JUL 8: 1st EVER Belly Dance Cafe at Ong King!

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Sammie in Hawaii is super excited to be piloting her first ever Belly Dance Cafe event in partnership with the one and only onG kinG aRts cenTer ♥ The mission of Belly Dance Cafe is to feature and support local belly dance artists, bringing them together as a dance community and providing outreach to the general public! We love belly dance and want you to love it too! ♥


Our Belly Dance Cafe event includes a fun mini-lesson by our featured instructor, Ariyana,  and an awesome show including a variety of dance styles ♥ including With Kalae, Ariyana, Belly Dance Raqs, Lilikoi Dance and more.

10:00 – Doors open! Come in, have brunch or grab a coffee, meet and greet with the dancers, and relax!
10:30-10:45 – Mini-lesson in belly dance! Get up and shimmy your cares away!
11:00-11:30 – Show Set 1 – Check out some of our amazing performers!
11:45-12:15 – Show Set 2 – Can’t get enough? Our dancers can’t either! Check out part II of our awesome lineup!

After the show, stick around to chat and shimmy with our dancers as we close out our first event!

Pricing and Payment:

$15 gets you a discounted pre-order to get on our guest list if you pay by Friday, July 6!
$20 gets you in at the door!

Want to add a meal ticket? Add one for $10 for the perfect accompaniment to the show! Menu to be announced soon – your ticket includes a main, side, and salad!

***Please note that we do need to sell at least 10 meal tickets to host a full brunch! If we do not sell enough tickets, we will refund you!***

Sammie accepts Venmo (to Samantha Giridhar), PayPal (send as friends and family to swon@hawaii.edu), and cash or check in person!

MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/events/179131069413640/

JUN 10: June Double Workshop with Sammie and Dayl!

Already registered for Sammie’s May classes? Sammie’s workshop is already included and you can add Dayl’s ATS workshop for $15! Not registered for Sammie’s classes? Come for both workshops for $30 or one for a $20 drop in!

Sammie’s monthly rate is $40 for non-students (flat rate), and $25 for students with a college ID. Drop in rates also available for regular classes.

***Please note that refunds are not issued past the event date, and that Sammie does not allow rollovers month to month for missed classes***

Sammie’s Workshop:Slo-Mo Veil Technique 4-5 PM

The perfect workshop for the dancer who is relatively new to handling a veil, Sammie will break down some of the most common movements that she uses in veil pieces! Slower paced than her previous veil choreography workshops, Sammie will emphasize gaining comfort and familiarity with how you and the veil move together in a perfect partnership ♥ We will work from the ground up to get you floating about like a goddess!

***Please let Sammie know if you’d like to borrow a veil***

Dayl’s Workshop: Continuing Introduction to ATS!!! 5-6 PM
American Tribal Style® belly dance is a celebration of feminine and evocative movements that are rooted in the earth. It has been designed to bring out the best in people of all ages, shapes and sizes. The dance is created through group improvisation using a common vocabulary of movements, steps and cues. ATS® combines movement from folkloric inspired dances to a fusion of modern and ancient dance techniques from North India, the Middle East, Spain and Africa. For more information about ATS®, please visit http://fcbd.com/about/

In this workshop you’ll continue to learn the basic moves on which to build your repertoire! Open to dancers and movers of all ages, genders and abilities. All levels of ATS experience will be catered to!

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2041511349404780/