Season 3 2021

Name
Days
Location
Datura Style™ Combos & Flow 2
DATURA STYLE™ COMBOS & FLOW 2 continues our Datura Style™ belly dance training, this class dives into more complex combinations and finger cymbal patterns as well as how to flow from movement to movement using our accumulated vocabulary.

Prerequisite: At least one prior course of Combos & Flow 1 and instructor approval.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Datura Style™ Fundamentals & Flow
Try something totally new and fabulously fun!

In just one upbeat hour you will learn a group of movements from Datura Style™ belly dance that will be worked into a fun combo and have you dancing with flow in no time! No prior dance experience required.

Wear comfortable workout clothes that fit close to your body and a quiet scarf around your hips if you like! Bare feet, socks, or soft dance shoes are recommended.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Study Hall: Datura Style™ Pelvic Lock Study
A Datura Style™ technique study is a concentrated practice that focuses on a specific set of body isolations that are drilled with foot patterns and arm pathways. This is followed by one or two dance combinations using the same movement families to integrate the technique into our dance movement.

The Ribcage Pelvic Lock Study will cover pelvic locks with different speeds and foot patterns, pelvic circles, and the "pony kick," and backwards shuffle, all set to a 9/8 rhythm.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Study Hall: Datura Style™ Rotation Study
A Datura Style™ technique study is a concentrated practice that focuses on a specific set of body isolations that are drilled with foot patterns and arm pathways. This is followed by one or two dance combinations using the same movement families to integrate the technique into our dance movement.

The Rotation (twist) Study will cover Hip twists, hip arcs, basic Egyptian, Jewel, twisting Mardi, and figure 8 back walk.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Datura Style™ Combos & Flow 1
DATURA STYLE™ COMBOS & FLOW 1 follows our Datura Style™ Fundamentals & Flow course. This class introduces more combinations and beginning finger cymbals as well as how to flow from movement to movement using our accumulated vocabulary.

Prerequisite: At least one prior course of Fundamentals & Flow and instructor approval.
Sunday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Fusion Belly Dance Choreography
FUSION CHOREOGRAPHY for the advancing dancer works on concepts in contemporary belly dance such as layering movements, theatricality, performance skills, and more advanced prop work including playing finger cymbals and sword balancing. Each course sees the completion of a full choreography.

Prerequisite: Completion of Datura Fundamentals or instructor approval. This is a dedicated session course with no drop-in options.
Sunday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Eastern Groove Online
Datura Style™ Fundamentals & Flow
Try something totally new and fabulously fun!

In just one upbeat hour you will learn a group of movements from Datura Style™ belly dance that will be worked into a fun combo and have you dancing with flow in no time! No prior dance experience required.

Wear comfortable workout clothes that fit close to your body and a quiet scarf around your hips if you like! Bare feet, socks, or soft dance shoes are recommended.

$90 for the six week session or $18 per drop-in class.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
The Light Lounge at Vern's
La Groove Fatale
La Groove Fatale is a dedicated group of dancers who have achieved an advanced level of skill and artistry. Troupe members are required to perform at studio and local community shows including the annual Elgin Fringe Festival and will be given other exclusive performance opportunities.

Prerequisite: Min 2 years of study with Christina and instructor invitation.
Monday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
The Light Lounge at Vern's
Fusion Belly Dance Moves & Drills
BELLY DANCE MOVES & DRILLS is a drop-in friendly class for all levels of belly dancers. Each class begins with a quick body warm-up and then we go right into working that day's focus isolations, shapes and movements. The class starts out nice and easy, which is great review for experienced dancers, but we ramp up to more challenging stuff by the end. Modifications for all levels are offered so you can dance at your own level.

Price: $90 for the six week session or $18 for each single class.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
The Light Lounge at Vern's
Project Groove: All You Need is Love!
Project Groove is Back! This invitation-only group is a project-based ensemble class. This choreography is created with advanced dancers in mind and involves group work, dynamic stage formations, and, in our new age of hybrid learning, a multi-media component culminating in a performance at the end of the double session. Season 3 is the first of two seasons during which this single project "All You Need is Love" -- a Mardi Love inspired choreography will take place.

$125 for the first half of the project. No drop-ins.
If you are interested in this project but have not been invited please contact Christina at christina@easterngroove.com before registering.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
The Light Lounge at Vern's


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