Thu, Oct 24 | Effervescence Yoga Spa

Rhythm is the Cure Workshop with Alessandra Belloni

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Rhythm is the Cure Workshop with Alessandra Belloni

Time & Location

Oct 24, 2019, 11:20 AM – 3:30 PM
Effervescence Yoga Spa, 1613 Paris Ave, Port Royal SC 29935

About the Event

In this workshop you will learn Southern Italian folk dances, drumming, and chants. (Lunch Provided.) In this workshop you will learn Southern Italian folk dances, drumming, and chants. These are therapeutic dances, accompanied by the beat of frame drums and tambourines. Alessandra teaches these unique dance movements along with drumming techniques that trace their roots from Southern Italy back to ancient Greece, with connections to Iran, Egypt and Andalusia, as well as to the traditions of the Gypsies who traveled from Rajasthan through North Africa, Morocco and Spain to Sicily and Calabria. Participants shall be requested to bring: • White or red clothing, no black • Dance shoes - alternatively may be barefoot • Tambourines or frame drums: bring your own or may be ordered from http://alessandrabelloni.com/store or https://remo.com/products/drums/ (to allow maximum time for processing, order ASAP). There will be a 30 minute break where beverages and sandwiches will be provided. Presenter Bio: Alessandra Belloni is a world-renowned percussionist, singer, dancer, and actress born in Rome. Voted one of the best female percussionists in the world by Drum Magazine, she designed a signature series of tambourines for REMO, Inc. She is the founder and lead performer of “I Giullari di Piazza,” an Italian music, theatre, and dance ensemble, and is an Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. She teaches workshops and healing retreats around the world and lives in Edgewater, New Jersey. http://alessandrabelloni.com/ 

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