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Workshop Calendar
AMEL TAFSOUT’S DANCE CALENDAR 2014


JULY 2014
26th - Workshops in Eugene, OR:
10am -12pm: Guedra Ritual dance of the Tuareg.
1.00pm – 4.00pm: Frame drumming, singing and dance.
Contact Sabine: sabinedance@gmail.com

30th-31st - Summer Intensive in Jackson, CA:

SUMMER MAGHREB DANCE 5-DAY INTENSIVE
First time in California! SUMMER MAGHREB DANCE 5-DAY INTENSIVE, July 30 - August 3, 2014 
download: information | program | registration
Subjects: 25 hours of instruction on North African Maghreb Dance taught by Amel Tafsout, Including: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and focusing on isolation, steps, hip/ pelvic ( sunshine/ half moon/ full moon coordinations - Amel's vocabulary ), clapping, stamping coordinations, gestures and combinations, a cultural background on dance, the history, Maghreb rhythms, singing. costuming, spirituality in the Maghreb; how to put together a traditional Maghreb dance, daily warm ups and cool downs. Students will receive a detailed manual. Amel will send a detailed schedule as soon as students register. There will be a certificate of completion for all who have attended the full five days. (This certificate does not indicate your skill in Maghreb dance, merely that you have completed the course of instruction.) 

Class music will be available for sale.

Cost: Total cost for the 5-day intensive is $600, including classes and lunch. A non-refundable deposit of $200 ( including lunch ) is necessary in order to reserve your spot by July 20th. Day-trippers may be permitted if and only if the workshop does not sell out. The cost for day tripping is $175 per day or $325 for the weekend only (must be paid in full). Amel only does this intensive once a year and people come from all over the country and from other countries as well and it almost always sells out.

Please remember that space is VERY limited so register early and reserve your slot by sending a $200 nonrefundable deposit. You are not registered until Amel gets your deposit. (Message Amel for mailing address.)


AUGUST 2014
1st-3rd- Summer Intensive in Jackson, CA continued - see above!

14th -17th - Belly Dance Convention in Cincinatti, contact Zahara: zaharastangledweb@yahoo.com

* * August 31st- Sept. 7th -
Dance Camp in Fez, Morocco * *
Contact Amel

OCTOBER 2014
10-12th - Workshops & show in St. Louis, Missouri

Contact: Ami: amorticious@gmail.com


24th -26th: Workshops in Washington DC,
Contact Artemis Mourat: artemisdance@yahoo.com

NOVEMBER 2014
7-9th - Arab Dance Seminar in Texas/New Mexico
www.arabdanceseminar.com

FEBRUARY 2015
6-8: Workshops and show in Los Angeles. Contact Aubre Hill:aubre@aubrehill.com

21-22:Dance workshops in San Francisco, CA . Contact:Monica Berini: :monica@monicaraqs.com

MARCH 2015
14 – 15 Workshops in Vienna Austria
Contact Bahara: baharakazerouni@gmail.com

21 – 22 Workshops in Ashaffenburg, Germany
Contact Heike: Opium-tanzt@gmx.de
(tbc)

APRIL 2015
Source & Spirit, workshops and 25 -27 show in Richmond,VA, contact Khalima:khalima.bellydance@gmail.comor http://www.luminairefringe.com/

MAY 2015
12th-17th: Tribal Fest 15, Sebastopol, CA

JUNE 2015
12th-14th - New Orleans, Louisiana
Contact Krys Sta: perchance2dream@hotmail.com

AUGUST 2015 - Workshops and shows in Chile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




“The experience was heart healing and soul uplifting. Amel is a magical person; it'sa great honor to work with people like her. She has so much fire and laughter in her; I wish I knew more people like that. It was very interesting to immerse into a different culture.”
Galina Tyles. ( Aug.2013)

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