April is jammed packed with some fantastic events at my second home, Arabesque Dance & Fitness!
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - Bi-Annual Costume Swap
Feel free to swing by to "window shop"! Buy, sell or swap your costumes, bobbles-n-bits at this free event! Or just come and hang out! Swap runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Next swap is Sunday, October 5th!
Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Cairo by Night Performance Party
Come join us for Arabesque's next Cairo by Night Performance Party! Join us for an evening filled with dance, fun and refreshments, with performances by Arabesque instructors and students, and a special guest or two! I'll be dancing solo and my ITS student troupe, Bellyesque, will be making their debut! Come and cheer them on! Doors open at 7 p.m. with open circle dance starting at 8 p.m. Performances will between shortly afterwards. The evening ends with a raffle! Cost is $20 at the door, or $15 if you bring a dish to pass.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Drop-in Class Sampler
April 13th will feature Arabesque's next drop-in class sampler! Come and check out a class for just $8! I'll be teaching Intro to Belly Dance @ 3 p.m. This is a great way to trial a class without committing up front but I promise, you'll be hooked!
Monday, April 14, 2014 - Spring 2 Session Begins
Spring 2 session begins on Monday, April 14th and runs through Monday, June 2, 2014! Register online or in-person through week 1. One session of classes is just $98 (7 classes for the session)! For class schedules, click here.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Aerial Yoga
The next installment of Unnata Aerial Yoga is Sunday, April 27! This class is a perfect compliment to your belly dance practice! Challenging at first, but fun once you get the hang of it! Instructor Jenn Liang offers two workshops. The Energetic Workshop runs from 3 p.m.-4:14 p.m., and Restorative Workshop from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. To register for either workshop, click here.
For more information on any of the events listed, visit www.arabesquechicago.com.
So excited to announce that I'll be teaching and performing at the 9th Annual Great Lakes Belly Dance Convention in Lansing, Michigan the weekend of November 7-9! I am so incredibly honored to be part of this fantastic event featuring instructors from around the Midwest and Canada! A weekend filled with dance and fun!
I'll be teaching 3 tribal workshops:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. - Drillin' Machine! - Tribal fusion drills for sharper locks, juicer shimmies & that ooey gooey look.
2:40 p.m.-3:40 p.m. - Tribalized! - Tribal fusion moves for the orientale dancer. Explore the similarities and differences between these two genres!
Sunday, November 9, 2014
11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. - Up In Arms - Drills and patterns for layering arms tribal-style
Registration is open and fills up fast! Check out the flyer! Please contact me if you have any questions about the workshop offerings.
So incredibly honored to be part of this annual event to benefit the Prune Belly Syndrome Network! I'll be debuting a completely new piece. If you are in the Elgin-area please come out and support the event.. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids. Ticket price includes the show and a pizza/salad dinner buffet!
So excited to be performing with Sabahaat at this fun event starring Tamarind Tribal! My partner-in-crime (Julia) and I have been working hard to polish up our piece for this event! We'll be doing a blend of ITS and choreography to a Solace favorite! Can you guess which one? :) If you're in the Naperville-area or South/West Burbs of Chicago, I highly recommend checking out this event. Prior to the show, our hostess with the mostess, Maria, will be hosting two workshops with the amazing Tamarind Tribal!