BELLY DANCE & ZUMBA BY DIVA YOCO: BEGIN THE NEW YEAR WITH A SHIMMY!
Jan 4 & 5
Tone your core & learn beautiful dance: Commit to your New Year’s Resolutions NOW!
Aloha DanceSport Center
350 Ward Avenue, Studio 1, Honolulu, HI 96814
INFORMATION AND TICKETS
Belly Dance Workshop #1: Body Isolation & Movement Training
Friday, January 4, 6-8 pm (choose Jan 4, 6:01 pm for this workshop alone)
Holiday special through January 1: $38 / January 2 or later: $50
All levels (beginner to experienced), body movement techniques using drum solo rhythms & tribal fusion.
This master class teaches strong body isolation techniques which can be layered to create beautiful belly dance combinations. Yoco has trained for years to master strong isolation techniques. She is an excellent instructor and during the workshop will provide individual attention to every participant, with a focus on the mind-body connection through dance. Yoco will provide helpful demonstrations, analogies and hands-on guidance. A great way to tone your core, arms and legs.
Combination Zumba with Belly Dance Workshop #2: Belly Dance Original Choreography
Saturday, January 5, 10am – 1 pm Holiday Special through January 1: $48 / January 2 or later: $60
Diva Yoco will kick off the first hour of the day with Zumba exercise, incorporating many types of dance and music.
Zumba with Yoco: Dance Exercise
Saturday, January 5, 10-11 am
All levels of experience welcome, come ready to dance and sweat. Zumba only price available.
Belly Dance Workshop #2: Belly Dance Original Choreography by Diva Yoco
Saturday, January 5, 11 am – 1 pm
All levels (beginner to experienced), workshop 1 recommended prior for beginners
Yoco’s unique style of belly dance choreography embraces traditional Middle Eastern, Indian, tribal, and modern dance. This workshop will build on the foundation of isolation movements to teach combinations and original belly dance routines while toning the entire body with a focus on relaxation, fun and moving to the music.
2 Days Package (choose Jan 4, 6:00 pm option which includes both workshops on both days plus Zumba)
Holiday Special through January 1 for both Jan 4 & 5 workshops and Zumba: $72
2 Days Package January 2 or later for both Jan 4 & 5 workshops and Zumba: $94
Holiday Special, Zumba class alone through January 1: $10 / January 2 or later: $15
**ALL events reserved with a $20 deposit, please come prepared to pay the balance in cash at the door!** (Zumba only participants will receive cash back at the door from their deposit)
Yoco Yoshikawa is an international belly dance certified instructor, choreographer and performing artist. Influenced by her dance and music experience in Jazz dance, African, Latin, Egyptian, Turkish, Moroccan, Tribal and various types of Asian dance, Diva Yoco has created an original, ethnic fusion belly dance style that is beautiful and unique.
Yoco communicates her unique personality through dance. She is a master of isolated body movements and provides individualized, guided instruction to her students to help them identify and practice proper posture, breathing, mind and body control and isolation movements. She then layers all of these techniques into the creation of remarkable belly dance fusion choreography that is fun to perform and easy to learn with her instruction.
Diva Yoco has performed and taught extensively in New York City and Tokyo, including dancing at Carnegie Hall. She has been featured many times on TV/film and in print including in the New York Post, interviewed on CBS news and for several Japanese websites and papers, danced on ABC TV’s “Wife Swap,” and has performed at celebrity private events.
She is excited to return to Hawai`i after many years to share her unique belly dance style