Classic Egyptian Belly Dance w/Katayoun
Date(s) - 02/14/2020
6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
Federico’s Academy of Performing Arts
Federico’s Academy of Performing Arts and Katayoun - Cultural Dance Artist & Teacher
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Learn the graceful control and fluidity of cultural belly dance from the Arab world. Focus is on learning proper muscle engagement, especially core muscles, musicality, and combinations or choreography. Dance in bare feet, socks or dance shoes. Hip scarves are optional. Beginner-friendly. Experienced dancers may be challenged with advanced skills. All abilities and genders welcome!
$15/single drop-in class
Purchase a 10-class card: http://fapasd.com/registration
Book a drop-in class: http://fapasd.com/registration/ola/services/classic-egyptian-belly-dance
About the Instructor:
Katayoun relocated to San Diego in the fall of 2018. She is a master teacher, author and national presenter. For two decades, she served the Washington, D.C. area as a respected leader in the dance community, earning a reputation among students and colleagues as a passionate and dynamic instructor, performer and mentor. She specializes in a broad range of Middle Eastern and North African dance styles with a knack for creative drills and choreography. Her methodology highlights the aesthetics of cultural dance with a body positive approach aimed for dancers of all ages and abilities. She is the author of “Oriental Dance Curriculum: A Complete Guide for the Belly Dance Teacher,” the first and only book of its kind distributed worldwide. She serves as a mentor for belly dance professionals worldwide through her virtual studio, The Belly Dance Business Academy, and workshops at national conferences.