Upcoming Workshops & Events

 

     

Saturday, January 2, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Monica Dangerpants!

   

The infamous Monica "Dangerpants" Fernandez takes over The Oasis bringing her own brand of Tribal Fusion Bellydance to start your new year out right!

Saturday, January 2 Workshops:

"Dangerous Moves to Contemporary Grooves"
12:30 - 2:30pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

This is the new belly dance! Welcome to a workshop complete with sass and ass!! Dancers will learn original combinations set to the beats and rhythms of the undergrounds hottest music makers. Built for all dance levels, these combinations will combine basic ATS and Tribal Fusion moves with stylistic turns and modern flair.  Each movement is seen as an extension of the dancers sass and attitude! These combinations put together create the ultimate contemporary choreography for today’s belly dancer. This workshop is based on fun and creative exploration so bring an open mind and heart for creation! Students are encouraged to dress confidently and creatively! Make sure to bring your yoga mat and lots of water!


"Drop It Like It's Hawt!"
3 - 5pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

Learn to LOVE the floor! This fun energetic workshop will use the athletics of hip hop, the beauty of contemporary dance, fused with bellydance structure and technique. Dancers will learn challenging drops, strength poses and floor slides. Paired with sexy beats and bass for your booty to shake! Dancer level should be intermediate and yoga experiences a plus. Combinations are simple, clean lines, not over layered. Dancers will learn to use the space around them as they move across the floor. Students will challenge themselves to build strength and draw creativity from all areas of their dance training. Workshop will include a cardiovascular warm-up and deep stretch to prepare the muscles to work.  Students should wear comfortable, fitted pants and top. Clothing should show lines of dancer.  Students should bring a yoga mat, small snack (fruit or nuts) and lots of water.  Get ready to drop it like its hawt!

Print Pre-Registration Form: Click Here!

Or pay by credit card with PayPal!
Send payment to: Oasisdance(at)earthlink(dot)net

**PRE-REGISTRATION CUT-OFF DATE IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 28!**

January's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Monica Dangerpants
Mandala DanceWorks
IrinaXara

Tamara
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 


     

Saturday, February 6, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Subee Djinn!

   

The Oasis LOVES SuperKate & Nikii of Subee Djinn and is very excited to host this dynamic duo as they improv their way through two amazing workshops and one fabulous show! SuperKate has moved to Lexington, KY and is sadly no longer an LA icon... Therefore, DO NOT miss this opportunity to study with these bellydance improv masters!

Saturday, February 6 Workshops:

"Creating Dynamic Combos"*
12:30 - 2:30pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

Let Subee Djinn help you create new and interesting combos! These will be built using standard moves, or some you may bring to class with you. The combinations will be tailored to your personal dance performances. These new combinations will accentuate the dynamics within each dancer and group. *This workshop is for those with intermediate/advanced skills in ATS/improv tribal belly dance, for soloists and troupes.

"Improvisational Shadowing"*
3 - 5pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

Subee Djinn's signature style is a unique brand of improvisational shadowing. This workshop will take a closer look at the rudiments of complimentary improv and organic cueing. We will incorporate leveling, tempo variation, and the use of negative space. Bring knee pads. *This workshop is open to those with intermediate/advanced skills in ATS/improv tribal belly dance.

Print Pre-Registration Form: Click Here!

Or pay by credit card with PayPal!
Send payment to: Oasisdance(at)earthlink(dot)net

**PRE-REGISTRATION CUT-OFF DATE IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1!**

February's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Subee Djinn
Shakena
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 

 

     

Saturday, March 13, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Heather Shoopman!

   

Ah, The Shoop... The Oasis is so thrilled to have this stellar woman guest teaching again for 2010! Innovative, loving, and oh so talented ~ Do not miss this opportunity to absorb all that is Shoop!

Saturday, March 13 Workshops:

"Shoop's Sweat Shop"
12:30 - 2:30pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

Would you like to take your dance to a different level?  Challenge yourself physically and mentally? Come work it out with Heather Shoopman in this fun packed class of drills, thrills and bumpin' loud~n~dirty bass! Explore each territory of the body for all it's worth.  Improve your muscle memory with layers, locks and ooey-gooey goodness. Strengthen and condition those muscles as we experiment  with momentum and get crazy with the layers.  Be ready to sweat, laugh and holler. Can I get a woooot woooot?

