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Updated for MAY 2013
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A leading professional since 1988, Anthea's classes are structured like mainstream dance studios to include warmup, dance combinations, stretches, and more. Take local classes, or learn by Streaming Videos, Belly Skype or Google Hangout.
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Fredericksburg Belly Dance One (Basics) class meets Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm at Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street. Signing up is easy! Register at the front desk (Dorothy Hart Community Center) or online.
Drop-in anytime: $15/class; or SAVE - sign up for a 4-class session (starts monthly). Other Classes:
Belly Dance 2 - Thursdays 8:30-9:30pm
Belly Dance 3 - Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:30pm
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Locust Grove Basics Classes: Thursdays at 10:30am, at MFA Studios (across from post office). Register with MFA Studios
Class Schedule - full list of local and online Belly Dance Classes
Class Fees - Private Lessons info on Private, Semi-private class fees
Performance Skills (stage presence, focus, relaxation, etc.) are taught as part of dance class, and our annual summer Student Recital provides a showcase for students who wish to perform. However, no one is required to perform.
Even if you don't perform, learning stage skills gives you social poise and self-confidence in everyday life.
Whether you want to perform, explore your creativity
or just have fun while getting fit, Anthea's certified teaching method can help you
define and reach your goals!
Study with one of the Master Teachers on the East Coast - a professional with a career spanning over twenty years:
INTERVIEW from the Free Lance Star newspaper ( August 2006)
REPORTER'S ARTICLE about her experience taking Anthea's Beginner's class. (FLS October 2001)
FORMER STUDENTS who've become professionals, including local bellydancers Adara Janaani and Kiyaana
Anthea's Code of Conduct | Ethics and Standard Practises in Bellydance
Anthea's article in the Gilded Serpent - a must-read if you're thinking of teaching bellydance
Come join a warm community of bellydance students and have fun while learning something new - and gaining incredible muscle control! You'll find learning easy with a qualified teacher who understands and enjoys introducing new students to the art of bellydance.
Zitana (Women of Selket troupe, Richmond VA) praised Anthea (Kawakib)'s students:
"Just wanted to let you know that four of your students were at our last workshop. They all danced beautifully and did a wonderful job of keeping up with the instructor. When I was watching....their movements were very concise, and it was clear that they were receiving excellent instruction!"
Certification board judge:
"Your portfolio is highly impressive and your dancing and demeanor are professional. I am recommending that you be certified. Congratulations! Between the DVD and the written information you sent, you demonstrate a great deal of knowledge of Middle Eastern Dance in its various forms. From Raks Sharqi to Tribal Fusion to zills, veils, sword and cane it is obvious that you know your material very well and that you have an excellent ability to communicate this to your students."Zi'ah Ali of Awalim:
"She...has been very instrumental in teaching me how to break away from standard 1,2,3,4 (combination) construction.
Free Class: Introduction to Middle Eastern Rhythm and Percussion (since 1999)Join Anthea (Kawakib) to learn the basics of Belly Dance rhythms on
authentic Middle Eastern instruments such as doumbek (goblet drum), tar (frame drum), and riq (Arabic tambourine)!
Bring your drum (djembe's okay) or other instrument; some loaner instruments available to share.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Drum Session is usually on the fourth Saturday each month. Always check here for schedule updates:
Next Session is May 25, 2013 at 1:30pm.
Newcomers are always welcome! FREE, donations appreciated.
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