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

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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

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ATS ® with Veil
Apr
14
12:30 PM12:30

ATS ® with Veil

Adding veil to your ATS ® improvisation creates a new dimension of movement and texture.  Lisa will teach you how to choose the right veil for you, how to make friends with your veil and how to trouble shoot common veil performance problems.

We will adapt several ATS ® movements for use with veil and will learn a few new movements that are beautiful for highlighting the veil.  You will leave the workshop with the ability to integrate veil into your ATS ® slow and fast performance sets.  Please be proficient in ATS ® level 1 and 2 movements.  

Please bring a veil if you have one.  WIM has some veils to borrow on a first-come basis.

Fee: $40 through April 9, $45 after

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Fest in the West
May
4
12:30 PM12:30

Fest in the West

  • USA Baseball Training Complex, Thomas Brooks Park (map)
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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!

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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

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Layering with Shimmies and Beyond with Laylianah
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

Layering with Shimmies and Beyond 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

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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

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ATS® Jam
Mar
10
4:00 PM16:00

ATS® Jam

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

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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!!!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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