Learn how to play finger cymbals while you dance with award-winning team Eastern Star Bellydance!
Saturday, October 12th ~ 10-11:30am ~ Downtown Dance, Chico
In this introductory finger cymbal (Turkish: zills; Arabic: sagat) class, you will learn some basic finger cymbal patterns and how to match them with bellydance moves. This skill is a MUST for hobbyists, competitors, and aspiring professionals alike to add to their bellydance toolbox!
Recommended experience: a few months in bellydance, with a few months listening to Arabic music.
Please wear: leggings/yoga pants and tank top. Dance paws recommended but not required.
Please bring: water bottle, dance binder/journal, a pen or pencil, and your set of 4 zills with elastic to fit your fingers. No zills? No problem - extra sets of zills will be available to borrow. Syllabi will be provided.
Reserve your spot in this essential learning opportunity below!
$18 + $0.83 PayPal fees
Ready to put together all those moves you've been learning at class? Join your classmates in learning a fun, upbeat choreography! This is also a great opportunity to receive additional technique feedback, to learn about stage formations, and to put your energy and emotions into your dancing.
A must for the aspiring soloist or for those wanting to join Nebula Dance Company!
Choreography series also come with one or more optional performance opportunities 1-4 weeks after the end of the instructional period.
Next series coming soon!
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