Blue Lotus Tribe and the Salimpour School of Dance present:
Bal Anat performing "Bal Anat: 50th Anniversary Tour"
Saturday November 3, 2018 - 8:00PM
Beverly Arts Center
2407 West 111th Street, Chicago, IL 60655
Workshops with Suhaila Salimpour
Thursday, November 1 through Saturday, November 3:
Suhaila Salimpour Format Certification Workshop: Level 1 Intensive
Location coming soon (near the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago)
$500 for the 15 hour course. Optional testing requires an additional fee.
Open to all. A complete overview of Level 1 of the Suhaila Salimpour Format, this workshop
prepares the student for Level 1 certification testing and provides the foundations required
for technical and artistic progression in the Suhaila Salimpour Format certification program.
Material includes posture and alignment, fundamental muscular technique, rhythmic timing,
nomenclature, and finger cymbals. Optional testing requires an additional fee.
Thursday, Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm with a one hour lunch break at midday
Saturday: 9:00am-noon with testing beginning at 1:00pm
Sunday, November 4:
Beverly Arts Center | 2407 W. 111th St. Chicago, IL 60655 $60 each or $110 for the full day of workshops
9:00am-noon: Jamila Salimpour Format Basics with Finger Cymbals
Jamila Salimpour might be considered to be the “Mother of Tribal Style,” but her contributions to belly dance span all genres and generations. In this workshop you’ll learn the fundamental steps of her revolutionary format, and perhaps connect some dots in your own personal belly dance legacy. Bring your finger cymbals!
1:00-4:00pm: Jamila Salimpour Format Combinations with Finger Cymbals
Using steps and finger cymbal patterns from the timeless Jamila Salimpour Format, you’ll learn dynamic and exciting combinations to use in your practice and performance. Be prepared for a challenge, and don’t forget your finger cymbals!