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Table Of Contents
Classes & Upcoming Events
 
Beach Blanket Beledi
 
Folk Dances of North Africa & the Middle East
 
Belly Dance
 
Articles on the dance by Chelydra
 
Chelydra Home Page
 
Music & Costuming

 
Other Dance Resources
Shira
 

Beach Blanket Beledi 2016
Celebrating twenty-three years of oceanfront fun!


  Animated image of Hatteras lighthouse will display if available. Riskallah Riyad in lavender and purple classic cabaret. Artemis in a dramatic veil pose. Chelydra in a pink and turquoise fellahin dress and multicolored head veil.

Annual Columbus Day seminar and dance party in Nags Head, NC. The instructors for BBB 2016 are Riskallah Riyad, TBD, and Chelydra. Click here for details.

Click here for photos of Beach Blanket Beledi 2014. Please do not copy or publish these photos without permission from the artist.


  Photo of tree frog in the classic yoga lotus position.

Yoga for ANY Body!

Stretch ... strengthen ... relax ... with yoga class. Learn to listen to your body and adjust your poses to work for how you feel that day. Level-of-difficulty options are provided for most poses to allow you to customize your yoga experience, and to overcome physical limitations.

Yoga is appropriate for all ages, genders, and skill levels.


Day: Thursday
Time: 4:30-5:30 PM
Location: Email for details
Fee: $45 for 5 classes (2-month expiration), $80 for 10 classes (4-month expiration), $12 drop-in
 
Day: Wednesday
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM
Location: Fields Dance Studio
Fee: $45 for 5 classes (2-month expiration), $80 for 10 classes (4-month expiration), $12 drop-in
 


  Photo of Aegela with cane.

Fun With Folklore:
Saidi Cane

A fun, flirtatious celebration of the music and dance of the Saidi region of Egypt, combining movements inspired by movements from the men's stick dance, the ghawazee dancers of Luxor, and traditional cane combinations. Twirl, spin, balance, and smile your way to fun!

This dance is fun for the intermediate to advanced dancer.


Date: Wednesday, Jan 13 - Feb 17, 2016
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Fields Dance Studio
Fee: $66 per 6-week session
 


  Photo Dancing Turtle Folk Arts in Nubian dress.


Dancing Turtle Folk Arts
Dancing Turtle Folk Arts of Fields Dance Studio presents traditional folk dances of North Africa and the Middle East with a fresh, fun, contemporary twist.


Photos © 2015 by Lasting Memories Photography.

  Photo for belly dance will display if available.


Middle Eastern Cabaret-Style Dance (Belly Dance)
Performance, instruction, and coaching in middle eastern dance.


Photo © 2005 by Donald Bridgers.

Photo for folk dances will display if available.


Folk dances of North Africa and the Middle East
Performance and instruction in folk dances of Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Persia, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia.


Photo by Robert Lee.
 

Classes & Upcoming Events Featuring
Dancing Turtle Folk Arts and Chelydra

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Subject to Change
Date Event Contact
Jan 13 - Feb 17, 2016
7:30-8:30 PM
Saidi Cane Dance
Intermediate/Advanced
Newport News, VA
Class Description
Fields Dance Studio
Mar 9 - Apr 20, 2016
7:30-8:30 PM
Saidi Cane Dance (continued)
Intermediate/Advanced
Newport News, VA
Class Description
Fields Dance Studio
May 11 - Jun 15, 2016
7:30-8:30 PM
Oriental Choreography
Intermediate/Advanced
Newport News, VA
Class Description
Fields Dance Studio
October 7-8, 2016 Beach Blanket Beledi 2016
with Riskallah Riyad, TBD, and Chelydra.
Nags Head, NC
Chelydra
Dec 10, 2016
2:00-4:00 PM
Holiday Hafla
Open dance party!
Newport News, VA
Fields Dance Studio

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