ULTIMATE A-Z BELLYDANCE COURSE SEP 2021
6 Month Certification course with Keti Sharif for Performance & Teaching. Includes Live Egyptian Music & Rhythms
Keti's NEW Ultimate A-Z Bellydance Performer & Teacher Training Certification Course is a 6 month study course, starting Sep 1st 2021.
40 dynamic modules are delivered from Sep-Mar, with two modules to complete each week. Students must undertake quarterly exams, and receive mentoring and guidance by Keti and fellow course members.
Created for both performance and teaching, Keti's unique and comprehensive methodology - enriched over 20 years - offers a culturally informed learning experience with a deep Somatic approach. Live Egyptian music & rhythms feature with percussionist Sam Nascimento on darbuka as every routine is first demonstrated rhythmically, then to music in several modes, and finally as part of a choreography.
The NEW A-Z features instructional videos and a brand new format with over 40 Arabic rhythms, 120 Individual Moves, and 64 powerful routines: 26 x A-Z Original routines 26 x A-Z Advanced routines and 12 x AstroBelly routines. Each routine shown in Folk, Classical & Fusion mode (that's over 250 ways of dancing these routines!). This in-depth course also explores performance professionalism with 20 choreos: 12 classical A-Z dances to live Egyptian music, plus 8 brand new modern pieces. Discover bellydance for fitness and ready-made lesson plans to make teaching easier, with special sections on teaching seniors, teaching pregnant students or those with physical limitations.
The addition of Farida Fahmy's teaching tips, Mahmoud Reda drills, new fitness classes and even deeper somatic (body/mind) exploration makes this the ultimate training for dancers who wish to gain performance credibility and confidence, and for teachers who wish to develop powerful, clear teaching strategies with a focus on wellbeing.
This certification course provides all your downloadable materials in an easy-to-follow weekly class format with quarterly zoom conferences. You will have a plethora of rich materials for life, including video resources, ebooks and music! Every participant also gets a wonderful Personal Mentor from our team for monthly support for your focus area and projects:
Della - Teaching Seniors
Kylie - Tribal & Fusion
Heike - Gothic Fusion
Wendy - Healing & Leadership
Gayle - Community Building & Indigenous arts
Irene - Folkloric Dances
Heba - Arabic Song Translations
Jeri - Astrology Moves/Spirituality
Miki - Modern/Contemporary Bellydance.
Course duration: Sep 1st 2021 to Mar 31st 2022 (40 modules)
Time required: 4 hours every week (for 6 months, some rest weeks)
Quarterly exams required for successful completion.
Course is fully guided and mentored by Keti, with weekly forum.
$1500 USD, special $1200 in Aug 2021
Enrolments strictly close Aug 31st 2021
Keti’s Somatic and musical approach to bellydance encourages mindful movement and creativity, whist preserving cultural integrity. Her teachings enrich the dancer’s practice, improving musicality, skills and confidence, with helpful ways to access innate body wisdom for both artistry and wellbeing. Originally from Australia, Keti developed A-Z Bellydance in Egypt, where she lived for 20 years, organising live music and cultural events. The methodology is currently taught in 40 countries, and references her years of experience with live Arabic music, and professional Somatic Movement training.