Drop in Classes.

SHAKTI SCHOOL OF DANCE

2019 Drop-In Classes

SSD in session from January 16th through April 9th, 2019

(Our school is closed outside of these dates)

DROP IN CLASSES OFFERED:

*Classes will build over the season, beginning students encouraged to join in January.

*2019 School Season is from January 17th through April 9th

PLEASE VISIT OUR SCHOOL AND SEE THE POSTED UPDATES ON OUR FRONT DOOR TO FIND OUT ABOUT SCHEDULE CHANGES AND SPECIAL WORKSHOPS!

WE ASK THAT YOU CONTACT US TO LET US KNOW THAT YOU ARE ATTENDING A DROP-IN CLASS. FOR MOST CLASSES THERE IS A 3 STUDENT MINIMUM. WE WILL CANCEL IF MINIMUM IS NOT MET BY THE START TIME OF CLASS. 

TUES & THURS ONLY (11:30 am – 12:30 pm): ODISSI CLASSICAL DANCE TECHNIQUE 

This is a *mixed level* class so if you are brand new to Odissi, please be prepared to observe some of the class until you are up to speed.  We will begin each class with a brief review of all steppings at 3 speeds, then examine a few steppings for refinement and corrections.  Please come 10 minutes before class to stretch and warm up on your own.

*Please send a message if you are interested in attending a drop-in class for Odissi to ssd@colleenashakti.com. We cannot guarantee space in our class if you just show up to the school. 

Level:  *Mixed level* – beginners welcomed.  (Class builds over the season)

Teacher: Sudhansu Pohana

Dress Code: Salwar kameez or dance sari tied for classical dance.  Must have legs and shoulders covered. Hair should be tied back.

No late arrival.

Cost: 5 classes (2 hour classes) 2,500 INR / Single Drop-in Class 600 INR

Classes are non transferable / non-refundable.  Our ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ will need to be signed and filled out to begin classes.


TUES MARCH 26 (4-5 pm):  INDIAN FUSION BELLY DANCE 

Learn Colleena’s trademark style Indian Fusion Belly Dance broken down into techniques and drilled, then woven together into several phrases.  Inspired by dance poses found in Indian sculpture, painting and classical dance, and integrating details of Indian classical dance, with earthy, strong, fluid belly dance Colleena will share movements that offer a sweet combination of aesthetics to create that elegant Indian mood.

Level:  *Mixed level* – beginners welcomed.  (Class builds over the season)

Teacher: Colleena Shakti

Dress Code: Your favorite Belly Dance class attire

No late arrival.

Cost: 600 INR

Classes are non transferable / non-refundable.  Our ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ will need to be signed and filled out to begin classes.


WED & FRI MARCH 27 & 29 (4-5 pm):  ATS TRIBAL BELLY DANCE 

ATS is a modern style of belly dance in which the defining characteristic is group improvisation. American tribal-style belly dance’s movements are inspired by folkloric dances of the Middle East, North Africa, Spain and India. ATS is a method of improvisational choreography, using a vocabulary of movements and cues allowing the dancers to improvise together while dancing. The knowledge of the dance vocabulary allows ATS dancers from different regions to collaborate even if they have not previously danced with each other.

Level: *Mixed level* – beginners welcomed.

Teacher: Chispi Bakti Lotus

Dress Code: Your favorite Belly Dance class attire

No late arrival.

Cost: 600 INR

Classes are non transferable / non-refundable.  Our ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ will need to be signed and filled out to begin classes.


MON-SATURDAY (3:00 -4:00 PM):  KALBELIA ‘GYPSY’ DANCE 

Authentic Rajasthani folk dance taught by a local Kalbelia dancer.

*Please send a message if you are interested in attending a drop-in class for Odissi to ssd@colleenashakti.com. We cannot guarantee space in our class if you just show up to the school. 

Level:  All levels

Teacher: Raki Kalbelia

Dress Code: Please wear a large spinning skirt

No late arrival.

Cost:  Single Drop-in Class (1 hour) – 500 INR  /  5 classes package – 2,300 INR.  Expires end of 2019 season.

Classes are non transferable / non-refundable.  Our ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ will need to be signed and filled out to begin classes.

POLICY

Prices are fixed. Students are required to make a payment before they may participate in class. No refunds or discounts if you leave class early for any reason.  A dress code (modest Indian dress) will be enforced within the temple premises for our students.  Please inquire about our school Rules: We reserve the right to ask you to leave for disregard of school/temple policies.  No late arrivals.  Class schedule subject to change.

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS
Please visit our Facebook page to catch special workshops with guest teachers from around the world!

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