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Virtual Camps 2021

Mark your calendars for Virtual Camps 2021! West Coast will be held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast will run August 13-15, 2021. As last year, each camp will feature three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. Much more information to come.

Until registration is open for this summer’s weekend events, check out last year’s camp programs here: West Coast 2020 and East Coast 2020.


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Turkish Roman Workshop w/ Jessaiah Zure

September 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm – September 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Turkish Roman dancing uses the 9/8 rhythm, and is mainly performed at weddings or other parties with live musicians. It is a street style dance which continuously evolves through different movements and interpretations, being very personal in nature, while still following traditional movements. The movements are very focused on an up motion of the pelvis, making the belly move up and down. There are a variety of hand gestures involved which make the dance tell a story, as well as endless foot patterns and interpretations. In this multi-level workshop, we will focus on embodying the pulse of the music, steps, gestures, and musicality. We will also learn the lyrics, melody, and clapping of some songs so we can sing and clap for each other while we are dancing.

Private House in Fox Chapel - address announced @ registration