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Workshop Sampler Weekend 2014


Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM (MST)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Weekend Pass (6 workshops)
Ticket price for full weekend pass (all 6 workshops) after Jan 4th Note that we only have 15 full weekend passes available due to workshop size limit for hoops.
2 Tickets Ended $160.00 $9.79
Full Day Saturday (3 workshops)
Full day Saturday with a discount - all three workshops with Che, Molly, Mahisha Note that we only have 15 Saturday passes available due to workshop size limit for hoops.
9 Tickets Ended $90.00 $5.94
Full Day Sunday (3 workshops)
Take all three workshops on Sunday with Barb, Phoenix & Julia
2 Tickets Ended $90.00 $5.94
Sat 9am-11am with Che
Saturday Jan 18th - 9am-11am "Che with Mini Hoop Magic with Big Impact" How can "spinning" things in small spaces expand your range of motion, dance combo variety, and body/mind neural connections? Mini hoops can greatly enhance your dance flow practice with similarities to fans, poi, cane, candles and other dance props. We'll focus on "off-body" hooping and layer with dance. Planes, levels, directions, angles, shapes, patterns, terminology, will be covered. All abilities welcome-bring hoops, humor and positive attitude! Practice hoops available at workshop or order in advance through Ché. This workshop is limited to 15 people due to space and hoops. Che: Ché Rippinger runs Hip The Hoopla, humorous hoop dance & fitness with Laughter Yoga, dance-adapted yoga and belly dance providing group classes, private sessions, performing and custom hoops. Che' has motivated and taught people from all walks of life for 20+ years in dance, hooping, martial arts and cartooning. She encourages adults to increase their health and happiness through hooping and dance to de-stress, learn, and grow with contagious positivity. www.HipTheHoopla.com
9 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Sat 11:30am-1:30pm with Molly
Saturday Jan 18th 11:30am - 1:30pm "McClellan with Fusion Feet and Finger Cymbals!" In this workshop we will be exploring new and fun zill patterns to liven up your dancing, no matter what the style. Focusing on new patterns we will combine our zilling with some fun tribal fusion combinations (complete with footwork!) that you can incorporate into your own dancing. This workshop is best for people who have some previous finger cymbal (zilling) experience. Please bring your finger cymbals (we will have a couple of loaners), a notebook for notes (if desired), and a water bottle. Molly: Molly McClellan is a Tribal Fusion and Tribal Improv teacher and dancer that been in the Colorado area performing solo, with TribalTique, and now with the Vespertina Dance Project for over 9 years. She is a sought-after instructor who has taught sold out workshops locally and at national events such as Tribal Fest, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher and is certified in Certified Rachel Brice's 8 ElementsTM Phase 1: Initiation and Phase 2: Cultivation. ww.MollyMcClellan.net
8 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Sat 1:45pm-3:45pm with Mahisha
Jan 18th - Saturday 1:45pm - 3:45pm "Mahisha with Rhythm Raks - The Beat is in the Heart" Explore the lively rhythms of the classic style of bellydance and learn a short drum solo with Mahisha. Her foundations in this dance and her style of teaching of over 40 yrs., enhances that ‘Rhythm Raks’ in everyone and” that we are ‘it’ when we let the music dance us.” Bring hip scarves of course. Mahisha Mahisha: Mahisha has been teaching for 38 + yrs. and has been performing for over 50 yrs. Her creative style is based in Classical Egyptian. Over the years she has become widely known for multi-veil, double veil, Cabaret style, energetic drum solos, tribal fusion and concept pieces such as the series Messages From The Grandmothers. She has also studied ballet, jazz, salsa and African dance. Dance is in her Soul. www.facebook.com/mahisha.doss
9 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Sun 10am-12pm with Barb Van Hoy
Jan 19th - Sunday 10am to 12pm "Barb Van Hoy with Ragtime Tribal Fusion Combos" The Ragtime Tribal Fusion Combos complete with Crazy Layers, Fast Turns and ATS Posture. Participants will learn & practice some foundations of fast, fun and challenging Tribal Fusion belly dance movements (very Mardi Love-inspired!), and put them together into dynamic combinations. Beginners to experienced dancers will get some goodies to advance their dance and have fun. Barb teaches with humor and kindness. Barb Van Hoy: Barb Van Hoy began teaching belly dance in Colorado Springs in 2001 and teaches Classic, American Tribal Style®, and Tribal Fusion styles through her company Springs Oasis Belly Dance. She produces community belly dance shows in Colorado Springs and dances with Mizmar Madness. She currently teaches at UCCS and the Movement Arts Community Studio in Colorado Springs. www.SpringsOasisBellyDance.com
