Exciting News!

Mid-City will be getting a new dance studio. Violet Lotus Studio will be opening in August 2015. Offering a variety of belly dance and other movement classes.

Stay tuned for more news!

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Spring Shimmies

 

Spring is here and that means warm weather and lots of upcoming events.  April is full of classes, workshops, and performances.

New classes:

American Tribal Style® Fundamentals – 6 week session
2 new sessions starting on Thursday April 23 at 5:30 pm and Saturday April 25 at 10:30

American Tribal Style® Combinations – 12 week session
New session begins Thursday April 23 at 6:40 pm

 

Workshops:

We will be teaching two workshops at Drums in the Swamp on April 18. Go to http://www.drumsintheswamp.com for more information on registration and schedule.

 

Performances:

April 17  at Drums in the Swamp

April 19 at Earth Day Festival 12-2pm

 

Mark your calendars for upcoming events:

May 16 – Belly Dance and Cake Balls – 6:30 pm

May 23 – Pandorium’s Annual Charitable Hafla – 7:00 pm

June 4 and June 6 – New sessions of American Tribal Style® Fundamentals start

June 20 – Valkyrie Rouge at the Red Stick Roller Derby

June 27 – Belly Dance and Cake Balls – 6:30 pm

July 18-19 – Bayou Belly Festival

 

 

 

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February News

Hello February! Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and Dancing are all on the agenda for the month.

Belly Dance and Cake Balls returns this month at Brew Ha Ha!

February 28 at 6:30 pm. Email Bambi at valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com if you are interested in performing.

Mark your calendar for the future dates as well!

March 28, May 16, and June 27

 

Specialty class for February ATS® Flow

February 20 at 5:30 pm, cost $5

Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman describes this as ” flow is dancing in the divine subconscious
All Dance and No Talk!”

Join us for 45 minutes for dance. There will be no instruction, no formations, no talking. Just the ability to turn off your brain and follow along.

Class format:

5:30-5:45 – Talk about the flow class, instructions

5:45-6:30 – Three sets of dancing 10-12 minutes with 2-4 minute breaks in between

 

Registration for our next session of classes is open!

ATS® Fundamentals will begin on Thursday March 5 at 5:30 pm or Saturday March 7 at 10:30am

Email Bambi at valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register

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Special Class: ATS® Flow

Join us on February 20 at 5:30 pm for ATS®: Flow

Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman describes this as ” flow is dancing in the divine subconscious
All Dance and No Talk!”

Join us for 45 minutes for dance. There will be no instruction, no formations, no talking. Just the ability to turn off your brain and follow along.

Class format:

5:30-5:45 – Talk about the flow class, instructions

5:45-6:30 – Three sets of dancing 10-12 minutes with 2-4 minute breaks in between.

 

Cost: $5

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ATS® at Oasis Belly Dance Studio

Join Valkyrie Rouge for an ATS® workshop in Lafayette at Oasis Belly Dance Studio. Please visit the Oasis website to register. There is a limit to 20 students.

Come to the workshop then grab some lunch and come back to the studio for a costume swap meet.

Sunday February 8th

10:30am-12:30pm

BambiAmerican Tribal Style Workshop

Back to Basics with Bambi

$30

American Tribal Style®: Back to Basics

Have you ever wondered how those tribal dancers improv together? Want to learn something new to add to your style of dance? Already a seasoned ATS® dancer and want to refine those foundation moves?

In this workshop we will work on posture, angles, and technique. We will look at the FCBD® format level one basic fast and slow moves. Then we will use those moves to dance as a group in duets, trios, or quartets. Zils will be added if time permits.

American Tribal Style® belly dance is a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®.

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New classes begin this week

New classes begin this week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

American Tribal Style® Fundamentals

Level: Beginner/level 1

Teacher: Bambi

When: Thursday 5:30 – 6:30pm

Class Dates: 1/22/15 through 2/26/15

Cost: 6 week class $90

In this class you will learn the basics of American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. In this class you will begin to learn a language of moves and how to cue and follow them so that you can dance as a group with others and be able to perform on the spot to any music, while giving the illusion of a choreographed dance. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required starting in week 3, they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 6 week class. Pre-registration required

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Fundamentals

Level: Beginner/level 1

Teacher: Jeanine

When: Saturday 10:00 – 11:00 am

Class Dates: 1/24/15 through 2/26/15

Cost: 6 week class $90

In this class you will learn the basics of American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. In this class you will begin to learn a language of moves and how to cue and follow them so that you can dance as a group with others and be able to perform on the spot to any music, while giving the illusion of a choreographed dance. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required starting in week 3, they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 6 week class. Pre-registration required

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Combinations

Level: level 2

Teacher: Bambi

When: Thursday 6:40 – 7:40 pm

Class Dates: 1/22/15 through 4/9/15

Cost: 12 week class $180

In this class you will refine technique by drilling basic steps and learning new variations. American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required; they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 12 week class. Approval by instructor and pre-registration required.

