Dance in Motion presents - A Workshop with Hannah Mi Anis

Workshop description

Sacred Earth Belly Dance workshop with Hannah Mi Anis

WORKSHOP DETAILS : Sacred Earth Belly Dance with Hannah Mi Anis

Hannah Mi Anis presents a workshops focusing on her signature blend of Sacred Earth Belly dance interwoven with the structure and strength of many generations of Tribal, all to the tune and resonance of the slow and lingering Turkish Ciftetelli.

Drawing movements and inspiration from both, Hannah Mi Anis unfolds choreographic sequences that follow a seamless journey from the bold and powerful to a caressing yin like flow allowing the different and valid aspects of the female principle to emerge. There will be strong focus on musicality and its resonance inside ou
r bodies, harnessing the messages rooted within one of the most beloved rhythms in the belly dance repertoire.

'The poet's business is exaltation and how to impart it' - Anais Nin

Date: 27th August 2016
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Venue: Itchenor Memorial Hall, Itchenor Rd, West Sussex PO20 7DL

Fees- £35 (early bird £30, ends 7th August 2016. )

(As you come through the village towards the harbour, the Hall is just past the Church on the left hand side.)

Signs will be displayed.


Hannah Mi Anis is a London based dancer and instructress. She has a wealth of eclectic dance experience ranging from extensive touring with live musicians (Don Kipper, Oojami and Dajjah), collaborations with modern dancers (Jacky Lansley Company) and has shared stages with acrobats, poets and old movies while  dancing for the independent arts scene in London (The Secret Cinema, The Autumn Shift, Shunt).  

She has completed extensive theory and physical training in Middle Eastern Belly dance of many styles, Mystical Dance, Classical Indian Dance (Odissi), Middle Eastern Music Comprehension and Yoga. Her most influential teachers and guides are Mishaal of the Devadasi Studio and Colleena Shakti of the Shakti School of dance in Rajasthan.  

With ATS dancers 'Moirai', Hannah co-creates FireWater, a co-operative of Tribal belly dance teachers working together to provide the community with performance opportunity, nights full of beauty and advanced learning. Hannah performs and teaches Tribal blended with Sacred Earth belly dance; a dance with respect for nature and the elements, woman's innate knowledge, the language of archetypes and spiritual depth. 



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"When I dance, the sun sails safely through the night;

When I dance, the future is formed by my feet;

When I dance,the stars move through the heavens;

When I dance, Venus shimmers the desert;

When I dance, dust becomes silver, stones are made of gold!"

Cosi Fabian

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