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EgyptGR with Yasmina Ramzy & Hany Morgan | Bellydance Grand Rapids | Friday, 16. March 2018

BDGR Proudly Presents Yasmina Ramzy of Arabesque Canada & Master Drummer Hany Morgan of Cairo!

We will be bringing you FIVE master workshops, one Hafla performance and many opportunities for private lessons with the Masters!

Friday, March 16, 2018
10:00am - 5:00 pm Book Private Lessons with Yasmina and/or Hany
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Meet and Greet Q&A with the Artists

Saturday, March 17, 2018
9:30 am - Registration

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Workshop 1 with Yasmina and Hany
Technique Comprehension All Levels: Accompanied by a live drum, Yasmina digs deep into great detail the many profound tweaks that can be made to vastly improve your overall technique.

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch Break

1:15 pm - 4:15 pm Workshop 2 with Yasmina Ramzy - Emotional & Romantic Dancing - A Choreography: Set to the song, Neseet el Nom - Discover layers upon layers of emotion set to dynamic motion and the limitless nuances that transform technique and choreography into expressive art.

7:00 pm Doors open; 7:30 pm Curtain: Hafla-style performance featuring Yasmina Ramzy & Hany Morgan

Sunday, March 18, 2018

10:30 am Registration

11:00 am - 1:30 pm Workshop 3 with Yasmina & Hany - Sufi Dance & Zar: Experience the hypnotic and spiritually elevating movements and rhythms of the Egyptian Sufi tradition and connect with true Egypt in its artistic essence.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch Break

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Workshop 4 with Yasmina & Hany - Improvising to Drum Solos: Improvised dance to an improvised Drum Solo is one of the most difficult skills for the performing Bellydancer - this workshop will connect discipline with the music body instinct.

4:30 - 6:30 pm - Workshop 5 with Hany Morgan: Drumming with the Master: Learn first hand the foundation sounds and rhythms from Egypt's master. Hany has a way of making learning effortless as he passes on to you the intuitive spirit of the rhythms along with the technique. You will not believe how fast you will be playing many famous rhythms with effortless perfect technique.

Workshop Fee:
*RakStar Member Discounts apply

Single Workshop
$90 / $100 after Jan 30

Weekend Pack (9.5hrs)
$250 (first 15 registrants) SOLD OUT
$300 / $375 after Jan 30

Register Online - click here for workshop registration
Will-call tickets will be held at the door, there are no physical tickets. Your registration will be held at the door, and will be confirmed by mail.

Advanced registration and ticket purchase is strongly encouraged, as we have extremely limited spacing in our studio. We take pride in our intimate environment which allows for maximum exposure to the guest artists we bring. No refunds for cancellations. Participants will be limited to 30 maximum for the workshops and 50 maximum for the Concerts.

Private Lessons Fee:

Yasmina Ramzy: $100/hr $50/30 min (member discounts do not apply)

Hany Morgan: $50/hr $35/30 min (member discounts do not apply)

Both Yasmina & Hany (Dance & Live Drummer): $130/hr $80/30 min (member discounts do not apply)

Private lessons are available to be booked Tuesday, March 13 - Friday, March 16 from 10 AM - 5:00 PM. Contact us via email to schedule your private lesson (dance@bellydancegr.com). Payment will be collected at the time of scheduling via cash or check. All sales are final.

Workshop and Concert Location
Ambrosia Theater & BellyDanceGR
Blackport Building, 2nd Floor, 959 Lake Drive SE. Grand Rapids, MI. 49506
  • Friends, here are the new posters for sharing! We have NINE spaces remaining, that is *IT*! Visit our website to sign up and you may also find these posters in PFD format there as well! http://bellydancegr.com/egyptgr.html
  • Friends, we have 13 spaces remaining as of this morning for this AMAZING event! Do not delay signing up!!!
  • Dearest friends and dancers, it is with a heavy heart that I announce we have to reschedule the EgyptGR weekend due to a declined VISA. However, the entire week will still be taking place on March 13 - 18 and those signed up for Private Lessons and Workshops have already been rescheduled for these dates and times. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in March!
  • Do you have a price for a single day of workshops? Or are the only options à la carte or the whole shebang?
  • Stoilka Barabarova, look, itz Hany Morgan from Cairo going to come to Michigan
  • ONE WEEK TO GET THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - Seriously, $200 for FIVE master workshops and time runs out next Friday -OR- when we've hit our limit of participants! http://bellydancegr.com/egyptgr.html
  • Dear Grand Rapid's dance and music artists, I am so looking forward to seeing your warm familiar faces again and taking it to the level with you. I am also excited for you to experience Egyptian master drummer Hany Morgan that I have been fascinated by since 2005. I am inserting myself here so that you can ask any questions you like about the workshops in the comments section and I will be quick to reply. 😊❤
  • Yasmina Ramzy! https://youtu.be/NPAqqCEa79Y
  • Playlist of choreographies & showcases by Yasmina Ramzy! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1SBRXQdV62p6igaiP-pOAQ
  • Playlist with Hany Morgan! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCLxW7fE8zKz6rSfhgtwvEeaeL8kjvDss
  • Video Link of Hany Morgan! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqVY3-xCX7E