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Body + Dance is about empowering you to feel great about yourself! We use fundamentals from Tribal Fusion Bellydance to create classes that focus on learning your body, loving your body, and dancing your body-- all for you! No glitz, no stress, no anxiety. Just good people, great fun, and a wonderful environment to dance your heart out!

Updates on Classes

Hey Sackville!

Happy February!

Sadly, there are no classes being offered at the moment — Danielle hasn’t been teaching for the winter and will be taking the spring and summer off as well.  She’ll be seriously ready to go for the fall!

In the meantime-

Check back here on the blog for recommended tribal fusion videos and inspiration to keep you going till the classes resume!  Coming soon!

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Pre-Hallowe’en Adornments!

Hey Ladies,

So one of the things I don’t practice enough is the whole adornment side of tribal fusion.  We have some KILLER costuming (take a look at Mardi Love’s stuff!) and we should play with it more.

For our next class, on October 30th,  let’s adorn ourselves!  Feel free to bring belts, coins, tassels, scarves, jewellery, and whatever else makes you happy.  Skirts, harem pants, leggings… whatever!  I’ll bring some things to help deck everyone out (do try practicing beforehand to be sure you can dance safely) and otherwise remember to have fun- this is the adult dress up night. 

Don’t stress- just enjoy!

See you on Sunday!

Quick and quicker– the music!

Happy first class, everyone!

As requested, here is the music we were dancing to tonight– for both classes!

Umata Grapevine + Mardi Love Campfire step phrase: 

First song: Two Fingers by Fools Rhythm: https://youtu.be/ciX2kse12ag

Second (faster) song: More Than Anything (Love and Light remix) by Desert Dwellers, Down Temple Dub Remix Album:

Choreography:

Shahnaz by Ken Shorely:

http://kenshorley.bandcamp.com/track/shahnaz

 

See you next week!

Happy Fall!

Hey Sackville!

Happy Fall! There’s an awesome FREE workshop on tonight — Danielle hasn’t been teaching for the summer and is ready to jump-start your Fall of Dance! Tonight, Sunday September 25th is a “get back into it” (or just a “get into it”) intro class to hit some of the fundamentals.  It goes from  6:30-8:00 pm at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio!

Also-

Fall Classes start next Sunday, October 2nd– check out the Classes page for more information, and send an email to bodypositivedance@gmail.com to let Danielle know you’re planning on coming!

Short Hiatus

Hello All!

How have you been?

You’ve probably noticed (and hopefully have already heard) — Danielle is taking a short hiatus from teaching for personal reasons.   We’re planning to be back up and dancing in May 2016, so check back for news, or reach out to danielle@bodypositivedance.com to be added to the email list!

(for something fun — check out this duet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOgRUVwxSv4

and then compare it and check out how many similar moves there are with this very different piece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFz65xstDF0)!

 

Spring!

Hello ladies!

So it’s finally Spring this weekend — officially turns just a couple hours before class, in fact.  How’s that for promising?

We’re moving to a new framework– schedule is the same, but the early class (6:30-7:30) is now available to drop-in, 5-class passes, and 10-class passes.  Check out the Classes and Prices pages for the new information!

The later class (7:30-8:30) is available to anyone who’s danced at least one session with me, and it’s a lot of fun!  This Spring we’re doing combos, choreography, and talking costumes and staging.  Cool stuff!  It’s by registration only, so let me know by March 31st if you plan on attending.

Can’t wait to get going!