Elegant Arms and Hands with Emily
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Elegant Arms and Hands with Emily

Explore all that the wonderful world of belly dance has to offer with WIM’s Belly Dance Academy! Our April topic is Elegant Arms and Hands—learn to utilize your arms and hands with grace and purpose to add polish and elegance to your dancing.

Belly Dance Academy is a monthly class where students of all levels and styles can explore a variety of topics and refine the technique and skills they’ve learned in WIM classes. Each class focuses on an essential belly dance skill set, with Emily guiding students through dedicated drills and individualized technique refinements. Emily’s whimsical and encouraging style of instruction will have you laughing while you take your dancing to the next level.

Who is Belly Dance Academy suitable for?

  • Advanced beginner students looking to move up to an intermediate level class.

  • Students interested in joining a WIM student performance troupe.*

  • Intermediate and Advanced dancers looking to refine and polish their technique.

What are the fees for Belly Dance Academy?

Spring Quarter (April, May, June) Preregistration price (valid until April 20): $60

Spring Quarter (April, May, June) Regular price (valid after April 20): $75

Elegant Arms and Hands (April 27th) Preregistration price (valid until April 20): $25

Elegant Arms and Hands (April 27th) Regular price (valid after April 20): $30

Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to enrolling in class.

View Event →
Fest in the West
May
4
12:30 PM12:30

Fest in the West

  • USA Baseball Training Complex, Thomas Brooks Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

World In Motion is thrilled to be participating in this year’s Fest in the West, Western Cary’s signature festival presented by CaryCitizen in partnership with Town of Cary. We will be performing on the Welcome Stage so come cheer us on!

Featuring a unique mix of contests, live music, local craft brews, Triangle artisans, and food trucks as well as performances on the Welcome Stage and The Children’s Stage, Fest in the West is a great activity for all ages. Best of all, admission is free!

View Event →
Spring Showcase
May
5
6:30 PM18:30

Spring Showcase

Join us for our Spring Showcase featuring World in Motion’s incredible students and instructors!

Location: Spotlight Theater at View Bar and Gameroom (119 S Harrington St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Date/Time: May 5, Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm.

Tickets: $7 through April 28, $10 after/at the door

7.00 10.00
Quantity:
Add To Cart
 
View Event →
Unlocking Undulations with Emily
May
25
1:00 PM13:00

Unlocking Undulations with Emily

Explore all that the wonderful world of belly dance has to offer with WIM’s Belly Dance Academy! Our May topic is Unlocking Undulations—get to the core of this mesmerizing and quintessential belly dance movement.

Belly Dance Academy is a monthly class where students of all levels and styles can explore a variety of topics and refine the technique and skills they’ve learned in WIM classes. Each class focuses on an essential belly dance skill set, with Emily guiding students through dedicated drills and individualized technique refinements. Emily’s whimsical and encouraging style of instruction will have you laughing while you take your dancing to the next level.

Who is Belly Dance Academy suitable for?

  • Advanced beginner students looking to move up to an intermediate level class.

  • Students interested in joining a WIM student performance troupe.*

  • Intermediate and Advanced dancers looking to refine and polish their technique.

What are the fees for Belly Dance Academy?

Spring Quarter (April, May, June) Regular price (valid after April 20): $75

Unlocking Undulations (May 25th) Preregistration price (valid until May 17): $25

Unlocking Undulations (May 25th) Regular price (valid after May 17): $30

Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to enrolling in class.

View Event →
Crafting a Dynamic Solo, Part Deux! with Sonya
Jun
1
1:15 PM13:15

Crafting a Dynamic Solo, Part Deux! with Sonya

There was so much material we didn't get to in Sonya’s first workshop, so we decided to offer a part two!  This time we'll work on breaking down music to know when to change up your moves, work on spins and turns, travelling moves, and stage patterns.  If we have time, we'll do a couple of layering combos to get your neurons firing.   You do not have to have been to part one to come to this, it's different but related material. All levels welcome, there should be a little something for everybody. 

