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Aug
12
Sat
2017
Second Saturday @ Hot Pot Studios
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm

HotPotStudios@Second Saturday HP

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

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

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

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

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

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

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

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 16 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Sep
18
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 18 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Sep
19
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 19 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Sep
21
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 21 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sep
23
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 23 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

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

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

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

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

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

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

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

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

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

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

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 23 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Sep
25
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Sep
26
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 26 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Sep
28
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 28 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Sep 30 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

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

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

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

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

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

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

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

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

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

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

 

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

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 2 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Oct
3
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 3 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Oct
5
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 5 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct
7
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 7 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

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

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

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

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

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

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

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

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

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

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

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 7 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Oct
9
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 9 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Oct
10
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 10 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Oct
12
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 12 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct
14
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 2 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 14 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am

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

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

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

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

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

Intro to Bellydance @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shelly teacher at Hot Pot Studios bellydance in SacramentoIInstructor: Shelly

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

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

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

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

 

Fire Flow Art Class Series @ Hot Pot Studios - Loft 1
Oct 14 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Fire Tool class with Matthew at Hot Pot Studios, Sacramento
Matthew is sharing his knowledge of flow arts with YOU!!! The class runs in 6 week sessions, focusing on a new tool every six weeks.
Tool schedule for 6 week session: 
12/10 -1/14 – POI
1/21 – 2/25 – FANS
3/4 – 4/8 – STAFF
4/15 – 5/20 – Hoop
&….more to come!!!!
$15 / class   – OR –
$75 / 6week session (paid at the beginning of session)
Matthew James has been addicted to flow arts for the past 10 years!  He began performing with Pyratetechnics out of weed California in 2008. Soon after performing at Blood Moon 09’. This is where his relationship with Amy Sigil and Shelly DeCant was sparked! He began performing at 2nd Saturday’s at Hot Pot studios and has been part of the family ever since. In 2015 Matthew joined ‘Up In Smoke’ a fire troupe based out of Sacramento and Hot Pot Studios, directed by Shelly of UNMATA. 
Matthew’s flow arts journey started with Poi, but he was soon inspired to expand his knowledge of fire tools and flow art. He is an advanced level poi flow artist and is advanced/intermediate with single and double staff, fans, rope dart, his new love hoop, and yes he also breathes fire!!!!!
WHERE SHOULD I PARK? Parking around the studio is metered and goes till 10pm. There are also garages within walking distance of the studio. You do not want to park in the lot behind the studio, as this is private parking and you will be towed.
Oct
16
Mon
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 3 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 16 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Sarah
Instructor: Sarah

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

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

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

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

Oct
17
Tue
2017
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bellydance Fusion @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 17 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Unmata ITS Level 4 @ Hot Pot Studios | Sacramento | California | United States

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

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

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

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

Oct
19
Thu
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Skillz and Drillz @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 19 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

AprilHeather VerbatimTasha Verbatim
Instructors: Verbatim

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Unmata ITS Level 1 @ Hot Pot Studios
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

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

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

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

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