Belly Dance Workshops -Props and Musical Instruments

 

Workshop Pricing

    • Finger Cymbal Workshops
      All include dance combinations with finger cymbals.

      • Finger Cymbals – Basics and Patterns
      • Finger Cymbals – Patterns and Rhythms
      • Finger Cymbals – Rhythm, Melody, Patterns
      • Finger Cymbals – Dancing to your own music
      • Finger Cymbals – Combinations and Choreography

      [Minimum workshop length 2 hours (1 or 2 topics); Maximum workshop length 8 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours (minimum 1 hour per selected topic)]

    • Fabulous FanVeilZZ
      • Technique and Combinations for Single Fan Veil
        Learn to flutter, float, and wave the beautiful silk of your fan veil as part of this technique focused workshop. We will start from the very beginning with how to hold and manipulate the fan veil, but by the end of the workshop, you will be combining the basics into beautiful combinations.
        [Minimum workshop length 1.5 hours; Maximum workshop length 4 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours]
      • Technique and Combinations for Double Fan Veil
        What could be more fun than dancing with a fan veil? Why, dancing with two fan veils, of course! This workshop focuses on the technique for dancing with two fans, including symmetrical and asymmetrical movements. We will learn solo and partner combinations and get lots of great practice in for your fan veil technique.
        [Minimum workshop length 1.5 hours; Maximum workshop length 4 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours]
      • Technique and Combinations for Single 3 Meter Fan Veils
        Standard fan veils are about 1.5 meters long, but if you want maximum drama, you may want to try out a 3 meter fan veil. In this workshop, we will go over the technique for using this super-long-length fan veil and try out a few combinations.
        [Minimum workshop length 1.5 hours; Maximum workshop length 4 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours]
      • Technique and Combinations for Double 3 Meter Fan Veils
        3 meter fan veils are the most exciting and dramatic fan veil option out there In this workshop, we will concentrate on how to successfully work with two of these beautiful fans to add grace and power for an amazing performance.
        [Minimum workshop length 1.5 hours; Maximum workshop length 4 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours]

 

    • Customized Workshop – Props Overview and Individual Prop workshops
      These customizable workshops cover technique and combinations for the most common props used in belly dance performances today.

      • Balancing Basics 1 – Basket, Tray, Shamadan, Bowl, Cane, Candles
      • Balancing Basics 2 – Sword, Staff, Fire props, Fire bowl (does not include fire in workshop)
      • Balancing Beyond – Zeffa and Shamadan
      • Flow and Float – Rectangular and ½ circle veil work and wraps
      • Veil 101 – Dancing with your prop as a partner
      • Fan Veils – multiple levels available
      • A Trick of the Light – Dancing with hand candles
      • Raqs Assaya – Dancing with a Cane in Saiidi, Ghawazee, or Beledi Style

      [Minimum workshop length 2 hours (1 or 2 topics); Maximum workshop length 8 hours in blocks of 2 to 4 hours (minimum 1 hour per selected topic)]

 

  • Customized Workshop
    Interested in a specific topic or subset? Contact Mahsati and we can customize a workshop especially for your event! If you don’t see a specific topic that you are interested in, just ask and we will let you know if we have something available. Choreographies are available as part of any workshop as requested.