Check out here for all classes, performances and events happening at Hot Pot Studios.
See you on the there!

Aug
16
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 16 @ 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

Aug
17
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 17 @ 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.

Aug
18
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 18 @ 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!

Aug
22
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 22 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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

Aug
23
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 23 @ 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

Aug
24
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 24 @ 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.

Aug
25
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 25 @ 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!

Aug
29
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 29 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 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

Aug
30
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Aug 30 @ 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

Aug
31
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 31 @ 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.

Sep
1
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 1 @ 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!

Sep
5
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 5 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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

Sep
6
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 6 @ 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

Sep
7
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 7 @ 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.

Sep
8
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 8 @ 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!

Sep
12
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 12 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 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

Sep
13
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 13 @ 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

Sep
14
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 14 @ 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.

Sep
15
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 15 @ 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!

Sep
19
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 19 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 19 @ 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
Sep 19 @ 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

Sep
20
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 20 @ 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

Sep
21
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 21 @ 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.

Sep
22
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 22 @ 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!

Sep
26
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 26 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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

Sep
27
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 27 @ 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

Sep
28
Mon
2020
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ITS Level 3 with April Verbatim @ Hot Pot Studios

We have opened up a Level 3 ITS class for all ITS dancers who have completed Level 1 and 2 ITS  course work. This class is drop in friendly, and there are class cards available 4/$40.

Unmata ITS Level 4+ @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 28 @ 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.

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Foundations with Jay Siren @ HotPot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 29 @ 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!

Oct
3
Sat
2020
Amy Sigil’s Choreographies with Catrina @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 3 @ 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.

Intro to Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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

Oct
4
Sun
2020
S Yoga Class @ Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 4 @ 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