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Bellydance Evolution World Dance Workshops

  • Evolution Studios 10816 Burbank Boulevard North Hollywood, CA 91601 (map)

Saturday July 22

Sharon Kihara
Dark Side of the Drum (Tribal Fusion Drum Solo)

Let’s shimmy, pop and lock our way through the dark side in this workshop set to original music by Ozzy! We will begin with a warm-up and technique clinic before learning and dancing a fun and artistic choreography from the Bellydance Evolution show! Levels advanced beginner on up are welcome. Bring a hipscarf and prepare to get sweaty!

$35 early bird / $45 after June 28

Olga Kramarova
Dynamic Dabke

This fun, high-energy workshop will cover basic combinations seen in Dabke - a folk dance commonly seen in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Palestine. We will learn the rhythmic structure relative to this dance form, as well as a short choreography to one of the world's most popular Dabke songs! Please bring thick-sole dance shoes to protect your feet!

$30 early bird / $35 after June 28

Tarab (Tarab Choreography)

Learn to connect your emotion to your motion. Explore and enjoy the art of dancing to the richness of tarab music!

$35 early bird / $45 after June 28


Middle Eastern Basics

Fun with Folklore

Sunday July 23

Hips of Tahiti (Tahitian dance)

Journey to the island of Tahiti as the rhythm of the drums guide your hips in motion of the ocean, exploring into the dance culture of Tahitian. Develop various isolating hip movements with traditional poster and gracefully expressing meaning through arm and hand motions.

$30 early bird / $35 after June 28

Funky Fantasm (Shabbi choreography from BDE show)

Egyptian Pop Shabbi - Party in streets of Cairo! Learn an energetic choreography mixed with the art of improvisation. This choreography is from Bellydance Evolution’s newest show “Fantasm - Odyssey of Dreams”

$35 early bird / $45 after June 28

The Substantial 7 (Performance Skills)

The Substantial 7 offers valuable concepts and tools to help create a strong stage presence. During this workshop we will study 7 important key ingredients essential for taking the stage. You will be able to incorporate these tools into your everyday practice and flow through your performances with ease, fluidity and confidence. Working through drills and combinations that cover each tool we will work on piecing it all together in order to create your individual stage presence. This workshop is perfect for all dancers looking to further their performance skills and just give each performance that little extra Va Va Voom.

$30 early bird / $35 after June 28


Bellydance Basics

Bellydance Basics (Fun with props)