Events > Workshops with Samantha Hasthorpe (Mar 24, 2007 10:00am - 5:00pm)
  • Event: Workshops with Samantha Hasthorpe
  • Date: Mar 24, 2007 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Location: Pnina's Seaside Yoga Studio, Chemainus
  • Contact: Samantha Hasthorpe
  • Price: $80 Full Day



Workshops with Samantha Hasthorpe - Saturday, March 24th 2007

@ Pnina's Seaside Yoga Studio, Chemainus  9949 Cedar st BC V0R


10am - 1pm

Tribal Fusion

Focus on strength training and refining technique through repetition of movements, building muscle memory and cultivating strong stage presence. Basic Yoga Asanas are included in warm up and cool down as well as  strengthening exercises  based on Sam's martial arts studies.

Samantha discusses the art of creating unique and distinctive choreographies through practicing creative combos and playful improvisation with the elegance, flair and attitude stylistic of Tribal Style Belly Dance.

Hone liquefied arms, strong posture and clean technique.


2 pm – 5 pm

American Tribal Style

Focus on cues and transitions for lead and follow improvisation key to American Tribal Style. Samantha instructs general skills for ATS learnt during her certification with mentor Carolena Nerricio. Execute clear transitions and experiment with group formations. Use this simple framework to enjoy the playful creativity unique to ATS improvisation. Bring cymbals if you feel comfortable with the basic R,L,R pattern.

The last hour of this workshop will include a Q & A session regarding Costuming and Make up skills for Tribal Style, Sam will provide useful tips for stage make up skills and distinctive costuming.


Please bring your own lunch if you plan to attend both workshops.

Bring water and a yoga mat if you have one (spares are available at the studio)


Cost: $45 per workshop or $80 for both!

Please contact Samantha through her website  for booking.

Space is limited, don't miss out on the last chance to catch Sam before she leaves for the European tour with The BellyDance Superstars