"Tribal Fusion Shoop Style"
3 - 5pm :: $35 per class or $60 for both pre-reg/$40 per class at door

Ready to mix it up?  Add an edgy, funky flavor to your bellydance with Heather Shoopman's unique style of tribal fusion blending elements of American and Indian dances.  You will learn "ShOOp style" embellishments and a signature combo, which comes complete with a cue for easy incorporation into your group improvisation or choreography.  Set to an eclectic music mix, this workshop will leave you inspired!  Be prepared to work hard and have fun!

Print Pre-Registration Form: Click Here!

Or pay by credit card with PayPal!
Send payment to: Oasisdance(at)earthlink(dot)net

**PRE-REGISTRATION CUT-OFF DATE IS MONDAY, MARCH 8!**

 

March's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Heather Shoopman
Sabrina Fox
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 


     

Saturday, April 10, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Heather Stants!

   

Heather Stants, founder and director of Urban Tribal Dance Co., is famous for bringing fluidity and expression together with sharp street styled isolations to form a uniquely seamless blend of grace and funk. The Oasis is very excited to host Heather in what promises to be an Uber-Amazing Urban Saturday!

Saturday, April 10 Workshops:

Workshop descriptions and details coming soon!

 

April's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Heather Stants
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 


     

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with April Rose of UNMATA!

   

The Oasis is very excited to host April Rose! This amazing gal has been belly dancing Tribal Fusion and Egyptian Cabaret for over 9 years, and is a member of the award winning, world-touring troupe UNMATA (under the direction of Amy Sigil). She is currently earning her bachelors degree in World Dance at UCLA and has performed across the country and abroad in Taiwan.

Saturday, May 1 Workshops:

Workshop descriptions and details coming soon!

 

May's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

April Rose
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

     

Saturday, June 12, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Steven Eggers!

   

Teaching and performing nationally and around the globe, Steven Eggers is the leading male in Tribal Fusion Bellydance... We are so excited that "The Most Beautiful Boy in Bellydance" is coming to The Oasis once again to share his fabulous and edgy bellydance technique with his adoring fans!

Saturday, June 12 Workshops:

Workshop descriptions and details coming soon!

 

June's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Steven Eggers
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11, 2010
An Intimate Weekend with The Mezmer Society!

   

The Oasis is The Mezmer Society's Southern California home, and we are sooooooooo happy they are coming back in 2010! Join us for more "Lush Cabaret & Balkan Ruckus" including (but not limited to) belly dance, cabaret performance, Romany music, foppish occultism, unapologetically pretentious Belle Epoque café living, goodwill, bad behavior, misappropriated pop songs, and the horribly misguided notion that one can try and squeeze an entire Balkan brass band into one accordion.

Saturday, July 10 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!


Sunday, July 11 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!

 

July's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

The Mezmer Society
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 


     

Carolena Nericcio FCBD Intensives!
General Skills for ATS ~ August 8 -11, 2010
ATS Teacher Training ~ August 12 & 13, 2010
Saturday Showcase ~ August 14, 2010

   

The Oasis is your Southern California connection for classes with Carolena Nericcio, founder & director of FatChanceBellyDance. August brings our annual week-long intensive with Pimp Masta 'C', now offering 20 hours of General Skills for ATS (includes NEW Floorwork Section!) and 10 hours of ATS Teacher Training 1.

General Skills for ATS ~ $800 per student ($250 deposit holds your spot!)
Sunday - Wednesday ~ August 8 - 11, 2010

A now 20-hour intensive presenting all 70+ steps from the FCBD ATS vocabulary along with cues, formations, lead and follow, chorus, music theory for ATS and functional anatomy for dance - Includes NEW floorwork section! Students must attend all 20 hours, no exceptions. Certificate awarded upon completion. Four 5-hour days with 2 hours total for breaks, lunch and drills, seven studio hours daily. Limited to 25 students.

2010 GS for ATS Registration Form: Coming January 1, 2010!

2010 GS for ATS Class Syllubus: Available Soon!


One Day Pass with Drills* ~ $200 per student (Payment due in full upon registration)
Sunday - Wednesday ~ August 8 - 11, 2010

For previous graduates of GS for ATS wanting a review, or students who are not interested in being Certified. Attend single days of GS for ATS (including new floorwork section). Need not be taken concurrently but students must understand that each successive day's material is built on the previous day(s) and they may be asked to take a less active role based on our assessment of their skill level. One, two, three or four of the GS for ATS 5-hour days. As space allows within the 25 student limit. *PLEASE CONTACT THE OASIS DANCE STUDIO FOR ONE DAY PASS AVAILABILITY AND REGISTRATION.

