Free Belly Dance Multilevel Class: Technique & Combinations
Foundation Course 2
Regardless of your level of experience, in this free class you will practice the fundamental movements and isolations found in all styles of belly dance and put them together for fun combinations inspired by its folkloric roots!
The second of the two foundation courses of the Raqs Mosaique format, this class is a great introduction to Katayoun's teaching style and affinity for details and nuance. You will sample the Raqs Mosaique format which builds up movements and combinations from the inside out and the bottom up, culminating in dynamic combinations ready to infuse with your unique flair!
If you are a belly dance teacher, you will gain new inspiration on how to teach foundational movements that are essential to grasping more complex concepts. You may also gain valuable insight to creating a cohesive and enjoyable class lesson and structure.
"I enjoyed this class immensely! I look forward to more online classes with Katayoun. This class definitely helped me to strengthen my dance foundation. I really like how Katayoun breaks down the steps & then builds everything together in a very approachable manner. It's also helped me learn new & different methods of breaking down movements for my students."
- Carole Dobler
Katayoun is a nationally recognized author, speaker and instructor specializing in authentic Egyptian dances and the Persian dances of her Iranian heritage. A master teacher, professional performer, and innovative artist, she is a mentor and community leader with two decades involved in the belly dance industry. She has taught at major national and international festivals including 2015 Las Vegas Belly Dance Intensive, 2016 East Coast Classic Competition & Festival, 2017 Austin Belly Dance Convention, and 2018 National Dance Education Organization Conference.
Drawing from her extensive training and experience in Oriental, folkloric and Persian dance styles, she specializes in modern interpretations of folklore as well as music-related topics. A generous teacher, Katayoun shares her fountain of knowledge with you freely, drawing from her vast repertoire and teaching experience to all ages, abilities and backgrounds. She aims to bring out the best in her students, while taking into consideration their unique performance goals.
A colorful collection of movement flavors and concepts, Raqs Mosaique is Katayoun’s vision of traditional dance through a contemporary lens. Embracing theatricality and storytelling, she aims to inspire you and ignite your creativity by promoting the richness of ideas, aesthetics and musical concepts of the cultural roots of belly dance.
Published books include:
The Beginner's Guide to Belly Dance: How to Start Your Journey Informed and Empowered (Coming soon!)
Learn more at: www.katayoundance.net