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See you on the there!

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Unmata ITS Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 14 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 14 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Dec
15
Sun
2019
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Mondays, Thursdays, Sundays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Dec
16
Mon
2019
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 16 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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
17
Tue
2019
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foundations class with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento

18+
$10 drop in (cash only)
Hot Pot Studios (1614 K St – Street Parking)

This class is focused on whipping you into performer’s shape while strengthening your foundation of rhythm, projection and connection to your body for translation to stage. It is 100% A-okay (and expected) for you to listen to your body and take things at your own pace while still engaging and having fun with the group. The choreography portion of this class will change each week, exploring different styles and elements of burlesque performance while building an overarching catalog of movement you will be able to master and grow from with time.

Current, future and non-performers are welcome – this is an all level class (primarily beginning/intermediate), meant to be both physically and mentally challenging, so students of all backgrounds walk away feeling the sizzle!

BRING:
– Yoga mat
– Towel
– Water bottle
– An open mind
– Willingness to werk!

WEAR:
Comfortable clothing that does not limit your mobility (yoga pants or booty shorts, tank top or sports bra, etc).

Sneakers (for warm up) or bare feet preferred – you can bring a pair of sturdy or dance heels you are comfortable moving in for choreography if you want!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jay Siren has been an event producer, emcee and burlesque performer for over a decade. Founding the troupe the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience in 2008, she has performed and curated entertainment for stages from Sacramento to Las Vegas and beyond. In general, Jay believes that if you dream it you can do it in burlesque! Creating space for students to explore their sensuality, personality and energy through the lens of burlesque entertainment has become one of the most fulfilling aspects of her career, and she looks forward to bringing that same ethic to Hot Pot Studios every Tuesday night!
Learn more about Jay’s current projects at www.thesirenevents.com

NOTE: Due to the sensual nature of this style of performance, non-participant observers are strictly prohibited, to ensure the most comfortable and encouraging space for burlesque exploration possible. Any human 18+ that arrives with an open mind and willingness to let loose and SIZZLE is welcome to attend!

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Unmata ITS Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 21 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 21 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Dec
22
Sun
2019
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Mondays, Thursdays, Sundays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Dec
23
Mon
2019
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 23 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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
25
Wed
2019
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
27
Fri
2019
Linda Faoro’s Traveling Dance School at Hot Pot Studios @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm

Linda Faoro is teaching at Hot Pot Studios, December 2019, Sacramento CA

3 DAYS/11 HOURS of DANCE FUSION INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS with LINDA FAORO

Intensive Description:

« TAKE YOUR DANCE TECHNIQUE TO THE NEXT LEVEL »
If you want to see your dance level increase, immerse yourself in 3 days of
Dance Technical Training with Linda Faoro.
Not only you will discover new technical keys but also new foundamental sensations that will change your body and mind from inside out…

DECEMBER 27th-28th-29th, 2019
SACRAMENTO – CALIFORNIA

Friday 12/27/2019 6pm-9pm
Saturday 12/28/2019 3pm-7pm
Sunday 12/29/2019 11am-3pm

12 hours of instruction!

About our Instructor, Linda Faoro:

« Multi-faceted dancer-choreographer, Linda Faoro will bring you a
well-rounded teaching style, concentrating on a rigorous academic approach to dance.

She also advocates opening to different dance styles and therefore allows the dancer full freedom of expression and the ability to meet any choreographic requirements he or she may encounter. »
………………….
Pioneer in the field of Dance Fusion in France, Linda Faoro is an international versatile performing artist, choreographer, instructor & coach, and artistic director. She created new styles at the crossroads of Classical, Modern, Jazz, African, Hip-Hop and Oriental dances, which enabled her to be regularly invited to international festivals.
Possessor of the french Diplôme d’Etat of Jazz dance instructor since 1996 and Certificat d’Aptitude, the most prestigious dance teaching degree in France, obtained in November 2015 at the CNSMD – Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse – in Lyon, she developed a keen sense of pedagogy and leadership of troops by teaching and choreographing in several performing arts schools in Paris. These skills combined with her creativity give her the opportunity to regularly work as multi-faceted choreographer for the most important TV shows in Lebanon, broadcast throughout the Middle East, as well as performer and choreographer for musical shows in Paris or dance companies and events all over the world.
………………….

