Dancers’ News-September 26 updates

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Good morning!

Busy September is leading to a busy October!  I hope you are all getting excited about the great events coming up this fall!  I have been working more this fall with my Eco-TAV adventures and have been getting a selection into Arbour in the Glebe, and this week brings on my event organizing as I look towards the OCCP in December – more details will follow!

So, on to this week’s Updates!


Sunday, September 27


Check out the Dancers’ Newsletter Extra Features:

This week’s Dancers’ Newsletter Extra Feature is a visit to OTTAWA BOLLYWOOD NEWS – some fun local events that will include Bollywood For Fun! Contributors welcome! If you hear anything BOllywood/ Indian Dance/ Asian related that folks should know about – post it in the comments there!
Click here for a quick look!Ottawa Bollywood News

FALL CLASSES – The full roster is still online if you have not found your class yet!

Bellydance with Anna & Safiya Has a New Home!

Wednesday evenings at Capital City Dance in the Westgate Mall (1309 Carling Avenue)
Come check out this gorgeous, newly opened studio…

Level II (Intermediate-Advanced) Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Review bellydance techniques, and build them into sequences culminating in choreography to an upbeat Arabic pop song.

Level I (Beginner-Intermediate) Wednesdays 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Challenge yourself with high-energy drills and isolations, and learn an innovative choreography inspired by Khaliji, a dance of the Persian Gulf States.

To register, or for more information, please email Safiya at

Jalilah’s Fall 2009 Schedule
Authentic Middle Eastern Dance Classes


Intermediate Level: Monday Evenings from 7:30- 8:45
At The Studio School of Dance, 74 Jamie Avenue, Ottawa-Nepean
September14-December 14
Price: $160
To Register contact Jalilah: (613)2288215

At Denise Enan’s Studio Oasis 200 St. Joseph, Hull
September 17-November 5
Beginner Thursday Evenings from 5:30-6:30
Intermediate Thursday Evenings from 6:30-7:30
Advanced Baladi/Belly Dance Thursday Evenings 7:30-9:00 PM
To register contact Oasis (819) 7765033 or (819) 9622645

more information about Jalilah:

Bellydancing with Zena – UPDATED

Fall Session 2009

Ottawa/Glebe: Dance With Alana, 858 Bank St., 613-233-3456,
Beginners: Sat. Sept. 19 to Nov. 14 at 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Pre-Intermediate: Thurs. Sept. 17 to Nov. 5 at 7:15 – 8:15 pm
Cost: $105/8 weeks Please contact Alana to register

Ottawa-Hunt Club:
Beginner bellydance on Tuesday nights from 6:00 – 7:00 pm Starting: Sept. 29, 2009
Location: Nutriland, 3625 Rivergate Way, Ottawa (613) 288-0106 to register.

Classical Dance Academy in Kanata is offering a Friday Nite FREE class in your choice of Beginner Bellydance or Zumba when you Sign up for a full session. Limited Trial Offer. Still a few spaces left in Friday evening dance classes.

Kanata: Classical Dance Academy, 100 Castlefrank Rd. (@ Abbeyhill), 613-836-5725

Beginners: Fri. Sept. 18 at 6:30 – 7:30 pm or Tues. Sept. 22 at 10:00 – 11:00 am
Intermediate: Fri. Sept. 18 at 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Cost: $75/7 weeks Please contact John to register


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Tribal fusion workshops with Leslie!

Get ready for the Rachel Brice workshop by brushing up on your tribal fusion technique, or check out this style if you are new to tribal! Leslie returns from Toronto to teach a few workshops!

Friday October 2
Next level technique
This workshop is for the experienced dancer – 2 or more years of bellydance experience required. In this workshop, we will work on locks, combinations and layering.

7:30-9:30 pm
1196 bank at makin moves studio

Sunday October 4
Tribal basics – brush up on your technique or learn something new!

1196 bank at makin moves studio

Also there are two spots available for the Ottawa, October 10th Rachel Brice workshop . First come first served.

To register please email leslie at
Or call:

Le 10 et 11 Octobre ~ Montreal220px-Rachelbrice2007
Spectacle de danse orientale et tribale mettant en vedette Rachel Brice et Aziza:

Salle de spectacle: 216 Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Laval, 11octobre 2009 20h00
25$ (pré-vente si payé avant le 1er octobre), 30$ (après 1er octobre)



Samedi 10 octobre 2009, 14h00 à 18h00 (incluant une courte pause)
Cacophonie de combinaisons : Cette classe est ouverte à tous les niveaux

Dimanche 11 octobre 2009, 9h00 à 11h00
Master class: Classe avancée

Rachel Brice:
Dimanche 11 octobre 2009, 12h00 à 16h00 (incluant une courte pause)
Cette classe est ouverte à tous les niveaux

Les ateliers auront lieu: Collège Montmorency à Laval: 475 De l’Avenir, Laval (salle #3105):’avenir

Ce n’est pas facile de s’y retoruver dans le Collège alors voici les indications:
Vous devez entrer par la porte prinicpale #3, cage d’escalier à gauche, 3e étage, à gauche jusqu’au bout, salle #3105

Il y aura un bazar sur place (argent comptant seulement pour le bazar)
Pour plus de détails ou pour s’inscrire ou pour acheter les billets de spectacle:

OCTOBER 10 and 11~ Montreal
Workshops and Show: Bellydance and Tribal show starring Rachel Brice and Aziza

Show: 216 Marc-Aurele-Fortin Laval, October 11th, 20h00
25$ (pre-sell if paid before October 1st), 30$ (after October 1st)


Saturday, October 10th 2009, 14h00 to 18h00 (short break included)
Cacophony of combinations: This class is open to all levels

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 9h00 to 11h00
Master class: Advance class

Rachel Brice:
Sunday, October 11th 2009, 12h00 to 16h00 (short break included)
This class is open to all levels

College Montmorency at Laval: 475 De l’Avenir, Laval (room #3105):’avenir
Entrance door #3, stairs on the left, 3rd floor, end left, room #3105

There will be a bazaar on the spot (cash only for the bazaar)
To see details or registrations (buy online):

OCTOBER 24, 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
260 McArthur (Knights of Columbus Hall), Ottawa.

There are about 3 tables left at $30/ table. Contact me for any more information at (613) 241-3397 or

Spectacle 30e anniversaire de la Troupe Égyptienne Enan

Samedi le 7 novembre, 2009


Venez célébrer 30 ans de danse folklorique égyptienne au Canada avec les Enans!

au Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave

prix spécial, seulement $10!

disponible a l’Oasis de la danse, 819-776-5033

NOVEMBER 7, 2009
Enan Egyptian Troupe’s 30th Anniversary Shownov7-poster

Saturday November 7th, 2009
7:00 PM

Come celebrate 30 years of the Enans sharing Egyptian Folkloric dance in Canada!

at Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave

Special anniversary price, tickets only $10!
available at Dance Oasis, 819-776-5033



More classes listed online

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Full Moon Community Drum and Dance Circle

Friday, October 2
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Maki House Community Centre
19 Leeming Drive, Crystal Beach (between Bayshore and Kanata)
417 to Moodie Drive North. Turn right at Carling avenue, right at Crystal Beach Drive (your second street), left at Leeming Drive (your first street) Maki House is on the left right after the school.

Bring your own hand drums, shakers, bells and other percussion instruments. There will be some shakers for people to use if they don’t have anything of their own.

Cost: Free
Please RSVP by email to