Tribal Style Belly Dance for BEGINNERS with FLO
Mondays - 5:30 - 6:45pm This is a ongoing beginner level class, no need to preregister! Drop in students are most welcome to join in anytime. Perfect for the new student or those that wish to learn a bit more about tribal style! Basic introduction to tribal belly dance movements, including combination's and drills for take home practice. Students will learn the core language of tribal style belly dance, steps along with layering techniques and more! This is a great class to check out if you are interested in fusing styles of belly dance.
Mixed Level Tribal Belly Dance Technique & Drills with FLO
Wednesdays - 7:30 - 9:00 pm
This is a ongoing mixed level (inter-vanced) class, no need to preregister! Drop ins welcome. Some belly dance experience recommended.
The focus is tribal movements, combos, dance posture and formations. We also learn fun take home drills for practice.
There is also an opportunity to drill basic finger cymbal patterns. Lots of group improvisational drills, zills and upper level technique during this class.
Fancy footwork, combos and even some strength training included weekly...be prepared to move!
Basic Level Tribal Belly Dance with EMILY! (Starts November 14th 2013)
Thursdays - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
This introduction to tribal belly dance class is taught by Emily Villas. Emily is a current member of The Rogue Bindis! She started bellydancing 10 years ago and is thrilled to be sharing her passion for tribal style with you. Class will be covering the basics and building from there.
(class photo by lloyd thrap)
Classes are DROP-IN and cost $12 per class
Muti-class cards can be purchased in advance
4 classes for $40
private lessons are also available for $35 per hour
Students will want to wear comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement, yoga pants, full skirt, fitted stretchy top or choli. Hipscarves are optional and quiet ones are preferred. Most students go barefoot but your welcome to wear ballet slippers or leather dance soles.
You may also want start a "dance bag" with water, hipscarve, notebook & zills/finger cymbals to bring to class!
** Maple Street Dance Space is on the City of Albuquerque's route 66 bus line
The bus runs every 10-15 minutes on Central Ave and the stops are very convenient to the movement studio.
About the instructor:
Flo Bargar has been teaching tribal style belly dance classes in Albuquerque New Mexico for 5+ years and has been a student of this art form for 10 years. She shares her passion for tribal belly dance with the local community by sponsoring belly dance workshops, taking and teaching weekly belly dance classes, producing various belly dance events and performing around as much as she possibly can!
"I like to share the art of belly dance in a fun challenging environment...I really feel that belly dance is a creative avenue that helps lead dancers
on the path to finding a power and strength within themselves that can be very transforming, in mind, body and spirit!"
(photo by Minnie)