Updated June 30, 2019 for Summerl
KARIMA NADIRA’S ORIENTAL DANCE CLASS
Summer’s here! Classes in session all summer EXCEPT for no class Thursday July 4th.
Otherwise, join us! On Tuesdays some things on the agenda for summer are: graceful arms and hands, various folkloric steps and their cultural context, and organic transitions. On Thursdays, we use Rocky’s choreographies as the starting point to internalize nuances of flow and interpretation. Bring your finger cymbals in case there’s time for a few minutes of finger cymbal practice.
Class Times: Both Karima’s Tuesdays and Morocco’s Thursdays are 6:30 – 8PM; You can use the same class card for both.
If you can’t find us, (just in case they move us) you can always ask at the front desk or Morocco’s class.
519 Eighth Avenue, NY. NY
(between 35th & 36th Sts.)
Pricing (A class card is good for either my Tuesday or Morocoo’s Thursday evening classes.): One 1 + 1/2 hour class – $25; OR, 5 class card $110 (6 weeks to take the 5 classes) OR, 10 class card $200 (3 months to take the 10 classes). Class card is valid in both Tuesday and Thursday classes.
Looking forward to seeing you in class!
MOROCCO’s ADVANCED CLASS:
Classes are structured to distill MOROCCOs 50+ years of experience with Raks Sharki into an accessible format to help you get the most out of each class, to go beyond technique – learn how to infuse the dance with Eastern energy, how to generate movement from your emotional center, how to make your expression unique, how to assimilate cultural nuances instead of copying external gestures. A better understanding of the culture can enhance the dance. KARIMA NADIRA’S Oriental Basic Technique Class is for those new to the dance vocabulary, those looking for an extra workout, or those just starting Middle Eastern Dance. Extra time is spent on mastering the basic movement vocabulary, traveling moves, and shimmies.
CHECK OUT MOROCCO’S WEBSITE: http://www.casbahdance.org/
Email Morocco: morocco at casbahdance dot org
Email Karima: karimanadira at yahoo dot com
Morocco’s Book: You Asked Aunt Rocky: Answers and Advice About Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Shaabi is now available directly from Morocco, or on LULU, AMAZON, and Barnes & Noble.
Morocco’s Technique manual: The Fundamental Movement Vocabulary of Raqs Sharqi, is available directly from Rocky, or from Amazon