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8 Week Belly Dance Series: Technique based on Suhaila & Jamila Format!

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Date(s) - 02/27/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Datura Studio

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Morgan Fay Belly Dance


PORTLAND, OREGON

Start 2020 with this awesome 8 week introduction to belly dance technique based on Suhaila & Jamila Salimpour Formats at Studio Datura!

About this Event:

This 8 week series package includes BOTH Suhaila & Jamila Format classes for $160 total:

1. Technique Intro: Based on Suhaila Salimpour Format (Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Jan. 9th – Feb. 27th):

Start 2020 with a power packed introduction to Suhaila Salimpour technique! This 8 week introductory series will give you the tools to execute powerful, muscular driven isolations, crisp locks, and teach you Salimpour nomenclature, a clear and precise vocabulary for belly dance movements. Classes are structured on the Suhaila Salimpour format and include power packed warm ups, technique focus, vocabulary, and more. Your instructors, Elinore Eaton and Morgan Fay, are both Suhaila Level 2 and Jamila Level 2 certified and are pursuing their Suhaila Salimpour format teaching certification.

Week 1: Singles Focus

Week 2: ¾ Focus

Week 3: Pelvic Lock Focus

Week 4: Interior Hip Square Focus

Week 5: Interior/Exterior Hip Circle Focus

Week 6: Vertical Figure 8 Focus

Week 7: Horizontal Figure 8 Focus

Week 8: Twist Focus

2. Jamila Style Intro (Thursdays 7:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 9th – Feb. 27th)

Curious about Jamila Salimpour Format? Want to dive deep into West Coast belly dance history? Want to learn more about the relationship between Jamila’s vocabulary, American Tribal Style®, Datura Style, and Fusion belly dance? This 8 Week series is an introduction to Jamila Salimpour vocabulary, a comprehensive catalogued collection of steps and movements organized in step families and from Suhaila Salimpour technique and nomenclature. The Jamila Salimpour format is a thriving and globally used stylization of belly dance. Your instructors, Elinore Eaton and Morgan Fay, are both Suhaila Level 2 and Jamila Level 2 certified and are pursuing their Suhaila Salimpour format teaching certification. Please bring your finger cymbals for this class!

Week 1: Basic Egyptian Family Focus

Week 2: Basic Egyptian Family Review & Drills

Week 3: Taqsim Family Focus

Week 4: Taqsim Family Review & Drills

Week 5: Shimmy Family Focus

Week 6: Shimmy Family Review & Drills

Week 7: Arabic Family Focus

Week 8: Arabic Family Review & Drills

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