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Tribal Gathering SFV

  • Granada Pavilion 11128 Balboa Boulevard Granada Hills, CA, 91344 United States

Celebrate Summer Solstice Weekend
with your TRIBAL Community!

11:00AM - Socializing and Shopping!

11:30AM-1:00PM - Beginning Basket Workshop for ATS - $25
with Aleta Marie Kaplan of Roya Tribal Belly Dance and Dance Guild. 

We will learn basket headwear, placements and posture. Dancers should be familiar with Vol. 1 FCBD® instruction and movement vocabulary from Level 1 and Level 1.5. We will discover beginners prop work with the foundation of our dance art. The very moves that are our roots to our dance language become a new vision with the prop; enhancing your own clarity
of posture along with “wowing” the audience with your balancing skills.

Slow: Basket Salutation (Roya Dialect), Taxeem, Body Wave, Circle Step, Torso Twist, Turns. 

Fast: Shimmy Step, Hip Bump, Arabic, Egyptian.

What to wear:
Please bring head scarf /head wrap and Bobbie pins and three to four hair flowers. Hair Head wrap of cotton or natural fibers, not slick or silky fabric/head scarf/ hair flowers/Bobbie pins/basket/Zils. Some baskets may be available to borrow at the workshop. Please register early to inquire on basket rental.

Baskets for sale may be purchased at the website
www.basketsofafrica.com. We prefer baskets with 15”-16” in diameter. Uganda Baskets, Bukedo Raffia Bowl.

1:00-4:00PM - Tribal Jam ALL IMPROV STYLES!!!, Shopping, Socializing, and Dancing in ATS FLOW®!

5:00PM - Summer Social Hafla at the Twisted Studio!
We always say to each other, "let's get together when we're not performing!" "Wouldn't it be nice to just spend some time."
Ok, here it is! Dance and drum optional!
Let's hang out, have a drink, laugh, zaghareet, and share our love of all things Tribal together!

Saturday Workshop - $25
PAYPAL: Twistedgypsytribe@gmail.com

More details on Facebook here.

CONTACT Jen McDonald for address information, vending information, and to reserve your space.

MUSICIANS, CONTACT Charles Thomas