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2021 Boutique Workshop: May 1 & 2, 2021

*Some* Workshops have an In-Person (mask mandatory) option, and they all have an Online, via Zoom, Option.

Workshop Fees are payable via:

Zelle or Venmo.
Seller: BDUCVideos@gmail.com

In "Note to Seller", please let us know: 1) workshop and instructor name ; 2) day and time of the workshop ; 3) will be attending in-person or via Zoom ; 4) the name and email of the attendee(s).

In-person workshop attendence is availabe for *some* of the workshops on Saturday, and are limited to ?? attendees.   Masks are mandatory for the entire time you are in the building, including *during* the workshop.

Anisa's Dance Studio   14252 Ventura Blvd.   Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Individual 1-hr Classes: $20
Zoom link will be emailed to attendees.

Full class descriptions from each instructor is detailed below the schedule.
All times are Pacific Daylight Time. First class both days starts at 11:00 AM.

The Zoom Link will be sent before class, please sign in 5 minutes before class starts.   ~ Thank You ~

Saturday, May 1, 2021:

11:00 - 12:00     Amina Goodyear:  Taqsim and Taqsim Baladi
                            (Zoom Only)

  12:30 - 1:30     Angelika Nemeth:  Maksoum Rhythm
                            accompanied by Live Music w/ Donavon Lerman and Victoria Carter
                            (In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom)

  2:00 - 3:00       Helena Vlahos:  Zills Acapella w/ Movement Combos
                            (In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom)

  3:30 - 4:30       Anisa:  Multi-Layer Isolation Technique
                            (In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom)

Sunday, May 2, 2021:

  11:00 - 12:00   Prince Kayammer:   Exciting Egyptian Technique and Combinations
                            (Zoom Only)     Class is Full

  12:30 - 1:30     Mesmera:  Mesmerizing Arms
                            (Zoom Only)     Class is Full

  2:00 - 3:00       Moria Chappell:  
                            (Zoom Only)

  3:30 - 4:30       Leila Farid:  Classic Shaabi
                            (Zoom Only)     Class is Full

    11:00 - 12:00pm (PDT)

Amina Goodyear

Taqsim and Taqsim Baladi

The similarities *and* differences in dance.

Zoom Only

      12:30 - 1:30pm (PDT)

Angelika Nemeth

Maksoum Rhythm

Angelika will be accompanied by Live Music with
Donavon Lerman and Victoria Carter.

In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom

    Click image below to go to Angelika's video.

      2:00 - 3:00pm (PDT)

Helena Vlahos

Zills Acapella with Movement Combos

We will be working on the Zill Patterns that go with
the dance combos. It will be fun and exciting!

These Zill Patterns can be used with your own movement
combos. Zill Patterns can fit into different rhythms!

In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom

      3:30 - 4:30pm (PDT)


Multi-Layered Isolation Technique

What does it mean to isolate?
Does it mean moving only one body part at a time?
Not Necessarily!

In this workshop you will learn:

- Combinations of isolations: using muscles in
combination together ; i.e., one movement with the
lower torso while at the same time adding a
different dance move with the upper body.

- How correct posture and weight placement help you anchor and activate
your muscles to allow for isolation.

- Shimmying with intentional arm movements using your back
and shoulder muscles to help eliminate unintentional arm shaking.

Combinations will include:

- pelvic drops and chest shimmies at the same time
- adding rib cage and arms
- camels with chest shimmies and added arm moves
- adding arms and/or ribcage to side to side shimmies
- using weight shift for fluidity with side to side shimmies and hip circles

In-Person (Mask Required) and Zoom

      11am - 12:00pm (PDT)

    Class is Full

Prince Kayammer

Exciting Egyptian Technique & Combinations

Rhythms for the combinations taught will be:

Samai Thaquil - 10/8
Masmoudi Kebir - 8/4
Saidi/Maqsoum - 4/4

In this class I will explain the technique and 2 combinations for each rhythm,
using examples from different pieces of music using that rhythm.

At the end of the class you will be able to use these combinations in a workout or in teaching.

Prince Kayammer teaching to 4/4 rhythm. (Facebook video)

Zoom Only

    12:30pm - 1:30pm (PDT)

   Class is Full


Mesmerizing Arms

Build Strength! Add Grace! Expand Your Embrace!

What are your arms doing while your hips are busy?
Are your elbows following or leading?
Ready for "Handle This" and "Wristy Business"?

Focus is on upperbody posture, arm carriage with fluid
and sharp technique, framing and layering combinations
for beautiful, expressive gestures and dramatic ARMS!

                                             Zoom Only

      2:00 - 3:00pm (PDT)

Moria Chappell

Stage Make-up for Dancers - the lines that matter!

Focus on face contour, eyebrow shape, eyeliner
and lip liner to learn how to expertly sculpt your face
and enhance what matters most!

Brush technique will be emphasized!   All faces welcome!

Zoom Only

      3:30 - 4:30pm (PDT)

    Class is Full

Leila Farid

Classic Shaabi

Leila will present the early days of Shaabi:
the stars, the political climate and the dance.

Learn some new, old moves and a bit of Shaabi history!

Zoom Only

NOTE: The Workshop Schedule is subject to change.
Please check back for changes and amendments. Thank you!

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