SCHEDULE
Friday December, 27th => 6pm-9pm
Saturday December, 28th => 3pm-7pm
Sunday December, 29th => 11am-3pm

« During these 3 days/11 hours workshops, we will not only work on a « technical barre » but also explore movements, improvise, create and improv the memorizing process by learning FaoroBellyFusion Choreographies. »

Linda Faoro’s Traveling Dance School
FUSION STYLES – Workshops content
Postural work => Center consciousness – Body placement – Alignments
Stretching work & Muscle building => Legs workout – Leg lifts
Isolation and Layering work – Coordination and Dissociation work
Support and weight changes – Balances and Focus work -Turns – Jumps
Qualities and Dynamics of movements
Across the floor = > exploration, improvisation, choreography

………………….
PRICE RANGE

EARLY BIRDS 150$ BEFORE 2019, AUGUST 31

165$ BEFORE 2019, NOVEMBER 1ST

200$ AFTER NOV 1st & AT THE DOOR

email studio Manager for details and payment options

Aprilhollonverbatim@gmail.com

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Unmata ITS Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 28 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Dec
29
Sun
2019
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Mondays, Thursdays, Sundays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Dec
30
Mon
2019
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Dec 30 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.

Jan
4
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 4 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Jan
5
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Sundays from 5pm-6pm &  6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Mondays, Thursdays, Sundays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Jan
6
Mon
2020
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 6 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.

Jan
7
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foundations class with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento

18+
$10 drop in (cash only)
Hot Pot Studios (1614 K St – Street Parking)

This class is focused on whipping you into performer’s shape while strengthening your foundation of rhythm, projection and connection to your body for translation to stage. It is 100% A-okay (and expected) for you to listen to your body and take things at your own pace while still engaging and having fun with the group. The choreography portion of this class will change each week, exploring different styles and elements of burlesque performance while building an overarching catalog of movement you will be able to master and grow from with time.

Current, future and non-performers are welcome – this is an all level class (primarily beginning/intermediate), meant to be both physically and mentally challenging, so students of all backgrounds walk away feeling the sizzle!

BRING:
– Yoga mat
– Towel
– Water bottle
– An open mind
– Willingness to werk!

WEAR:
Comfortable clothing that does not limit your mobility (yoga pants or booty shorts, tank top or sports bra, etc).

Sneakers (for warm up) or bare feet preferred – you can bring a pair of sturdy or dance heels you are comfortable moving in for choreography if you want!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jay Siren has been an event producer, emcee and burlesque performer for over a decade. Founding the troupe the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience in 2008, she has performed and curated entertainment for stages from Sacramento to Las Vegas and beyond. In general, Jay believes that if you dream it you can do it in burlesque! Creating space for students to explore their sensuality, personality and energy through the lens of burlesque entertainment has become one of the most fulfilling aspects of her career, and she looks forward to bringing that same ethic to Hot Pot Studios every Tuesday night!
Learn more about Jay’s current projects at www.thesirenevents.com

NOTE: Due to the sensual nature of this style of performance, non-participant observers are strictly prohibited, to ensure the most comfortable and encouraging space for burlesque exploration possible. Any human 18+ that arrives with an open mind and willingness to let loose and SIZZLE is welcome to attend!

Jan
11
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 11 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Jan
12
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Sundays from 5pm-6pm &  6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 13 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foundations class with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento

18+
$10 drop in (cash only)
Hot Pot Studios (1614 K St – Street Parking)

This class is focused on whipping you into performer’s shape while strengthening your foundation of rhythm, projection and connection to your body for translation to stage. It is 100% A-okay (and expected) for you to listen to your body and take things at your own pace while still engaging and having fun with the group. The choreography portion of this class will change each week, exploring different styles and elements of burlesque performance while building an overarching catalog of movement you will be able to master and grow from with time.

