Events Calendar

Modern Egyptian Bellydance (Level 3)
Wednesdays | Aug 8 – Aug 29

Prerequisite: testing out of Level 2 or approval from instructor
7p-8p *drop in friendly for for advanced bellydancers
$49 | 4 week class (1x week)
*students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card for an added discount.

The modern Egyptian belly dance style  that originated in Cairo’s nightclubs continues to be is prevalent in the Cairo Nightlife and Egyptian cinema. In this 4-week specialty course we will study and practice the techniques and artistry aesthetics of 4 of Cairos most famous dancers in the Egyptian Cinema scene right now, in 2018!

This course offers advanced students of bellydance a glimpse of the relevance of Bellydance in Cairo today and an opportunity to hone your skills in emulating Modern Egyptian style including cultural gestures, costuming, music and current movement trends. You dont want to miss this! Taught by multi award winning bellydancer, Carrie Konyha

 


Bellydance Basics Course
Wed | Sept 5 – Oct 29
Wednesdays | Sept 12th – Oct 24

$88 | 8 week course (1x weekly) prepay or $99 at the door
$175 | 8 week course (2x weekly) prepay 
5:45p – 6:45p  *not open to drop in’s
*experienced students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card

Congratulations on saying YES to your interest in Bellydance! Welcome to your new passion!  This is where your journey begins! In this 8 week course for beginners, students to learn and practice the fundamentals of Classical Bellydance moves, steps, spins and turns as you gain a deeper experience of the holistic benefits of this ancient dance art as a celebration of the feminine spirit. Originating in Egypt and known globally as the worlds most ancient, feminine dance, this dance is practiced and enjoyed by women all over the world for fun, creative self expression, recreation, holistic wellness and community . No previous dance experience necessary!  This course is taught by world class, multi award winning bellydancer and the owner of Lotus Studio, Carrie Konyha

 

 

 


Advanced Bellydance Musicality, Dancemaking & Choreography  (Level 3)
Wednesdays | Sept 5th-Oct 24
Prerequisite: testing out of level 2 bellydance or approval by instructor
7p-8p *not open to drop-ins
$99 | 8 week course (1x weekly)
*students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card for an added discount.

In this class, advanced dancers continue to work on skill building, challenging technique while also working on more sophisticated theory in Egyptian Musicality and Dance Making as you learn an advanced Choreography in the classical Egyptian form.

This course prepares advanced dancers for crafting their own solo dances and dancing in this group choreography  that they will have the opportunity to perform in our annual holiday show in December (performing not required but offered for those interested). Taught by multi award winning dancer and owner of Lotus Studio, Carrie Konyha

 

 


Sugar and Spice Bellydance
Holistic Bellydance Fitness for the Body, Mind ,Soul
Thursdays | 5:45p
Ongoing, Open to Drop-ins
All Levels welcome
Get your Glisten & Glow on in this holistic bellydance fitness class for the mind|body|soul! 

Inclusive & accessible. All Levels Welcome. Class includes isometric Ballet Barre exercises, an exhilarating flow of feminine bellydance movements that provide a total body workout and a luxurious yogic cool down all to exotic world beats sure to elevate & inspire your spirit.

Drill and Strenghten your bellydance skills in a holistic dance fitness format that supports & celebrates holistic feminine personal development.

 


Bellydance Basics Course
Mondays | Sept 10 – Oct 29
Wednesdays | Sept 12th – Oct 31

$99 | 8 week course (1x weekly)
$175 | 8 week course (2x weekly)
5:45p – 6:45p  *not open to drop in’s
*experienced students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card

Congratulations on saying YES to your interest in Bellydance! Welcome to your new passion!  This is where your journey begins! In this 8 week course for beginners, students to learn and practice the fundamentals of Classical Bellydance moves, steps, spins and turns as you gain a deeper experience of the holistic benefits of this ancient dance art as a celebration of the feminine spirit. Originating in Egypt and known globally as the worlds most ancient, feminine dance, this dance is practiced and enjoyed by women all over the world for fun, creative self expression, recreation, holistic wellness and community . No previous dance experience necessary!  This course is taught by world class, multi award winning bellydancer and the owner of Lotus Studio, Carrie Konyha

 


Beyond Basics Bellydance Choreography (Level 2)
Mondays | Sept 10 – Oct 29
Prerequisite: minimum of 4 months of bellydance basics or approval by instructor
7:00p-8:00p  *not open to drop-ins
$88 | 8 week course (1x weekly) prepay or $99 at the door
*students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card for an added discount.

Experienced Beginners students with a minimum of 4 months of basics training learn a fun and short, beginning level group choreography in the classical Egyptian form and will have the opportunity to perform it in our annual holiday show in December. Be sure to stick with your basics training all summer to be prepared for this class. Taught by world class, multi award winning bellydancer, Carrie Konyha

Be sure to complete the Tribal Basics Summer Course in order to prepare for this class as the choreography will be based on the movement repertoire of the Beginners Tribal Basics Course.

 

 


Beyond Basics Bellydance Mini-Course (Level 2)
Mondays | Nov 4 – Dec 10
Prerequisite: minimum of 16 weeks of bellydance basics or approval by instructor
5:45p-6:45p *not open to drop-ins
$77 | 6 week course (1x weekly)
*students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card for an added discount.

Take your skills to the next level as you learn and practice Level 2 Bellydance techniques including 3/4 shimmies, basic layering, exploring dancing with tempo changes and various drum rhythms, learning how to dance with finger cymbals and silk veils! Use this Beyond Basics Mini Course to hone your skills in time for the Beginners Choreography on the schedule for Spring 2019 that students will have the option of performing in our annual Spring show this coming March (performing not required but offered for those interested)

 

 

 

 


Bellydance Basics Mini-Course
Wednesdays | Nov 7-Dec 12
$77 | 6 week course (1x weekly)

5:45p – 6:45p  *not open to drop in’s
*experienced students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card

Congratulations on saying YES to your interest in Bellydance! Welcome to your new passion!  This is where your journey begins! In this 8 week course for beginners, students to learn and practice the fundamentals of Classical Bellydance moves, steps, spins and turns as you gain a deeper experience of the holistic benefits of this ancient dance art as a celebration of the feminine spirit. Originating in Egypt and known globally as the worlds most ancient, feminine dance, this dance is practiced and enjoyed by women all over the world for fun, creative self expression, recreation, holistic wellness and community . No previous dance experience necessary!  Start now and be on your way to performing in our Annual Spring Show this coming March, 2019 (performing not required but the option is here for those interested), This course is taught by world class, multi award winning bellydancer and the owner of Lotus Studio, Carrie Konyha.

 


X-Factor Bellydance
Wednesdays | Nov 7-Dec 5 NO CLASS THANKSGIVING WEEK
Prerequisite: testing out of level 2 bellydance or approval by instructor
7p-8p *open to drop-ins for advanced students only
$49 | 4 week course (1x weekly)
*students taking multiple classes weekly can use their class card for an added discount.

This specialty mini-course offers the missing element that you’ve been waiting for! This is the space where we finally bring it all together as we bring your hard earned bellydance skills to life with we drill practicable dance exercises designed to bring out your best emotive talents and artistic qualities as a dancer. New practices  each week that train you how to dance with authentic presence, emote the music with feeling and passion, sophisticated stage crafting and utilizing dance dynamics that set you and your dances apart from the rest. Taught by multi award winning bellydancer and owner of Lotus Studio, Carrie Konyha