Drop in Classes.

SHAKTI SCHOOL OF DANCE

2020 Drop-In Classes

DROP IN CLASSES OFFERED:

2020 School Season is from January 15th through April 13th

OUR *UPDATED SCHEDULE* OF DROP-IN CLASSES AND SPECIAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE POSTED ON OUR CLASSROOM DOOR AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH WEEK.

*Classes will build over the season, beginning students encouraged to join in January.
*Please send an email informing us if you are interested to attend a drop-in class to:  ssd@colleenashakti.com  

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.

Date / Time:  for updated days and times, please email the school at ssd@colleenashakti.com

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

Teacher: Sudhansu Puhan

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.


NORTH INDIAN & RAJASTHANI DANCE 

With Colleena Shakti

Learn Colleena’s unique version of Rajasthani dance infused with classical sensibilities and unique interpretations of traditional dance from the courts of North India.  This class will begin with basic Kathak classical dance techniques (arm patterns, lines and spinning techniques) and introduce new stylizations each class which will range from Kalbeliya and Ghoomar dance of Rajasthan, to Kathak classical dance which was heavily influenced by Persian and Central Asian dances through out its history.

This is a *mixed level* class

Date / Time:  Monday Feb 10, 4 -5 pm

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

Teacher: Colleena Shakti

Dress Code: Large spinning skirt

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.


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.

Date / Time:  Tuesday, Feb 11  4 – 5 pm

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.


 KALBELIYA ‘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. 

Date / Time:  Monday – Saturday 3 – 4 pm.

Level:  All levels

Teacher: Raki Kalbeliya

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.


GUEST WORKSHOP TEACHERS 2020

In the spirit of cultural exchange and holistic learning, we are delighted this year to welcome some very interesting workshops with master teachers in various fields of work.  Our Odissi intensive programs always attract an interesting range of professionals who find unique ways in which this incredible art of Odissi relates to their work.  We love to create a platform of exchange in addition to the dance and cultural studies we are doing in Odissi Indian classical dance.

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


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.

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