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Jul
24
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 24 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Jul
25
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Jul
27
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kari teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento
Instructor: Kari

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 27 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

WHAT IS Skillz and Drillz?
This all levels class is designed to support and deepen your dance practice combining conditioning, foundational technique, isolations and foot patterns. We put it all together in a fun combo, followed by cool down and stretch. This is an excellent class if you’re a beginner looking to learn and build new skills, as well as an intermediate or  advanced dancer looking to learn, maintain and strengthen your dance repertoire. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and get ready to shimmy and sweat!

This Class runs in 8 week sessions taught by members of Verbatim Dance, each session has its own distinct focus.

$80 for the entire 8 weeks, or $12 drop in. All levels welcome!

Choreography Focus: Jan. 12th – March 2nd with Heather Leona
Finger Cymbals Focus: March 9th-April 27th with April

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Jul
29
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento Instructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 29 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session.
Hot Pot Studios Introduction to belly dance class will break it down to the raw basics of isolating areas of the body to create fluid movement to music, belly dance! In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, this belly dance class will focus on the breakdown, drills, and a small combination to pull it all together. We will sweat, we will laugh and we will dance.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking on the street in Midtown Sacramento is free after 6:00 pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jul 29 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Jul
31
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jul 31 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
1
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 1 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
3
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kari teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento
Instructor: Kari

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 3 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

WHAT IS Skillz and Drillz?
This all levels class is designed to support and deepen your dance practice combining conditioning, foundational technique, isolations and foot patterns. We put it all together in a fun combo, followed by cool down and stretch. This is an excellent class if you’re a beginner looking to learn and build new skills, as well as an intermediate or  advanced dancer looking to learn, maintain and strengthen your dance repertoire. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and get ready to shimmy and sweat!

This Class runs in 8 week sessions taught by members of Verbatim Dance, each session has its own distinct focus.

$80 for the entire 8 weeks, or $12 drop in. All levels welcome!

Choreography Focus: Jan. 12th – March 2nd with Heather Leona
Finger Cymbals Focus: March 9th-April 27th with April

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento Instructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 5 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session.
Hot Pot Studios Introduction to belly dance class will break it down to the raw basics of isolating areas of the body to create fluid movement to music, belly dance! In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, this belly dance class will focus on the breakdown, drills, and a small combination to pull it all together. We will sweat, we will laugh and we will dance.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking on the street in Midtown Sacramento is free after 6:00 pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 5 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Aug
7
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 7 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
8
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 8 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
10
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kari teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento
Instructor: Kari

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 10 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

WHAT IS Skillz and Drillz?
This all levels class is designed to support and deepen your dance practice combining conditioning, foundational technique, isolations and foot patterns. We put it all together in a fun combo, followed by cool down and stretch. This is an excellent class if you’re a beginner looking to learn and build new skills, as well as an intermediate or  advanced dancer looking to learn, maintain and strengthen your dance repertoire. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and get ready to shimmy and sweat!

This Class runs in 8 week sessions taught by members of Verbatim Dance, each session has its own distinct focus.

$80 for the entire 8 weeks, or $12 drop in. All levels welcome!

Choreography Focus: Jan. 12th – March 2nd with Heather Leona
Finger Cymbals Focus: March 9th-April 27th with April

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
12
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento Instructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 12 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session.
Hot Pot Studios Introduction to belly dance class will break it down to the raw basics of isolating areas of the body to create fluid movement to music, belly dance! In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, this belly dance class will focus on the breakdown, drills, and a small combination to pull it all together. We will sweat, we will laugh and we will dance.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking on the street in Midtown Sacramento is free after 6:00 pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 12 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Second Saturday @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm

HotPotStudios@Second Saturday HP

The Second Saturday Art Walk occurs the Second Saturday of each month between April and October, from 4pm to 9pm.  The boundaries of Second Saturday are 16th Street to 24th Street, and I Street to Capitol Mall. It’s a monthly art showcase that is dedicated to celebrating the diversity and talent through art, poetry, music and other mediums. The event includes art or performance, food and drink, and a lively atmosphere that celebrates the diversity and talent of our city.

