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Workshops

Updates for 2020 coming soon!

 

Workshop 1: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

 "Dancing with a Live Drummer" with Issam Houshan

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

 

Workshop 2: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

"Black And White: Egyptian Golden Age Style Technique And Choreography" with Princess Farhana

The Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema  refers to the  period from the late 1930’s through the early 1960’s. The  films  created during this time were lavishly produced romantic musicals featuring exquisite dancers and  neo-classical Egyptian music. 

You'll  learn  signature combinations from Golden Age Stars Naima Akef,  Samia Gamal, and Tahia Carioca, and a short, sassy Golden Age choreography to music from that time period. 

All Levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

Workshop 3: 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

"Picture Perfect" with  Maharet Christina Hughes

Does the modern world of photography confuse you? What is High Resolution? 

What photos are good for your website, Instagram, and print.

Posing, what poses to avoid and why. 

Take the mystery out of creating a positive image. Includes mini photo session and 2 images.

Join Maharet LA photographer for this exciting and fun workshop that may change your image forever.

Bring one costume and have make-up on for this workshop.

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

 

 

Workshop 4: 9:00am - 10:30am

"You Can Be A Zill-ionare" with Surreyya

Wan't to play zills...OVER ANYTHING?  learn to be a killer ziller with improv skills, rhythm patterns, complex patterns and simple ones all the same.  Keep the tradition of finger cymbals alive, and work with zill drills to improve your ability to play WHILE dancing and get off the sidelines.  Odd time signatures, fun accents, ancient rhythms and modern spins, this workshop will open your mind about zills and give you a solid foundation for finger cymbals.

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

Workshop 5: 10:45am - 12:15pm

 “The Invisible Element- Modern Silk Veil Techniques and Choreography" with Andalee

 Does the veil intrigue you, or mystify? If you are the former, then don’t hesitate… sign up now! If you are the latter, let Andalee convince you that the silk veil is an elegant and generous dance partner once you get a few tips and techniques down. Come to class with an oh-so-easy to pack rectangular silk veil at 3-4yds in length so you can leave paradise with a new found love affair!

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

Workshop 6: 12:45pm - 2:15pm

"Taking Your Tabla Skills To The Next Level" with Issam Houshan. ALL Levels Welcome... even new beginners. Professionals encouraged to join, too!

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

 

 

Workshop 7: 9:00am - 10:30am

"The ABC's Of Improv" with Crystal Ravenwolf

In this upbeat workshop Crystal will teach you how to not only take the fear out of improv but actually have fun with it! Learn how to take your improv skills to the next level with these fun exercises that will promote creativity, musicality and confidence for your next performance!

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

Workshop 8: 10:45am - 12:15pm

"Rhythm of the Night: Understanding, and dancing to Middle Eastern rhythms" with Talia Soleil and Issam Houshan

Ancient Middle Eastern melodies are known for drawing us out of our seats to dance. Issam will teach why the structure of the rhythms are important to Middle Eastern music, and why they call us to dance. Understanding these rhythms allows dancers to move from emotions, and truly feel a connection with the music. Practice short dance combinations with Talia that accentuate the music and give dancers a way to approach and relate to these rhythms with joy. Ideal for dancers of all styles and levels.  Buy Now.

Workshop 9: 12:45pm - 2:15pm

"The Shape Of Water:  Fluid  Abdominal Technique" with Princess Farhana

This workshop focuses on fluid  abdominal  movements, core strength and flow , laying the foundation for truly incredible torso work. Based  the extreme belly dance technique that Princess Farhana is known for, this class covers mind-bending fluid movements, undulations and combinations.

 You’ll also learn breath control for an endless flutter,  layered abdominal technique and  several types of torso isolations.

All levels and styles of dance welcome and encouraged. Buy Now

 

An Extra Day in Paradise:

Monday, September 16, 2019

Location photo shoot with Maharet Christina Hughes

Tarot Readings & Healings with Crystal Ravenwolf

(Not included in any of the Raqs Tiki packages)

 
 

Day 2 Saturday, September 14

Day 3 Sunday, September 15