This 40-hour course is ideal for serious students, current and aspiring teachers. Participants who pass the written and practical exam and practice teach a minimum of 20 hours outside of the training will be awarded a Bellyqueen Teacher Training certificate of completion, others will receive a certificate of attendance. Deepen your bellydance practice and understanding of teaching tools, anatomy, history, culture, music, business and more with this training.
January 26th-28th, February 2nd-4th (2 weekend format)
January 26th 6.30-9.30pm (3 hrs)
January 27th 10am-8pm (9 hrs)
January 28th 10am-7pm (8 hrs)
February 2nd 6.30-9.30pm (3 hrs)
February 3rd 10am-8pm (9 hrs)
February 4th 10am-7pm (8 hrs)
NOLA Studios, 244 West 54th St, 11th Floor, Studio A & B, btw 7th & 8th Ave, NYC
Students also get unlimited access to Bellyqueen weekly classes for the duration of the course
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DETAILED SCHEDULE COMING SOON
Music (Rhythm & Melody): 5 hours
Business: 3 hours
The 11th Bellyqueen Teacher Training will be conducted by Kaeshi Chai, Lissa Michalak, Zafer Tawil, Brad MacDonald and Nancy Eder.
Lissa Michalak has been teaching movement for more than 23 years and is a confirmed anatomy nerd. She is a Middle Eastern dancer and is certified in both mat and equipment through IM=X Pilates, Pilates Institute of America, and the Kane School of Core Integration. Lissa taught teacher trainings at the Kane School before getting certified as a Dynamic Embodiment® practitioner. She is now a practicing Somatic Movement Therapist specializing in musculoskeletal injuries. www.somaticanatomy.com and www.inspirationandexploration.com.
iddle East and holds workshops in oud technique and Arabic music theory. He was part of the Spirit of Fez U.S. Tour 2006 and has performed with some of the most celebrated world music artists, including violinist and oud master Simon Shaheen and Rai singer Cheb Mami. Zafer is continuously exploring the boundaries of Arab music, and has worked collaboratively on many concerts involving classical Indian and Persian music, as well as Jazz fusion. You can catch Zafer playing one of his many instruments at extravagant private celebrations near his Brooklyn neighborhood, and at cultural centers such as Alwan for the Arts in Manhattan.
Brad MacDonald aka BradMack has been playing darbuka since 1999 and music professionally since 2007. He is featured on two CDs, The Middle East Side and The Silent D with his NY-based band, Djinn and he performs regularly with the Turkish fusion band, Carmine & Friends. He has performed throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Morocco, China and Japan and he has taught throughout the United States, New Zealand and China.