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Private Coaching

The Style: Dance of Elemental Alchemy

A fusion of:
Belly Dance
Modern Dance
Ecstatic Dance
Martial Movement
and my global kitchen-sink collection
Based on my System of 5 Natural Elements

(Nope, I do not teach just belly dance anymore)

Available Topics:

Movement Technique - beginner through instructor
How To Choreograph and/or Improvise
Musicality, Emotion, Expression
Props & Finger Cymbals
Storytelling & Character for Dance
Dance Instruction Concepts
Mindset for Dancing through Injury, Illness & Aging

Looking for something specific? Ask me! 

Dance of Elemental Alchemy

Click on each element for in-depth exploration

EARTH MOVEMENT: 

  • Earthquake, shimmy-shake, ground break, awake. Initiates from the feet. Weighted by gravity. Instinctual, disinhibited, organic.

AIR MOVEMENT:

  • Float, fly, soar, more... Initiates from the breath. Dependent upon the stable foundation of Earth. Balanced, risky, ethereal, flighty, soft.

FIRE MOVEMENT:

  • Launch! Attack! Whip, flicker, zap! Ignites from the guts & core. Burns through the blood and explodes outward. Emotive, ferocious, hawt.

WATER MOVEMENT:

  • Ssssnakey & sinuousss. Fluid muscular contraction. Coil. Channel. Control. Weighty splash. Thunderous crash! Still, calm pool.

METAL MOVEMENT

  • Slice, stab, dice, jab. Linear muscular movement. Precise & placed. Intricate & ornate. Final touch: stage presence.

ALCHEMY:

  • Body & health, breath & inspiration, passion & expression, flexibility & control, discipline & polish. Woven together into DANCE.