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Mat Jacob in Sydney April 15-16

April 15 @ 10:00 am - April 16 @ 4:00 pm

Mat Jacob Intensive weekend in Sydney!!

The delightful Mat Jacob has graciously accepted the offer to come all the way from Barcelona, to teach us her beautiful style of fusion in a series of workshops over the Easter weekend! I am very excited to announce the details of the weekend of fusion workshops with this stunning, creative, edgy, prolific and inspiring dance artist!!

This incredible dancer has had the privilege to study and perform alongside some of the most influential artists of the tribal fusion belly dance world: MIRA BETZ, ZOE JAKES, MARDI LOVE, AMY SIGIL, ILLAN RIVIERE, ARIELLAH, KAMI LIDDLE, HEATHER STANTS and last but not least, her recent important discovery, PINY and ORCHIDACEAE TRIBAL.

She thinks her students should also all be mentioned because they are just as important as her teachers.

“Mat Jacob is one of the most generous teachers, performers and producers you will ever meet. She will bend over backwards, sideways and all ways to bring passion and integrity to Art.” – Amy Sigil, Unmata

Don’t miss this opportunity to train and dance with one of the rising stars of Tribal Fusion & Fusion Bellydance, she has SO much to offer!!

Mat’s website:
http://www.matjacob.com/

The weekend will look like this:

SATURDAY:

5678- Tribal Fusion Basics
10am-12pm (2 hours)

This is a beginner or advanced beginner’s class! Shimmies, layers, isolations, drills, classic foot patterns or all of it combined, this is what this class is about. I love teaching to beginners and I never have the opportunity in workshops. Every move will be carefully broken down and the goal of this class is to fall In love with the beauty and complexity of Tribal Fusion while perfecting what you already know or opening your knowledge to new material.

The Big Freeze
1pm-4pm (3 hours)

Anybody has seen the Matrix ? It is characterized by its visually extreme transformation of time and space.

In this workshop we will learn how to play with time to create strong visual illusions.

Using the different planes that lay permanently around us and that are often forgotten, we will work on the concepts of being strongly unbalanced, subtly fast and firmly slow. We shall mess with time and with space.

Through several exercises, including partner work, our goal is to create interesting contrast when the moment to freeze time is upon us. Let’s be confidentely unpredictable and intentionnaly surprising.

And let’s have fun with it all !

*Please bring socks or footies for this workshop

SUNDAY:

Armz, handz, fingerz…Lead the way !
10am-12pm (2 hours)

Your arms and hands are what frames the body. So let’s talk about that for a second. Let your arms guide all the other movements in the body. Used well, the arms, hands and fingers alone will make a dance interesting.

In this workshop, those three components will be the impulse for any other movement happening…Working from the outside in, your arms are your guide. They are your light in the dark. They are what your body will follow. Even static, your arms will full of life.

Be long, be tall, be strong , stretch out and discover the most powerful weapon of your dance through excercises and a combo.

Hop ! Hop ! Hop !
1pm-4pm (3 hours)

A choreography on the «a little bit more traditionnal» and «a little bit less elctronic» side of life. Music from north Africa, the Balkans, Russia and more will be heard and movements from nowhere and everywhere, from the Tribal Fusion lineage and from Mat’s brain will be put together in the learning of this choreography. Tribal fusion technique in this choreography is broken down and carefully drilled.

PERFORMANCE NIGHT TBC VENUE!!!!!
If you are interested in performing please email through your details and a youtube clip with your workshop enquiry!

Pricing:

EARLY BIRD TICKETS!!

2 HOUR WORKSHOPS $90
5678- Tribal Fusion Basics
Armz, handz, fingerz…Lead the way

3 HOUR WORKSHOPS $100
The Big Freeze
Hop ! Hop ! Hop !

FULL WEEKEND $350

Early Bird ends 19 March 2017 🙂

REGULAR TICKETS!

2 HOUR WORKSHOPS $100
5678- Tribal Fusion Basics
Armz, handz, fingerz…Lead the way

3 HOUR WORKSHOPS $115
The Big Freeze
Hop ! Hop ! Hop !

FULL WEEKEND $400

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Payment Options for all workshops include Bank Transfer & PayPal
**Please note that workshop bookings are non-refundable, but fully transferrable. Payment plan options available.

To register, please email:

nina.c.parissi@gmail.com

or PM on facey 🙂

with the following information to confirm your place and receive invoice & payment instructions:

Name:
Contact phone number:
Billing address:
Workshop Booking requests:

Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions or contact us to discuss anything regarding registrations, payment or course content.

AND MAKE SURE TO CLICK ‘GOING’ OR ‘INTERESTED’ TO GET UPDATES & INSPIRATIONAL VIDEOS & POSTS!!

Hope to be dancing with you soon!!
Nina xx

Details

Start:
April 15 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 16 @ 4:00 pm
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Organiser

Mat Jacob in Australia 2017
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/Mat-Jacob-in-Australia-2017-1222259254527801/

Venue

Ameras Palace Belly Dance Boutique
Level 2, 314 Marrickville Road, Marrickville
Marrickville, 2193 AU
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