Classes

Monday

Get yourself to the next level with this wonderful technique class! We will be concentrating especially on baladi style workouts for the inner muscles to create smooth combos and beautiful alignments. Personal feedback and variations will guarantee the right level of challenge to each dancer!

Starting 14.1.2019, 15x60min - 225€

Time: 18:30-19:30
Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Ulla

A great chance to train in a totally new type of class! This two hour session is divided into two parts with two different teachers to keep you focused until the end! The first part is dedicated to improving technique with Ulla, while the second part is spent learning a choreography with Laura. A juicy baladi style dance will be prepared to be performed at the end of the term.
 
Starting 14.1.2019, 15x120min - 345€

Time: 18:30-20:30
Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Teacher: Ulla/Laura

Tuesday

In this class a challenging oriental style choreography will be prepared, including some veil work in the entrance part. For the course to run smoothly, students are asked to take an active approach to training.

Starting 15.1.2019, 15x75min - 255€

Time: 17:15-18:30
Level: Advanced
Teacher: Nina

Folklore approach - the spring term is dedicated to strong, grounded technique and learning the art of 'assaya', the stick. A joyful Saidi style choreography will be danced!

Starting 8.1.2019, 15x90min - 255€

Time: 18:30-20:00
Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Ulla

Wednesday

This season we travel one step North of Egypt and learn the tricks of Turkish dance. The classes include practises in both styles as well as a cheerful Turkish style choreography. For the ones who wish to perform too, there is a chance for that after the season.

Startin 16.1.2019, 15x60min - 225€

Time: 17:00-18:00
Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Mikaela

Learn the first steps of Oriental Dance – shimmies, sharp accents and rolling movements of your middle body. Easy footwork is applied to create short combos and to make you dance for real from the very beginning. No previous dance experience required.

Starting 9.1.2019, 15x60min - 225€

Time: 19:15-20:15
Level: Basics
Teacher: Pia

Our new children's class on Wednesdays is a fun journey to the world of ethnic dances as well as a good start to learning general dance skills. During the season we jump to West African rhythms, learn the shimmies and try the big veils of Egyptian dancers and gather together to dance in a ring of Nubians. India, Latin America and other parts of the world are visited, not to forget the wonderful world of ballet. Parents are welcome to follow the classes from our cosy lounge area where tea is always served!

Starting 23.1.2019, 12x45min - 144€

Time: 16:00-16:45
Level: 4-6 year olds
Teacher: Ulla

Thursday

Get yourself to the next level with this wonderful technique class! From juicy baladi to elegant arabesques - varying combos and individual feedback will make the training fun.

Starting 10.1.2019, 15x75min - 240€

Time: 18:00-19:15
Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Ulla

Friday

Saturday

Maija’s wonderful Saturday special is an on going series of classes with changing themes. Pick your favourites and sign up for one or more!

16.3.2019 - Theme to be specified later!

1x90 min - 20€

Note: this class is NOT open for drop ins!

Time: 11:30-13:00
Level: Open
Teacher: Maija

Sunday

Get yourself to the next level with two different teachers! From juicy baladi to elegant arabesques, sassy shimmies to beautiful alignments - varying combos and individual feedback will make the training fun. The teacher will be changed irregularly, but each of them will teach about half of the course.


Starting 13.1.2019., 15x60min - 225€

Time: 16:30-17:45
Level: Open
Teacher: Outi/Ulla

This is Outi's special group for dancers who wish to develop their skills further in performing and making choreographies. During the course everyone will prepare a choreography of their own. Outi will guide each dancer through the process depending on their individual needs and level of experience. All participants will dance and give feedback to each other.

THE GROUP IS FULL! If you are interested to join for the spring term, let us know now - the places are very limited!

Note: This class is NOT open for drop ins!

Time: 18:00-19:30
Level: Advanced
Teacher: Outi

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Basics

Learn the first steps of Oriental Dance – shimmies, sharp accents and rolling movements of your middle body. Easy footwork is applied to create short combos and to make you dance for real from the very beginning. No previous dance experience required.

Intermediate

You already know what it’s about and want to learn more variations and styles. The class might include practicing full choreographies and usage of accessories such as sticks or veils. See the details for each class!

Advanced

For those with several years of regular training on them. You are ready to practice a little bit more seriously and perhaps want to perform too. See the details for each class!

Oriental Jam

Oriental party hour, full of dancing and sweating! Enjoy a funky mixture of Shaabi Street Dance, Arab Pop and Folklore elements - Let go and shake it! Routines remain easy, no previous dance experience required.

Drop in Cards

If you struggle to stick to a fixed weekly class or just wish to drop in every now and then, we recommend getting one of our drop in cards. You can choose a 1x, 5x or 10x card and use it in any of our normal weekly classes. The card is valid for 6 months excluding July. 1x 20€ 5x 85€ 10x 160€

General Terms

Prices incl. VAT 10%. As you sign up, please specify your preferred method of payment. Cash, card and voucher payments are accepted upon arrival. Bills will be sent prior to the course. Registrations are binding, cancellations only for medical reasons. If you missed a class you are welcome to drop in for any of the open classes for compensation up to one month after your course has finished. Classes vary in length, however this doesn’t affect the number of drop ins. Dancers are not insured by us, so make sure to get yourself covered for twisted ankles and other fatalities! Classes are danced barefoot or in dance slippers, special equipment is not required - just come and dance with us!