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Persian Dance Series

Wednesdays | 7-8pm
October 2nd - November 20th

Explore Persian dance, music, and expression in this 8-week series. Learn hand & body positions, traveling movements, and spins in a supportive and safe environment. Technique will be put together in Combinations to show the essence of Persian Classical Dance.

Level:
Mixed levels, Beginners welcome!

Price: 
$90 for the series (before Sept 25th)
$105 for the series (after Sept 25th)
$55 - for any 4 classes
$15 Drop-in (if there is space)

Location: Studio Azul
2525 Eighth Street #16, 
Berkeley, CA 94710

To Register email: nayundance@gmail.com

To RSVP on Facebook you can do so HERE


Central Asian Dance Performance Series: Focus on the Tajik Kulobi Style

Wednesdays | 8-9:30pm
October 2nd - November 20th

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This 8-week series will provide dancers with an introduction to Central Asian Dance Technique and specifically Tajik dance technique and stylization with a focus on the Kulobi (Khatloni) style from Southern Tajikistan.

All classes begin with a full body warm-up based in Central Asian foot patterns, torso exercises, hand techniques, and head isolations. Dancers will be given movement patterns across the floor and a full breakdown of turns central to Tajik dance. Technique will be put together in a fun choreography.

There is an optional performance on Wednesday, December 4th as part of a Ballet Afsaneh showcase.

Level:
This class is geared towards more intermediate level dancers but adventurous beginners are also welcome!

Price: 
$115 for the series (before Sept 25th)
$135 for the series (after Sept 25th)
$70 for any 4 classes
$20 Drop-in (if there is space)
**$10 discount if you sign up for the Persian series that runs from 7-8pm

Location: Studio Azul
2525 Eighth Street #16, 
Berkeley, CA 94710

To Register email: nayundance@gmail.com

To RSVP on Facebook you can do so HERE

 

Class Performance

Natalie’s Central Asian Dance Class at a Nowruz Event in Cupertino, CA

Spring 2019


Belly Dance (Middle Eastern Dance) Technique & Choreography Series

Wednesdays | 5:45-6:45pm
October 16th - November 20th

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This class is open to dancers of all different dance backgrounds and levels. Learn body isolations, shimmies, and basic layering techniques in a fun and supportive environment. Each day we will learn a short combination that will be put together into a choreography to the class ic Belly Dance song, Zeina. There will be an optional performance at the conclusion of the series.

Cost: $12 for single class drop-in or class cards which bring the price to as low as $8.75/class
Sign-Up on the YWCA website

Location: YWCA
2600 Bancroft Wy
Berkeley, CA

 

Class Performances

Natalie’s Belly Dance Class Performing at Underground Nomads

Spring 2018


The Dailey Method Berkeley and Piedmont

Natalie Teaches regular Fitness classes at The Dailey Method located in Berkeley and Piedmont. Check the Dailey Method website for the most up-to-date classes! 

Regular Weekly Class
4:30 & 5:45pm Fridays at The Dailey Method Piedmont
*Natalie also teaches most weekends and subs often during the week so check out the schedule for exact times

About Dailey Method (from their website): The Dailey Method is the fastest way to a strong, lean, sculpted body. Combining the best of Pilates, yoga, and ballet barre training, our classes are an ever-evolving mix of movement that offer extreme benefits for body and mind. Our classes are driven by fitness research and our students’ needs. We offer individualized attention in a group setting to give you the strength, discipline, and joy to find ultimate alignment.