THE SHAPE OF LINES
is a portal to a collective of dance movements from around the world.
Across this portal we will discover a host of dance forms as experienced through the eyes of world renowned dancer choreographer Sonia Ochoa. She presents the foundational techniques and various aspects of the different styles: Bellydance (Oriental Dance, Raqs Sharqi), Flamenco, Classical Indian Dance and more!
As we develop a deeper understanding of movement, whichever style we chose to focus on, we will have access to a collection of dance vocabulary which will allow us to express ourselves in a unique way.Everyone has natural lines, we just need to unfold them and give them our own beautiful shape.
Basics of Flamenco
Sonia Ochoa has cultivated her love and experience in the field of flamenco, among other dance forms, for over 2 decades. It is with great honor to offer her first flamenco course where you will be introduced to some of the most typical and popular movements used in flamenco and classical Spanish dance styles.
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Basics of Bellydance
In this course, you will be introduced to the fundamental and essential movements of Raqs al Sharqi, also known as Bellydance.
We will cover a wide range of techniques focusing on posture, upper and lower body isolations to create some of the most popular movements and traveling steps.