Check out the New Classes Starting at Janna’s International Dance Studio!
Our Summer Hafla “Dances to a Different Drum” was a huge success and an amazing show. Now it time to start getting ready for the next performance in November and you don’t want to miss out on Janna’s amazing choreography again. Sign up online 24/7 at Janna’s website: www.jannasdance.com Note new dates, New Classes and Class Times!
6pm–LONG COURSE GYPSY
7pm–LONG COURSE VEIL
8pm–ADVANCED CHOREOGRAPHY CLASS
6pm–PROP CLASS–featuring VOI & SWORD–8 weeks long–only $80 if you are registered for any other Long Course Class–$100 for Prop Class only.
7pm–LONG COURSE ZILL
5:30pm–INTERMEDIATE BELLY DANCE TECHNIQUE CLASS–$100 if you are registered for any other Long Course Class–$140 for 14 weeks for Int. Tech class only. Included in our $60 unlimited basic class package.
8pm–SHORT COURSE ZILL
6pm–BEGINNER BELLY DANCE
7pm–BELEDI BREEZE FOLKLORIC DANCE COMPANY
8pm–DESERT WIND & BREEZE COMPANY REHEARSAL
12pm–BEGINNER BELLY DANCE–New class forming–pre registration required!
1pm–SHORT COURSE VEIL–New class forming–pre registration required!
BEGINNER BELLY DANCE FOR ADULTS & TEENS
Basic Belly Dance technique will be taught, focusing on correct dance posture, strengthening movements for the legs, stomach, and arms. Each week’s focus will be on different movements that will lead to the Intermediate level classes. No dance experience required. Wear workout clothes to class such as yoga or sweat pants and a t shirt; no jeans or street clothes, and bear feet, socks or soft soled dance shoes.
Don’t take that stress from your work day home with you! This easy, user friendly class is designed to help you let go of the hassles of the day so you can enjoy your evening. Our Certified Hatha Yoga instructor will gently guide you through each stretch at your level and demonstrate upper level stretches for those of you who have yoga experience. Drop in’s welcome. Bring a Yoga mat.
Our Ballroom dance classes focus on the social side of Ballroom and are taught at the beginner level. Each 4 week session will focus on only one of four styles of ballroom dance: Swing, Fox Trot, Rumba, & Cha-Cha, so that you will be able use what you have learned when the class is finished. Classes move quickly with many combinations broken down and practiced each week. No partner is required but we do not provide one for you! Please wear smooth bottom shoes, try to avoid shoes with rubber soles.
One of the most dancer friendly of the couples dance styles! Fun, fast, very usable in dance situations, and great exercise. Club Style Salsa is taught with some 2 step, Merenge, and Mambo thrown in. Our new “mini” format is designed to get you on the dance floor with your partner fast with minimal scheduling problems! Wear comfortable clothes and smooth bottomed shoes.
GYPSY BELLY DANCE
Created by Dalia Carrella and Mesmera, Gypsy is a fun, playful, variation on Classic Belly Dance style that lets you express your inner Gypsy! Taught at the Intermediate level, students will need to purchase and bring to class a very full dance skirt.
INTERMEDIATE VEIL & ZILL SHORT & LONG COURSES
Both require completion of the 12 week Basic Belly Dance and Instructor permission to advance.
The Short Course is a 6 week long class that will focus on the use of the two most popularly used props in Belly Dance, the Veil and Zills or finger cymbals in a short dance. Rising Intermediates must complete at least 1 short course in the use of the featured prop before advancing to long courses classes.
Long Course classes are 12-13 weeks long and focus on more advanced use of the featured prop and fully staged dances that are performed in the end of semester Hafla! Costumes are usually required to dance in the show and are the students responsibility.
Must have completed both all 12 weeks of Beginner Belly Dance to advance. The Technique class focuses on movements with the purpose of conditioning, posture, balance, and muscle memory. Class can include cardio, aerobic, and weight bearing exercises, learning free style technique, use of props with your dance as well as center floor and traveling combinations. This is not a performance class.
THEMED FUSION CLASS
Fusion Classes focus on the joining of Belly Dance with a different style of dance or movement that could include props,floor work, and jumping. Classes focus on a fully staged dance that will be presented at the Hafla.
Tribal Fusion is taught at the Intermediate Level and has the same requirements as the Intermediate Zill and Veil courses. The style of Tribal taught is “Urban” Tribal and applies the movements from both Basic Belly Dance, modern dance, hip hop, east Indian, and many other dance styles in a choreography that is performed in the end of semester Hafla.
Requires both Intermediate Level Long Courses and Instructor permission to attend. The Advanced class is designed to challenge the dancer and improve technique to the professional level. Class may include Veil, Zills, Folkloric styles, and personal/professional level costumes that are the dancers responsibility. The dance learned in this class is preformed in the end of semester Hafla and other dance performances.
Desert Wind Dance Company, Desert Breeze Dance Company, Beledi Breeze, and B.A.S.T.
All dance company’s at Janna’s are by invitation only. New participants are notified at the beginning of each semester as to their eligibility. Company members perform at the Halfa, Student Nights, and other dance performances.