Make your belly dance.


PRICING

Unless otherwise noted, classes are $15 drop in, or you can purchase a 4-Class Package for $40. 

AMINA'S STUDIO

829 Elizabeth St., San Francisco, CA 94114. Home 415-282-7910. Cell 415-640-0859.

 

Beginning Level

Saturdays 12-1pm

Amina Goodyear. Beginning classes cover basic belly dance movements and steps and include drills and repetition to traditional and popular Egyptian music. Classes are on-going and you're welcome anytime. Please note: Learning this dance style is like learning a language, it will take at least 4 lessons taken in succession before the movements will feel comfortable and natural.


Beginning Level

MONDAYs 6-7PM

Amina Goodyear. Beginning classes cover basic belly dance movements and steps and include drills and repetition to traditional and popular Egyptian music. Classes are on-going and you're welcome anytime. Please note: Learning this dance style is like learning a language, it will take at least 4 lessons taken in succession before the movements will feel comfortable and natural.


Mixed Level: Egyptian Cabaret, Tarab & Folk & Performance

MOndays 7-8:30 pm

Amina Goodyear. Technique and combinations inspired by Egyptian Cabaret, Tarab, folk music or drum solo. Strong emphasis on rhythm, phrasing, musicality and cultural applications. Class ends with individuals learning improvisational tools on what was covered. Each week builds on prior lesson.


Intermediate - Advanced Levels: Technique & Performance

Tuesdays 6:30-8 pm

Amina Goodyear. Includes Classic, Cabaret, and Shaabi (pop) technique. Learn the differences in technique between classic Tarab and popular Shaabi. Often both genres included in same class showing how to use same movement but changed depending on style of dance. Strong emphasis on rhythm, phrasing, musicality and cultural applications.


Intermediate - Advanced Levels: Performance and more

Thursdays 6:30-10 pM-except for 3rd thursdays*

Amina Goodyear. Class format:

6:30-8 pm watch dance & culturally-relevant video clips, discuss state of affairs on the dance

8-9 pm dance instruction

9-10 pm individual performance & critique.

3rd Thursdays: 6:30-7:30 dance class -7:30 - 8:15 - performance and critique


Private Dance Classes

By appointment

Amina Goodyear. Coaching, especiallly for performance, choreography, dance technique and cymbals. $50/hour 


Drum!


Basic Drumming   

Music Breakdown

and

Play Along - for Dancers

with Amina Goodyear

 

Mondays 8:30- 10 pm

All levels of dancers welcomed

This drum class is designed to help the dancer learn and understand the rhythms in order to perform the dance better. We discuss how rhythms are used in the dance. We will play along with dance music and discuss how to recognize the drum within the song and what movements work best. Drums of all types available for use in class.

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Egyptian Drumming -  

From Warm Up Drills to Drum Solos

with Susu Pampanin

in San Francisco  at Amina's studio

Until further notice - Wednesday group classes discontinued - however Susu is available for private instruction in San Francisco on Wednesday by appointment.

Contact Susu for appointment (415) 308-7887


Egyptian Drumming -  

From Warm Up Drills to Drum Solos

with Susu Pampanin

in Berkeley

Intermediate Level

Warm up, technique, drills, basic rhythms, embellishments and riffs. Break down drum solos and learn to drum to music.

Thursdays Call/text to confirm and location 415 308-7887 or 415 640-0859

Drop-in: $20

Drums available to borrow in class if needed.

Private sessions also available.


Petaluma Private classes by appointment. Egyptian Drumming with Susu

Contact to schedule a private:

Contact Susu @ (415) 308-7887.  

 

When inspired Susu will pull out her nai to accompany drum class.

When inspired Susu will pull out her nai to accompany drum class.

Susu and the Cairo Cats