A-Z Bellydance Courses blend Somatic elements with Egyptian cultural dance & live music. You’ll reference a wide spectrum of rhythms & authentic styles to enhance your musicality.
The refreshed year-long online study program features 12 Modules with brand new additions: 40 Arabic Rhythms, Sufi AstroBelly, Nawara Tribal & the Pharaonic inspired Lotus Series, plus freshly filmed, updated versions of the full suite of A-Z Courses with stage performances.
Keti’s Somatic approach to Arabic dance deepens your internal sensing of movement & connection to music & rhythm. A-Z participants may attend live interactive Zoom classes each month at the spacious new Blue Lotus Room in Perth.
The 12 Course Modules
The A-Z Teacher Training Course is Divided into 4 Levels (12 Modules)
You can choose Full Course Certification for professional development, all 12 modules. Or you may prefer Self-Study of individual modules.
OPTION 1:Full Teacher Training 6 month Course Jul-Dec 2022, Certification upon graduation.
OPTION 2:Graduate update - 2019-2021 course graduates may purchase single courses to top up their training.
OPTION 3:Select individual study modules from levels 1-3 (no exam, non-certified). Note: Level 4 Teacher Training is not available with this option, as Levels 1-3 are pre-requisites.
Module 1 Somatics Module 2 Secrets of the Centre Module 3 40 Arabic Rhythms Module 4 A-Z Original Bellydance Module 5 Nawara Tribal Module 6 AstroBelly Sufi Module 7 A-Z Advanced Bellydance Module 8 Lotus Series Module 9 Reda Drills Module 10 Teacher Training Module 11 Performance Module 12 Wellbeing & Fitness
How Dancing Improves
* Joy & natural ease when dancing * Deeper connection to gravity * Sensuality, grace & fluidiity * Sharper accents, stronger shimmies * Better co-ordination & balance * Effortless, flowing turns * Confidence, dynamism, strength * Remember moves easily in the moment * Naturally integrate 72 sequences * Less thinking - more feeling/sensing * Vast dance & movement vocabulary
Module Delivery 2022
* A-Z Courses are on Teachable * Each lesson is 2-4 hours duration * Delivery day is FRIDAY * Participants have a whole week to complete each session (4 hours study) * All materials are yours to keep * Study manuals, videos, music mp3s * Open forum available every week * Ask questions or get feedback any time! * Access to Private FB group
A-Z Bellydance is a Creative, Adaptable & Enduring Methodology
A-Z Bellydance has proven to be a solid, enduring & adaptable methodologywith over 4000 students in 40 countries. Its key qualities are how easily & fully it enriches, deepens & improves the dancer’s entire experience of movement.
Keti’s sequences cover a wide spectrum of patterning innate to Arabic dance & music, which is fluid & easily adaptable. Embodiment of A-Z is achieved through sensing, mindful movement & the creation of new pathways.
A-Z Bellydance is one of the few courses that is suitable for dancers of multiple & diverse genres. The simple reason is that the Somatic, musical & cultural elements within the A-Z Bellydance courses are roots-based essentials that work at the deepest foundational levels.
A-Z students, teachers & performers have been growing in diverse & creative ways; from traditional roots to modern Raqs Sharqi & contemporary Fusion styles. A-Z Bellydance enjoys an inclusive community that has supported students & teachers worldwide for nearly 25 years.