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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! Effective warm-up techniques and dance history will also be covered.
Learn bellydance step by step with other absolute beginner adults in a nurturing environment with Kaeshi Chai. No previous dance experience necessary.
IN-PERSON: Bellyqueen School of Dance, 440 Lafayette St, 4th Floor, Studio 4D, New York, NY 10003
ONLINE: Via Zoom
Thursdays, 5.15-6.15pm July 29-August 26 – Universal Curriculum with Kaeshi
Cost: Sliding scale pay what you can afford
In-Person: $85, $100, $115
(5 sessions meeting once a week. Limited to 10 students.)
Online: $50, $75, $100
Recordings available for those who cannot make it live.
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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 | www.naturestories.world