Themed lessons

Themed lessons

For the true Persian Dance enthousiasts Helia Dance Academy offers specially themed lessons, Theme Packs. Every Theme Pack is entirely focussed on a single theme to broaden your skill set. Theme Packs are not only a great added value to your experience, but also a lot of fun.

 

Theme packs

Understanding spirituality in Persian Dance

Spirituality in Persian dance is a widely misunderstood concept and is nowadays heavily abused for commercial interests. In this theme pack you get understanding of the misconceptions that are spread across the Persian and Spiritual dance scene and you learn to understand what spirituality in Persian Dance is all about. This theme pack will let you reach for your deepest emotions and challenges you to express these in your dances. You will gain the ability to translate your deepest emotions in your movements.

Persian Dance choreographies

If you feel you control the movements, but lack the ability to create solid choreographies, then this theme pack is definitely your thing! Learn how to build solid choreographies that come from deep within you. In this theme pack you will develop the confidence to create choreographies that are truely Persian, while dancing from your own heart.

Ghajar (Qajar) style acceleration pack

This theme pack gives you an introduction to the Ghajar style of Persian Dance. This style originated during the Ghajar dynasty in Iran and has distinct styles in movements, clothing and music. This theme pack is highly recommended if you are searching for variety and want to broaden your playing field.

Bandari style acceleration pack

Bandari comes from the south of Iran, around the Persian Gulf, and is very popular for many good reasons. Bandari is a typical group dance with very rythmic music and is a joy to dance and watch. It provides an incredible fun and entertaining atmosphere and lots of happy smiles. In this theme pack you will learn to recognize and interpret the rythms, learn the movements and learn a choreography to get you up to speed quickly. This theme pack is highly recommended if you are searching for variety and want to broaden your playing field.