Selena Kareena, Sovereign of Silkiness

Selena Kareena, Sovereign of Silkiness  is the owner of Ancient Art Dance Studio, dancing and performing Traditional Egyptian style Raqs Sharqi and Classic American Bellydance since the eighties. Producer of FloraliaFestival Selena specializing in Preserving the best of the past to share with the future. From The Golden Age of Egyptian style to the Cabarets of the 60s and seventies.

website: Www.selenakareena.Com

studio landline: 575 743 2048

cellular phone:575 740 5974

Workshop topic #1:

Traditional steps and combinations to 4/4 Beladi rhythm  for the professional dancer. Workshop by Selena Kareena.

9 to 11 am

Saturday Oct 26.

Location: Snake Charmer Studio II Central El Paso

In this class you will learn some traditional steps and combinations in the Authentic Egyptian style to be used in developing your own choreography. They can be used in any genre of belly dance from traditional Raqs Sharqi to fantasy fusion to free style with Live drummers.
Zills optional
Notes included.

Workshop topic #2: The Fantasy style, Dance of the Seven Veils. Workshop by Selena Kareena.

12 to 2 pm

Saturday Oct.26

 Location: Snake Charmer Studio II Central El Paso

In this fun class you will learn a traditional Gimmick dance that was popular during the hey day after 1960s and 70s bellydance.

You will need 7 veils:

  • Of various lengths in pale complimentary colors.
  • Sparkling rectangular veil
  • Veil across the face
  • Veil from the head 3 yds
  • Hip wrap
  • Veil across the front
  • 2 scarfs
  • You will need a headpiece, such as a versatile jewelry piece, a pillbox hat or headband and Bobby pins.

It is helpful to be in full cabaret costume, bra belt and skirt.

Call Snake Charmer and the Belly Dancer for more info. 915-691-1938

CATS MEOW 2019:Selena Kareena Workshops 2019

Sadie Adair and Lorena Martinez-Burr of the Desert Darlings from Albuquerque NM.

Bananas for Belly Dance !  A Tribute to Josephine Baker Workshop 11:15 to 1:15 Sat . Oct 27

Snake Charmer Studio II Central El Paso Tx.

$40 ea.

In this duo workshop, Sadie and Lorena explore the boundaries between funny and sexy, while adding their classic theatrical flair. Entering the mind of the influential and boundary-pushing Josephine Baker, the girls take her signature facial expressions and va-va-voom dance moves and make them their own. This choreography is suited for the adventurous beginner to the advanced dancer. Students will learn upbeat belly dance combinations and exciting theatrical exercises that can add a little extra pizazz to their performance.

Desert Darlings


 Moonlit Mirage Belly Dance (Erin and Johnny ) of Pueblo Co.

Sat. Oct 27 at Snake Charmer Studio II El Paso .

$40 ea .

Workshop #1 9am to 11am

Blast From The Past  

From Shaabi to Sharqi, From then to when… We will touch on some uncommonly known history and the authentic movements that give our dance its foundation, yet travels through time incorporating a modern flair.

Workshop #2 1:30 to 3:30

Folk Fusion: From The Middle East To America

Through this workshop we will take a journey of the evolution of movement from various  Middle Eastern styles to America and its diverse dance culture. We will learn proper etiquette and techniques for creating a fusion dance. A short choreography will be taught.

Moonlit Mirage

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