Fee: $30 by May 27; $35 after  

View Event →
Intro to ATS® with Jennie
Jun
9
1:30 PM13:30

Intro to ATS® with Jennie

American Tribal Style® is an improvisational style of dance in a lead-and-follow format using a set of movements rooted in belly dance, flamenco, and classical Indian dances.  ATS® is low impact, yet improves strength, cardiovascular stamina, and coordination. ATS® shines through connection and communication; bringing people together from around the world with only the dance in common.  


This 2-hour workshop introduces the dance posture and safety, finger cymbal use, formations, basic fast and slow moves. Participants should wear comfortable workout clothes, dance shoes are optional. There will be hip scarves and finger cymbals available for use during the event. 

Participants will enjoy connecting with each other while experiencing the foundational movements of this global phenomenon.  No dance experience necessary! 

Min/Max: 5-20 participants

Pricing:  $28 by June 2, after $35

View Event →
ATS® Jam
Jun
9
4:00 PM16:00

ATS® Jam

ATS® Jam is for all levels of dancer already familiar with the concept of lead/follow and group improvisation. Bring your zils and get ready to dance, dance, dance!!

A minimum of 8 preregistered/paid students* is required to run the Jam so be sure to register and pay ahead of time if you want to be part of the fun!

*Must be registered and paid by the day before the Jam

Fee: $10

Upcoming Dates:

  • June 9 with Jennie

  • September 8

  • December 8

Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to enrolling in class.

View Event →
Lavish Layers with Laylianah
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

Lavish Layers with Laylianah

Belly dancers are famous for their ability to walk, chew gum, and shimmy all at the same time! In this workshop, Laylianah will show you how to do just that. We will cover all things Layering! You will learn several combos that layer basic movements over shimmies, over other basic movements, and over traveling steps. You will also learn tools that will help you master these combos as well as all other layering combos with ease! We will also be playing an exciting game Laylianah calls Shimmy Layer Cake. Yes, it is as fun and delicious as it sounds! So, get ready for a great workout for both mind and body!

This workshop is ideal for intermediate to advanced dancers. A minimum of 1-2 years of belly dance experience is recommended.

Fee: $30 through June 8, $35 after

View Event →
Fabulous Footwork with Emily
Jun
29
1:00 PM13:00

Fabulous Footwork with Emily

Explore all that the wonderful world of belly dance has to offer with WIM’s Belly Dance Academy! June topic is Fabulous Footwork—learn how to make the foundation of your movements solid and smooth.

Belly Dance Academy is a monthly class where students of all levels and styles can explore a variety of topics and refine the technique and skills they’ve learned in WIM classes. Each class focuses on an essential belly dance skill set, with Emily guiding students through dedicated drills and individualized technique refinements. Emily’s whimsical and encouraging style of instruction will have you laughing while you take your dancing to the next level.

Who is Belly Dance Academy suitable for?

  • Advanced beginner students looking to move up to an intermediate level class.

  • Students interested in joining a WIM student performance troupe.*

  • Intermediate and Advanced dancers looking to refine and polish their technique.

What are the fees for Belly Dance Academy?

Spring Quarter (April, May, June) Regular price (valid after April 20): $75

Fabulous Footwork (June 29th) Preregistration price (valid through June 22): $25

Fabulous Footwork (June 29th) Regular price (valid after June 22): $30

Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to enrolling in class.

View Event →
Belly Dance Performance Lab with Lisa and Emily
Jul
20
1:00 PM13:00

Belly Dance Performance Lab with Lisa and Emily

WIM instructors Lisa and Emily are collaborating to bring you the ultimate supportive growth experience for all types of dancers who want to improve their performance skills. This three-hour workshop will begin with short performances by the participants (no costumes are necessary) followed by instructor and group feedback. The remainder of the workshop will be spent with Emily and Lisa leading you through exercises to improve your performance. And you guessed it… you will perform one final time to incorporate all that you have learned. We will provide before and after videos, so you can see your progress. This workshop is perfect for all level dancers who want to begin performing or take their performance skills to the next level. We encourage all styles of dancers to participate and suggest ATS® dancers or dancers who perform in a troupe register with one or two friends to make the performance segment more valuable.

