Book Online Tickets for Arabella: Mumbai BellyDance Festival Jun, Mumbai. Day 2 - 22nd June-Schedule22nd June: 10.00 - 11.20am Studio 1Dipika Vijay: Popped Locked Armed and Layered Introduction to authentic bits of Tribal Fusion Belly Dance.Learn the application and difference between pops and locks the correct way ..

Arabella: Mumbai BellyDance Festival June22nd


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Day 2 - 22nd June-Schedule22nd June: 10.00 - 11.20am Studio 1Dipika Vijay: Popped Locked Armed and Layered Introduction to authentic bits of Tribal Fusion Belly Dance.Learn the application and difference between pops and locks the correct way ...the Belly Dance way! After breaking bones and muscles we'll give them a break and switch to some very gorgeous arm movements as done in Tribal Fusion. The final stroke will be attacking them LAYERS!!...the staccato of locks and gooeyness of arms and a few drops of pops. You'll be able to take home amazing practice patterns for personal drilling and some exciting combinations to show off!

22nd June 10.00am - 11.20am Studio 2Pia Bhurke: TarabTarab is not a dance style – it’s that epic moment of a feeling derived from hearing music whether it is instrumental or voice or both together expressing either joy, pain, sorrow or any other intense emotion. The deep feeling and emotion the listener or dancer experience from the musical experience is called Tarab.In this workshop, the concept of Tarab will be applied to an Indian song while using the Egyptian technique.

22nd June 10.00am - 11.20am Studio 3Shruti Narayanan: Saidi Want to expand your bellydance repertoire? Then now is your chance! At the Saidi Techniques and Combos workshop, you will learn the basics of Egypt's most loved folkloric dances, native to the region of Sa'aid! Get your groove on with foot tapping folkloric numbers and get ready for an unforgettable Saidi experience with carefully crafted combinations, sassy Saidi styling and cool tricks with the popular prop - the CANE.

22nd June 11.30am - 12.50pm Studio 1Raksha Kumar : Travelling and Foot Patterns in BellyDance Who doesn’t love travelling while dancing? This workshop will introduce you to some slinky footwork and travel patterns in Oriental style of Bellydance. You will learn to travel with isolations and layering. We then put these movements into interesting combinations that can be used for practise or performance. This workshop will definitely add spice to your overall Bellydance repertoire.

22nd June 11.30am - 12.50pm Studio 2Yagna Chheda: Tribal Fusion Belly dance Conditioning and YogaThis workshop will help you learn Yoga and Bellydance conditioning exercises for foot, leg and arm along with combinations to build strength and technique for Tribal Fusion style of Bellydance.

22nd June 11.30am - 12.50pm Studio 3Ada Kyra: Soul TatkaarDeion: Learn the signature Bellydance style of Ada Kyra which has elements of Kathak, Sufi & Folk.

12.50 - 1.40 Lunch Break

22nd June 1.40pm - 3.00pm Studio 1Payal gupta: Khaleeji and ZaarKhaleeji is a traditional folkloric dance from Persian Gulf. It is joyful, lively, expressive, gestural and delicate dance performed in events involving happiness and celebration using a thobe and soft movements of the wrists, neck, hair and the chest to a bouncy khaleeji rhythm.Zaar is a trance ritual that predates Islam and is still performed in many Middle Eastern and North African countries, including Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and others. It involves moving of the head in various patterns originating from the waist & the ribcage. Learn the similarities and differences in these styles of dance, their usage & history along with some combos.

22nd June 1.40pm - 3.00pm Studio 2 Aakriti Prasad: Improvisation Techniques on a Drum SoloIdentify your music and percussion rhythms. Learn to create your own improvisations and connections keeping in mind Tribal Fusion aesthetics.

22nd June 1.40pm - 3.00pm Studio 3Arun Bhardwaj: Temple Tribal Fusion BellydanceThis workshop is about the art of embodying graceful momentum within the body. How do you hold the presence of prayer and devotion while you dance? This dance workshop will derive inspirations from sacred ethnic dances, devotional music and sufi poetry. We will observe the most basic fundamental structures of geometry to find that all energy undulates, moving in wave form patterns; it spirals the same way that our DNA is structured. When we observe this wave we can choose to flow with it or against. We will discover an unlimited expression of Grace to play with. 

22nd June 3.00pm - 4.20pm Studio 1Bindu Bolar: Medusa - Secrets of the Serpent Tribal Fusion incorporates the quality of being 'snake like' in its presentation. In this session we will explore the ooey gooey hypnotic serpentine moves specific to Tribal Fusion Belly Dance. We will also work on body conditioning exercises specifically targeted to help create ease of movement in the spinal cord, neck, ribcage, arms, belly and the hips. We will also focus on the slow juicy combos, fluid transitions, body control and learn some mesmerizing yet strong movement phrases. Get ready to feel some muscles you never knew you had. Bones OFF! Muscles ON!

22nd June 3.00pm - 4.20pm Studio 2Deepthi Shetty: Contemporary Approach to BellydanceDefinitely for the daring! Fly high with pointed toes or stay firmly grounded with earthy moves – when you combine two extreme opposites, an interesting form of movement is born. Let go off yourself one second exploring the floor with dynamic contemporary movements and gain back control the next second with locks, pops and isolations. When Belly Dancing and Contemporary come together, you know it will result in something interesting! Note: Workshop will involve floor exercises, please make sure you wear slacks/pants and be comfortable.

22nd June 3.00pm - 4.20pm Studio 3Sneha Amlani: Bellydance Makeup Tips and TricksDeion: TBA.

Day 2 Night
8.00pm- BellyDance Competition Finals9.00pm onwards- BellyDance Hafla Night and Jam

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