6 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Sun 12:30pm-2:30pm with Phoenix
Sunday - Jan 19th 12:30pm - 2:30pm "Phoenix with Bring on the Layers!" Have a little fun with layering! In this workshop, we will work with ideas to layer your basic and advanced moves for a more dimension. Movements will include: sharp, shimmy, smooth, upper and lower body along with traveling. Phoenix will have a couple of fun building combinations to utilize with your layers! This workshop is geared for those with bellydance experience but beginners can enjoy working on the single layered movements and combinations. Bring a water bottle, notebook and you ready to layer it up! Phoenix: Phoenix of Denver is a Colorado instructor, performer and event sponsor. Phoenix has been bellydancing since 1997 and began teaching in 2002. Along with local classes and workshops, Phoenix has been sponsored at the Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive, Hawaii Bellydance Convention, Boise-Idaho, Wilmington-North Carolina and currently working on her 2014 dates. Phoenix is most known for her fluid and creative performances which are most often improv but always from the heart. For more info: www.phoenix-dancing.com
2 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Sun 2:45pm-4:45pm with Julia DiVerdi
Jan 19th - Sunday 2:45pm - 4:45pm Jan 19th - Sunday 2:45pm - 4:45pm "Julia Diverdi with Showgirl Academy" What better way to add polish to your belly dance style than with the poise, posture, and exquisite strut of a Vegas showgirl? This workshop will feature graceful arms, snappy turns, sky-high kicks and plenty of classic walks and struts to show off those gams! We'll put everything together in a fun and easy showgirl-style routine with plenty of sassy belly dance flavor. Perfect for all levels and styles of dancers, feathers, and heels optional! Julia DiVerdi Without a doubt one of the region's premier belly dance entrepreneurs, Julia DiVerdi has developed a dance style and stage persona distinctly her own. Currently directing Northern Colorado's newest dance project, Sumatra Belly Dance, Julia also directs The Cupcake Cabaret Burlesque Review as well as performing as a solo belly dance and striptease artist. She has taught workshops and performed across the nation at some of the leading festivals including multiple appearances at Tribal Fest in California and the Colorado Burlesque Festival right here in the Rockies! Seamlessly blending together a vast array of influences, Julia maintains a commitment to artful creativity and elegant sensuality in all of her endeavors. www.juliadiverdi.com
4 Tickets Ended $35.00 $2.92
Full Weekend Pass (6 workshops) - early bird   more info 6 Tickets Ended $120.00 $7.59
Full Day Saturday (3 workshops) - early bird   more info 8 Tickets Ended $65.00 $4.57
Full Day Sunday (3 workshops) - early bird   more info 5 Tickets Ended $65.00 $4.57
Sat 9am-11am with Che - early bird   more info 10 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Sat 11:30am-1:30pm with Molly - early bird   more info 10 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Sat 1:45pm-3:45pm with Mahisha - early bird   more info 12 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Sun 10am-12pm with Barb Van Hoy - early bird   more info 9 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Sun 12:30pm-2:30pm with Phoenix - early bird   more info 4 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Sun 2:45pm-4:45pm with Julia DiVerdi - early bird   more info 7 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37

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Workshop Sampler Weekend - New Ideas for Your Toolkit

6 Colorado Instructors will offer a variety of topics for all styles and levels of bellydancers!

Come out for a fun weekend to kick off the new year with new ideas.

Instructors include: Phoenix of Denver, Molly McClellan, Barb Van Hoy, Mahisha, Che and Julia DiVerdi.

Workshops and Bios are in the individual ticket descriptions.  Note that we have discounts on purchasing a full day and weekend.

Have questions about Workshop Sampler Weekend 2014? Contact Phoenix-Dancing

When & Where

The Red Elephant Workshop
244 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80223

Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM (MST)

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