Wednesday, June 29, 2016

July Preview

Come on out and celebrate our fabulous local raqs community in July!

Sunday, July 10

Level 2 Certification Review Workshop

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Nazeem Allayl Belly Dance Studio at Little 5 Points, 1394 McLendon Ave NE

Review the techniques and choreography required for Nazeem Allayl Level 2 certification in this workshop. Visit the web site for more information and to buy passes.

July 16-17

Amar Gamal

Amar Gamal Weekend Intensive

Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance, 1015 Collier Rd NW Suite B
Early Bird rates:
Workshops $45 each; $160 for full weekend

Study with Bellydance Superstars cast member Amar Gamal, known for her graceful, Latin-
influenced Egyptian style. Workshops include:

Saturday 7/16/16 ($45 each in advance)
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Dance Essentials: Strong Lines & Powerful Technique
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Art of Veil Work: Technique and Combos

Sunday 7/17/16 ($80 in advance)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Classical Egyptian Choreography

Visit the Facebook event for all the latest news. Click here for more information and to buy tickets,

Monday, July 18

Majda Anwar

Introduction to the Jamila Salimpour
Format with Majda Anwar

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tribal Bellydance Center of Atlanta, 2861 Henderson Mill Road
$25 in advance; $30 at the door

n this two-hour workshop, Majda will introduce combinations from the Jamila Salimpour format vocabulary, a primary influence for both American cabaret and tribal style belly dance. Majda is Suhaila Level 2 and Jamila Level 1 certified, and is pursuing her Jamila Level 2 certification this summer.

Visit the  Facebook event for more details, or click here to purchase your ticket.

Saturday, July 23

"Attack of the Belly Dancers"

7:00 p.m.
The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta
General admission $20; VIP Package $30 (includes show ticket, T-shirt, and a show keepsake) 

Check out a variety of local and regional talent in this show. With a theme of celebrating the diversity of belly dance, event producer Sabia has assembled performers representing a wide variety of styles, including:

  • Amirah Bey
  • Chudney
  • James Flannery
  • Hasna
  • Hiptrance
  • Karma Karmelita
  • The Mad Hatter Dance Company   
  • Maiea
  • Lady Morrighan 
  • Jenny Nichols 
  • The Saturnalia Project

RSVP to the Facebook event or visit the Facebook page for the latest news, or go straight to the web site to purchase tickets.

Sunday, July 24

Level 2 Certification Test Exam

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Nazeem Allayl Belly Dance Studio at Little 5 Points, 1394 McLendon Ave NE

Maddie with Fire Fans
Photo by Studio Jaki
Testing for Level 2 certification, including technique, sword balancing, and two choreographies. Visit the web site for more information and to buy passes.

Sunday, July 31

KILLER Fire Fans for Dancers and Performers Workshop with Maddie

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
"Kickass Fire Fans for Dancers & Performers" ($45)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Advanced Fire Fan Training & Combos for Pros" ($25)

Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance, 1015 Collier Rd NW Suite B

Atlanta favorite Maddie shares the secrets of this sensational prop. Check out the Facebook event for more details and recommendations for purchasing and working with fire fans, or visit the web page to buy tickets.

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