Elena Nayiri

BELLYDANCE

 

WOMEN ONLY

This class will have you on your feet in no time. Learn to bellydance though joyful movement and combinations.
All ages and levels welcome! Perfect for beginners and intermediate students who wish to strengthen their fundamental technique.

(perfect for mother daughter duos)

Dress comfortably in yoga pants or leggings, bare feet or dance shoes, no socks.

                                                            $20.00/ hour

                                                                     or

                                                     5 class card for $80.00

                                                    10 class card for $150.00

PERSIAN DANCE

SUN 5-6

WOMEN ONLY

Learn the elegant and beautiful art of Persian dance. Whether you are looking to add flavor to your bellydance or learn or improve or Persian dance technique, this class will be perfect for you. You'll develop beautiful lines, strong turns, and mesmerizing arm and hand movements to name a few.

                                                             $20.00/ hour

                                                                         or

                                                        5 class card for $80.00

                                                        10 class card for $150.00

Biography: 

Elena is a Persian- Armenian dance artist. She grew up studying dance in the underground dance schools of Tehran since she was three years old, thanks to her dance-loving mother. After moving to the united states she studied with world renowned dancers such as  Sadie Marquardt, Shahrzad Khosrandi, Dalia Carella, Jehan Kamal, Aszmara Sherry plus numerous workshops with stars such as Tito Seif, Saida, Yousry Sharif, Anahid Sofian and many more.

Elana is also an avid salsa dancer, has performed as a soloist in Brazilian Samba dance company, Samba Colorado,  and studies flamenco and Afro-Cuban dances.

She collaborates and occasionally performs with the amazing and innovative jazz band TELAVANA interweaving the Middle Eastern and the Caribbean charms and flavors. See the TELAVANA music video featuring Elena Nayiri here.

In addition to being a passionate dancer and performer, Elena is a former chess champion and holds advanced degrees in physics (Caltech) and mathematics (University of Colorado).

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