Join us for the entire weekend of workshops with DeAnna of Prana Dance Company! Take offered workshops a la carte or buy the entire Weekend Package and get into Friday night Glow Flow for free, plus a cool limited edition t-shirt.
Early Bird Pricing - $175 for the entire Weekend.
After April 30th - $190 for the entire Weekend.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, June 8th
ATS® Belly Dance Glow Flow - 5:30-7pm
Wear your brightest and whitest for a 1.5 hour blacklight ATS® glow flow.
What is ATS® Flow?
This class is about freeing your mind and "going with the flow". Our instructor will lead the entire class with both slow and fast American Tribal Style® vocabulary, and all you need to do is let go and follow along. This is an all levels class, but familiarity with at least some ATS® structure and movement is strongly recommended, as the room will be entirely blacklit. Zills for fast vocabulary are 100% optional!
Saturday, June 9th
Yoga and conditioning for ATS® - 9-11am
Learn how to improve your dance with yoga and conditioning! In this workshop you will not only learn how to use yoga asanas (postures) to enhance your ATS® practice and performance, but you’ll walk away understanding how to design your own sequences to help your specific needs as a dancer. Learn how to find your “edge” in each posture and how you can translate that into your dance to get the most out of every movement.
Includes full yoga class, lecture and handouts. Bring index cards to create your own asana flashcards.
Ultimate Undulations - 12:30pm-3:30pm
From the snaky body wave to the fluid arabic step. We’ll work on everything from picky technique through anatomical breakdown to variations, duet combinations, fades and drills!
HAFLA - Community Performances
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Sunday, June 10th
Pranify and Execute - 10am-12pm
We do not often think about our breathing patterns as we dance. Our prana, or life force energy, can be controlled to create a more powerful, energetic performance while also keeping us calm and increasing our stamina. We’ll learn the physical and mental aspects of prana and most importantly, the positive impact it can have on our ATS® practice and performance. This workshop is half breathing exercises with lecture and half drills and combinations to help you “pranify” your practice!
Shape Up Your Shimmies - 1:30pm-4:30pm
A beautiful shimmy relies on contrasting elements throughout the body. Knowing which muscles to control and release throughout the lower body and how to make the move look big and bouncy, but remain isolated from the torso is key to a fabulous shimmy. We’ll review the anatomy behind what drives the shimmy and how to get the most out of your movement while maintaining the isolation for layering that makes this move so magical. Class will begin with a short anatomy lecture followed by a hip healthy warmup that prepares us for a variety of exciting and challenging shimmy drills using our favorite classic and modern ATS® movements as well as more advanced movements and combinations from the shimmy family.
Yin Yoga (30 minutes to one hour) – After an intense afternoon of shimmies, we’ll show our hips some extra love with nice long holds and deep breathing exercises. (This is part of the shimmy workshop)
WHERE: Coil Studio: 304 W Pacific Ave, Suite 280, Spokane, WA 99201.http://bit.ly/2lEo9zK
We are located on the second floor of the Washington Cracker Co. Building in suite 280. Free parking is available in the connected lot, and the inexpensive street parking is free after 7pm on weekdays and Saturdays, and all day on Sundays. Access by stairs or elevator available.
Please pre-register to reserve your spot. Registrations are non-refundable; if you are unable to attend, you have the option of selling your ticket to someone else; please be sure to send the name of the new participant to email@example.com in order to get them on the guest list.
In 2004, DeAnna met Megha, Director of Devyani Dance Company, and fell in love with American Tribal Style® (ATS®) belly dance. She joined Devyani Dance Company’s professional troupe in the fall of 2004 and in 2007 she was in the very first group to receive Sister Studio and Teacher Certification outside of FatChance BellyDance®. For the past ten years, DeAnna has dedicated her dance career to receiving the highest level of training and establishing herself as a leading professional in the ATS® community.
DeAnna is one of less than 20 Tribal Pura International Sister Studio Continuing Education instructors in the world and was one of the instructors accepted into the inaugural ATS® Advanced Teacher Training Certification.
She’s had the pleasure of teaching and performing throughout the United States as well as India. She has appeared in FatChanceBellyDance® Tribal Basics Volume 7, Volume 9, in multiple performance DVDs and as an instructor in Indian Temple Poses and Yoga for ATS®.
Her love of dance, movement and anatomy eventually led to her immersing herself in yoga study and teacher training. She became a registered Yoga Alliance Teacher (200hr RYT) in December 2013 with a focus on Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow.
DeAnna’s continuous ATS® and yoga training creates a unique teaching style while remaining true to ATS® roots and tradition.