Bellydance Classes

Led by internationally renowned instructor, Maria Hamer!
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Bellydance 1: Drills with Zills
Beginner to Advanced
This is a great class for beginners who need to get that technique work in. Students will break down the movements from the inside out to best understand the quality of movement as well as build stamina within the technique. An introduction to zills (finger cymbals) will be applied, learning finger rhythm patterns. Expect a brief warm up and cool down. Comfortable pants and hip scarf recommended.  
*First time zill owners should get a lightweight zill. I recommend Saroyan Mastercrafts’ “Nefertiti” for beginners.

Bellydance 2: Drills, Layers, & Zills
Experienced-Beginner to Advanced
This course will discuss and apply specific timings, weight exchanges, and layering dynamics that will challenge and build students’ range of movement to express themselves! Students will break down each layer to the slowest possible speed to check in with posture, energy, and flow then speed up the movements gradually adding, or deleting elements. Zills work is expanded upon as well. Combos, taxim, and hoedown jam (call out with cymbal, jamila-esque style) may finish our classes! Expect a challenging warm up and blissful cool down.


Thursdays
6 PM – Bellydance 1
7 PM – Bellydance 2
8 PM – Vetiver Bellydance Team led by Maria!

Please visit our Registration page for pricing and to sign up!


Questions?
Contact the studio at 412-465-0290