Current, future and non-performers are welcome – this is an all level class (primarily beginning/intermediate), meant to be both physically and mentally challenging, so students of all backgrounds walk away feeling the sizzle!

BRING:
– Yoga mat
– Towel
– Water bottle
– An open mind
– Willingness to werk!

WEAR:
Comfortable clothing that does not limit your mobility (yoga pants or booty shorts, tank top or sports bra, etc).

Sneakers (for warm up) or bare feet preferred – you can bring a pair of sturdy or dance heels you are comfortable moving in for choreography if you want!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jay Siren has been an event producer, emcee and burlesque performer for over a decade. Founding the troupe the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience in 2008, she has performed and curated entertainment for stages from Sacramento to Las Vegas and beyond. In general, Jay believes that if you dream it you can do it in burlesque! Creating space for students to explore their sensuality, personality and energy through the lens of burlesque entertainment has become one of the most fulfilling aspects of her career, and she looks forward to bringing that same ethic to Hot Pot Studios every Tuesday night!
Learn more about Jay’s current projects at www.thesirenevents.com

NOTE: Due to the sensual nature of this style of performance, non-participant observers are strictly prohibited, to ensure the most comfortable and encouraging space for burlesque exploration possible. Any human 18+ that arrives with an open mind and willingness to let loose and SIZZLE is welcome to attend!

Jan
18
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 18 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Jan
19
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Sundays from 5pm-6pm &  6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Jan
20
Mon
2020
Sabriye Tekbilek Sacramento workshop @HotPot Studios @ HotPot Studios #1
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sabriye Tekbilek Sacramento workshop @HotPot Studios @ HotPot Studios #1

We are pleased as New Year’s Punch to announce we are hosting Sabriye Tekbilek in Sacramento on 20th of January!
Please Register with @aprilverbatim via email.
Workshop #1
Lebanese Style Cane- (3hrs)$60 Canes aren’t only for Saidi! Here is a fast paced choreography inspired by the Lebanese folkloric style, Debeke. Get ready for fast and fancy foot work and fast cane twirling combined with a earthy groove. Experience with cane is recommended but not necessary. *The more time allowed the more technique and explanation of the genre will be covered.

Workshop #2 $40
Hot Hips on the Move- (1.5hrs) Don’t get stuck in one place, literally. Move those hips as you move your body. We will work on integrating your hip movements onto your traveling movements. Sabriye will break down not only how but also give you valuable tips on how to you can break down the moves yourself and how to conquer the mental challenge of multi-tasking with your body.
Both for $80 when you prepay register.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 20 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foundations class with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento

18+
$10 drop in (cash only)
Hot Pot Studios (1614 K St – Street Parking)

This class is focused on whipping you into performer’s shape while strengthening your foundation of rhythm, projection and connection to your body for translation to stage. It is 100% A-okay (and expected) for you to listen to your body and take things at your own pace while still engaging and having fun with the group. The choreography portion of this class will change each week, exploring different styles and elements of burlesque performance while building an overarching catalog of movement you will be able to master and grow from with time.

Current, future and non-performers are welcome – this is an all level class (primarily beginning/intermediate), meant to be both physically and mentally challenging, so students of all backgrounds walk away feeling the sizzle!

BRING:
– Yoga mat
– Towel
– Water bottle
– An open mind
– Willingness to werk!

WEAR:
Comfortable clothing that does not limit your mobility (yoga pants or booty shorts, tank top or sports bra, etc).

Sneakers (for warm up) or bare feet preferred – you can bring a pair of sturdy or dance heels you are comfortable moving in for choreography if you want!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jay Siren has been an event producer, emcee and burlesque performer for over a decade. Founding the troupe the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience in 2008, she has performed and curated entertainment for stages from Sacramento to Las Vegas and beyond. In general, Jay believes that if you dream it you can do it in burlesque! Creating space for students to explore their sensuality, personality and energy through the lens of burlesque entertainment has become one of the most fulfilling aspects of her career, and she looks forward to bringing that same ethic to Hot Pot Studios every Tuesday night!
Learn more about Jay’s current projects at www.thesirenevents.com

NOTE: Due to the sensual nature of this style of performance, non-participant observers are strictly prohibited, to ensure the most comfortable and encouraging space for burlesque exploration possible. Any human 18+ that arrives with an open mind and willingness to let loose and SIZZLE is welcome to attend!

