Mosaique Center for Cultural Arts

Belly Dance and Persian Dance in Sterling, VA

Winter 2015 Classes at Mosaique

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“I love this place, a lot of fun and you learn so much at every class. Katayoun is amazing!  If you want to learn about technique, or rhythms, or just love to move and dance, I recommend you check it out! Ayperi has a really fun veil class too!”  Becky H. (Student Testimonials)

Winter 2015 Class Session: January 5 – March 25

This session’s theme:

Alternate view of Winter Schedule.

Alternate view of Winter Schedule.

“DeMystifying Music & Choreography!”

Current members, register here.

FEES:  Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

New Member Fee (added to initial class registration): $50/adult, $30/minor; required for new students.

Tuition per class: $180/10-week session. Discount available for multiple class registration. Email Katayoun with your class choices and request a customized Paypal invoice.

Single Class Drop-in: $22/class

ADULT CLASSES

Beginner Dance with Katayoun (New and Continuing Students), Mondays 6p – 6:55p (Jan 5 – Mar 23)

-This class offers the benefits of dance training and conditioning in a fun, gentle formatExplore belly dance and Persian dance as you learn and practice the Belly Dance Shimmyfit Flyfundamentals of rhythm, movement and alignment. New  music, moves and choreography introduced each session. Ideal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes. No class January 19 and February 16. Open registration. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session, or purchase drop-in class below.

Drop-in fee: $22/class (Does not include membership privileges)

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Belly Dance ShimmyFit (multi-level), Wednesdays 6:30p – 7:25 (Jan 7 – Mar 11)

-This class offers great core conditioning as well as an aerobic element for a safe, gentle and energizing workout! Learn and practice the fundamentals of belly dance with dynamic drills and routines in a fun challenging, fast-paced format. Ideal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes. Bring water bottle. Ballet shoes recommended. Open registration. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session, or purchase drop-in class below.

Drop-in fee: $22/class (Does not include membership privileges)

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Ballet with Nica (multi-level), Mondays 12p – 1p (New start date! Jan 12 – Mar 30)

-Practice the fundamentals of dance movement and alignment with traditional barre exercises and center combinations. Ideal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes. Proper dance attire and shoes required. No class January 19 and February 16. Open registration. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session, or purchase drop-in class below.daytime dance fly

Drop-in fee: $22/class (Does not include membership privileges)

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Lunchtime Shimmy & Stretch with Katayoun (multi-level), Wednesdays 12p – 12:50p (New start date! Jan 14 – Mar 18)

-Learn and practice the fundamentals of belly dance and Persian dance in a fun format. Gentle, low-impactIdeal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes. Open registration. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session, or purchase drop-in class below.

Drop-in fee: $22/class (Does not include membership privileges)

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Class with Ayperi winter 2015Belly Dance Choreography with Ayperi (multi-level), Mondays 7p – 7:55 (Jan 5 – Mar 30)

-Learn a challenging choreography in Ayperi’s signature style. New and returning students who have minimum six months prior training and are proficient in belly dance basic vocabulary are welcome to join! No class January 19 and February 16. Registration deadline extended to February 9. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session.

Classic Belly Dance Choreography with Katayoun (multi-level), Tuesdays 6:45p – 7:40p (New start date! Jan 13 – Mar 17)

-Learn choreography and the elegance of the classical Oriental dance style. Students will learn how to incorporate veil work, traveling and turns in a group formation. New and returning students who have minimum six months prior training and are proficient in belly dance basic vocabulary are welcome to join! Registration deadline extended to February 10. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session.

Rhythm & Raqs♬: Drums & Finger Cymbals (multi-level), Wednesdays 7:30p – 8:25p (Jan 7 – Mar 11)

-Learn essential rhythms and how to play finger cymbals and/or tabla (doumbek) drum. Explore the distinguishing features of Arabic music and vocabulary. Open registration. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session, or purchase drop-in class below.

Drop-in fee: $22/class (Does not include membership privileges)

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Persian Dance Choreography with Katayoun (Interm/Adv), Tuesdays 7:45p – 8:40p (New start date! Jan 13 – Mar 17)

Persian Dance choreo class Winter session-Learn choreography in Persian styles, with optional performance opportunities, if eligible. New and returning students who have minimum one year prior training in ballet, Oriental or Persian dance styles are welcome to join! Ballet shoes required.  Registration is closed for the winter session. Email Katayoun if interested joining the spring session.

Egyptian Oriental Choreography & Improvisation (Interm/Adv), Mondays 8p – 9p (Jan 5 – Mar 30)

-Learn how to dance to songs every belly dancer must know! New and returning students who have minimum one year prior belly dance training are welcome to join! No class January 19 and February 16. Registration deadline extended to February 9. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session.

KIDS CLASSES

Girls Dance (ages 8 – 13), Mondays 5p – 5:55p (Jan 5 – Mar 23)kidsclassesfly

-Learn confidence, poise, empowerment and cultural intelligence through belly dance, Persian dance and performance training. Proper dance practice attire and ballet shoes required. No class January 19 and February 16. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session.

Youth Persian Dance (ages 5 – 16), Tuesdays 4:45p – 5:30p (New start date! Jan 13 – Mar 17)

-Boys and girls learn and practice the fundamentals of dance through cultural forms. Proper dance practice attire and shoes required. Email Katayoun to register for the remainder of the session.

Youth Performance (ages 5 – 16), Wednesdays 5:30p – 6:25p (Jan 7 – Mar 11)

-Concurrent enrollment in Youth Persian Dance or Girls Dance is required. Costume purchase required, $100-$150, not included in class fee. Extra rehearsals TBD required in order to perform. Registration is closed for the winter session. Email Katayoun if interested in joining the spring session.

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Legend: 

Curriculum meets criteria for international certification from CID (International Dance Council)

 high energy, fast-pace

☺ gentle, low-impact, self-paced

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