Classes

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Welcome to our Academy! If you are considering the possibilities of taking a belly dance class, you are in the RIGHT PAGE!!

Whether your intention of study is for fitness, fun, or future teacher at the school, you will be introduced to a new world of thinking, feeling, and moving. Here at DreamsBellydance Academy we make dancers one dream at a time, so get ready to believe, because everything is possible!! Happy Shimmies!

How it works:


Beginner Levels 

Level 1: At DreamsBellydance Academy students with no experience begin their course of study with level 1.This is an introductory 8-week course designed to teach students the basic skills necessary to develop their physical strength, muscle awareness, and mind-body connection to learn the basic art of Belly Dancing! In this course students will learn all the basic movements of belly dance such as posture, arm positions, hip work, foot work, veil work, shimmies, introduction to finger cymbals, and more!  Students will receive a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus two REVIEW CLASSES per week to continue the practice.

Level 2A: In this 8-week course students will learn to travel and layer movements learned in level 1, and will also be introduced to a more complex set of new movements to increase coordination and precision. In level 2A  Belly dance layering concepts are introduced in the warm-up and foot work learned from this course are layered will all new belly dance movements.We will also enchase the veil use.  Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus two REVIEW CLASSES per week to continue the practice.

Level 2B: This 8-week program is the continuation of level 2A. Students will focus on continuing to practice traveling steps, and layering movements learned in previous levels. In this course students will focus in traveling steps and islations of the body. We continue teaching the use of veils and finger cymbals, new rhythms are introduced. Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus two REVIEW CLASSES per week to continue the practice

Intermediate Levels

Level 3A: This is a 8-week course – Students meet once a week for this level. Students are exposed to  more advanced dance combinations  with the veil and finger cymbals.  In level 3A we increase speed, precision and stamina while layering multiple movements with various timings, downbeats, foot patterns, arm positions and finger cymbals . We begin to combine several different elements together.  Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus ONE REVIEW CLASS per week to continue the practice.

Level 3B: This is a 8-week course –Students meet once a week for this level  Students meet twice a week to focus on continuing practicing a more advanced level dance combinations and footwork. We also focus on teaching the cultural and musical understanding of Middle Eastern dance. We focus on new finger cymbal rhytms and learn how to dance with them. Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus ONE REVIEW CLASS per week to continue the practice.

Advanced Levels

Level 4-A: This is a 8-week course  Students meet once a week for this level. We increase technical abilities while working on advanced skills in performance, emotion, creativity, history, culture, choreography, etc. We take proactive steps to move you forward in your dance development. We increase the use of veil, new rhythms of finger cymbals are introduced. Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus ONE REVIEW CLASS per week to continue the practice.

Level 4-B: This is a 8-week course  -Students meet once a week for this level. We are focusing on practicing everything learned throughout all the belly dance levels. We introduce NEW prop use (cane- said dance)  We will learn new Arabic rhythms and dance to them with your finger cymbals. Foot work and speed increases in our more intricate advanced combinations to all props used in class. Students will receive  a certification of completion signed by the instructor at the end of the course, plus ONE REVIEW CLASS per week to continue the practice.

Level 5: This is the highest level in the Academy. These are 8-week courses meeting once per week for an entire year. We continue to work on technique, Arabic Rhythms, dancing with props. Students learn choreography, improvisational and teaching skills. We offer five belly dance related projects throughout the year to teach students to demonstrate commitment to preserving the highest level of quality in this art. Students who successfully complete level 5 will achieve the prestigious title of DreamsBellydance Academy certification of completion, and will start training to optionally become one of our school dance instructor or continue to dance in become a part of our training team performance .

  1. Students that optionally will like to train in our teacher’s courses to become a DreamsBellydance Academy instructor, MUST be certified in all of the academy  levels of belly dance starting from level 1 to properly understand our teaching structure and technique.
  2. Please note: if a student is not enrolled in the certification program and don’t attend level 5 classes in a regular basis, will not receive the certificate of completion.

 

Studio Policies:

~Students may transfer from one course to another within the first two weeks since course starts~ 

Class Cancellation~Low Enrollment: Classes may be cancelled if enrollment is not sufficient at Dreamsbellydance Academy discretion. If you are enrolled in a class that is later cancelled, you will be given the opportunity to transfer into another class or receive a refund.

Substitute Teachers 
Dreamsbellydance Academy reserves the right to have substitute teachers for classes.

Bringing a Visitor to Observe
Prior Teacher permission is required to bring a visitor to observe a class.

WHY TAKING MY CLASSES???

Well…because I give you more than just FACTS!!

 

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