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Fire Sword Choreography w/Kimberly (@ Exhale)
Feb 9, 2023 - Mar 30, 2023

Fire Sword Choreography

w/Kimberly Freed
What's more powerful than a belly dancer with a sword? A belly dancer with a sword ON FIRE! Come embody the ultimate warrior dancer, and join the belly dance battalion of blazing beauties!
Attitude is everything in this number, as you wield your sword with strength and precision. Gracefully you'll navigate through space with your fellow dancers, creating a three-dimensional work of art. Collaboration is key - remember you are a vital part of the greater vision by our sword and fire mistress Kimberly.
This piece performs at Tribal Burn: April Fool's Masquerade on April 1st.
Fire & dance experience recommended, if you're not sure please check with Kimberly for approval.
Fire Safety class with Hip Expressions a prerequisite; sign up for Johanna's Fire Safety 101 class on Feb 12th, it's great for newbies, as a refresher for experienced dancers, or for your friends and family who may be spotting you as you practice.
Fire Sword purchase a must, available at Hip Expressions (while supplies last).
Costume details TBA.
Space limited to eight dancers, save your spot asap!
Thursdays, Feb 9 - March 30th, 7:15 - 8:45pm
$180, $168 Members
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Feb 9, 2023 - Mar 30, 2023
7:15pm - 8:45pm EDT
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8 Sessions
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FIRE DANCE 101: Safety First (@Exhale)
Feb 12, 2023 - Feb 12, 2023
FIRE DANCE 101: Safety First
with Johanna

So you want to play with fire? If the answer is YES, this workshop is for you!
Fire dancing; It's magical, mystical, powerful and enticing! However; SAFETY FIRST! Whether you are an experienced fire dancer, a newbie, or just need a refresher, it's never a bad idea to brush up on safety procedures.
This class will cover the staging/stage set up, performance safety, questions to ask before your performance, and hands-on experience putting out the flame at several stages. Also, learn what you should have in your fire dancing toolbox and more!
Students will have the opportunity to try out several fire props that are popular with belly dancers; Fans, Palms, & Sword. We'll discuss Poi and Staff principles as well.
This course is a prerequisite to join in any of our Fire Dance classes. If you can not make this date, we are available for a one-on-one lesson.
No fire props required, but if you have some please bring! No experience necessary. This course is also GREAT for non-dancer friends who will be acting as your SAFETY when you practice at home, it helps keep us dancers safe!
How you should dress:
No hair products.
No long sleeves.
Wear cotton or denim, (leggings are okay as they are a blend)
Do not wear loose or baggy clothing, stay streamlined.
Wear shoes that do not easily fall off of your feet.
Hair must be put up in such a way as to not have loose ends hanging. You may also wear a cotton bandana.
Questions? Ask us!
All levels welcome, Fire Safety lesson included!
Prerequisite for any fire dance classes.
* Also perfect for anyone (dancer or non-dancer) who may be YOUR fire safety in the future!*


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Feb 12, 2023
11:00am - 12:45pm EDT
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1 Session
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