Sunday with Victoria Teel!

victoria 1We have two amazing workshops with Victoria Teel today and we do have space available! You can still register online or drop-in and pay at the door! Don’t miss out on this amazing instructor!

Sunday, November 12th

  • 10:00 – 12:00 pm Victoria Teel Fan Veil Technique workshop
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 – 3:00 pm Victoria Teel Drum Solo Technique workshop

Saturday’s Line-up!

Today is the day! Our workshops start at noon. You can still register online here or drop-ins are welcome to any of them. Come dance with us! #PBF17

12:00 – 1:00 pm Amartia’s The Golden Age of Bellydance Movies– Featuring Egyptian Dancers or Were They?

1:00 – 2:00 pm Hipwork, Heels and Rebolas workshop (Brazilian samba technique for bellydancers with Luciana Brussi)

2:15 – 3:15 pm Rhythm & Raqs: Conversations with Your Drummer with Bryan Bowman

3:30 – 4:45 pm Dancing with a Live Band with Ishtar

7:30 pm PBF Fashion and Gala Show 

Victoria Teel in the burgh!


by Victoria Teel  Sunday, November 12th

Learn one of Victoria’s favorite drum solos that encompasses the contrast of strength and fun. This piece is filled with powerful technique mixed into playful combinations.

Part of our Sunday intensive with Victoria, register here!

The Golden Age of Bellydance!

samiaAmartia will cover the combinations, styling and techniques inspired by the legendary Egyptian bellydancers….or were they? Our favorites such as Nagua Fouad , Katy, Samia brought in influences from their own cultures and created a niche hybrid of dance called Raks Sharqi.  Discover all of their secret pasts. Delve into the Lebanese, Tunisian, Syrian, Latina, Greek and Egyptian dancers whose movies and moves we love to watch. Learn how to blend their cultures (and yours) into a unique style of Raqs Sharki!

Register for this unique Saturday festival workshop!

Dancing with a live band!

ishtar 1.jpgEver want to dance with a live band but find yourself unsure of how to even begin? Our ISHTAR workshop is the workshop for you! Dancers will work directly with our competition band to learn the best way to follow musicians while entertaining the crowd! This is always a fun and dynamic workshop so register now and do not miss out!

Register now!

Do you speak drum?

From easy tricks to quickly identify rhythms on the fly, to communications between drummer and dancer, we’ll spend our time answering the questions you never get the chance to ask and dialogue about what a live performance feels like from both sides of the equation. Join Bryan Bowman in his Saturday workshop for Rhythm & Raqs, Conversations with your drummer! Register now for this affordably priced, incredibly informative workshop!

Below, Lisa Zahiya performs a live drum solo with Ishtar in our past PBFC!