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No Belly Dance here, only booty bounce! This class is designed to be a workout AND a party in one! We’ll begin with some fun (but intense) butt/ab exercises to prepare our low backs and core, and then move into a fun twerk choreography! Knee pads are HIGHLY recommended as we will spend a good chunk of time on the floor.
$30! You can paypal Michelle at paypal.me/
If there’s room you can pay at the door… but you’re risking a sell out! 17 people max.
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.
THE AGE OF THE PHOENIX
The annual Haunted Oasis weekend of entertainment produced by Bellydance
Teachers of Greater Sacramento (BTOGS) is coming up quickly, and it begins with an evening of fire performances, dance and magical adventures hosted by Hot Pot Studio’s fire dance troupe Up In Smoke on Friday, October 20, 2017.
Doors 7:00 pm
Showtime 7:30 pm
tickets for non-performers $15 in advance and $20 at the door
children under 8 are FREE
@ The Hot Italian outdoor venue, 1627 16th St, Sacramento
Pizza, Beer and Wine available ALL NIGHT!!
This is a night of Art and Fire Magic that will leave your jaw dropped and you wanting more! The stage will be graced with many fire dancers, flow art gurus and theatrical antics that may change you FOREVER!!!!
Up In Smoke
Good Vibes Circus Tribe
AND so many more to be announce………
**PLUS a Flow Art workshop taught by Matthew James @ Hot Pot on Saturday 10/21 1:30-3:30pm
$50 at the door or $50 in advance with admission to the show~ special price for performers and BTOGS members
Tickets avilable at:
With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this workshop will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow.
Bring your own fans, poi, or hoop (or all three!) and an open mind. All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.
**Note: There are a limited number of loaner tools available; please contact ahead of time if you would like to reserve something. Otherwise they will be first come, first serve.
$50 At the Door OR
$40 for Performers OR
$50 Package Deal including
Friday Night Fire Show Entry
(Must be purchased in advance.)
Save your Spot Now! Visit: brownpapertickets.com/event/3072049
Pre sale registration and payment – http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3072049
Hot Pot Studios
Sacramento, CA 95814
rePLAY – reLEARN – reLEASE
With Skilled Facilitator Edwin Olvera – Former Dance Captain of Pilobolus
A unique and powerful experience is coming to Hot Pot Studios!
Make sure to clear out your calendar, book your flights, and rally your friends once it does arrive!
Are you a Business Professional with a hectic work schedule?
Fire up your creative side and get play back into your life! Bridge the gap between fitness and play, and how to connect more closely to those around you through movement (and a little bit of sweat).
WHAT IS rePLAY?
rePLAY is a dance class that uses small group dynamics, movement based exercises, creative play, and awesome music to test and transform you from the inside-out. If you already enjoy dance, acro-yoga, contact improv, circus arts, and physical movement then you will LOVE rePLAY!!!
This insightful weekend intensive has been developed, fine-tuned, and constantly perfected for over 12 years by Edwin Olvera, the former dance captain of world renowned Pilobolus.
BENEFITS OF Replay Fitness
RECONNECT WITH YOURSELF & OTHERS
LEARN TO PLAY AGAIN
DANCE LIKE A PRO
Edwin Olvera, a proud Wisconsinite, has spread his wings far and wide. His skill and ability has been of worldwide note as he has performed and taught in locations across the globe. After attending UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, Edwin joined the world renowned dance company, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, where he was an integral force in the choreographic & creation process over the course of eleven years. During this time, he was featured on countless television shows and commercial advertisements including Sesame Street, Born to Dance, and the NFL Channel. Edwin has collaborated with international artists Inbal Pinto and Basil Twist and has been featured in articles by both Dance and Dancer Magazine. In 2015 under the guidance of Olympic choreographers Gavin Robins and Leigh-Anne Vizer, Edwin was a dance captain for a team of 150 performers within the 44th national Dubai Day celebration. In 2016 he was a movement artist for Britney Spears at the MTV VMA’s in Madison Square Garden. As a creative entrepreneur, Edwin blogs about what it take to be a successful freelance dancer! For more info visit: www.edwinolvera.com & www.replay.fit
$40 for 3 hours!!!!!
Remember you have somewhere to be for Christmas Day December 25th! Dance in the front and dice in the back! And…. festivities start at 420pm. Workshop starts at 5pm and it’s FREE! And… we have a special guest teaching with UNMATA this year! Ashley López!Amy Sigil.
Feel free to bring pot luck goodies to share after our class time.
The FREE Xmas workshop story.
I did not celebrate December 25th for a very long time, so this day was always free for me. The world would shut down and I had the day to work and dance and organize. UNMATA began scheduling rehearsals because everyone was home. One of these December 25th rehearsals everything changed for us. Our studio is on the street level of a multi story building. As we were rehearsing we heard screaming and people running by the windows. We stepped out to find that a woman from our building had thrown herself out of the 7th floor window. It was a brutal reminder that these holiday hurts are real. That people feel alone on these days.
So the Hot Pot community promised to open our doors every December 25th to the Sacramento community and beyond. To hold space for those who need it. Its not a religious gathering. It’s a safe space for dance, friendship, games and escape. We know we can’t fix things in the world, but we’re here for you if you need a place to be on this day.
UNMATA will be teaching together, and we have a special guest with us this year too! Ashley Lopez!
We are here if you need us!
(please share if you know folks that need a space)
Belly Dance Teachers of Greater Sacramento (BDTOGS) welcomes
Donna Mejia to Sacramento for a Winter dance intensive December 29-31st 2017! Treat yourself to the full intensive or buy workshops a la carte, and ring the new year in on the dance floor! Registration opens through Eventbrite on 6/19, sign up before 10/31 to get the early bird discount.
Register for the full intensive here:
2:00-5:00P: EXPLORING BEYOND WHAT WE THINK WE KNOW
6:30-8:30 BECOMING AN ALLY AND HAVING COURAGEOUS
9:00-11:00AM CLARIFYING TECHNIQUE
11:30-1:30PM LIKE A BOSS
7:30-9:30pm SHOW /DOORS AT 7PM
9:00AM-11:00AM I EAT BEATS FOR BREAKFAST
11:30-1:30PM SILVESTRE TECHNIQUE
Three hour workshop $75
Two hour workshop $50
Lecture $20 / Panel Discussion by donation
Show: Saturday 12/30 7:30-9:30pm $15 pre sale/ $20 at the door
Full Intensive Early Bird Discount: $270 6/19-10/31
Full Intensive: $300 11/1- 12/28