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Weekend of Fusion: Workshops with Amy Sigil

  • Movement Art Space 3326 Verdugo Road Los Angeles, CA, 90065 United States (map)

MAS is thrilled to present AMY SIGIL for TWO Workshops as apart of our Weekend of FUSION!!!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Straight up Dance 1:30-3:30pm
A good 'ole fashion dance class! Great music, great friends and great choreography in true Sigil style! Come pour your heart out on the dance floor! Open to all levels.

Working in the Moment 4:00-6:00pm
An adventure in working with creativity and choreography in the current moment, right here and right now! This is a Sigil experimental workshop that gives dancers an opportunity to use fragmented movements to create whole prices. Think of it as going 'from street to stage'.

EACH WORKSHOP $35 pre-reg/ $40 at the door (space permitting)
Workshops are LIMITED TO ONLY 18 STUDENTS!!! 

Register HERE

Also, come enjoy a wide range of Bellydance Fusion at the Los Angeles Raqs "Fusion" Hafla including our special guest AMY SIGIL!!! Friday, April 28th, 2017 at MAS! Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm and only $10 at the door. 

Additionally, we are excited to present Contemporary Fusion with Stefanie Mari Bellydance Sunday, April 30th 6-8pm at MAS! All of this is apart of our Weekend of FUSION!!! See you in April

About AMY~
"I've always been inspired by movement.
My first conscious movements were found around the neck of a quarter horse. When I was a young girl I fell in love with a horse named Biscuit. We were both very young together, her 7 months old and myself 7 years old. It was the first time I cared about how strong my legs were, my will. Biscuit and I were left alone on 40 acres to develop our relationship. She spent years trying to kill me. She ran me under low tree branches, scraped my legs against barbed wire fences, kicked me, bit me and tried to drown me in the pond numerous times. Here's what I learned; lay to the side of the saddle with your head lower then her back when approaching a low branch, throw both legs opposite the fence side, stay close to her body so she can only push you and not extend her leg for a full force kick, bite her back, and learn to swim as fast as a quarter horse. She was my best friend.

Who knows if it was Biscuit that built my love of working with large mammals, but it has resonated with me my entire life. I am passionate about group work, inclusivity and fitness. I am moved by music and work ethic, by Art and expression. Dance is all of these things for me. It is a way to further my relationship with my body and share these findings with others. What's beautiful about dance is that it is "me". It is "you". It is "us". What a beautiful thing to express yourself with yourself. Is there anything more authentic?" - Amy Sigil

Amy Sigil is an international instructor in dance and team building, director of UNMATA, owner of Hot Pot Studios and the creator of Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS). She has been studying dance for over 20 years with training in Bellydance, American Tribal Style, Hula, Tahitian, Volleyball, Basketball and Track.

Earlier Event: April 28
LA RAQS presents "Fusion" Spring Hafla
Later Event: April 29
Nashua's Belly Dance Showcase