VA Classes

BellyDanceIntoFall

Virginia Classes

Born To Dance Studio
305 Maple Ave.
West Vienna, Virginia 22180
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2014 Fall Session begins September 2nd and runs until November 17th!

TUESDAYS:

6:45pm – INTRODUCTION TO ATS AND BOHEMIAN IMPROV with Belladonna & Stevie

This Beginner II-level class is a continuation of the beginner I technique class. Students will be introduced to the technique, vocabulary and movements of Tribal Belly Dance.

Designed to help you continue your progress in developing your dance skills, all movement builds on the technique covered in Beginner I, and add arm sequencing and traveling steps.
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7:45pm – MASTER BLASTER

Get ready for some locks, layers, traveling, isolations, combination, meditation, floor work and lots of sweat!

In this all new up-tempo class, Belladonna will lead you thought a vigorous yoga warm up followed by belly dance drills, traveling steps and combinations. All of the material is geared towards making your body a better belly dance machine. From the tiny to big, from super ridiculously slow, participants will work on lower body and upper body separation, integration, strengthening and precision.
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8:45pm – TRIBAL FUSION FRAGMENTS – THE SLOW SERIES
Join Belladonna for a performance-based class focusing on the Slow and Series of her signature Fusion Fragments. The focus will be on technique, along with introducing and reviewing the slower side of the spectrum. Dancers will learn about the concept of musicality and how to apply it to group improvisation, as well as zero in on the excruciating yet rewarding task of dancing slow and keeping it slinky!

Needless to say, with this being a performance class, major emphasis will be placed on expression and group connection!

Students in this class are eligible to perform the choreography on stage at our
14th semi-annual Awaken The Dancer Within Gala on Sunday, November 23rd.
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 WEDNESDAYS:

** SUMMER SESSION offers EVERY OTHER Wednesday classes for 1.5 hours** 5 week session/ 7.5 hours

6:45pm – TRIBAL FUSION FUNDAMENTALS- Bi-Weekly with Belladonna and Lily

This beginner-level class introduces new students to the technique and concepts of Tribal Fusion belly dance.
Each week focuses on a variety of pop, lock and serpentine movements of the hips, chest, shoulders, and arms.

Technique will be drilled and then sequenced together into fun and challenging combinations.
Ideal for students with no previous experience, this class is also suitable for current students looking to review and polish their technique
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7:45pm –  ATS (American Tribal Style) (Starts 9/10/14)
Intermediate Group Improv-Musicality, cymbal variations, partnering moves and floor work

Now that you know the basics of Belladonna’s Tribal Improv Style, it’s time to take it up a notch!
This intermediate ATS inspired class will introduce students to more advanced dance steps like TSWAT; new concepts such as integrating fades and turn sequences, along with more complex finger cymbal patterns, partnering moves, lay backs and floor work.

Students in this class are eligible, but not required,  to perform the choreography on stage at our
14th semi-annual Awaken The Dancer Within Gala on Sunday, November 23rd.
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8:45pm – VORTEX POI CHOREOGRAPHY (Starts 9/10/14)
Take your poi spinning to the next level in this new glow poi choreography by Belladonna!

Known for her groundbreaking prop work and her dazzling performance, Belladonna is back with an all-new performance piece sure to bring down the house!

Participants will learn how to apply the technique of their poi spinning skills to their body movements thorough smooth transitions, dance steps, level changes, direction changes and more!  A new dance about finding light in the darkness, drawing things from the depths and creating order in the chaos.

Students in this class are eligible to perform the choreography on stage at our
14th semi-annual Awaken The Dancer Within Gala on Sunday, November 23rd.
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