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Explore Our Exciting June Class and Event Offerings!

Updated: Jun 12

Get ready for an exhilarating lineup of classes and events this June! Join us at Pita My Shawarma - 3716 Butler St. (https://pitamyshawarma.com) on June 15th to witness studio owner Sahra's captivating performance on the patio! Show starts at 2:30PM. Indulge in authentic Lebanese cuisine while being mesmerized by a thrilling belly dance performance. Best part? No cover charge!


We're thrilled to announce the return of Crystal to the studio for her renowned Middle Eastern Drumming Fundamentals Session, commencing on June 12th. For those who register in advance, we have drums available to reserve. Check out our comprehensive schedule and detailed class descriptions below.



Monday Classes


Belly Dance Core Fusion (Hybrid Class)

May 6 - June 17, 2024 (no class on Memorial Day - May 27th)

3 Classes in June (6/3, 6/10, 6/17)

7:00PM-8:00PM

Drop-in $20 per class



Enjoy this fitness fusion class! This class is great for students new to belly dance, those looking for a low impact workout, and individuals aiming to strengthen their technique. Class starts with a mat based warm-up focusing on core strengthening, then moves into belly dance technique and combinations. Belly dance movements will integrate core strengthening and toning. We'll work with these combinations into a short dance routine. Class ends with a relaxing stretch. This is an all levels class. Zoom link will be sent after registration. No refunds unless class is canceled by instructor.



Wednesday Classes


Belly Dance Basics

June 5 - June 26, 2024

7:00-7:55PM

$65 for 4 week session

$20 drop-in



 

Join in on the fun and belly dance with us! Learn the fundamentals of classic belly dance style while enjoying an engaging movement experience. Each class you will be introduced to basic isolations, steps, and short combinations. History and styles of belly dance will be discussed. This class is perfect for beginners or those wishing to refine their technique. Class starts with a cardio warm-up and ends with a yoga cool down. Wear comfortable clothes such as yoga pants and a t-shirt and bring a water bottle. No refunds unless session is canceled by instructor. Opportunities to make up missed classes will be available! Cash, check, credit card or PayPal accepted.


Belly Dance Fusion Choreography to Bounce by Solace

June 5 - June 26, 2024

7:00-7:55PM

$65 for 4 week session

$20 drop-in

 




Students will delve into mastering an original belly dance choreography set to the captivating beats of Solace's "Bounce"! This fusion choreography integrates serpentine moves with long lines and an earthy presentation.  Learn how to execute seamless transitions, expressive dance movements, stagecraft finesse, and synchronized formations. Participants will refine their skills and elevate their performance abilities. Each class begins with an invigorating cardio warm-up and concludes with a soothing yoga cooldown. Attire suggestions include comfortable yoga pants and a breathable t-shirt, while staying hydrated with a water bottle is advised. Please note, refunds are only available in the event of instructor-led cancellations. However, provisions for makeup classes will be arranged for missed classes.


Middle Eastern Drumming Fundamentals with Crystal

June 12 - July 17, 2024

6:00 - 6:55PM

$90 for 6 week session

$20 drop-in





Crystal has been studying world music and Arabic drumming for over 10 years and is eager to share her knowledge. She will lead participants in playing the most common middle eastern rhythms. Each class will focus on one or two fundamental rhythms, leaving participants with the skill and tools to practice at home. At the end of 6 weeks you will be able to confidently play along at drum circles and develop a practice for self guided improvement.


Thursday Classes


Fusion Belly Dance Fundamentals

June 6 - June 27, 2024 (no class June 20th)

6:30PM -7:30PM

Cost: $50 for series/$20 Drop-in



Fusion belly dance is known for its uplifted posture, beautiful arm work, ooey gooey moves, and earthy presentation. In this session you’ll learn the fundamental technique, dance vocabulary for synchronized group improvisation, belly dance combinations, and an introduction to finger cymbals. Each class starts with a conditioning warm-up and ends with a yoga cool down. This session is designed for mixed levels. Can’t wait to dance with you! No refunds unless class is canceled by instructor.


Gentle Yoga

June 6 - June 27, 2024 (no class June 20th)

7:35PM-8:30PM

Cost: $50 for 3 week series/$20 Drop-in




Enjoy a gentle flow style class. This class includes range of motion exercises, a variety of standing poses, long stretches, breath work and relaxation. Awareness will be brought to breath and intention throughout the practice. We'll end with a body scan to deeply relax. This class is suitable for all levels. Students should bring their own mats. No refunds unless class is canceled by instructor.


Saturday Classes


Belly Dance Basics

June 1 - June 29, 2024 (no class June 22nd)

11:00AM-11:55AM

$65 for 4 week series/$20 regular Drop-in price




Join in on the fun and belly dance with us! Learn the fundamentals of classic belly dance style while enjoying an engaging movement experience. Each class you will be introduced to basic isolations, steps, and short combinations. History and styles of belly dance will be discussed. This class is perfect for beginners or those wishing to refine their technique. Class starts with a cardio warm-up and ends with a yoga cool down. Wear comfortable clothes such as yoga pants and a t-shirt and bring a water bottle. No refunds unless session is canceled by instructor. Opportunities to make up missed classes will be available! Cash, check, credit card or PayPal accepted.






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