Lotus SEEDs Kids Classes


See the Lotus SEEDs Kids perform at Attack of the Belly Dancers on July 8th!
SEEDs was established by Founder/Director Myra Krien in 2001 to present to youth the finest instruction in Middle Eastern Arts along with programming that promotes self-discovery and self-actualization, provides mentorship at a very high level and prepares young women for Independence.

SEEDs Teens: Cybele Tribal Fusion Dance & ATS®

Fall Semester: Starting August 15th, 2017

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Learn a new dances from different North African and Eastern countries for ages 13-19! Emphasis is placed on building healthy self-esteem and being a global citizen. Each class begins with a cardio-building warm up, followed by a detailed breakdown of each movement, and each class includes a movement language called American Tribal Style Bellydance® designed to build performance skills and dance confidence. Class ends with a talking circle which allows each girl to find her voice on a variety of topics.

 

Little SEEDs ages 8-12: Russian Skirt Dance and American Tribal Style (ATS)®

Fall Semester: Starting Aug 15th, 2017

Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:45pm

Developed for children ages 8-12 this class focuses on kinesthetic awareness, creating the dance vocabulary and technique. Emphasis is placed on building healthy self-esteem.  this class focuses on kinesthetic awareness, building fine and large motor skills, developing a dance vocabulary and maturing each child’s ability to emotionally regulate, laying the foundation for healthy self-esteem. These goals are met by learning a basket dance and Egyptian folkloric song, group improvisational Tribal style bellydance, and talking circles. The class begins with a cardio-building warm up, followed by a detailed breakdown of each movement, and each class ends with a movement game designed to build performance skills and dance confidence. The movement game transitions the class into a talking circle which allows each girl to find her voice on a variety of topics.

 

SEEDLINGs ages 4-7: CANE DANCE and American Tribal Style (ATS)®

Fall Semester: Starting Aug 15th, 2017

Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:30pm

Designed for children ages 4-7, this class focuses on kinesthetic awareness, building fine and large motor skills, developing a dance vocabulary and maturing each child’s ability to emotionally regulate, laying the foundation for healthy self-esteem. These goals are met by learning a cane dance with group improvisational Tribal style bellydance (ATS), plus short talking circles. This begins their SEEDs journey into learning and appreciating other cultures.
 The hour and fifteen minute class begins with an easy to follow warm up, followed by a practicum which introduces the girls to basic movement technique, building endurance and stamina. Each class includes a fun interactive game designed to build performance confidence and ends with a brief cool down stretch that transitions the group into a fifteen minute talking circle. The girls are encouraged to discuss topics relevant to their age.

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