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Drills and Improvisation

Level: level 3

Teacher: Bambi

When: Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Class Dates:  1/20/15 – Ongoing

In this class you will refine technique by drilling basic steps and learning new variations as well as using those steps to dance ATS® in a variety of formations. You will also work in formations and chorus to create improvisational dance using the full repertoire of movements. This class will consist of instruction time and rehearsal time for Tribal Tenacity the ATS® student troupe. Active enrollment in this class also means active enrollment in Tribal Tenacity.

American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®.  Zils will be required; they are available to be purchased at the studio or online. This is an ongoing class. Approval by instructor and pre-registration required.

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com for more information.

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New Year, new classes

Hello 2015! We hope that this is a fantastic year fr you. Valkyrie Rouge is preparing to travel to San Fransisco to get our General Skills and Teacher Training certifications. We hope to bring back lots of great knowledge to share with you.

Join us this year for classes and events.

We return to teaching classes on January 15, 2015 with an Open House.

American Tribal Style® Open House

January 15, 2015

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Fleur de Leaf Dance Studio – 3613 Perkins Rd. Suite L

You are invited to our ATS® Open House on January 15, 2015. We will be dancing, talking about ATS®, and getting you registered for classes. This event is open to everyone, no experience needed. We hope to see returning students as well as some new faces.

There will be refreshments and a giveaway or two.

Please share with your friends.

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New classes begin on 1/20/15 and 1/22/15. Registration is now open.

American Tribal Style® Fundamentals

Level: Beginner/level 1

Teacher: Bambi

When: Thursday 5:30 – 6:30pm

Class Dates: 1/22/15 through 2/26/15

Cost: 6 week class $90

In this class you will learn the basics of American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. In this class you will begin to learn a language of moves and how to cue and follow them so that you can dance as a group with others and be able to perform on the spot to any music, while giving the illusion of a choreographed dance. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required starting in week 3, they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 6 week class. Pre-registration required

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Fundamentals

Level: Beginner/level 1

Teacher: Jeanine

When: Saturday 10:00 – 11:00 am

Class Dates: 1/24/15 through 2/26/15

Cost: 6 week class $90

In this class you will learn the basics of American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. In this class you will begin to learn a language of moves and how to cue and follow them so that you can dance as a group with others and be able to perform on the spot to any music, while giving the illusion of a choreographed dance. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required starting in week 3, they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 6 week class. Pre-registration required

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Combinations

Level: level 2

Teacher: Bambi

When: Thursday 6:40 – 7:40 pm

Class Dates: 1/22/15 through 4/9/15

Cost: 12 week class $180

In this class you will refine technique by drilling basic steps and learning new variations. American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®. Please wear a contrasting hip scarf and comfortable clothes. Zils will be required; they are available to be purchased at the studio or online.  This is a 12 week class. Approval by instructor and pre-registration required.

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com to register.

American Tribal Style® Drills and Improvisation

Level: level 3

Teacher: Bambi

When: Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Class Dates:  1/20/15 – Ongoing

In this class you will refine technique by drilling basic steps and learning new variations as well as using those steps to dance ATS® in a variety of formations. You will also work in formations and chorus to create improvisational dance using the full repertoire of movements. This class will consist of instruction time and rehearsal time for Tribal Tenacity the ATS® student troupe. Active enrollment in this class also means active enrollment in Tribal Tenacity.

American Tribal Style® belly dance, a dance form inspired by Indian, North African and Flamenco dance and created by Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman of Fat Chance Belly Dance®.  Zils will be required; they are available to be purchased at the studio or online. This is an ongoing class. Approval by instructor and pre-registration required.

Email valkyrie.rouge.tribal@gmail.com for more information.

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