Saffron Dance is pleased to present its third annual week-long retreat and belly dance intensive with Bozenka in Mexico and thrilled to introduce Dr. George Sawa as an addition to the program.
WHEN: November 3 – 10, 2013
WHERE: Hotelito Case Las Tortugas, Holbox Island, Mexico
WHAT: Over 30 hours of instruction - Nightly shows - Individualized attention – Live Music
WHO: Featuring Master Teacher Bozenka & Musician Dr. George Sawa
Find a place for tranquil concentration on your dance technique and expression on an island paradise in the Mexican Riviera. Spend each day in an open-air dance studio facing the white sand beaches and turquoise sea, ready for inspiration from international belly dancer and master teacher Bozenka and world-renowned Qanoun player George Sawa.
The 2013 retreat will feature all new choreographies and combinations to strengthen your technique alongside an emphasis on musicality, performance aesthetics and personal style. The week includes 30 hours of training, nightly performances and culminates with a show for the Island community – starring you and your fellow students.
You’ll leave a stronger dancer filled with new energy. Our hosts at this environmentally conscious hotel will also ensure that you feel pampered, refreshed, and relaxed by attending to your every need and providing luxurious accommodations.
Learn more about our instructors:
Dr. George Sawa
Sunday, November 3, 2013
4:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Dancer's Arrival & Welcome Dinner
Monday, November 4 – Friday, November 8
8:00 am – 9:00 am - Yoga Class
9:00 am – 10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – 1:00 pm - Technique, Combinations and Choreography
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm - Lunch*
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm - Technique, Combinations and Choreography
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Music Theory and Lecture
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Dinner*
9:30 pm – 10:30 pm - Performances by Select Soloists **
Saturday, November 9
8:00 am – 7:30 pm Relax at the spa, explore Isla Holbox, relax at the pool or beach or prepare for Gala Amphitheater Performance featuring choreographies from the week, select soloists & Bozenka.
Sunday, November 10
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast & Goodbyes
* All meals and snacks are included in the package and will be provided by the hotel’s organic gourmet restaurant with the exception of Wednesday & Friday dinners and Saturday lunch, when you are free to explore on your own. All dietary needs will be accommodated.
** Performance slots are limited & include a mentoring/feedback session with Bozenka on your performance.
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