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Bollywood and Belly Dance Fall Classes!

Sep 21 - Dec 9, 2015 | L'Etoile Russian Ballet Academy

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Feel free with belly dance!

Sign up for belly dance or Bollywood classes with Samira online or in class.

Come for the jingly scarves and exercise. Stay for the friends and culture!

FALL SCHEDULE! Register now below!
September 21-December 9

Mondays 8-9pm
Bollywood Blast! Learn an exciting and dynamic Bollywood dance, rehearse together, and perform it in December at the All Seasons Hafla, December 6th. 
Samira is super stoked to bring her Bollywood style to Columbia. There will be a costume to purchase, we are aiming for under $70. Click here for more details and requirements for this class.
12 classes plus 1 dress rehearsal: $221

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
Belly Dance Level 1 is a multi level class geared towards novice dancers as well as those new to Samira’s techniques. Class will include warm up, posture, isolations, arms, traveling steps, shimmies as well as dance basics. Most students stay in this level several sessions before moving up to level 2. Drop ins welcome! ($20)
(no class 11/12) 11 classes $187

Belly Dance Level 2 Plus7:30-9:00pmThis one and a half hour class is a multi level class geared towards belly dancers with some class experience that want to brush up on and drill all the basics (and some “not so basic”). We will work on the foundations of belly dance; posture, arms and hands, steps, spins and turns, shimmies traveling and isolations. Bring your sagat or zills!
We will also further develop your dance vocabulary and technique while refining your lines, movements, transitions, musicality, expression and understanding of this beautiful art. Different parts of a dance show will be explored and props will also be covered over different sessions.
Class format will include warm-up and conditioning, arms, sagat drill, stationary drills, across the floor, improvisation follow, concepts of improvisation and choreography and cool down. Belly Dance Level 2 is not for novice dancers. You will be expected to practice at home and do homework. Students also do exercises to learn to access their own movement vocabularies, learn to develop stage presence and develop an understanding of how this dance form expresses the dancer and the music. Drop ins welcome ($28)
(no class 11/12) 11 classes $253

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2015 sessions and classes are as follows:
Fall: September 21 – December 20
LOCATION: 9147 Red Branch Road, Suite D, Columbia. 21045

Make up classes for individuals are encouraged and, they must be made up within two months.

SNOW POLICY! By 2 hours before class time, we will decide the fate of that evening class. If it is cancelled, it will be announced on Facebook. Please text Samira if you need to know individually.
Snow make-up policy: You have 6 months to use a snow makeup day.

Learn and empower the beauty of the dance, the cultures and yourself!

Bollywood Blast class Fall 2015

Fall classes and workshops!

Sep 21 - Dec 9, 2015 | L'Etoile Russian Ballet Academy

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Bollywood dance!

Belly dance!


Pilates and stretch!

All in Columbia, MD

Multi-class discounts!

Dance classes with Samira for fall: Sept 21-Dec 9
Bollywood Blast – Mondays 8-9pmBelly dance level 1 – Wednesdays 6:30-7:30
Belly dance level 2 plus – Wednesdays 7:30-9pm
Location: 9147 Red Branch Road, Suite D, Columbia. 21045

Dance Workshops and special shows with Samira!
Come to Belly Dance at the Broadberry, Sept 20th!
Samira’s workshop info here.
Buy tickets for the fantastic show here.

Need help with fitness, posture, strength, core, back, flexibility?
Look for Samira (under the name Karen) on the website for the Yoga Center of Columbia.
FREE classes the week of September 21!
Pilates level Gentle: Monday 3pm
Pilates level 1: Wednesday 9:30am, Wednesday 5:15pm
Pilates level 1-2: Monday 10am, Wednesday 4:15pm
Pilates level 2: Monday 6pm
Pilates and stretch level 1: Monday 9am
Pilates and stretch level 1-2: Wednesday 10:30