Ammara Dance Company
Welcome to Ammara Dance Company, the rhythm of the heart of New Westminster!
Home to the one of the finest groups of Middle Eastern, Cuban, Caribbean and Brazilian dance and drum professionals in Vancouver and Lower Mainland. Specializing in Belly Dance, Ammara Dance offers a variety of dance, drumming and Yoga classes for all levels. Class sizes are limited to ensure one-on-one attention from teachers. All teachers at Ammara are performing professionals who also have professional training as teachers.
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********SPRING 2013 SESSION
Dance, fitness and music classes for all levels!
Classes offer two-person registration - Bring a friend and enjoy the fun!
Our most popular classes! Register early to ensure your spot, these classes fill quickly! Levels 1, 2 &3, Performance class and more! Click here
for details. CAPOEIRA
: This traditional martial art form built on a foundation of resistance
and resilience combines dance, percussion, song, ritual, fighting
techniques, and acrobatics. A reflection of Brazilian culture and
spiritual cultural diversity - and most certainly a workout! Great fun of all ages! Improves
strength, stamina, co-ordination and confidence. Classes for Kids age 5 - 7, 8 - 12, and Adult Class.
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: Open to men and women, beginners welcome! Join "Kitka" every Wednesday at 6:45 pm to learn traditional and lesser-known Bulgarian Folk dances from various regions. Lots of performance opportunities, and a great workout to boot! Contact Violeta at email@example.com. www.bgkitka.com
: Keep your winter hot with the sizzling rhythms of Salsa! Alberto and Teresa of "Hot Salsa Dance Zone" offer classes for absolute beginners and for those with more experience. Men and women welcome! Class info and registration at www.hotsalsadancezone.com
. "SILHOUESQUE" (BURLESQUE)
: Inspired by the daring and seductive classic Burlesque
, the sassy style of Tango
, the sexy hips of Salsa
, and the showy tricks of Broadway Jazz
melds these beautiful forms together creating a fusion of moves to
tackle redefining femininity, questioning gender roles and traditional
relationships, and honing the beauty within each performer
This is no small feat and after much preparation, the dance form
Silhouesque is ready to be launched for the public – or rather, the
public is ready for Silhouesque! For information and registration, go to www.lanafriesen.com.
HATHA and POWER YOGA
: Increase your strength, balance,
and invigorate your mind and body! Join Angelina for Hatha Yoga -
Lunchtime and Evening classes designed to fit your schedule. Click here
for more information.
Ammara Dance Co. 5th Birthday Open House!
We can hardly believe it, but its already been 5 years since we opened our doors and started shaking and shimmying our groove thing in our little corner of Sixth St. But here we are! And we'd like to thank YOU by giving you the greatest gift we can give - the gift of DANCE!Join Ammara Dance Co. Instructors for a day of FREE dance classes!
Open to participants 16yrs and over - no experience necessary! Just be willing to have FUN!
Yoga - 10am - 10:45am
Capoeira - 11:00am - 11:45am
Belly Dance - 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Ballet - 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Shilouesque (Burlesque) - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Salsa - 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Yoga - 4pm - 4:45pm
Classes are by donation - all proceeds go to the Elizabeth Fry Society of New Westminster.See you at Ammara!********
Shimmy Mob Rehearsals
All you Mobsters! Rehearsal dates are: Saturdays, April 6, 28 & May 4 11am-12pm
Anyone registered in any region is welcome to attend!********
Cassandra Shore Workshop!
Don't miss this amazing opportunity to get some time in with one of the world's Middle Eastern Dance legends! Called "Her Royal Highness of Middle Eastern Dance" by the Star Tribune, Cassandra is sought after world-wide for her knowledge, teaching ability and genuine passion for Middle Eastern Dance. For info and registration, please click here
. ********ATS Workshops with TONJE of Belly Belly Hip!
For two Sundays only, Tonje will take the new and the experienced alike on a whirlwind tour through the realm of American Tribal Style! Tonje is certified in both Gypsy Caravan and FatChanceBellyDance® and will not only introduce you to some basic and more advanced ATS vocabulary, she will be working with Shareef of Rakkab music ensemble - yes, you get to dance to a living breathing musician! For workshop info and registration, click here and scroll to bottom. ********
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
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