Hala Hala Dance Teachers Training!

Hala is very happy to share her extensive experience in teaching her native art of Middle Eastern belly dance in a weekend seminar in Santa Clara, CA: Fri - Sun, Jan 30, 31 & Feb 1, 2009

Whether you've been teaching dance for years or just considering it, this intensive seminar will train you in the Hala Dance method of teaching dance. The Hala Dance approach has proven to be the fastest, most efficient way to bring about a broad cultural, musical and aesthetic understanding of the art of Middle Eastern Dance!

Here's a sample of what our students shared with us!

Download Hala Dance Teaching brochure.
Download Teachers Training Flier.

In this intensive 2.5 days seminar, Hala will share her very unique techniques of teaching Middle Eastern dance and her elegant choreographies.

The seminar consist of 15 hours of instructions, lectures, exercises, demos and dance routines (please see topics covered below). Upon completion of the basic training, and if recommended, you will have the opportunity to do another 10 hours of practical training.

The Teachers Training seminar is an excellent opportunity for dancers who wish to earn extra income while doing what they love, improve their dance teaching skills, learn new techniques and increase their knowledge about Middle Eastern culture and dance. The seminar is open to all levels of teachers who want to teach authentic Middle Eastern dance.

Topics Covered:
  • Historical, cultural and social backgrounds of Middle Eastern Dance (aka belly dance)
  • Creating a fun, inviting and comfortable learning space for your students
  • Safe, effective and comprehensive warm up routine that exercises all parts of the body from the neck to the ankles
  • Detailed break down of basic moves, transitions and combinations
  • Dancers arms, upper body and fluid movement
  • Engaging your students (the use of humor, imagery, group games,..etc)
  • Dance routines to use for different levels of dancers
  • Safe and healthy physical habits to establish in yourself and your students (posture and alignment)
  • Getting and using feedback to fine tune your style
  • Middle Eastern rhythms and musicality for dancers
  • Cool down routine
    plus a lot more...
I look forward to creating dance, joy and self expression with you!
Date :
Friday 30th January - Sunday 1st February, 2009
Location :

Hala Dance Studio, 1478 Calabazas Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051

Schedule :

Friday 30th Jan:

  • 6.30 - 7.00pm : Registration and Introductions
  • 7.00 - 10.00pm : class with Hala

Saturday 31st Jan & Sunday 1st Feb:

  • 9.30am - 10.00am : Check in
  • 10.00am - 1.00pm : class with Hala
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm : lunch break
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm : class with Hala

We take small groups of serious dancers who are passionate about sharing their talents.

Total tuition is due by January 23rd, 2009:

  • Total Tuition: $299 - includes all media handouts and practical training if approved (25 hours total!!)
  • Non refundable deposit to secure your spot: $100 (the balance of $199 is due by January 23rd, 2009).
Registration :

There are 2 easy options to register for this unique seminar ...

  • Online : Please use the PayPal button above to pay the deposit by credit card. Please mail the balance of $199 by Jan 23rd, 2009.
  • Mail : Please print the Hala Dance Teachers Training Flier & mail it with your check or money order to Hala Dance. Please include your full name and contact information.
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