Dance Complex via public transportation (MBTA Red line to Central Square) or driving from Mass Pike. Parking available at the Green Street Garage, located in Central Square at the corner of Pearl Street and Green Street. Metered public parking lots nearby (2 hour limit.) For ride-sharing, email Hanan to be connected with other attendees.
Lodging: Out of town dancers are encouraged to consider The Days Hotel Cambridge, just two miles (10 minute drive) from The Dance Complex, very close to Harvard Square, restaurants, shops, etc. Space is limited, book soon!
Samba dance workshop with Danielle Lima
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Dance Complex, Studio 2
$20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door (REGISTER ONLINE)
Wear comfortable clothes that you can dance and stretch and water. Jeans and high heels are not recommended.
Description: Oi gente! Get ready for the return of one of our favorite samba dancers, Danielle Lima from Brazil via Samba New York and Pure Samba! Danielle will be teaching this year's Brazilian IndepenDance class, Saturday, October 1st as a special workshop for our students and sambistas! This is open to all levels, so do not hesitate and come join the fun. No experience needed just bring a smile and be ready to dance!
Danielle Lima was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She started dancing at the age of 7 at the Dance School Centro de Rio de Janeiro, brazil. There she studied ballet, jazz, tap, modern, national and international folklore dance. At the time Danielle was part of G.R.E.S. Beija-flor the largest samba school of Rio. There she performed for several years. Danielle appeared in numerous television shows in Brazil such as Xuxa, and Domingao do Faustao. In 1998 with The Rio Dance Company, she performed contemporary pieces in the Opera O Guarani. Danielle, commited to maintain her cultural roots, continued performing traditional folkloric dance with Rodry Baiano Dance Group where she was lead dancer. In the year 2000, Danielle joined the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus; where she worked with Choreographer Tony Stevens for over 3 years. Later Danielle relocated in New York City; Danielle Lima taught modern and ethnics dance workshops in the Harlem YMCA. Lima joined Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre as a teacher of Brazilian Samba in early 2004. Danielle's creative choreographic approach for teaching includes a mixture of fitness, traditional and contemporary Samba from Rio and Bahia. In 2005 she founded the Brasileirando Dance Group a company that focuses in to disseminate the Brazilian folkloric and contemporary dances; Brasileirando has performed at the Lincoln Center, Socrates Park 20th Anniversary, The Soho's Art Parade in New York City and in the Dance Conference in Saint Louis.
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MATURITY OF MOVEMENT
PANEL DISCUSSION & GROUND-CORE WORKSHOP
WITH RAPHAEL XAVIER
Sunday, October 2, 2016
The Dance Complex (536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge)
RSVP Recommended - space is limited (CLICK HERE TO RSVP)
For intergenerational dancers
Ground-Core Technique Workshop: Raphael Xavier uses core strengthening exercises on a horizontal plain that all dancers can access to build strength, coordination, creativity, and safe movement.
Co-sponsors: World Music/CRASHarts & The Dance Complex
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BRIDGE THE GAP: A Day of Dance Workshops
Weekend workshops - Saturday, October 8th & Sunday, October 9th
GOING TO GREAT LENGTHS with Kimberly Larkspur; 11:00am; $22.00/class
AFRO-POP FUSION with Serena Spears; 12:00pm; $22.00/class
THE BELLY-ESQUE EXPERIENCE with Karolina Lux; 1:30pm; $22.00/class
WERK! with Bevin Victoria; 2:30pm; $22.00/class
SEMI-AUTOMATIC SHIMMIES with Michelle Sorensen; 3:30pm; $22.00/class
LEVEL UP with SEPIATONIC 12:00pm; $80.00
Sepiatonic is excited to offer, as part of our Bridge The Gap: Boston event, these six workshops with our five, award-winning, diversely trained Sepiatonic dancers. Not only has each of these acclaimed, touring instructors studied traditional, and fusion styles of belly dance, they have also trained in other diverse performance fields from ballet, to street dance. You will be taken on a journey through their various styles, an exciting sampling of footwork patterns, new variations on arm movements, drill belly dance basics, delve into concepts to bring new meaning to your art and career, and sweat your way through upbeat combos. Each Saturday class is an hour, to allow for you to try new things, with each teacher’s aesthetic. We encourage everyone to take them all, as a day-long journey into your practice. On Sunday, we will dive into a micro-intensive with all the teachers for a three-hour experience integrating concepts to take your art and profession to the next level. From make-up design, to costuming, to theatrical expression, all five teachers will help you take your art and career to the next step. All workshops may be purchased individually, or as a package. We suggest taking all classes as a weekend-intensive, and participants who successfully complete all workshops will receive a certificate. Don’t miss the rare chance to train with all five of these diverse, highly-skilled instructors from across the country!
