Learn Raks Sharqi (belly dance), a dance with roots in the Middle Eastern folklore that includes undulations, vibrations and sharp accents. In this dance, different parts of the body are moved independently and layered to make a unity. Every part of your body will participate, from your toes to your fingertips, your head and also your heart, as you develop body awareness and coordination. Regardless of your age or body type, you can learn something from this dance.
REGULAR CLASSES OFFERED IN PERSON and ONLINE
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CLASSES IN PERSON:
Belly Dance for beginners: March 2024
Belly Dance Intermediate Classes (2024)
Registration opening soon, meanwhile consider joining our ONLINE intermediate classes (ongoing, see below).
REGULAR CLASSES ONLINE
Offered for all levels.
Seyyide is offering her belly dance classes online using the Zoom platform. It's very easy for you to join, with your computer or even with a phone, connected to the internet.
Updated on 2/15/2024
- Beginners class: 7:45 pm EST
- Intermediate class: 9:00 pm EST
In all cases: you need to be registered and RSVP by 12:00 pm ET on the day of the class
To be registered, you need to have class credit. Here are your options:
Once you are registered, you also need to RSVP no later than 12:00 pm EST on the day of the class, please. Instructions will only be sent to all who are registered AND RSVPed by 12:00 pm, via email (you will receive the email by 5:30 pm).
BONUS: You get access to the class recordings for 5 days after the class you attended!
(*) Multiclass passes are nontransferable.
If you know what your level is, just scroll down to register. Otherwise, here are some guidelines to help you find out.
If in doubt, please ask! Sometimes I recommend taking two classes for a month, one inferior and one superior level, to fill any gaps while still challenging yourself, or at least to gauge which one is the best level for you to stick with at the present time. Admission to a certain level is ultimately at my (Seyyide’s) discretion (I will certainly make the recommendation that I think works best for YOU, me and your classmates).
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Seyyide is teaching group classes online only at the moment, and is also available for private lessons by appointment.
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Any class package could also be offered as a gift certificate, should you want to give a loved one the gift of dance. Just purchase the package and send us a note to let us know.
Seyyide will teach an introductory belly dance workshop in BOSTON. The fundamentals of belly dance (Egyptian/Arabic style) will be presented and you will learn many must-have movements. This class will be suitable for novice and beginner students. Two hours.
For dancers who have already learned/ mastered the fundamental movements of belly dance. How about putting them together in a special way?... Let's dance! We will work on a choreography to a an Arabic-pop song. The emphasis will be on musicality, transitions and use of the space, as well as stage presence. This workshop is multilevel, okay for beginners with at least a few months of experience through advanced dancers.
For dancers who have already learned/ mastered the fundamental movements of belly dance. Lean the structure of this exciting part of the Arabic show. From understanding the music, the sequence of the progression, the mood, to technique for moves that will allow you to express each one of these parts appropriately. This workshop is multilevel, okay for intermediate through advanced dancers.
We will experiment with a few signature movements of the Stars of Egypt from years 1940 to 1960: Taheyya Carioca, Samia Gamal and Suhair Zaki. This workshop is multilevel, okay for beginners with at least a few months of experience through advanced dancers.
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