9.15am Musicality - Josie Palermo
Josie Palermo Musicality A true performer of radiant quality. Musicality is her practice of expressive and individual envied style along with her contagious smile. This presentation will give you chance to experience her extensive repertoire and knowledge.
Director of Melbourne Bellydance Josie Palermo has had over 2 decades of local and international experience in middle eastern dance and is proud to work with the best dancers and musicians in Melbourne. Josie has conducted classes and various short term workshops in Arabic dance in Melbourne and Regional Victoria for many years. She has been performing Arabic dance (both Cabaret and folk) for 10 years. Her credits include television appearances; Sale of the Century (GTV 9), Red Light in Full Flight (SBS), Denise Show (7 network) and Ocean Girl (Jonathon Shift Productions).
10.30 Ballet - Dwan Dwana dance School (Cecchetti)
Dwan is Principal of Dwan a Dance and established for 10 years School of the Arts on the Mornington Peninsula situated on Melbourneís Coast. Her impeccable classic Cecchetti method and syllabus is easy to follow and execute. Dwan has a fun way to keep you smiling as you will find. The Ballet class is created especially and delivered for OVRI participants. Dwan is a lover of all dance including Bellydance.
11.45 Dr. Roxanne Boughen- techniques for Grace.
Roxanne has been involved with and studied music and dance all her life. She has been immersed in Orff Schulwerk for a great number of years which she studied in Salzburg, Austria. She represented Australia in America in 1988 for the bicentennial year in music and movement education. It is the integration of music and movement that fascinates and enlivens Roxanne. She completed her doctorate in Education on the theory and practice of Middle Eastern Raqs Sharqi dance in Australia. She examined the pedagogy of dance Orientale as well as as itís adaption to in our culture. Roxanne is a cosmic artist of individuality with a laugh for life.
1.30 Laura Entwined - Welcome to ShimmyTown
Expand and refine your shimmy repertoire in this fun,fast paced, high energy workshop using the entwined format. learn how :different muscle isolations can change and create each shimm; how to slow down and level up your shimmy and create isolated and small or big loose shimmies. Build strength and flexibility in key muscle groups or just have fun and build fitness and stamina whilst listening to diverse sounds from across the globe and eras.
2.45 Bianca Fenn- School of Music
Your vocal comfort Zone-How to Expand it!
In this workshop be prepared to answer the questions; Why do I sound the way I do? Do I like the way I sound? And if not, how do I change it?
Learn to understand your current voice through your voice from your past to improve your voice moving forward.
4.00 Zabelle - Baladi Alchemy Ordinary to Magnificent
Bring along an open mind and some string. Yes,you need this to capture and bind together new ways to achieve the best Baladi. Bring along your own ideas. Together we will tie it, and validate a magnificent outcome. From the ordinary old to a magnificent new, with an alchemists lesson.
Please not: Do bring into this session
, some string and scissors.
5.15 Woman Speak Melbourne with Haley -
WomanSpeak Melbourne - explore the art of spontaneous speaking through the powerful ritual of dance and energy grounding. This is an opportunity to step out of performance mode and dance your inner wisdom. Connect to your body and share your voice in a safe non-judgemental space.