Solo dancers: please prepare a 1-2 minute performance

Groups: please prepare a 2-3 minute performance

Fee:

$40 for solo dancers

$30/dancer for troupes

Space is limited, preregister to secure your spot!

View Event →

Enhancing Your ATS® Skills with Dawn
Mar
31
1:15 PM13:15

Enhancing Your ATS® Skills with Dawn

During this workshop, we will review the basic moves and concepts that students should have familiarity with to enhance their experience in ATS® classes beyond Fundamentals of Tribal Belly Dance. 

This workshop is open to students who have had at least 4 sessions of Fundamentals of Tribal Belly Dance or by instructor permission. Students currently enrolled in Intermediate and Advanced ATS®/Tribal Belly Dance are also welcome (and encouraged!) to attend.

The workshop will emphasize:

  • Intensive practice of lead/follow and leader transitions

  • Zilling during the duration of the intensive

  • Reinforcement of proper tribal posture and formations

Heavy review of Level 1+ moves and an introduction to/review of some Intermediate level moves that are integral to success in higher level ATS® classes

Bring zils and water, and wear something akin to yoga pants so that we can observe your posture and alignment more easily. (No skirts/pantaloons or overly baggy shirts, please!)

We hope that you are willing to work hard, feel better prepared for a more advanced ATS® experience, and have fun all at once!

Fee:  $25 by March 27; $30 after

View Event →
Brand New Belly Dancer Workshop
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Brand New Belly Dancer Workshop

Join Lisa for an hour-long introductory bellydance workshop.  This workshop is perfect for you if...

  • You want to try something new!

  • You’re in an exercise rut and want to shake it up a bit.

  • You have an hour free on March 30th and this sounds like fun.

  • You’re currently a dancer and have that friend who you have been urging to join you.

We’re so confident that you will love it and want to sign up for a 6 week session that we’re offering you a 25% discount if you sign up before you leave the studio that day!  And if you are already a dancer at WIM, don’t forget, if your friend signs up for a session you get a session at 50% off.  

Fee: $15 for brand new student, FREE if you’re already a WIM student and are coming with a friend

View Event →
Mastering 3/4 Shimmies—March Belly Dance Academy with Emily
Mar
23
1:00 PM13:00

Mastering 3/4 Shimmies—March Belly Dance Academy with Emily

Are your shimmies stuck? Do you struggle getting clean, relaxed 3/4 shimmies! Come to Emily’s Mastering 3/4 Shimmies workshop (part of the Belly Dance Academy), where you’ll learn how to improve your 3/4 shimmies and take them to the next level! This workshop will cover the basic 3/4 hip shimmy used in all styles of belly dance, as well as a few fun variations on the classic and 3/4 shoulder shimmies. This workshop is great for any style of belly dance and is suitable for advanced beginners and up.

Fee: $25 before 3/16, $30 after

View Event →
ATS® Jam
Mar
10
4:00 PM16:00

ATS® Jam

  • 10269-500 Chapel Hill Road Morrisville, NC, 27560 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ATS® Jam is for all levels of dancer already familiar with the concept of lead/follow and group improvisation. Bring your zils and get ready to dance, dance, dance!!

A minimum of 8 preregistered/paid students* is required to run the Jam so be sure to register and pay ahead of time if you want to be part of the fun!

*Must be registered and paid by the day before the Jam

Fee: $10

Upcoming Dates:

  • March 10 with Karen

  • June 9 with Jennie

  • September 8

  • December 8

Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to enrolling in class.

