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Unveil Your Inner Bellydancer

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Service Description

Unveil Your Inner Bellydancer: An Introductory Workshop in the Art of Raqs Sharqui. (Bellydance). In this 90 minute class, students will begin to peak beyond the veil into the beautiful and intoxicating art of Bellydance. Students will learn proper posture, some basic steps and movements of bellydance, as well as touch on the vibrant and rich the history of the ancient art form. There will be a focus on technique and authentic stylizations of Middle Eastern folkloric and Modern Oriental "Bellydance". Haven't You Always Wanted to Learn to Bellydance? Now is your chance. *The class will conclude with the students learning short original combinations by Kaitlyn. *This workshop is open to ages teen to adult and all body types and dance levels are welcome! Students need to wear comfortable clothing that allows movement, and something tied around their hips such as a hip scarf or coin belt. No shoes are required. Bring plenty of water to drink! Meet your instructor: Kaitlyn Lewis Kaitlyn was born and raised in Eastern North Carolina and has been passionate about the arts and entertainment her entire life. She originally intended to pursue a career in Art Education and graduated from Coastal Carolina Community with an Associate in Fine Art and later graduated Cum Laude from Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She instead became a professional Bellydancer, and in 2007 began teaching and performing all over ENC and the Eastern Seaboard. She went on to tour with "Bellydance Evolution", a world dance company based out of Los Angeles, California. She was chosen to join BDE on a international cast of performers on 2 1/2 month, 28 City tour in China in 2016 with their hit show "Alice in Wonderland". During her career as a professional Bellydance Artist, Kaitlyn produced and helped coordinate countless dance related festivals and events in North Carolina and surrounding states. She is the Creative Director and Founder of Apsara & Aljamaea dance troupes. She has enjoyed regular performance opportunities at venues such as Taverna Agora in Raleigh, The Barzarre of Wilmington and Marrakesh of Jacksonville. Kaitlyn is also a NC Licensed Esthetician, a devoted Mom to a gorgeous and talented daughter and is THRILLED to be teaching at Elevate!


Cancellation Policy

*Cancellations are requested 48hrs. prior to start of any event. *Cancellations less than 48hrs. or no shows will result in a forfeit of returned funds. *By registering to this event, you agree to the policy. *Ages 15 and up


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