Old Style Belly Dancing & Folkloric Dances

Old Style Belly Dancing & Folkloric Dances

02/09/2018 - 4:30pm
Join Katarina Burda as she introduces you to the class form of belly dancing!  Katarina has been dancing, singing and playing instruments all run life, inspired by her folk musician family.  
 
Katrina Burda has been involved with Middle Eastern dance and music for more than 40 years. She has developed and effective system of teaching dance techniques from the core of the body as well as rthyms and songs.  She has countless staduents in the US, Mexico and Europe, many of whom are well known internationally (Mira Betz, Zoe Jakes, Hannah Romanowsky, Rosa Rojas, Tara Pandeya.) She started studying Middle Eastern dance in the early 1970s and has performed in cabarets all around the US and Europe with Arabic, Turkish and Armenian musicians.  She formed a dance company called Aywah! and choreographed much of their work.  Now in her 70s, Katarina continues to teach dance and music workshops in Mexico and the US.
 
This is a rare opportunity to come and work with a true master of the craft and learn about the history, significance and intricacies of Old Style Belly Dancing & Folkloric Dancing!  For a video, please see:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5A4679796B826B62
 
Demonstration & introductory class
 
Friday, February 9, 4:30pm
Church Space
Free class, donations to the Dance Palace welcome
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