View Event →
Avengers Sword Choreo with Lisa and Dawn
Mar
10
1:30 PM13:30

Avengers Sword Choreo with Lisa and Dawn

Back by popular demand, another superhero sword choreography!  Join Lisa and Dawn for an advanced beginner/intermediate level choreography workshop.  Channel your favorite Avengers character in this fun and challenging workshop.  We will have some swords to borrow, but if you don’t have much experience with a sword, don’t worry, we will have wooden dowels to dance with as well.

Fee: $40 through March 5, $45 after

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!!!

View Event →
Crafting a Dynamic Solo with Sonya
Mar
2
1:15 PM13:15

Crafting a Dynamic Solo with Sonya

Have you been wishing to solo, but don't know where to start? Been soloing for a while, but feel stuck in a rut?  This workshop can help you find your own authentic dance voice, or help refine your existing skills. We'll focus on how to vary your movement to convey different images and emotions, staging, and nuances of performance. All levels welcome, there's a little something for everyone. 

Sonya has been dancing all her life, but found her love of bellydance in 1997, with the incomparable Z-Helene in Austin, TX.  After years of study with her, she became the assistant teacher at Austin Community College until she moved to Durham, NC, to escape the brutal summers.  She has also taken workshops with many notable instructors to expand her style, including Elena Lentini, Mahmoud Reda, Artemis, Zoe Jakes, and Mardi Love.  She now produces a show once a month at a Durham bottle shop, and welcomes all to come share the love of the dance.

Fee: $30 until Feb. 25/ $35 after

View Event →
Slow Your Roll ATS® Workshop with Karen
Feb
24
1:30 PM13:30

Slow Your Roll ATS® Workshop with Karen

How slow can you go? Slower than slow? Magically slow?  In this workshop, Karen will help you find your slow and gooey ATS® center. We will discover how and when to use the power of super slow and when to add a little pizzazz. Let's get together and see how we can float through a dance and mesmerize the audience!  

Suitable for all levels of ATS® dancer.

Fee:$30 before 2/18, $35 after

View Event →
Fantastic Fan Veils!—February Belly Dance Academy with Emily
Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

Fantastic Fan Veils!—February Belly Dance Academy with Emily

Join Emily for Fantastic Fan Veils—the second workshop in her monthly Belly Dance Academy series!

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use fan veils and incorporate them into your dancing to create dynamic and captivating effects. No experience with fan veils necessary and all styles/experience levels are welcome! This workshop is even suitable for non-belly dancers looking to learn the fundamentals of this impressive prop. Please bring a set of fan veils (1 left hand and 1 right hand) if you have them, but there will also be sets available to borrow for during the workshop.

Fee: $25 before 2/16, $30 after

View Event →
Brand New Belly Dancer Workshop
Jan
5
10:00 AM10:00

Brand New Belly Dancer Workshop

Join Lisa for an hour-long introductory bellydance workshop.  This workshop is perfect for you if...

  • You want to try something new in 2019!

  • You’re in an exercise rut and want to shake it up a bit.

  • You have an hour free on Jan 5th and this sounds like fun.

  • You’re currently a dancer and have that friend who you have been urging to join you.

We’re so confident that you will love it and want to sign up for a 6 week session that we’'ll offer you a 25% discount if you sign up before you leave the studio on Saturday!  And if you are already a dancer at WIM, don’t forget, if your friend signs up for a session you get a session at 50% off.  

Fee: $15 for brand new student, $10 if you are already a dancer and coming with a friend

View Event →
Winter Holiday Open House and Benefit
Dec
16
12:30 PM12:30

Winter Holiday Open House and Benefit

Come enjoy refreshments, door prizes, family- friendly performances, and registration for classes starting in January, 2019- all for free!

Register for classes that day and you could win a free future class session!

Family and friends are cordially invited.

We will be collecting personal hygiene items, diapers, and paper goods to help local families in need. All items must be new and unused; no glass is permitted. We will not be able to accept any food donations at this event.

What a great way to celebrate during this festive season and support a great cause in the process!

View Event →