Mavi is available for private and group instruction in the Washington DC area and beyond. She is currently booking local and national workshops and performance for fall 2009 – summer 2010.
Mavi’s instruction focuses on finding and channeling the dancer within yourself, and adding skills and tools to bring out your best.
Special instruction topics include fire performance & safety (fans & palms), balancing (you name it, single & tray candle work, blades, baskets and more), dark fusion belly dance, musical interpretation, building performances and more.
Upcoming Workshops with Mavi
Sword Skillz with Mavi: TribOriginal 2009
I’m thrilled to be back at TribOriginal in 2009 teaching my signature approach to sword work at TribOriginal, Tribal Dance Music and Culture Camp Oct. 8 – 11th, 2009 Hendersonville, NC. Registration for this fabulous event (early bird ends May 30th!) www.barakamundi.com/Triboriginal
March 28, 2009 Asheville, NC
Onca presents a weekend of urban Bellydance with two workshops & performance with Mavi at “Bellydance Asheville” Registration & More info.
Drills, Skills & Thrills (2 hours) -Scare the drills, don’t let the drills scare you! Crush of traditional concept of drilling and unleash your inner strength with this special workshop with Mavi. We’ll explore the traditional drills, but take the right-left-right to the next level to make drilling fun and a journey into unleashing your personal style and power. Mavi will guide you through the process of traditional drills, hips to head, with a unique twist on the dark side to make them fun, dramatic and powerful enough to bring into performance. After all, what’s skill without style? Nobody said it had to be boring……
Skills for the Sensual Swordsmaster (2 hours) -Dance on the edge with Mavi, the maven of sword work. With individual instruction, friendly feedback, tips for crisp technique, and short sword combinations, this workshop offers something for all levels. Benefit from Mavi’s sword-obsession, as she offers guidance in choosing a sword, blade care, and safety. Explore the concepts of battle, seduction, mystery, and amusement, using the blade as both centerpiece and partner in your dance.
April 18, 2009 Golden, CO
“Steel Style” Workshop – sword for partners with ROMKA at Elevation 09
May 2009: Sebastapol, CA
Oct. 24, 2008
: Intro to Gothic Belly Dance with Mavi: BodyWors by Chandani