5 days of workshops from the 14th-18th November 2014 with the lovely Devi Mamak of Ghawazi Caravan in Essex!... Akula Tribal Bellydance are thrilled to be hosting this amazing event (venue details, workshop content & costs will be released soon). Workshop details as follows;
14th/15th/16th (Fri-Sun) Intensive with individual appraisals (levels 1 & 2)
17th/18th Workshops (Mon-Tues) Full details to follow...
There will also be a show on the Saturday night, please let me know if you are interested in performing...
~MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER~
SLINKY & SLOW (2 hours) @ £35
Sick of your slow ATS looking boring & predictable? Try this slow & slinky workshop. How to get slow ATS looking powerful & elegant, with some lovely combinations to keep you & your audience interested. Devi will give you the tools to create strong & sensuous slow movement. Learn the art of walking or to simply stand & command an audience. Once this is in place we will look at some well-known slow ATS movements & have a look at where the tension & release lies in each movement which you can then apply to any slow step no matter what your style.
DEVI'S STEPS FROM DVD 9 (3 hours) @ £45
Speaks for itself, blurb to follow...
~TUESDAY 18TH NOVEMBER~
ATS/FLAMENCO/GYPSY FUSION CHOREOGRAPHY FOR ATS (2 hours) @ £35
Ignite the fire & passion of Flamenco & inject it into your next performance! Learn some exciting new combinations that will add drama to your next showstopper! Devi has invented & adapted these movements herself, some of which have been accepted into the Fat Chance format By Carolena Nericcio & some with a very different flavour. Devi will teach you some exciting foot, arm & hip variations & in particular body angles/variations to give you that “Flamenco “look. You will learn such steps as El Cabalo Blanco, A Seville Romance, Carmen, Russian Gypsy Step, Jrisis Flamenco Combo, Triangle step, The Matador, Drama Queen...just to name a few! Please BYO full gypsy style skirt.
MANTON PIANO SHAWLS. (2 hours) @ £35
The Manton Piano Shawl is a beautiful prop used in traditional Flamenco dance. Devi has adapted the use of the piano shawl so that it is possible within fusion bellydance styles, weather it be ATS, SGI or choreographed Flamenco/bellydance fusion. Devi will take you through step by step on how to manoeuvre and wrap the body with the Manton shawl as well as various combinations, spins and turns that will give you the tools for a spectacular and fun prop to use for your next performance piece. Please bring a large Piano shawl or similar large piece of fabric such as a heavy sarong
*SPECIAL PRICE £135 (£15 discount) FOR BOTH DAYS!!...Booking opens 9am Thursday 22nd May!!!...
Individual workshop booking need to be paid in full at the time of booking, 2 or more workshops can be secured with a £50 deposit!!!...(Balance to be paid in full by 1st September 2014)
To reserve your place email: firstname.lastname@example.org