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From the Belly of the Mother: a Day-Long Poetic Dance Experience with Suhaila Salimpour & Nubia

October 13 @ 10:30 am 4:30 pm PDT

Belly Dance & Odissi Dance

$80 Early Bird by October  1st – $108 after that 

Rooted in reverence for tradition and a deep sense of the sacred, Master dance teacher Suhaila Salimpour and Odissi dancer Nubia Teixeira will guide participants in exploring the rich tapestry of Belly Dance and Odissi Dance. Through movement, ritual, and embodied practice, they will honor the profound connection between our bodies and the ancient roots of these two earthly and feminine dances.

Salimpour Belly Dance has developed the premier methodology for teaching belly dance, ensuring that students enjoy the beautiful culture, music and movement from which this dance originates. Belly Dance originates from the SWANA region (Southwest Asia & North Africa), and features distinct stylizations from each county, The Salimpour pedagogy equips students with necessary skills and movement vocabulary to dance any regional stylization. Grounded in the essence of cultural celebration and inclusivity, Salimpour Belly Dance teaching philosophy fosters a supportive and inclusive atmosphere, embracing individuals of all ages and backgrounds, while nurturing a sense of community and providing opportunities for performance, thus embodying the values and goals of the Salimpour tradition.

More about Suhaila: https://suhaila.com

Odissi Dance is Bhakti (devotion) in motion and in its complex and grounding form, it carries memories of the ancient. By honoring the tradition of this dance that has been cultivate for millennia, Nubia brings a new light and a lot of joy to the way she presents this art form to you. Making it meaningful, evocative and filled with spirit. 

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503 B Street
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States