Jan
25
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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 Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoInstructor: Shelly

This class is a 8 week session – Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm

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.

 

Find Your Flow with Matthew James @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 25 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

FindYourOwnFlow at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento

With innovative instructional techniques developed by Matthew James, this class will focus on defining planes, creating dynamic visual patterns, and transitioning between movements to build confidence in your flow. Each week you will learn a short combo, applying all the flow techniques, for you to take home and make your own flow.

All levels and abilities are welcome. Warming up your shoulders and arms ahead of time is recommended.

$15 Dropp In
$65 for 5 class card
$100 2 month session

Jan
26
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

S YOGA Class @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento CA

S Yoga with Katy Karns
Sundays from 5pm-6pm &  6:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 drop-in
21+

Strengthen and stretch while stoned…slowly!

Treat yourself to some week’s end weed and wellness with Katy Karns at Hot Pot Studios for S Yoga, a new weekly ganja yoga experience.

Each session will leave you feeling strong, refreshed, connected to your body and ready to tackle the week ahead!

A certified ganja yoga instructor and bodywork practitioner for many years, Katy applies a mix of breath work, Vinyasa flow, self massage and body awareness techniques in every session, designed to offer participants a well-rounded mind and body experience.

Please BYOG (bring your own ganja), a yoga mat and water bottle.

Any human 21+ that arrives with an open mind ready to participate is welcome to attend. Please respect class and studio guidelines while in this lovely space.

Questions? Email Katy at: SyogaMidtown@gmail.com

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Jan 27 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

Mondays at 7:45pm

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foundations class with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios, Sacramento

18+
$10 drop in (cash only)
Hot Pot Studios (1614 K St – Street Parking)

This class is focused on whipping you into performer’s shape while strengthening your foundation of rhythm, projection and connection to your body for translation to stage. It is 100% A-okay (and expected) for you to listen to your body and take things at your own pace while still engaging and having fun with the group. The choreography portion of this class will change each week, exploring different styles and elements of burlesque performance while building an overarching catalog of movement you will be able to master and grow from with time.

Current, future and non-performers are welcome – this is an all level class (primarily beginning/intermediate), meant to be both physically and mentally challenging, so students of all backgrounds walk away feeling the sizzle!

BRING:
– Yoga mat
– Towel
– Water bottle
– An open mind
– Willingness to werk!

WEAR:
Comfortable clothing that does not limit your mobility (yoga pants or booty shorts, tank top or sports bra, etc).

Sneakers (for warm up) or bare feet preferred – you can bring a pair of sturdy or dance heels you are comfortable moving in for choreography if you want!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Jay Siren has been an event producer, emcee and burlesque performer for over a decade. Founding the troupe the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience in 2008, she has performed and curated entertainment for stages from Sacramento to Las Vegas and beyond. In general, Jay believes that if you dream it you can do it in burlesque! Creating space for students to explore their sensuality, personality and energy through the lens of burlesque entertainment has become one of the most fulfilling aspects of her career, and she looks forward to bringing that same ethic to Hot Pot Studios every Tuesday night!
Learn more about Jay’s current projects at www.thesirenevents.com

NOTE: Due to the sensual nature of this style of performance, non-participant observers are strictly prohibited, to ensure the most comfortable and encouraging space for burlesque exploration possible. Any human 18+ that arrives with an open mind and willingness to let loose and SIZZLE is welcome to attend!

Feb
1
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 Levels 1&2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Feb 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Instructor : Catrina

 

WHAT IS UNMATA ITS?
ITS stands for Improvisational Transnational 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 Transnational 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.