Alt Serpentine Belly Dance / Tribal Fusion – Level 2 Performance Course – Improver / Intermediate

Kerry Darkstar 15 Jan 2011 by Tanja Nikola-084Alternative Serpentine Bellydance / Tribal Fusion – taking your dance to the next level, working towards Performance!

Thursdays 8.00 – 9.30pm – 12hrs training over 8 weeks at Pineapple Dance Studios.
First class March 15th – Please note! No class on Thursday March 29th (Bank holiday weekend)
Final class May 10th- Scroll down to book!

The Level 2 class is for the committed dancer who wants it all! This class allows time for dance drills from the refinement of fundamentals to more challenging cool combinations, choreography and optional performances.
What more could you wish for in a class!

Red rock halloween 3In this series of  Alternative Serpentine Belly Dance / Tribal Fusion Belly Dance classes we will focus mainly on drilling exciting lock pop combinations, a variety of turns and spins along with  belly rolls, undulations and the essential side winder for that uber serpentine fusion feel. These are some of the core skills you will need in your serpentine tribal fusion belly dance to help you develop and refine your movement vocabulary taking it to the next level and beyond.

How the class works..

The first section of the class – 8.00 until 9.00pm allows for..

Exploration of Dance Fundamentals
Drills and Refinement
Short Combinations
Fun and Dancing

IMG_0900The second section of the class – 9.00 till 9.30pm allows for..

A 5 minute water break
Placing combinations into longer choreography
Setting of group formations
On and off stage entrances and exits
Students questions
Bonding as a group
Where time allows – simple formation changes
Stretching and cool down

What to expect in class..

This class starts with a Jazz / Ballet inspired conditioning and stretch workout important for any belly dancer wanting to gain a strong dance technique while strengthening and sculpting the body to improve posture, body confidence and clean footwork.

We are a fun and easy going class suitable for those new to dance, beginner improver’s and intermediate dancers who just want to focus on drills and executing clean technique. We work hard, achieve as a team and dance! Come along and try a new style of belly dance.

Camden Glamour 1Want to Perform?

At the end of each course students will have the opportunity to perform in small shows in the Camden / North London area and the committed student will go on to gain the opportunity to perform in the bigger School of Rock Star Belly Dance twice yearly shows! :) Performance details TBC

Keeping up your dance practice..

Class video’s will be sent to all course students to assist with personal practice and performance preparation. These video’s will be accessible for the duration of your course and will demonstrate the following – a break down of the combinations & the routine so far, this means even if you miss a class you should still be able to catch up :)  It is never ideal to miss classes when working towards performance however should you miss a class you are still welcome to perform and will have the class video’s to help you along. Performance is encouraged but not compulsory. If wishing to perform you must be booked onto the course and it is a students responsibility to catch up when classes have been missed.

Please note this is NOT a drop in course and must booked in advance. Drop in is welcome in the beginner / general section of the class only. 

About Pineapple Dance Studios..

Find me every week in studio 10. The studio has floor to ceiling mirrors with sprung floors. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in, bear foot is best or a jazz or ballet shoe or just your socks if you have sensitive feet. Yes you can keep your belly covered. Changing rooms are in the basement and water fountains can be found on the basement level and cafe area.

Book the 8 week course now! (no class March 29th bank hol weekend), 12 hours teaching, training videos to aid personal practice, private face book group for guidance on costume / make up  AND optional performance included! £120

Please note that booking is for the course only! It does not cover Pineapple day hire.. Pineapple charges an additional daily membership/door fee of £4 which is to be paid at reception on entering the studio. Further membership details can be found on line

Pineapple Dance Studios –
Studio 10
7 Langley Street
Covent Garden
Closest tube Covernt Garden, Leicester Square, Holbon for the Piccadilly and Northern Lines.

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