GOING TO GREAT LENGTHS (Kimberly Larkspur: Sat, 11am)
AFRO-POP FUSION (Serena Spears: Sat,12pm )
THE BELLY-ESQUE EXPERIENCE (Karolina Lux: Sat, 1:30pm)
WERK! (Bevin Victoria: Sat 2:30)
SEMI-AUTOMATIC SHIMMIES (Michelle Sorensen: Sat,3:30 )
LEVEL UP WITH SEPIATONIC! (Sun 12pm)
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Zoanee Workshop From New York
Sunday October 16, 2016
The Dance Complex, Studio 7 (536 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA)
$20.00 online or *at the door. Secure your spot on zoanee.com/workshop
*Space is limited. First come first served.
Zoanee is a follow-along choreography format created by Yael Becker in New York. Prepare to let go and dance in the moment. Grounded belly dance moves are fused with high-energy pop music to bring you unique and refreshing choreography combinations. Explore your core and discover new moves in a loose atmosphere, where the only competition is yourself. No shoes, no judgment – join the Zoanee community!
What to wear? Wear comfortable pants or leggings, sports bra or any workout top you’d like (showing your stomach is not mandatory), bare feet or grippy socks/ballet shoes. Feel free to bring a shirt or scarf to tie around your waist.
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Nino de los Reyes
8-week sessions: Flamenco Classes
All classes $25.00, Wednesdays $20.00 - Drop ins always welcome
The Ramon de los Reyes Spanish Dance Theater is very happy to present an eight week session of flamenco classes with Madrid-based dancer/teacher Nino de los Reyes. Classes range from absolute beginner to advanced. No registration necessary.
About Nino: Born in Boston and based in Madrid, Nino de los Reyes is a rising star in the world of contemporary flamenco. His first memories are of his parents, master dancer/teachers Ramón de los Reyes and Clara Ramona, rehearsing in a studio at Boston’s now defunct Piano Factory. He was performing professionally by age 3, and trained in flamenco and ballet at Madrid's legendary Amor de Dios, where he now frequently gives classes. Nino de los Reyes' show "Origen" won the 2010 Certamen de coreografia de Danza Española y Flamenco for best solo choreography, best original music, and most promising young flamenco choreographer. He has toured with Eduardo Serrano’s El Guito company, Carmen Cortés, Javier Barón and Tito Losada among others, and has performed as a guest artist for musicians Pepe Habichuela, Josemi Carmona, Guadiana, Paquete, Jerónimo, Miguel el Rubio, Jesús del Rosario, Camaron de Pitita and Ramon el Portugués.
The extraordinary musicality of Nino's footwork, along with his unique sense of rhythm, which is informed by many different genres, have led to invitations to work with, among others, Latin Grammy Award winners Juan Jose Suarez "Paquete", Alain Perez, bass player for guitarist Paco de Lucia, and world-renowned flutist Jorge Pardo. He collaborates regularly on recordings with world-renowned producers such as multi Grammy Award-winning Javier Limon.
Nino's most recent show, Inside, had its US premiere in March 2016 at Joe's Pub in New York City, and played to packed houses in Phoenix, Chicago and Los Angeles. Nino's very unique footwork is featured on Paul Simon's highly acclaimed new album Stranger to Stranger, released in June 2016. Nino will perform in Chick Corea's Flamenco Heart at The Blue Note in New York in November 2016 as part of Mr. Corea's 75th birthday residency there.
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Flamenco & Sevillanas Workshop
Sundays: September 11, 18, 25th, October 2, 2016
Intro to Flamenco: 10:00-11:00am. Buy online $65.00
Rumbas & Sevillanas: 11:00-12:00pm. Buy online $65.00
This 4 weeks workshop is created for anyone to enjoy dancing Flamenco. Learn basic technique and choreography in the Flamenco class, and practice your steps dancing and having fun with your friends in the Rumbas & Sevillanas class!
Intro to Flamenco: 10:00-11:00am.
Rumbas & Sevillanas: 11:00-12:00pm
Location: Dance Complex (536 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA (studio 7)
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Moroccan dance technique and choreography
Sundays: October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30,2016
Series 1: 3:00-4:00pm
Series 2: 4:00-5:00pm
Price of the workshop/registration BEFORE September 25, 2016
Series 1: Moroccan
Series 2: Raks Sharqi; Understanding and interpreting the Music.
For more information and pre-registration please contact me by email Soumaya.MaRose@yahoo.com.
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