About the Dance:
Bellydance is a broad term covering folkloric and modern dances from or inspired by the Middle East, predominantly Egypt and Turkey. Like most dance styles, bellydance is dominated by women, however it is a dance for all ages and genders.
Classes and Curriculum:
Classes are suitable for the first-timer as well as more experienced dancers. They are a flexible 90 minute format that allows for continued growth and development as a dancer with increasing challenges provided so that each student progresses at their own pace. Students learn the basics of bellydance as well as the culture behind the dance. They gain a strong understanding of middle-eastern music and how to move to it. Classes incorporate both choreography and improvisation providing students with a well-rounded dance education.
Curriculum: basic movement, musicality, layering technique, traveling, choreography, improvisation, culture.
About the teacher:
Darshiva trained in Egyptian Style Bellydance with Shemiran Ibrahim at AmeraÃ¢â?¬â?¢s Palace in Sydney in the highly acclaimed Ã¢â?¬Å?Belly Dancing from the Heart MethodÃ¢â?¬ï¿½ teacher training course. She is a committee member of the Organisation for Middle Eastern Dance in Australia ...read more