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DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE | EARLY BIRD | MIAMI RAKS FEST 2019

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Date(s) - 04/27/2019 - 04/28/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Miami Elks Lodge

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299 USD
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dance@miamiraksfest.com
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Miami Raks Fest 2019


MIAMI, FLORIDA

An Incredible MIAMI RAKS FEST Experience!

This package includes access to:

  • 12 hours of Dance Workshops,
  • Exclusive access to Sadie’s and Amar’s intimate “Get to Know” Interview sessions
  • A sparkly MIAMI RAKS FEST dance shirt!

For complete details please visit www.MIAMIRAKSFEST.com.

Got a question? We’ve got an answer! Contact us directly at dance@miamiraksfest.com.

Happy Shimmies from Your Event Organizers,

Portia Lange & Miss Luisa of Belly Motions

Join us for the inaugural year of MIAMI RAKS FEST featuring International Belly Dance Artists, Performers and Choreographers Sadie Marquardt and Amar Gamal with Guest Instructors Roshana Nofret and Alexandra Molina. This 4-day event offers a Belly Dance Fitness Instructor Training, 12 hours of exceptional dance instruction, an Opening Night Party, a magnificent Theater Show and plenty of shopping!

Our DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE includes 12 hours of dance workshops, a sparkly MIAMI RAKS FEST dance shirt and an intimate “Get to know Sadie & Amar” interview session where participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the careers and lives of these international stars!

MIAMI RAKS FEST is an annual Middle Eastern Dance Festival organized by Portia Lange, Founder of Belly Motions, Inc. and Miss Luisa Quintana, Belly Dance Choreographer, Instructor and Performer. The festival offers a professional platform for Master Instructors to teach and perform and provides the opportunity for belly dance students, enthusiasts and professionals to gather, learn and enjoy a weekend filled with unforgettable experiences in Miami, one of the world’s most vibrant metropolis cities!

The DANCE WORKSHOPS will take place at the Miami Elks Lodge located in Kendall at 10301 S.W. 72nd Street Miami FL 33173. This modern facility offers a spectacular ballroom, clean restrooms, free and plentiful parking and a serene outdoor picnic area great for enjoying lunch or a snack in between workshops. There will be vendors set up offering unique belly dance merchandise and a “grab and go” food station with healthy, organic food for purchase.

MIAMI RAKS FEST 2019 AGENDA:

Thursday, April 25, 2019

9:00am | Belly Dance Fitness Instructor (BDFIT) Training DAY 1 *Requires additional registration

Friday, April 26, 2019

9:00am | Belly Dance Fitness Instructor (BDFIT) Training DAY 2 *Requires additional registration

Saturday, April 27, 2019

9:00am | Amar Gamal teaching “The Complete Dancer from Head to Toe”

12:30pm | Sadie Marquardt teaching “Pops, Locks & Shimmies”

3:30pm | Roshana Nofret teaching “Intro to Persian Dance”

4:45pm | “Get to know Amar” Exclusive Interview | V.I.P. / DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE ONLY

8:00pm | Theater Show featuring Amar, Sadie, Roshana, Alexandra & more! *Tickets are $35 each and available via Eventbrite.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

9:00am | Amar Gamal teaching “Oriental Fantasy Choreography”

12:30pm | Sadie Marquardt teaching “1001 Drills & Combinations”

3:30pm | Alexandra Molina teaching “Intro to Dabke”

4:45pm | “Get to know Sadie” Exclusive Interview | V.I.P. / DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE ONLY

DANCE WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS:

“The Complete Dancer from Head to Toe” with AMAR GAMAL!

Join Amar as she explores the elements of being a complete dancer. She will cover expression and taking joy in each movement, the importance of breath work making each move come alive, and the art of flavoring & adding spice to your movements. She’ll break down dance techniques from head to toe using conditioning/strength drills and put it all together to some challenging yet super fun combos. All dance levels are welcomed.

2.5 hours of Instruction | Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00-11:30am

“Pops, Locks & Shimmies” with SADIE!

This workshop follows the teaching format developed exclusively by Sadie. You will be introduced to several concepts that will unleash your potential to execute sharper, cleaner, stronger movements and isolations as you are guided through a series of Sadie’s effective drill sets. All dance levels are welcomed.

2.5 hours of Instruction | Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:30-3:00pm

“Intro to Persian Dance” with ROSHANA NOFRET!

In this workshop, Roshana will introduce the basic foundational movements, aesthetic, expression, and musicality of one of the loveliest and richest dance styles in the Middle East: Persian dance! Classical and modern/pop Persian dance is characterized by fluid upper body movements combined with rhythmic and graceful footwork, and lots of character! All dance levels welcome.

1 Hour of Instruction | Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:30-4:30pm

“Oriental Fantasy Choreography” with AMAR GAMAL!

Learn a rich choreography filled with drama, excitement and intricate moves capturing the essence of the dance featuring Amar’s signature moves. All dance levels are welcomed.

2.5 hours of Instruction | Sunday April 28, 2019 9:00-11:30am

“1001 Drills and Combinations” with SADIE MARQAURDT!

Get some of Sadie’s most exciting and juicy belly dance techniques and put them together for unlimited amounts of fun in with her signature style, challenging and funky combinations! All dance levels are welcomed.

2.5 hours of Instruction | Sunday, April 28, 2019, 12:30-3:00pm

“Intro to Dabke” with ALEXANDRA MOLINA!

Jump in the line! One of the most common celebratory dances of the Middle East, Dabke is a joyous traditional line dance performed at weddings, birthdays and special occasions. Native to mountainous regions such as Lebanon, Syria and Palestine, this dance is characterized by strong and grounding footwork and accompanied by rich and powerful music. Alexandra will introduce basic foot patterns, musicality, combinations and the pure fun that Dabke brings so you can be ready for you next Arabic party! All levels welcome. *Shoes/sneakers recommended

1 Hour of Instruction | Sunday, April 28, 2019, 3:30-4:30pm

***EARLY BIRD PRICING IS IN EFFECT! TAKE ADVANTAGE & SAVE!***

DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE | EARLY BIRD $299* | ENDS 8/31!!!

*limited to 50, includes all dance workshops, exclusive interviews, dance shirt

DANCE WORKSHOPS PACKAGE PRICE SCHEDULE:

  • EARLY BIRD PRICE: $299.00 ENDS August 31, 2018*
  • DISCOUNTED PRICE: $349.00 ENDS January 6, 2019*
  • FULL PRICE: $399.00

*While supplies last! Early Bird & Discounted Packages are limited in quantity.

Got a question? We’ve got an answer! Contact us directly at dance@miamiraksfest.com.

Happy Shimmies from Your Event Organizers,

Portia Lange & Miss Luisa of Belly Motions

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