ATS Teacher Training 1** ~ $700 per student ($250 deposit holds your spot!)
Thursday & Friday, August 12 & 13, 2010

For graduates of GS for ATS who are also teaching or performing other styles of Tribal, Tribal Fusion or Oriental Dance. Curriculum will include instruction on how to present the concept of ATS, the steps, verbal instruction, physical cueing, assessing students needs, answering common questions, structuring a class and troubleshooting. Limited to 10 students.

**This training is stage one for teachers interested in becoming a FCBD Sister Studio. Sister Studios teach exclusively FCBD format. Students need approval from Carolena to be considered for Sister Studio status.

2010 ATS TT1 Registration Form: Coming January 1, 2010!


And Don't Miss The Oasis Dance Studio Saturday Showcase! Saturday, August 14, 2010 @ 8pm

Starring:
Carolena Nericcio & FatChanceBellyDance
and
More TBA!

Some Helpful Information:

Class fees do not include travel or accommodations, or meals. Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements. International students must be proficient in English, or must supply their own interpreter. Any student not attending all required hours of class will not be certified.

Breaks & Lunch times are per Carolena's discretion. The Oasis Dance Studio is located near many restaurants within walking distance and a Stater Bros. grocery store. Light snacks, fruit and water will be provided by The Oasis for students to enjoy. If you have special dietary needs, it is recommended you bring your own food and/or drinks.

Nearest Airports: ONT (Ontario, California) Aprox. 30 miles; LAX (Los Angeles, California) Aprox. 85 miles.

Ground Transport: Airport shuttles and rental cars are the best options. Public Transportation is available via train and/or bus, but is not convenient.

Hotel Info: The following is a list of hotels near The Oasis Dance Studio*

Hampton Inn & Suites in Highland (2 city blocks from The Oasis - walking distance)

Dynasty Suites in Redlands (approx 10mins driving time from The Oasis)

Aryes Hotel in Redlands (approx 10mins driving time from The Oasis)

Residence Inn in San Bernardino (approx 20mins driving time from The Oasis)

*Politti has personally been to all of these hotels, and all are very nice, however Politti and The Oasis Dance Studio do NOT guarantee your hotel stay. After your stay, please let Politti know how your hotel experience was so that she may add or remove hotels from this list - Thanks!

For connecting to share rooms, cars, and other info, visit us on Tribe.net:http://tribes.tribe.net/theoasis

 

 

 

 

     

Saturday & Sunday, September 11 & 12, 2010
An Intimate Weekend with Frederique!

   

Known for her avant garde performance style and detail-oriented instruction, Frederique comes once again to The Oasis to share her ever-evolving urban bellydance with her So. Cal fans.

Saturday, September 11 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!


Sunday, Septemver 12 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!

 

September's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Frederique
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 


     

Saturday, October 2, 2010
Super Saturdays Instructor TBA

     


     

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 19 - 21, 2010
Special 3-day Workshop Intensive
with Ariellah!

   

Goth Goddess Ariellah haunts The Oasis once again ~ This year offering a very special 3-day workshop intensive! Ariellah will be offering 3 special classes to aid the student in mastering their technique and their personal goals, building a solid foundation in belly dance, and developing their artistic, creative side. The Oasis can't wait to have her back!

Friday, November 19 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!


Saturday, November 20 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!


Sunday, November 21 Workshop:

Workshop description and details coming soon!

 

November's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Ariellah
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)

 

 

 

 

     

Saturday, December 4, 2010
Super Saturdays Workshops and Showcase
with Princess Farhana

   

Hollywood Icon, Princess Farhana offers up more FABULOUS workshops to help to bring out your delicious feminine side with a little bit of Burly-Q and a whole lot of Sass ~ Just in time for the Holidays!

Saturday, December 4 Workshops:

Workshop descriptions and details coming soon!

 

December's Super Saturdays Showcase will feature:

Princess Farhana
Strawberry Butterfly
and

More TBA!

Show starts @ 8pm ~ $10 admission
(ALL admission monies are ALWAYS given to the dancers)