Beginning American Tribal Style ® Belly Dance
Cost // $80 Full Session or $15 Drop-in
Dates// March 20th, March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th, April 17th, April 24th, May 1st, May 8th
Materials// Zills will be required by the 4th week of class. More info on the first day!
Registration Deadline// March 18th (Full Session)
The Beginner class will teach students the foundations of American Tribal Style ® Belly Dance including Foundational Steps both fast and slow, posture, formations, the improvisational format, and playing the zills (finger cymbals). This class is for anyone who has not tried ATS® Belly Dance before or who wants to work on, or improve their foundational movements. No previous dance experience is necessary and no, you do not need to show your belly if you don’t want to. Students should wear something comfortable to move in and may bring a water bottle to class.
About the Artist: Dawn Grey is an American Tribal Style® Belly Dancer, Certified Instructor, Fat Chance Belly Dance® Sister Studio, and the Director of Blissful Sunrise Belly Dance and the performance troupe Seize The Sway. She has had a love of dance almost since before she could walk. She has been trained in ballet, tap, and jazz dance throughout her childhood, teens, and as a dance major in college. Then life stepped in. She is a devoted wife and mother of two who stopped dancing to get a job with health insurance. Fourteen years later she realized something was missing. It was then that she found ATS® Belly Dance and fell in love. She has not stopped since and loves to share her passion with others.
*** SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE ***
The Des Moines Social Club is passionate about creating accessible arts and culture opportunities for all members of the Des Moines community. For a scholarship application, please email education@desmoinessocialclub.