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From: user 3.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 4:05 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for NYC Bellydance Meetup!


When: Thursday, November 4,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Bamboomoves Englewood
12 Engle St #300
Englewood, NJ 07631

Starting November 4th, 2010!

Certification upon completion of this course

TEACHING METHODS: BMTS Format?: Class design, lesson planning, verbal cueing, use of music, creating & keeping the right energy in and out of the classroom.

We will discuss the principals of energy, how to accumulate and circulate energy in your body and how to transmit and maintain in and out of the classroom.

We will look at effective teaching methods that focus on individual differences and various learning styles. You will learn about special populations, and their specific modifications to keep students safe; as well as dealing with various personality types. You will gain skills for effective public speaking, how to maintain control of a class or a disruptive student, leadership techniques and how to teach multi-level classes in a group setting. We will discuss about student/teacher relationship and emotional detachment in your decision making. You will learn detailed class design and lesson planning.

THE BUSINESS OF TEACHING: Branding, advertising, and running a business.

We will discuss different venues that offer Belly Dance classes, and how to gear your curriculum to the venue, advertising and marketing your services as a Belly Dance Instructor. We will talk about branding yourself as an Instructor, personal mission statement, defining your own style and creating a niche, to help each of your personal and professional goals. We will discuss pros and cons of running your own studio. You will learn how to put together events for your students using proper communication, leadership, advertising and marketing skills.

Performance and Teaching Observations & Assessments: including on-site teaching experience and evaluations.

Required Materials: Class DVD-hip belt; 16 hours - $350

November 4th, Thursday, 7:00-10:00PM
November 7th, Sunday, 2-7:00PM (half hour break)
November 11th, Thursday, 7-10:00PM November 14th,
November 14, Sunday, 2:00-7:00PM (half hour break)

Where Your Body, Mind & Spirit Moves
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The world?s oldest dance, Belly Dance, is a spiritual connection between mind and body. Belly Dancing is as grand and imperial as classical ballet but, differs because it offers it?s practitioner a total experience of well-being, joy, freedom and most importantly, is a celebration of the feminine soul and inner spirit through movement.

Upon successfully completing BMTS 1, 2, 3, and 4, you will receive the BAMBOOMOVES-The SIREN? Belly Dance Instructor Certification, and will be certified to teach Bamboomoves Beginner Level 1 Belly Dance Classes. Schedule for BMTS4 now, courses are ongoing through 2011!

This course is developed and taught by Birnur Siren, one of the most well known and respected Belly Dance Instructors and performers in the U.S., who is originally from Turkey and a Bamboomoves Instructor, in collaboration with Scott Kleinfeld, Owner, Bamboomoves Englewood & Palisades Park.

This course is aimed at women who want to learn the true essence of the Art of Belly Dance, and teach others. It will teach you how to develop your own dance form and teaching skills and deepen your knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the Art of Belly Dance. This training course will include technique and style, and teaching skills, connecting Body, Mind/Mind/Spirit.

Being a good teacher is so much more than mastering the dance movements. Having the feel and foundation of the Art of Belly Dance is essential, as well as inspiring and motivating students to achieve their highest potential in live. Our mission is to produce quality, competent teachers trained and certified in the BMTS Format?, who will guide many others seeking to lead a healthy, joyful, creative and empowered life.

At least one year studying Belly Dance, be at Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Level. You may be considered if you are almost at Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Level as long as you commit to additional private lessons.


BMTS 1 ? January, 2011
Introduction to the BMTS Format?, Uniting the Dance with the Body, &
Conceptualizing the Essence of the Art of Belly Dance
Required Materials: Grandmothers Book?; 16 hours - $350

BMTS 2 ? February, 2011
Technique and Music Study
Required Materials: Class CD- rhythms, hip belt; 16 hours - $350

BMTS 3? March, 2011
teaching Technique
Required Materials: Class DVD, hip belt; 16 hours - $350

All courses paid in advance and non-refundable.

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