Saturday Jan 5, 2019
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Find your inner warrior in this workshop series that integrates belly dance and martial arts with different weapon styles and focuses on ancient cultural dances as well as tribal rhythms and beats.
Find your inner warrior in this one of a kind workshop series that integrates a mixture of belly dance and martial arts with different weapon styles. With a focus on the dances of ancient cultures and influenced by tribal rhythms and beats this series will take your dance style to the next level and add a dimension not seen before.
Sat Jan. 5
Dancing with a sword is about balance and control. It is a display of deadly grace and beauty. In this workshop the sword becomes extension of your arm and you'll learn a variety of ways to wield the dance sword including spins and mock fighting.
Dancers must bring their own dancing sword. There will be a few swords available for purchase. Prior dancing knowledge is not necessary. Loose clothing may interfere with movement. A tight-fitting top and comfy but fitting pants are recommended.
10 am - 1 pm, $40
Lunch Break 1 pm to 2 pm – You’re welcome to bring a lunch for the break.
Spear work requires confidence, strength, concentration, and grace. In this workshop you'll learn different fighting styles with tribal and Eastern influences. Basic spins plus tips and tricks will be covered. This style can easily prepare dancers for fire dancing and poi.
Broom sticks make excellent practice dancing spears and can be purchased cheaply at any hardware store. Dancers must bring their own practice spear. No prior knowledge is required for this class. Loose clothing may interfere with movement. A tight-fitting top and comfy but fitting pants are recommended.
2 pm - 5 pm, $40
Hafla with Special Guest Daveed Korup
Join us at this community Halfa with open dancing, live drumming and demonstrations from the Spear & Sword Belly Dance Workshop featuring Janeal Ironside. Practice moves learned at the workshop while dancing to tribal and belly dance beats.
Daveed Korup will be providing the live entertainment. Kid friendly.
$5 donation kindly requested.
Sirena World Dance Studio
7 pm - 9 pm, $5 Donation
Self Defense Class – Sunday
This class isn't your typical type of women's self defense. We will be covering unarmed techniques, situational awareness, AND hidden weapons work. All for the purpose of escape and evade to keep ourselves and loved ones safe. 9 am - 2 pm (1 hr break) - $50
Workshops will be held at:
NM Dance Academy
10410 Comanche Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
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