Workshops with Horacio
Friday February 2 11 – 12.15 pm: Ballet
Friday February 2 12.30 – 2 pm: Hip Technique and Drum Solo
Saturday February 3 11 – 12.15 pm: Ballet
Saturday February 3 12.30 – 1.30 pm: Shimmie Variations with and without Cymbals
Sunday February 4 2.15 – 3.15 pm Andalusian, Muwashahat
Sunday February 4 3.30 – 5 pm Spanish Arabic
Many Oriental Dancers are a bit scared of ballet, thinking of acrobatic leg lifts etc. This ballet class is made for Oriental Dancers to enhance their understanding of structure, beautiful lines and are generally helpful for dance technique of any style. So use the opportunity to progress and have fun!
Shimmie Variations with and without Cymbals
Every dancer should be part musician, knowing the rhythms and playing cymbals! Any prop will make the audience more attentive and add to your performance. Playing finger cymbals cannot be learned in one class, like playing any instrument it takes time. But there are ways to learn and develop from cymbal frustration to cymbal heaven! Combined with Shimmie-Variations.
is an Arabic Dance Style from the 10. century when Spain was occupied by the Maures. Mahmoud Reda rediscovered this dance for the stage when he founded the Reda Troupe in Cairo in 1959. Today his style is regarded as THE Andalusian Muwashahat, a dance full of romance and elegance.
Oriental Dance with elements of Flamenco, music and dance fusion both styles into a sensual mix of fire, pride, strength and temperament. Discover your wild side!