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Bellydance Workshops: Dancing To Live Music, with Nada El Masriya

In Classes on July 22, 2011 by danceumbrella

Dancing to Live Music Workshop Series 2011
with Nada El Masriya and Layali El Sharq,
Featuring Simon and Joe (the band that played for Fifi Abdou in 2010 and Randa Kamel in 2011)

Early Bird Price Ends August 5

Take your belly dance beyond mechanical technique and become an artistic and fluid bellydancer.

The first workshop was on July 8th Friday at 5 pm to 7:30 pm at the Danforth Studio.
In this workshop we covered:
* Taaseeem and variations, drum solo tricks, intro and finales;
* How to dance to live music with confidence and recognize the changes;
* How to recognize modes via Maqams;
* How to bond with the music and reflect the tempo;
* How to compose your improvisation on the spot – and how to adjust your choreography on the spot;

Workshop II – Saturday, September 10, 10am to 12:30pm.
In this workshop you will learn:
* Lyrical songs and Saidi styles, intro and finales;
* How to dance to live music with confidence and recognize the changes;
* How to recognize modes via Maqams;
* How to bond with the music and reflect the tempo;
* How to compose your improvisation on the spot.

Workshop III – Saturday, October 8, 10am to 12:30pm.
In this workshop you will learn:
* Drum solo again and folkloric styles recognitions (Saidi, Alexandrian and Khaleegy), intro and finales;
* How to recognize modes via Maqams;
* How to bond with the music and reflect the tempo;
* How to compose your improvisation on the spot;

Workshop IV – Saturday, December 3, 10am to 12:30pm
In this workshop you will bring everything you learned together and tie it to instrumental understanding and emotional expression

Early Bird Price ends August 5th 2011:
$90 per person per one workshop
$80 per person per one workshop – if you are buying 2 or 3
Regular Price: $125 each workshop

To sign up: http://hannandance.com/store/index.php?cPath=26&osCsid=1f42b8dd4b7b4c9a\3f390e4639fa6f26

For more information: 416-462-3498, hannandance@gmail.com

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