Newsletter- Week of July 5th
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 12:57 PM
Jersey City ~ Hoboken Bellydance Meetup
Week of July 5th, 2010
Dear Shimmey Sisters and Brothers,
Please let us know of your upcoming events in NJ, so we can post them here. Any questions, email me: [address removed]
To read about Bellydance events & workshops in NYC, join our Sister Meetup:
NYC Bellydance Meetup
UPCOMING EVENTSWorld Dance Party
Saturday, July 10th, 7-10PM
ABCC 356 Bloomfield Ave. Montclair, NJ
A hot Summer night gets hotter with dance hits from around the world.
* Rachel Scott will start us off with an exciting Zumba workout.
* Belly Dance Performance with Audie & The Daughters of HetHaru.
* Then we'll groove in some Samba, Reggae, EuroPop, Arabic Club, World House Music and much more.
*Price $15 at the door, $12 advance tickets. Refreshments will be served. For tickets and more info visit BellyRhythm.com, or contact Audie at [address removed][masked]-6386.
Purchase tickets online at www.bellyrhythm.com.
Presented by BellyRhythm.
Egyptian Festival @ Journal Square PATH Concourse Jersey CityJuly 17th, 10AM
TO READ MORE & RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/bellydance-nj/calendar/13989425/
FEATURED NYC EVENTSALATURKA PARTY
Thursday, July22, 7-11:30PM
@ Katra Lounge, NYC
PRESENTED BY DJ DERAJJA, BIRNUR SIREN AND DALIA CARELLA
DJ DERAJJA BIRTHDAY BASH!
A Global Fusion Dance Party Featuring Music from Turkey, the Arab World, and Beyond
DJ DERAJJA spinning all night longSpecial Dance Performances by
DRINK SPECIALS! 2 for Alaturka cocktail hours special from 7-9PM!
$10.00 Door donation
DIRECTIONS: 6 TRAIN TO SPRING ST OR N ? R TRAIN TO PRINCE F TRAIN TO HOUSTON ? JMZ TRAIN TO DELANCEY
****ALLEN BATISTA PRESENTS
BELLY DANCE SHOW AT THE HILL LOUNGE NYC
A ONE-NIGHT EVENT
Tuesday, June 27th, 7:30-9:30PM
FEATURING BIRNUR & GUEST DANCE ARTISTS
The Hill Lounge is an intimate setting for an after work belly dance show featuring Birnur. Birnur will enchant guests with an elegant belly dance routine featuring Turkish, Egyptian and fusion belly dance movements, also featuring guest dance artists.
There is no minimum food and beverage commitment; you can order whatever your heart inspires to have on the menu. Also, on Tuesdays, the lounge has a special promotion of ? off on cocktails. The Hill plays top 40 music.
Location: The Hill, 416 Third Avenue at 29th Street, New York, NY
WORKSHOPSTashira Wadiya, Shoshana and Gamal Shafik
Sunday, July 11th
Join Tashira Wadiya and Shoshana in an exhilarating 3 hour workshop.
Follow that up with a 3 hour hafla with live music by Gamal Shafik and his Middle East Ensemble. There will be performances by Tashira and Shoshana and workshop attendees as well as floor time for everyone to get up and dance!
3 hour Workshop and Afternoon show
Gamal Shafik and Middle East Ensemble
With performance by
Tashira Wadiya, Shoshana
and you, the workshop attendees!
Let?s Dance ? A Dance Hall
100 Hibernia Avenue, (Set GPS for 12 Oak Street) Rockaway, NJ
10:30 ? Registration
10:50 ? Warm Up Movements
Khaleeji (also known as the ?hair dance?) and
Learn to really play your finger cymbals!
12:30 ? Lunch break
?Power house entrance? and a ?Rock?em drum solo?
Focus on the first and last thing the audience sees.
3:00 ? 6:00 Dance Show and open floor dancing
Workshop only: $70 pre-registration, $80 at the door
Show Tickets only: $25 pre-paid, $35 at the door
Show & Workshop: $90 pre-registration, $100 at the door
No show charge for performers who pre-registered for the workshop
All checks must be received by July 1. Cash only at the door. No refunds.
Payable to and mail to: Barbara Hammer, 30 Jade Lane, Denville NJ 07834
******Bamboomoves The Siren? BELLY DANCE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE ?BMTS-2?
Register for BMTS2 now, courses are ongoing through 2011!
July 28-August 15, 2010
Certification upon completion of this course
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.
Technique: Study of basic techniques using the Siren Method?. Emphasis is put on connecting the moves to the essence of Body/Mind/Soul..
Music Study: Rhythms, recognition, styles and instruments.
In this course we will cover basic Belly Dance techniques using the Siren?s Format?. You will be introduced to a variety of different Belly Dance Styles and encouraged to decide what style to follow. You will study basic drills and combinations, choreography, improvisational technique and the basics of owing your Dance. Emphasis will be put on connecting each move to the essence of Body/Mind/Soul. You will gain an understanding of the Middle Eastern rhythms, their timing and modifications and how to properly cue transitions. Visual and verbal aides will be used to explore these rhythms. You will gain essential knowledge in how the body moves in synch to the music, allowing you to create dynamic improvisational and choreographic pieces.
Required Materials: Class CD- rhythms, hip belt; 17 hours - $350
July 28th, Wednesday, 7:30-10PM
July 29th, Thursday, 7-9PM
August 4th, Wednesday, 7:30-10PM
August 5th, Thursday, 7-9PM
August 11th, Wednesday, 7:30-10pm
August 12th, Thursday, 7-9PM
August 15th, Sunday, noon ? 3:30PM
Where Your Body, Mind & Spirit Moves
UPCOMING COURSES & READ MORE: http://www.meetup.com/bellydance-nj/calendar/13903621/?from=list&offset=0
****GYPSY CARAVAN ENTERPRISES
EGYPTIAN BORN SUPERSTAR
THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 5TH
D3Dancenter at 605 Van Houten Avenue
7:30pm ? 9:30pm
Registration and shopping: 7:00pm
Technique and Combinations - "Hosseny Style"
Learn travel steps, in place isolations and combinations, along with some of Mohamed's signature moves. Mohamed will also be happy to answer any questions you may have!
$40.00 per person advance registration price, to be received no later than Jul 20th:
$40.00 per person!!
If space is available at door, $60.00 per person.
For further information, contact Chadia at:[address removed] or call (201)[masked]
Space is very limited, so reserve a workshop spot today by e-mailing Chadia at: [address removed]
"Dance is the poetic baring of the soul through motion. ---Scott Nilsson