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B2D 9/15/15 6:45 FRAGMENTS (2/11)

drills: belly rolls shoulder isolations- up, down, forward, back, square circle: down-back-up-forward Short & Sweet fragment connective movement- 3/4 shimmy cue: right arm down to right hip on (5) - keep shimmy going (6) step right forward & 1/4 turn to stage right - left had to left hip (7) weight change & hip shift [...]

2015-09-16T20:22:36+00:00September 16th, 2015|

B2D 9/8 7:45 VOI (1/11)

listened to music options and chose Egi Taltos   watched: (2:37 voi begins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGzqAtoaM2Q&index=2&list=PLzoKYyKkzvWYOgwNppjbdXLeLVtPFt-IQ started playing with veil poi. Angie making them for folks :) planes- wheel & wall (sides & front/back) try to keep it a flat circle. cross over- still working on the shape & orientation of the circle in space.

2018-12-14T02:53:41+00:00September 15th, 2015|

B2D Tues 9/8 6:45 Fragments (1/11)

T3p0 connective move- 3/4 shimmy cue- hands sweep down behind head & cross front press down & left cross over turn hands at hips for horz. rib circle l.f.r.b (1&2&) open arms to sides maya r,l (3,4) cross touch with arms  r, l (5,6) cross touch with arms l,r (7,8) sneak turn on right foot, [...]

2015-09-15T17:44:08+00:00September 15th, 2015|

B2D Tues 9/8 ATS (8/11/15)

cymbal patterns (when to play & when to pause) play it                           actual count 1 &a3 &a5 &a7 8 9    (1 2&3  4&5  6&7  8  9) Variation 1 &a3 &a5 7 8 9          (1 2&3 4&5       7  8  9) 1 &a3 &a5 &a7  8       (1 2&3  4&5 6&7   8)   music we used Dere- Omer Faruk [...]

2015-08-13T21:28:13+00:00August 13th, 2015|

B2D Tues 7/7 8:45 poi (1/9)

side planes same time, split time (forward & back) front plane- both one direction- same time & split time (& other direction) butter fly butter fly with non dominant hand on top reverse butter fly reveres butterfly with non dominant hand on top low wave behind the back- practice building up to 4 behind the [...]

2015-07-09T22:01:22+00:00July 9th, 2015|

B2D Tues 7:45 9/8 ATS 7/7/15 (1/9)

cymbals - 1&a3&a5&a7 8 9 count moves: 1,3,5,7 & (drag out "&") Arabic 2 Arabic hip twist Chico 4 corners 3/4 shimmy slow & fast Turkish shimmy & Turkish 1/4 Basic Egyptian   MUSIC we used: Dere by Omar Faruk Tekbilek  

2015-07-09T21:51:00+00:00July 9th, 2015|

B2D Tues 6:45 dance mechanique 7/7 (1/9)

alternating hips: 1/4, 1/2 time   down beat right (1,3 & 1,2,3,4) walking 1/4 & 1/2  down beat right step touch cross touch pelvic locks 1/4 & 1/2 down beat front (1,3 & 1,2,3,4) walking 1/4 & 1/2  down beat right step touch cross touch   Taqsim drills (2 count, 4 count, 8 count- changing weight) [...]

2015-07-09T21:47:48+00:00July 9th, 2015|

B2D songs even tribal fusion dancers should know 6/30 (2/2)

Alf Leyla Wa Leyla is a love song. The singer is with her lover and does not want the night to end. MUSIC: Cairo Orchestra Mohamed Ali Ensemble   Umm Kulthum (Oum kalthoum) was an internationally famous Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress of the 1920s to the 1970s. Four decades after her death in [...]

2018-12-14T02:53:41+00:00July 3rd, 2015|

B2D songs even tribal fusion dancers should know 6/23/15 (1/2)

Aziza Mohamed Abdel Wahab wrote it for a movie which starred Naima Akef. Here is a clip :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VNRq3JqojU Lyrics have been added to some versions. its basically Azize's lover begging her not to leave him. the lyrics were also translated into Turkish, and the song is VERY famous and well known in turkey, too [...]

2018-12-14T02:53:41+00:00June 24th, 2015|