Cane and Intermediate Technique Winter 2021

WHERE: Live online + class recordings!!  See
TIME: 6:00-7:00 
WHEN: Tuesdays, January 12 - March 2, no regular class Feb 15, but peer rehearsals of 2020 Show choreographies will happen this week.


This class will be live online and high quality replays will be made available to everyone who is enrolled.   This class is designed for 1st year and returning intermediate students, as well as any other advanced student who would like to work on intermediate technique and beginning cane .  The main focus of this class is introducing, drilling, and strengthening the foundations for Level 2.  Posture, hands, muscle control, fluidity, grace, layering, isolations and complex combinations create the backbone of this class.  This particular semester will also introduce students to dancing with the "belly dance cane", properly known as the Assaya, and we will begin a bodacious choreography to a very fun song.  Please note that this class will be "small-apartment-friendly" meaning that it will require LESS space than dancing with a veil might require.  Larger cane moves (like spinning) will be saved for later in the year when we can go outdoors.  Most cane dance is very compact.  People who have danced with Zills and Veil will find cane dance refreshingly straightforward and easier than the other two props This is a required class in the intermediate level sequence  (including multiple technique semesters, veil, cane and zills).  Basically, we are going to have a great time!


PLEASE NOTE: All classes above beginner level require instructor permission (by email).


LOCATION: Zoom link will be provided


FAQs: See FAQ’s page regarding foul weather, make-up classes and other issues.




COST:  $65 per month for three months beginning the day you register (this includes the price of a high quality cane, however if you do not live in the Upper Valley and need the cane shipped to you, there is a $13 shipping charge that will be billed separately due to cane length in the US Post.)  The registration deadline is Friday January 8, after which time the price goes up to $70 per month.  Please note that we cannot offer refunds, discounts for missed classes (although we encourage make-ups for this class in Beginner classes), transfers of registration/credit to other students, or refunds due to instructor illness, weather rescheduling or power outages.


OTHER QUESTIONS: Don’t hesitate to email me with any other questions at or call me 802-282-2149. If I’m not available to take your call, please let me when and where is a good time to reach you.

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