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Medanz Belly Dance Mini Festival, Brightwater, Nelson

WHERE: Brightwater Public Hall, 12 Lord Ruthorford Road

MEDANZ presents this amazing weekend of Dance featuring CANDICE FRANKLAND from Phoenix Belly Dance, Auckland.
Workshops and Hafla all held at the brightwater Public Hall. 
Descriptions below followed by registration details

Saturday Workshops and Hafla information

10-12pm - Shimmies, shimmies and more shimmies
(all levels)
Try different types of shimmies, layers, and techniques. Shimmies are essential
for our dance form and they are just plain old fun to do, never mind the wicked
additions you can make to your next drum solo!
$45 - MEDANZ Member
$55 - Non MEDANZ Member
12-2pm- Lunch and Q and A with Candice
2-4pm - Booty Swing 1920's inspired Fusion Choreography
(Open level)
This one is by request! This is a ridiculously fun and sassy, easy-to-learn
choreography fusing charleston moves with a good dose of belly dance to the
electro swing version of the song Booty Swing.
I dare you not to have fun with this one.
$45 - MEDANZ Member
$55 - Non MEDANZ Member
7pm - Hafla
Enjoy a fun Dance party, enjoy local performances as well as performances
from guest dancers and from the wonderful Candice Frankland.
Nibbles provided, bring your own drinks
Door sales available (all welcome)
Children under 12 FREE hafla entry
$10 - MEDANZ member
$15 - Non MEDANZ Member

Sunday Workshops
9:30 -11:30am - Bollywood Fusion
(Open Level)
This is a very cheeky choreography to the song Lovely, combining both
Bollywood and Belly Dance flair. We will do some Punjabi bouncing, lotus
hands, and a few spins! This is a very upbeat choreography that is great for
$45 - MEDANZ members
$55 - Non MEDANZ Members
11:30 -12:30 - Lunch - Q & A with the MEDANZ Committee
12:30 - 2:30pm - Group Skirt Dance
(Open Level)
By the pure nature of the fun swishing of skirts, this is definitely a big group
Balkan style dance. It has loads of cheekiness, relaxed technique, and
requires big skirt movements with lots of attitude.
Be prepared to spin, run, and yell! Please bring a big skirt
$45 - MEDANZ members
$55 - Non MEDANZ Members
PACKAGE DEAL TO ATTEND BOTH DAYS - All workshops and Hafla
$170.00 - MEDANZ members
$215.00 - Non MEDANZ members
Workshop and membership registration via
Door sales available at non member prices.
For more details please contact your host
Debbie Sumner from ZENDA Belly Dance on
0276890558 or

Earlier Event: June 30
Nelson Midwinter Night Market
Later Event: July 5
Inspire Festival 2017