Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Lessons with Ashiya

Ashiya, the director of the Athenian Dancers, teaches two types of belly dance classes. Beginning Belly Dance is on Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm and Intermediate Belly Dance is on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Both classes are taught at Southeast Community College. The next session of lessons begins January 12th and ends March 2nd, 2011.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

January Classes with Della

(Della performing with the Lotus Dancers at the 2009 Omaha Renaissance Festival. Photo by Karnak.)
If you're interested in taking dance classes with Della in Omaha, NE, many of her classes begin in January, 2011. Her classes include Belly Dance Beginners, Mixed Level Belly Dance, Belly Dance Workout, Beginning/Intermediate Belly Dance, Intermediate/Advanced Belly Dance, and Improvisational Tribal Style Belly Dance. Check out Della’s website to find times and register.

Monday, December 27, 2010

New Year's Eve Belly Dancer

Magdalena Christina is going to dance at the Greek Islands restaurant in Omaha, NE on New Year’s Eve. Call (402) 346-1528 to make reservations!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Greek Belly Dancing New Year's Eve

On Friday, December 31st, many performers are going to be at the Parthenon Restaurant in Lincoln, NE. Ashiya and Naajida from the Athenian Dancers will be performing with Greek Folk Dancer Yianni and the Balkan Band Orkestar Majstori. The show begins at 7:30 pm. Call 402-423-2222 for more details.
(Poster from the Athenian Dancers' website.)

Friday, December 24, 2010

Aagaen Dancers December 31

The Aagean Dancers are going to perform twice on Friday, December 31st at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Omaha, NE. The shows will be at 7:30 and 8:30 pm. Reservations are recommended.
(Poster from the Athenian Dancers' website.)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Belly Dance with Magdalena Christina

Magdalena Christina's next belly dance class begins January 11 and ends February 22, 2011. Classes are on Tuesdays and begin at 7:45 pm in Omaha, NE.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Middle Eastern Dance in Sioux Falls

Liquid Hip Therapy offers a few different belly dance classes at Dance Ballroom and Studio in Sioux Falls, SD. Belly dance is on Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm. Funky Fusion Belly Dance is also on Wednesdays, but it begins at 8:30 pm. On Sundays, there is another belly dance class at 5:00pm, but there is no class on January 2nd, 2011. An intermediate belly dance class called Belly Dance Bootcamp starts at 6:00 pm. Lessons are $12 each or $60 for six lessons.

(Liquid Hip Therapy at the 2010 Siouxland Renaissance Festival. Photo by Karnak.)

Monday, December 6, 2010

Give the Gift of Shimmy

Magdalena Christina is selling gift certificates on her website, which would make a great gift for any belly dancer in the Omaha, NE region. The gift certificates can be redeemed for group classes and private lessons. Additionally, 10% of the value of each gift certificate purchased before December 22nd will be donated to a local food bank.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

2nd Annual Bedouin Star Bazaar this Saturday

Saturday, December 4th will be the 2nd Annual Bedouin Star Bazaar at the Bedouin Star Studio, 800A Fort Crook Road South, Bellevue, NE. This is a great time to pick up belly dance costumes, supplies, jewelry, and other gifts at a great discount. The festivities begin at 10:00 am and end at 4:00 pm.
Even if you don’t want to sell, swap, or shop, there will be ongoing dance performances throughout the day.
Here is the performance schedule:

10:45am Bedouin Star (Belly Dance)
11:45am Bedouin Star (Belly Dance)
12:00pm The Lotus Dancers (Belly Dance)
12:15pm OmaHoop (Hoop Dance)
12:45pm The Lotus Dancers (Belly Dance)
1:00pm Nadine Davies (Belly Dance)
1:15pm Elle (Belly Dance)
1:30pm The Lotus Dancers (Belly Dance)
1:45pm Bedouin Star (Belly Dance)
2:15pm The Lotus Dancers (Belly Dance)
2:30pm Kirsten "Bunny" Graves (Hoop Dance)
3:00pm The Lotus Dancers (Belly Dance)
3:45pm Bedouin Star (Hula/Tahitian)