Dances Around the Globe Hafla
Date: Friday 8th June 2018
Venue: Rose Hill Community Centre, Oxford
Doors open: 8.00pm. Show starts 8.30p.m.
Price: £10 for Hafla alone or book as part of a bundle when you book our workshops.
Mim’s bellydance is pleased to welcome you to the return of Mim’s Hafla in Oxford.
The evenings Hafla is the start of a wonderful weekend of workshops of ‘Dances from around the World’ which will also be showcased at the Hafla including a Dazzling drum solo, a Bollywood Bonanza, Vintage Egyptian, Balkan Fusion and Perfectly Persian.
We are proud to announce Guest Star performer *Serena Ramzy * will be joining us as well as Natasha Bradley, Cherie Leigh Marshall and Helen Santa Maria.
Performance slots are available on a first come first served basis and we welcome both professional and student level. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spot.
Dance Around the World Workshops
Date: Saturday 9th June & Sunday 10th June
Venue:St Nicholas Church Hall, Elsfield Road, Old Marston, OX3 0PR
Mim’s bellydance is pleased to welcome you back to a weekend of Dances from around the World. This year we are spoilt for choice with a truly dazzling line up of highly qualified and experienced dance teachers including Serena Ramzy, Helen Santa Maria, Rachel Bennett, Cherie Leigh Marshall, Natasha Bradley and moi. That’s right, 6 teachers, 6 workshops over two days.
Day 1: Saturday 9th June 2018
Workshop 1: A Bollywood Delight with Cherie
We kick start our workshop weekend with the energetic Cherie Leigh Marshall and a Bollywood Delight of a choreography to get you shimmying and a shaking and thoroughly warmed up. Packed with fast moves, catchy tunes and plenty of sass this is a workshop that will keep you smiling all day long.
Workshop 2: A Tribute to Samya Gamal with Helen
Helen Santa Maria, principle of SMBA is treating us to a Vintage Dance Style we often only dream of, the epitome of femininity of the Golden Era of Egyptian Film and Dance, the dancer ‘Samya Gamal’. This workshop will take you on a step by step guide into learning some of the key characteristics of Samya Gamal’s style and choreography.
Rachel Bennett, Principle of Rachel Bennett School of Bellydance brings us a rare opportunity to learn a Gypsy Skirt Fantasy Fusion Choreography that’s as fiery as a true Gypsy Heart. You will need to bring a skirt for this choreography so you can make the most of the flare and passion that is comes with this authentic style.
Day 2: Sunday 10th June 2018 (please note the slightly later start time)
Workshop 1: Natasha’s Perfectly Persian Dance
Natasha is renowned for her cheeky manuerisms and effortless style which she has finely tuned to encorporate her persian roots. This workshop will give you a taste of Persian elegance, similar to ballet but with more flare and enticing rhythms that will leave you wanting more and get you wondering why you never tried it sooner! Plus there will be a little treat in store for you, to make that Persian Experience even more authentic for you!
Workshop 2: Serena’s Sizzling Drum Solo
Serena Ramzy’s drum solo’s are iconic and vibrant and this workshop will give you a quick view into her drum solo world with the opportunity to learn a choreography as vivacious as she is. Its’ a workshop not to be missed!
Workshop 3: Mim’s Balkan Funk
Mim’s brings a taste of the unknown with a workshop focusing on her Balkan heritage. Steeped in mystery and a mirade of influences the Balkan region and its music has a special groove. This workshop introduces you to the sound of Balkans with live music to get the atmosphere just right.
Please make sure that Mim’s bellydance is able to contact you to confirm which workshops you have booked and provide you with up to date information about the days. Email email@example.com for any queries or up to date contact information.
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