Be The Canvas & Technique Workshop - Penticton June 2-5, 2022
Be The Canvas & Technique Inside Out with Yasmina Ramzy
Plus Free Lecture: Raqs Sharqi as Spiritual Empowerment
Option #1 - Technique Inside Out - 6-8pm, June 2, 2022
Learn in depth technique revelations to completely transform your approach to Raqs Sharqi movement for beginner to seasoned professionals. Limit 40 students. $69
Option #2 - Be The Canvas - June 3-5, 2022
Be a participant in the creative process with Yasmina Ramzy as she creates an innovative and original choreography with dancers of all levels gathered together for 12 hours over 3 days culminating in a performance. Friday 6-9pm, Sat 11am- 6pm, Sun 11am-2pm plus performance later in day. Be prepared to rehearse at home Saturday evening. One size fits all costumes provided. Limit 20 participants. $329
Option #3 - Combo Package
Be The Canvas & Technique Workshop $359 (SAVE $39)
Option #4 - Deluxe Package
Be The Canvas, Technique Workshop, Half hour Private coaching, One month free streaming 30 hours of online classes, YR Arts t-shirt - Value $517 - Special Deluxe Package offer $429 (SAVE $88)
BONUS Lecture: Raqs Sharqi as Spiritual Empowerment - FREE
8:15-9:15pm June 2, 2022
PERFORMANCE TICKETS - June 5, 2022 - $25 Adv ($30 Door) - Online Sales to pick tickets up at the door.
Transfers are allowed.
Bio Yasmina Ramzy:
Yasmina Ramzy is a visionary and pioneer. Her prolific and highly sought after choreography is best known for its originality, elaborate staging and full range of emotional expression. She has created over 200 ensemble choreographies for 25 dance companies in USA and Canada including Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra, Earthshakers and Bellydance Superstars.
As mentor to countless professional Raqs Sharqi dance artists, Yasmina is known as a "Dance Whisperer" inspiring individuality and a path to artistic self expression. Her passion to represent an authentic art form compelled her to create 7 large international dance festivals featuring discussion and debate while staging as many as 150 artists in each festival and presenting over 50 master teachers such as Dina Talaat, Mahmoud Reda, Mohamed Khalil and Aida Nour.
Yasmina received her primary training from various teachers in Egypt and Syria. Since 1981, she has taught in more than 65 cities around the world. Yasmina has performed extensively in the Middle East, primarily with the master Muwashahaat trained musicians of Aleppo, Syria. Her full length six day theatrical productions have been presented 10 times with as many as 45 dancers and musicians at a time. Some of her productions have toured in USA, Greece, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and across Canada.
Yasmina has been awarded several arts grants from all three levels of government for her ground breaking and authentic choreography as well receiving awards from Arab communities for helping to nurture and uplift Arab dance and live music. She has produced 7 CDs and 15 DVDs. Currently, Yasmina teaches daily in Toronto as well as online, directs four dance companies (one online), offers the "Be The Canvas" programs in various cities, writing a book and and producing a film entitled "Al Qamar" in the Summer 2021.