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ATS with Fire Workshops!


  • Twisted Studio Chatsworth, CA (map)

We are THRILLED to announce these upcoming workshops at our home studio with the beautiful and talented, Gaia Sophia! 

SATURDAY - ELEMENTS OF FIRE!

10:00AM-11:00AM - Kundalini Yoga Movement and Meditation to Awaken the Inner Fire - $15
Prepare for your journey into dancing with fire with this custom yoga experience designed to connect dancers to their inner fire through thoughtfully selected Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations. 
No previous yoga experience required. Bring a mat or blanket and dress comfortably. 

11:15AM-12:15PM - *Safety, Prop Options and Costuming
*REQUIRED FOR ALL WORKSHOPS - $25
Fire is an exciting and dynamic element to add to your dance. The key to successfully dancing with fire is maintaining safety and respect of the fire at all times. In this workshop we will cover essential steps to a safe personal and professional fire practice by exploring fuel and prop options, costuming, fire “stations” and safety person(s) and basic first aid. No experience with fire dancing required. 

1:00PM-3:30PM - Palm Torches for ATS- Fast Vocabulary with Movement Dialect - $60
It’s your time to SHINE by adding fire to your American Tribal Style dance repertoire. We will cover several ideal fast dance steps for palm torches as well as adding in my movement dialect for a fun and dynamic experience. All selected movements and modifications ensure clear and safe solo and troupe fire dancing. We will be dancing with fire in this workshop! Dancers need to be familiar with ATS Levels 1-2. Prerequisite- Safety Workshop

3:45-5:45 - *Palm Torch Do-It-Yourself! - $40
Create a custom pair of “invisible” palm torches perfect for ATS fire dancing! After I had been dancing with a pair of pre-made palm torches for a few years I decided to make my own and would love to share the process with you.You’ll love the personalized experience and feel more connected to your props and experience of dancing with fire. This workshop also includes an initial burn. All materials are provided. 
Prerequisite- Safety Workshop

7:30 -10:00PM - EVENING HAFLA OF FIRE, DANCE, & LIVE MUSIC!!! PERFORMERS WELCOMED! 
Performance spots will be offered to workshop attendees first.
Live music option!
Contact Jen to sign up.

SUNDAY - ELEMENTS OF FIRE!

10:00-11:00AM - Temple Dance Stretch - $15
Step into the sacred with me as we learn the 13 beautiful Temple Dance movements from the Woman Power Workout DVD. These movements will enhance your warm-up routine and performance vocabulary. Several of these movements translate well for floor and prop work. We will break each movement down for a solid understanding of head, hand and foot positioning as well as explore the meaning behind the movements, as these are prayerful expressions of the divine.

11:15AM-12:15PM - *Safety, Prop Options and Costuming
*REQUIRED FOR ALL WORKSHOPS - $25
Fire is an exciting and dynamic element to add to your dance. The key to successfully dancing with fire is maintaining safety and respect of the fire at all times. In this workshop we will cover essential steps to a safe personal and professional fire practice by exploring fuel and prop options, costuming, fire “stations” and safety person(s) and basic first aid. No experience with fire dancing required. 

1:00-3:30PM - Palm Torches for ATS- Slow Vocabulary with Movement Dialect - $60
Illumine the beauty of slow ATS by adding the powerful and mystical element of FIRE. In this workshop we will create a slow vocabulary step list ideal for dancing with palm torches as well as explore my movement dialect. All selected movements ensure clear and safe solo and troupe fire dancing. We will be dancing with fire in this workshop! Dancers need to be familiar with ATS Levels 1-3. Prerequisite- Safety Workshop

3:45-5:45 - Solo and Troupe Performance - $50
For dancers interested in taking fire dancing into the public, this workshop is for you! In this lecture format workshop, we will cover the legalities and logistics of fire dancing, including safety tips for troupe formations and transitions, outdoor and indoor performance set-up, insurance, and general technical considerations. We will have several walk-through scenarios.
No Prerequisite

6:30-8:30PM *Palm Torch Do-It-Yourself! - $40
Create a custom pair of “invisible” palm torches perfect for ATS fire dancing! After I had been dancing with a pair of pre-made palm torches for a few years I decided to make my own and would love to share the process with you.You’ll love the personalized experience and feel more connected to your props and experience of dancing with fire. This workshop also includes an initial burn. All materials are provided. Prerequisite- Safety Workshop

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME CLASSES!

Early Bird Pricing: (Payments must be in by August 31)
Saturday - $125 for the day!
Sunday - $175 for the day!

*FULL WEEKEND PACKAGE - $265!!!
(*The Full Weekend Package allots the repeat of 2 classes in the price - students may take them either day once or attend them each twice for maximum retention.)

ALL STUDENTS ATTENDING MUST SIGN UP FOR ONE OF THE "*Safety, Prop Options and Costuming" CLASS.
NO EXCEPTIONS

We accept cash, check, credit card, and PayPal
(Please note there is a $5 fee for credit card and PayPal)
PayPal: twistedgypsytribe@gmail.com (please add $5 to cover fees)

Individual classes will be made available after August 1.
Please contact Jen@twistedgypsy.com for more information!