WHAT: If you have always dreamed of belly dancing, or want a fun and exciting way to get active and meet new people, these courses are the perfect place to take that first step! We put great effort into creating a curriculum and atmosphere here at Bellyqueen for the first-time adult dancer! We know this exceptional program will ignite your passion for dance.
This course runs for 5 consecutive weeks and will build on from the week before.
Students will learn basic dance vocabulary and steps from the Bellyqueen Bastet curriculum.
Proper warm-up techniques and dance history are also covered.
Learn belly dance step by step with other absolute beginner adults in a nurturing environment with Bellyqueen instructor Kaeshi Chai.
No previous dance experience necessary.
Thursdays May 6th-June 3rd 5.15-6.15pm EDT – Bastet Curriculum
Registration ends 15 minutes before session begins
You will be emailed a Zoom link 10 minutes beforehand
COST: Sliding scale pay what you can
$50, $75, $100
Sign up for the courses at https://bellyqueen.com/classes
ABOUT THE TEACHER:
KAESHI CHAI is a NYC-based performer, theatrical director, teacher trainer, and award winning designer. She co-founded the professional dance company and school, Bellyqueen, and PURE (Public Urban Ritual Experiment), a global community focused on healing and social change through dance and music. Kaeshi has extensive training in contemporary dance, physical theatre and Silk Road dances spanning the Middle East to China. She has taught or performed in 47 states and 39 countries.She is an alumni member of the Bellydance Superstars, Jillina’s Bellydance Evolution and Kenji William’s Bella Gaia and curates the Djam NYC event for dancers and musicians to create and play together. Current projects include Ocean Stories, a performance integrating art and science to create more environmental awareness, and Creative Labs in which participants conceptualize, choreograph and mount full-length theatrical dance shows in 3-4 days. www.kaeshi.com www.pureglobe.org www.bellyqueen.com