“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!” Becky H. (Student Testimonials)
FEES: Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Adults: $230 ($180 class tuition+$50 registration fee)
Minors: $210 ($180 class tuition+$30 registration fee)
Current Members: $180/10-week class session
Single Class Drop-in: $22/class
Discount available for multiple class registration. Email Katayoun with your class choices and request a customized Paypal invoice.
Let’s celebrate spring with dance! Explore the characteristic steps and movements of a variety of dance styles. Learn and practice hipnotic belly dance movements, including shimmies, undulations and dynamic combinations. Express yourself with the beautiful hand movements and sweeping gestures of Persian dance. Finally, put it all together in a joyous celebratory dance! All levels are welcome. If you are new to dance or new to Mosaique, this is a great introduction to the diverse cultural flavors that influence modern belly dance. Experienced students will have the opportunity to try challenging versions of the movements and concepts.
Spring 2015: April 13 – June 24 (10 weeks)
This session’s theme:
Staging & Storytelling: Learn Poise & Confidence Through Performance Skills
Current members, register here.
☺ Intro to Dance Movement with Katayoun, Tuesdays 5:45p – 6:40p, April 14 – June 16 (No previous experience is required)
-Learn to dance in a fun gentle format designed for absolute beginners. Even if you have never danced before, by the end of the session you will be dancing! In addition to universal dance skills, you will learn about the 6 unique aspects of belly dance that build body-confidence and fitness at any size, shape or age. In a gentle, self-paced format, you will learn muscle isolations, proper posture and alignment, dance positions and a variety of Middle Eastern dance movements, all in a fun step-by-step format. You may wear whatever attire makes you feel comfortable and confident, as long as it does not restrict your movement or make noise (such as coin scarves or jewelry). Bare feet or socks are preferred. If you have foot problems, we encourage you to wear dance sneakers or ballet shoes. No street or tennis shoes. All ages, abilities, shapes and sizes are welcome!
☺ Beginner Dance with Katayoun (New and Continuing Students), Mondays 6p – 6:55p, April 13 – June 22 (No class May 25)
-The most beautiful, accomplished dancer was once a beginner. Ideal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes, this class offers the benefits of dance training and conditioning in a fun, gentle format. Explore belly dance and Persian dance as you learn and practice the fundamentals of rhythm, movement, alignment and dance artistry. New music, moves and choreography are introduced each session. While no previous experience is required to join this class, students will continue to progress and enjoy this class for up to one year, or four 10 week sessions.
♥ Belly Dance ShimmyFit (Beginner/Multi-level), Wednesdays 6:30p – 7:25, April 15 – June 17
-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.
-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.
☺ Lunchtime Shimmy & Stretch with Katayoun (Beginner/Multi-level), Wednesdays 12p – 12:50p, April 15 – June 17
-Learn to dance, have fun and build body-confidence! This class focuses on the fundamentals of belly dance and Persian dance in a fun format. Gentle and low-impact, this class is ideal for new and continuing adult students of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes.
★Belly Dance Technique & Artistry with Ayperi (multi-level), Mondays 7p – 7:55, April 13 – June 22 (No class May 25)
-Take your skills to the next level. Explore storytelling through dance with the dynamics of movement and musicality. Ayperi will teach her signature combinations and share performance secrets. New and returning students who have minimum six months prior training and are proficient in belly dance basic vocabulary are welcome to join!