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October 2014

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Drum Solo?

October 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kelly’s Herb House, 401 Headquarters Drive
Millersville, Maryland 21108 United States
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Dancers, I am VERY excited to sponsor Casey Bond in this workshop. It will help dancers at every level. Limited to 12 students. Workshop description: Tips, Tricks & Techniques from a "bellydancer-friendly" drummergirl to help you blow your audience away! Intro: Recorded Drum Solos VS Live Drum Solos Live Drum Solo Basics - Rhythms, Accents, Connections and Endings! Rhythms: "Name it & Claim it!" (Common rhythms in 2/4/ 4/4 & 8/4) Accents: hear it, dance it, work it, own it!…

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New classes start!

October 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

New classes start!

October 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 2014

No classes tonight. Have a great Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

No classes tonight. Have a great Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
January 2015

Best Face Forward Workshops

January 17, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Kelly’s Herb House, 401 Headquarters Drive
Millersville, MD 21108 United States
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A makeup artist who makes dancers look beautiful, and a sought after dance instructor known for her expressiveness, combine forces to make YOU look fabulous onstage. Workshop Schedule: 10:30-12:30 "Daytime to Gig Time--Contouring" with Azhia 12:30-1:30 Lunch break (deli nearby!) 1:30-3:30 "Add Dazzle To Your Dance" with Latifa Workshop price $75.  Scroll down for Paypal link.   "Daytime to Gig Time--Contouring": Transform your everyday look into a stunning, sculpted face using a few easy tools, products, and techniques for male and female…

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February 2015

Latifa’s Students Perform at February Charm City Shimmy Hafla!

February 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latifa's intermediate students will perform a drum solo, and her advanced students will perform an Ibrahim Farrah dance. For full details, visit the Facebook event:  

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Latifa Teaches Drum Solo at WAMEDA Winter Workshop

February 22, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dancer, 8010 Old Branch Avenue
Clinton, MD United States
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9:30 Warmup with the Fitness Pharaoh 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. "Fun Flirty Drum Solo" with Latifa 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. "Wraps, Unwraps, and Other Fun Veil Tricks" with Amustela Lunch is 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m "Techniques for Professional Costuming" with Nimeera 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m "The Golden Age of Belly Dance (Naima Akef/Tahia Carioca)" with Yasmin Henkish   $50 for members, $55 for non-members. Sign up at Individual workshops are…

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March 2015

Latifa and Banat al-Beled perform at Art of the Belly in Ocean City, MD

March 20, 2015 @ 9:25 pm - March 21, 2015 @ 9:25 pm

Join us at the beach for the best dance festival ever!! Latifa solo Friday night at 9:24 PM. Banat al-Beled set Saturday at 6:18 PM.

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Latifa teaches traditional Saudi/Gulf dance at Roxy & Dukes, Dunellen, NJ

March 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Roxy & Dukes, 745 Bound Brook Rd
Dunellen, NJ 08812 United States
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I'll give a short lecture to set the dance in its cultural context, teach basic steps and movements, show you how to use the thobe (traditional oversize dancing dress) and then show a more modern approach so that you can use the movements appropriately in an oriental show. Please bring a thobe, or a standard rectangular veil. Workshop is $30 at the door; details at Be sure to plan to stay for the show! Doors open at 6 PM, show…

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