Please check here for future workshop listings and updates.
What To Wear:
Please wear loose comfortable clothing. If you wear a skirt please make sure that it is ankle length, loose, and flowing (tight skirts do not allow for the necessary freedom of movement). Sweat pants or spandex pants are also acceptable. No jeans please! Also, you need to bring something you
can tie around your hips (a scarf, strip of cloth, even a long sleeve shirt).
"Shake Your Hips With Grace," Little Buffalo Festival, Little Bufflao State Park, Newport, PA, October 4, 2014
Dumbek workshops by the world renowned dumbek virtuoso, Raquy Danziger[PDF flier]
A two part workshop hosted by Baraka at Echoes Footprints Studio, Psirri, Athens, Greece
Intermediate/Advanced Dumbek Workshop, Saturday, April 2, 2011
Beginners Dumbek Workshop, Sunday, April 3, 2011
"Tribal Rhythm Fusion" Drum and Dance Workshop[PDF flier]
A two part workshop with Baraka and Heleniq Argyrou,
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010, The Beat of Footprints Studio, Psirri, Athens, Greece
1st PART: "Tribal Rhythm Fusion" with Heleniq (Druminspired Trance African Drummer and Sound Therapist)
2nd PART: "Fusing Tribal Dance & Rhythm" with Baraka
"Tribal Fusion to Touch the Soul" Two part workshop series. Essence Human Space,
Psirri, Athens, Greece, June 12 and 13, 2010.
--"Fundamentals of Movement," Saturday, June 12, 2010
--"Putting It All Together for Self Expression," Sunday, June 13, 2010
"Zill/Kymbala Workshop," Artistic Studio Oriental Expression, Athens, Greece, Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
"Bellydance for Pregnancy" Two class seminar series. The NeoHumanist Center, 46 Themidos St, Marousi, Athens, Greece.
--"All About Hips," Friday, May 22nd, 2009
--"Graceful Curves, and Putting It All Together," Friday, May 29th, 2009
Saturday, July 5th, 2008, CID 22nd World Congress on Dance Research,Athens, Greece
At the CID 22nd World Congress on Dance Research, Baraka taught a workshop entitled, "Tribal Fusion: An Evolution of Bellydance". This clip from the workshop shows how to exicute an Armenian dance travel step.
Interested In Having Baraka Teach a Workshop?
Baraka is happy to teach a variety of workshops at many different levels. Varying dance styles are available for workshops, ranging from Tribal Fusion, to Goth Bellydance, to ethnic dance. Workshops can also focus on specific techniques; like how to dance to live music, dancing while playing zills, or using various props (especially those that can be balanced). Lectures, in brief or at length, on the cultural/historical background of the dance additionally are offered. Please contact Baraka for further details.