Alanya Bellydance

Every Body Has the Right to Dance

13 Moons

13 Moons Midsummer Bellydance Retreat

A unique dance experience to enhance your expression and performance



'Stories & Starshine'


June 29th-July 1st 2018  


with Alanya and Lisa Michaela

Our Event:

Alanya and Lisa Michaela are thrilled to invite you to join us for this unique Bellydance weekend experience.  13 Moons Midsummer Bellydance Retreat offers 11 residential places for a relaxed 2-night stay with Bellydance workshops and activities in the Herefordshire countryside.

You can attend any of the workshops, enjoy dancing, parties and meals together, and spend time in the Resource Centre, explore the surroundings, relax or book a private lesson or JWAAD Levels Technique Review.

A further 6 Day Passes are available for the Saturday :

Short Day Pass (9.00am-6.30pm) includes all workshops and picnic lunch

Long Day Pass (9.00am-late) as above plus informal hafla and buffet supper


Our Venue:

Anybody’s Barn is a large converted barn in the rural countryside bordering the Malvern Hills.  It is specially designed to accommodate affordable educational events and retreats for those who may not normally be able to enjoy such beautiful and secluded surroundings, and comprises:

 


Inside:                                                                                       Outside:


Large carpeted room (‘Salon’)                                              Garden with fire pit

Converted stable (‘Workroom’/ Resource Centre)           Orchard

Communal kitchen/diner                                                      Car park        

Bedrooms with bunk beds                                                    Access to Nature Reserve

3 WC/shower rooms


Booking includes:

2 nights’ accommodation in single bunk in shared room (2-4 sharing)

All meals

Dance workshops

Other workshops

Informal hafla

Welcome drink & nibbles


"What a wonderful weekend! Heartfelt thank you's to Abbie and Lisa for doing the do so brilliantly well in fab workshops, food and hosting. Thank you to everyone for making the whole experience magical. It was lovely to be with you all."


"Lots of learning, dancing, great conversation, fun, laughter, really good food . Met lots of lovely people. Place was so relaxing and peaceful.  Really enjoyed the classes.... came away with so much from this weekend! Thank you so much Abbie and Lisa .... you have been such perfect hosts and amazing teachers! Really looking forward to the next one!"


Programme 2018 

Date & Time
 Activity
 Lead
 Location
Friday 29th June
 
 
 
 5.30-7.30pm
 Arrivals inc. welcome glass of wine/fruit juice & nibbles
 Kitchen Diner/Verandah
 7.00-8.00pm
 Discussion Workshop - 'I Am & This is Me': Our identity as performers
 Lisa Michaela
Kitchen Diner
 8.00-9.00pm
 Optional private lessons/PDPs
 Lisa Michaela & Alanya
 Worksroom/Salon
 9.00-10.00pm
 Light evening meal
 
 Kitchen Diner
 
 
 
 Saturday 30th June
 
 
  8.30-9.00am
 ShimmyFit Warm Up
  Lisa Michaela
  Salon
 9.00-10.00am
 Breakfast/Day Pass Welcome
Garden/Kitchen Diner 
 10.00-11.30am
 Workshop 1a - Drama & Storytelling
 Lisa Michaela
 Workroom
 Workshop 1b - Beginnings & Endings
 Alanya
 Salon
 11.30-11.45am
 Break
 
 11.45am-1.15pm
 Workshop 2a - Choreography: 'Scheherezade'
 Lisa Michaela
 Salon
 
 Workshop 2b - Kit & Polish
 Alanya
 Workroom
 1.15-2.45pm
  Picnic Lunch
 
Garden/Kitchen Diner 
 2.45-4.15pm
 Workshops 1a & 1b Rpt
 Lisa Michaela/Alanya
 Workroom/Salon
4.15-5.00pm
  Break
 
 
 5.00-6.30pm
 Workshops 2a & 2b Rpt
 Lisa Michaela/Alanya
 Salon/Workroom
 6.30pm
 Short Day Pass departures
 
 
 7.30pm onwards
 Informal Hafla inc. buffet supper
Long Day Pass departures
 
 Salon
 
 
 
 Sunday 1st July
 
 
 
 8.00-8.30am
 ShimmyFit Warm Up
 Lisa Michaela
 Salon
 8.30-9.00am
 Breakfast
 
 Kitchen Diner
 9.00-11.00am
 Workshop 1 - Duet Choreography: 'Swan Shake' 
 Lisa Michaela
 Salon
 11.00-11.30am
 Break
 
 
 11.30am-1.30pm
 Workshop 2 - Duet Choreography: Flamenco Fusion 
 Lisa Michaela & Alanya
Salon 
 1.30-2.45pm
 Lunch
 
 Garden/Kitchen Diner
 3.00pm
 Departures
 
 

See Archive 2014-17 pages for details of previous events