with Reyna Alcala
Sunday, January 27, 2019
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Learn body alignments, isolation’s, hip shimmies, arm and hand movements, shoulder rolls and shimmies. Most important to feel, to listen, and move to the incredible Music of the Middle East.
Coin belts will be provided for class.
Reyna, was introduced to Middle Eastern dance by Jamila Salimpour, and performed in her dance troupe Bal Anat. She studied and performed Flamenco with Spanish gypsy Rosa Montoya. Her ability to enhance one dance form with her knowledge of the other sets her apart in the Middle Eastern dance world. Reyna is proud to have been a member of the legendary Ibrahim Farrah Near East Dance Company with whom she performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Warren Theater and the Merkin Theater. The beauty and expressiveness of Reyna’s hand and arm movements have mesmerized all of her audiences.