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Wednesday Night Datura Style Belly Dance Technique

Kelly's Herb House401 Headquarters Dr, Ste 102, Millersville, MD 21108

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM

Datura Style Technique: Hip Fundamentals
November 1 - December 20th

This 8-week session will focus on technique for big, beautiful hip movements, applicable to all styles of belly dance. You will learn and refine your execution of the Datura Hip Study, a ten minute "technique choreography" that, when practiced regularly, will increase range of motion, precision, and artistry of hip ups and downs, shimmies, and bumps, as well as improve your ability to add layers of footwork and arm movement to hip movements. Datura Style steps and combinations will be presented so that you can apply your understanding of technique to dance. Each class will begin and end with a simple yoga practice to prepare the body for belly dance posture and movement, and end with a brief conditioning practice to stabilize around the hips and low back.

$120/8-week series, $17/drop-in Register & Pay

Datura Style Performance Skills

Kelly's Herb House401 Headquarters Dr, Ste 102, Millersville, MD 21108

Wednesdays, 7:30 PM

This class is a complement to the Datura Style technique class. We’ll be using combos learned in the technique class to dance with others. You’ll learn how to dance in duets, trios, and quartets using Datura Style combinations you’ve learned and additional improvisational techniques I’ll teach you in this class. Topics on costuming, makeup, and crafting a performance will also be presented. As the name implies, performance opportunities are available, but they are optional! All levels of experience are welcome. You must also be registered for the entire technique and combinations class series. No drop-ins. Enrollment will be open to new participants at the beginning of each new class series, or by teacher permission. This is an ongoing class with a monthly fee.

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Download Performance Class Policies

General Class policies: No refunds. Make-up classes are available during the enrolled session only. Class passes expire at 90 days after first use. Any class cancellations will be posted via email to enrolled students, posted on this page and on Facebook.


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One on One Belly Dance Sessions

A one hour in-person private belly dance class

$75/hr or $250/4-session package

You get:

  • Complementary introductory discussion to identify what you'd like to get out of your private class
  • Feedback on posture and execution of movements
  • Expertise in American Tribal Style® and Datura Style™ belly dance.
  • Specialized instruction in props including sword, basket, and finger cymbals, or other topics as desired.
  • Constructive, supportive feedback about artistry and musicality.
  • Help identifying specific goals and/or a dance practice plan, if desired.
  • Ongoing practice support via email when multiple sessions are booked.

To reserve an appointment, contact me for more information.