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Nov
14
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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.

Nov
16
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 16 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Nov 16 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Nov
18
Sat
2017
Street Team Choreography Class with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

StreetTeamRehearsalClass

Open Street Team rehearsal for those who are interested in learning Amy Sigil choreographies with an opportunity for performance.

These choreographies have been performed for 10+ years.

Here is your chance to get in on the challenge.


There is a standard $12 class fee as usual.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 18 @ 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
Nov 18 @ 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
Nov 18 @ 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.
Nov
20
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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.

Nov
21
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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.

Nov
23
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 23 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Nov 23 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Nov
25
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Nov 25 @ 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
Nov 25 @ 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.
Nov
27
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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.

Nov
28
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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.

Nov
30
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Nov 30 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Nov 30 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Dec
2
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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.
Dec
4
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 4 @ 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
Dec 4 @ 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.

Dec
5
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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.

Dec
7
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 7 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 7 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Dec
9
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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.
Dec
11
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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.

Dec
12
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 14 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 14 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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.
Dec
18
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 18 @ 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
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
19
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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.

Dec
21
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 21 @ 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.

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 21 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 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.

Dec
23
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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.
Dec
25
Mon
2017
Hot Pot annual Xmas workshop – Free Dance class! @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 25 @ 4:20 pm – 8:00 pm

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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.
Happy Xmas!

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)

Dec
26
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 26 @ 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.