Come enjoy the performances we offer you on the sidewalk in front of Hot Pot Studios. Besides our own troup and solo performers, we often have guests from all over the world.

Aug
14
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 14 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
15
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 15 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
17
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kari teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento
Instructor: Kari

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 17 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

WHAT IS Skillz and Drillz?
This all levels class is designed to support and deepen your dance practice combining conditioning, foundational technique, isolations and foot patterns. We put it all together in a fun combo, followed by cool down and stretch. This is an excellent class if you’re a beginner looking to learn and build new skills, as well as an intermediate or  advanced dancer looking to learn, maintain and strengthen your dance repertoire. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and get ready to shimmy and sweat!

This Class runs in 8 week sessions taught by members of Verbatim Dance, each session has its own distinct focus.

$80 for the entire 8 weeks, or $12 drop in. All levels welcome!

Choreography Focus: Jan. 12th – March 2nd with Heather Leona
Finger Cymbals Focus: March 9th-April 27th with April

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
19
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento Instructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 19 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session.
Hot Pot Studios Introduction to belly dance class will break it down to the raw basics of isolating areas of the body to create fluid movement to music, belly dance! In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, this belly dance class will focus on the breakdown, drills, and a small combination to pull it all together. We will sweat, we will laugh and we will dance.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking on the street in Midtown Sacramento is free after 6:00 pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 19 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Aug
21
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 21 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
22
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS BELLYDANCE FUSION?
Hot Pot Studios bellydance fusion classes feature isolating and layering areas of the body to fuse multiple styles of World Dance. In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, bellydance fusion classes focus on drills, layering body isolations, and memorizing a small combimation to pul it all together.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 22 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
24
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kari teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento
Instructor: Kari

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 24 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

WHAT IS Skillz and Drillz?
This all levels class is designed to support and deepen your dance practice combining conditioning, foundational technique, isolations and foot patterns. We put it all together in a fun combo, followed by cool down and stretch. This is an excellent class if you’re a beginner looking to learn and build new skills, as well as an intermediate or  advanced dancer looking to learn, maintain and strengthen your dance repertoire. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and get ready to shimmy and sweat!

This Class runs in 8 week sessions taught by members of Verbatim Dance, each session has its own distinct focus.

$80 for the entire 8 weeks, or $12 drop in. All levels welcome!

Choreography Focus: Jan. 12th – March 2nd with Heather Leona
Finger Cymbals Focus: March 9th-April 27th with April

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Aug
26
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in Sacramento Instructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 26 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

Catrina teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Catrina Womack

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Tribal Style. This style of dance is a non verbal form of communication where groups can dance together using a specific vocabulary of movements communicating the timing and variations of the vocabulary. We like to compare Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS) to a language. When learning a new language, you have to learn the root words before forming a sentence.  Because of the similarity in learning UNMATA ITS to learning a new language, we recommend that students complete the UNMATA ITS Level 1 vocabulary before taking other levels of UNMATA ITS classes at Hot Pot Studios. For more details, check out the official ITS website.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session.
Hot Pot Studios Introduction to belly dance class will break it down to the raw basics of isolating areas of the body to create fluid movement to music, belly dance! In the end we will build a combination, or short choreography, based off of the workout.  Utilizing Sigil Style teaching format, this belly dance class will focus on the breakdown, drills, and a small combination to pull it all together. We will sweat, we will laugh and we will dance.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Wear something you can move and be comfortable in. We will dance the whole hour, so be prepared to sweat. Common gear is yoga pants, tank tops or sports bras. For your feet: barefoot, socks or dance shoes. Hot Pot has a hard wood floor, so no street shoes please.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Parking on the street in Midtown Sacramento is free after 6:00 pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us.