Term 1 2015, Summer Workshops & New Training Opportunities

Thank-you for your new and continuing support in 2014!

Tuesday nights/Term 1 2015 commence February 3 and run for 9 weeks. Casual Thursday Night Jams commence Thursday 8 January. Summer Series Workshops run January 10, 17 and 31st.

Please note, due to venue obligations bookings/payment for Tuesday nights will require a minimum $80 deposit and due by Friday 19 December. Please contact me to work out a payment plan if needed. Pay the full term fee by January 19 and receive the concession discount (which is available to unemployed/students/healthcare card holders etc).

I will continue to be available for private classes/1-on1s on requests during the summer break. Please contact with me with your needs and requests.

Have a wonderful, safe and blissful festive season beauty and I look forward to dancing with you again soon!

Entwined Bellydance Term 1, 2015 Training Schedule

Tribal Technique & Conditioning
1.5hr weekly classes
9 week term commencing Feb 3 2015 (until March 31)
@ Livingstone Community Centre, Ivanhoe, Melbourne

This series is aimed to provide a strong foundation and/or build on the technique, flexibility, strength, knowledge, understanding, musicality and repertoire of bellydancers, in particular ATS and tribal fusion bellydancers and students (with a passion for this dance style) to smoothly and fluidly execute the movements, isolations and combinations associated with this dance style.

Classes will include:
– yoga/yoga conditioning/strength/flexibility work to ehance the movements and isolations associated with bellydance and tribal/tribal fusion
– conditioning exercises and drills to identify and isolate the deep body musculature associated with bellydance/tribal fusion bellydance
– tribal combinations/choreography to inspire or incorporate into your individual performance technique
– facial expression/performance technique
– basic zilling/finger cymbal rhythms & techniques used in tribal bellydance (optional)
– troupe invitation/performance opportunities for dedicated dancers

Please contact Laura to confirm your enrolment/payment details, and provide an $80 deposit by December 19 to secure your place. Please note, spaces are limited!

Full term fee of $270 due by Feb 3 (or via payment plan option negotiated).

Earlybirds (if full term fee paid by Jan 19)/Students/Health Care Card Holders etc receive a discount term fee of $250.

Please note, up to 2 x make up classes will be available on Thursday nights in Mill Park.

Casual Thursday Night Jams
(please note, it is a pre-requisite to be currently or previously enrolled in another class to attend and invitation is on request)
Commencing Thursday 8th January
Location: Studio, Allawah Oasis, Mill Park

Summer Workshops
Want to keep your technique up over summer before term’s back? Well we have put together this tailored three week series to keep you satiated over summer.

Week 1: Saturday 10th January
11am – 1pm
Improvised Tribal Style
Beginner – Intermediate
Hone your foundation skills through arm drills, torso isolations and hip conditioning exercises to create fluid, serpentine and sharp technique to assist you with the contrasting movements associated with the improvised tribal format. A great way to reawaken the deep musculature associated with bellydance after a few weeks festive eating and drinking.

Week 2: Saturday 17th January
11am – 1pm
“In Search of the Inner Squiggle”
Beginner – Intermediate
A workshop to find that ultimate serpentine gooey squiggle, the je ne sais quoi that is typical of the magical surreal and otherworldly element that is tribal fusion style dance style. Deep muscular isolation drills and exercises and serpentine combinations will be explored.

Week 3: Saturday 31st January
11am – 1pm
Layering for the Lower Body
Beginner – Advanced
Layer a variety of tribal, bellydance and fusion foot patterns and arm movements with various hip isolations common in bellydance and the tribal fusion format. A challenging and energetic workout!

One workshop: $40
Two workshops: $70
Three workshops: $90

Location: Studio Allawah, Mill Park

Please confirm your participation ASAP.
Payment can be paid by bank transfer, paypal or cash on the day.
Please contact Laura at lauraentwined77  at gmail dot com to arrange your best payment method.