New Classes for Spring

New Semester Starts January 12th!
Beginner Belly Dance, Salsa, & Ballroom will start the week of January 25th

NEW CLASSES coming this year
*VOI–“Veil Poi”-Open to all Levels
*ADVANCED LEVEL I & 2
*TRIBAL FUSION LEVEL 1 & 2
*AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCEOpen to All Levels
*MOTHER & DAUGHTER LEVEL1 & 2
*PUNCH CARDCLASSES
Monthly In Studio HAFLAS!

Take a look at our New Schedule!
MONDAY–JANUARY 12
7pm–LONG COURSE INT. ZILL
8pm–TECHNIQUE CLASS
9pm–VOI–**NEW**

TUESDAY–JANUARY 13
6pm–SHORT COURSE INT. VEIL/ZILL
7pm–LONG COURSE INT. VEIL
8pm–INT. FUSION
9pm–ADVANCED LEVEL II-**NEW**

WEDNESDAY–JANUARY 14
6pm–GYPSY STYLE BELLY DANCE–INT.
7pm–TRIBAL FUSION–LEVEL I
8pm–TRIBAL FUSION–LEVEL II–**NEW**
9pm–B.A.S.T. DANCE COMPANY

THURSDAY–JANUARY 15
7pm–ADVANCED LEVEL I–**NEW**
8pm–DESERT BREEZE DANCE COMPANY
9pm–DESERT WIND DANCE COMPANY

FRIDAY–FIRST FRIDAY EACH MONTH beginning February 6
7-9pm  HAFLA’S AT JANNA’S–**NEW**
Name our new monthly Halfa’s and win a coin belt!

SATURDAY–JANUARY 16
12pm–PUNCH CARD CLASS–**NEW**
Classes will be announced at Open House
1pm–AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE–**NEW**
2pm–PUNCH CARD CLASS–**NEW**
SUNDAY–JANUARY 17
3pm–PUNCH CARD CLASS–**NEW**

Classes Starting the Week of JANUARY 25th
SUNDAY–JANUARY 25
5pm–SALSA & MAMBO
6pm–BALLROOM DANCE–featuring the Swing
MONDAY–JANUARY 26
6pm–BEGINNER BELLY DANCE–Pack “B”

THURSDAY–JANUARY 29
6pm–BEGINNER BELLY DANCE–Pack “B”

SATURDAY–JANUARY 31
9am–MOTHER & DAUGHTER LEVEL II–**NEW**
10am–MOTHER & DAUGHTER LEVEL I
11am–BEGINNER BELLY DANCE –Pack “B”
Class Descriptions

Belly Dance Level I
Basic Belly Dance technique will be taught, focusing on correct  dance posture, strengthening movements for the legs, stomach, and arms.  Belly Dance Level I is divided into two 6 week sessions,  packages A & B, that focus on different movements each week and each session to make your dance experience more relaxed and fun. No dance experience is needed.  Wear workout clothes to class such as yoga or sweat pants and a t shirt; no jeans or street clothes, and bear feet or soft soled dance shoes.

VOI–The art of Veil Poi–**NEW** Open to all Levels–No previous dance experience needed.
Taught by Dana Beaufait, VOI is a beautiful and creative new art form created by Dana in 2007 to continue her training in Fire Poi this technique uses silk veils to simulate the flash and excitement of fire spinning.    Class participants will need to bring a silk veil.  Poi base will be available for purchase the first day of class.

Gypsy Fusion Belly Dance  **NEW**
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.

“PUNCH CARD” classes **NEW**
Punch Card classes will be offered throughout the semester with exciting new topics that are not offered during regular class times.  Punch Cards will be available in demonstrations of 6, 12, & 25.   Each Punch Card will be color coded for level and intensity.
Green=open to all levels
Yellow=open to intermediate and above
Red=advanced only or ask the instructor if you qualify

Intermediate Veil & Zill-Short and Long Courses
Both require both Package A & B Basic Belly Dance and Instructor permission to advance.
The Short Course is a 6 week long class that will focus on the proper use of the prop for the class 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.

Technique Class
Must have completed both Basic A&B to advance.  The Technique  class focuses on movements with the purpose of conditioning. posture, balance, and muscle memory.  Class includes cardio,  aerobic, and weight bearing exercises as well as center floor and traveling combinations.  This is not a performance class.

Fusion
Each semester will 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 Level I & II **NEW**
Both are Intermediate Level classes and have the same requirements as the Zill and Veil courses.  The style of Tribal taught is  “Urban” Tribal.
The Long Course applies the movements from both Basic Belly Dance in a choreography that is performed in the end of semester Hafla.
Tribal Level II enrollment is by instructor permission only.

Advanced Choreography Level I & II  **NEW**
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.

Advanced II enrollment by Instructor permission only.

Mother & Daughter Belly Dance–Level I & II  **NEW**
A fun, low key way to introduce dance to ages 6-12.  Bring your daughter, niece, grand daughter, neighbor or friends kid, its ok. Participants will learn a short dance and should wear workout style of clothes.  Teams that have completed at least I Level I class are eligible for Level II.. Level II is a Hafla performance class.

Desert Wind Dance Company, Desert Breeze Dance Company, 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.

Ballroom Dance
Our Ballroom dance classes focus on the social side of Ballroom and are taught at the beginner level.  Each 6 week session will focus on only one style of ballroom dance so that you will be able to dance the style 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 (dress shoes are usually good for this with no rubber soles.

Salsa-Mambo
One of the most dancer friendly of the couple dance styles!  Fun, fast, and great exercise. Club style is taught with some 2 step style thrown in. Class format is and dress code is the same as ballroom.

CLASS COSTS:

Beginner Belly Dance: $48 for 6 weeks

Long Course Classes:
1 class–$140
2 classes–$135ea.
3 or more classes–$130ea

Salsa & Ballroom  $60

Short Course Belly Dance Classes–$60

Mother & Daughter Belly Dance–$75 per couple-each additional child $35

PUNCH CARD CLASSES:
6 class punch card–$60
12 class punch card–$100
25 class punch card–$200
Walk in and individual classes–$15 ea

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