Temple Tribal is a potent blend of Tribal Nouveau, Indian Classical Temple Dance, Tibetan, Javanese Court Dance and Butoh. In this class we gently open with essential yoga and warm up with conditioning, then dive deep into drilling the technique’s that are essential for mastering this exciting new form of fusion. We will practice various classical Temple steps, postures, mudras and subtleties, then infuse them with some serpentine bellydance magic. This class culminates with a rich tapestry of divine expression, weaving all of the previously practiced motifs together into a powerful Durga Embodiment choreography. Expect to have fun while being challenged and enjoy opening up new pathways of energy through the body to awaken the divine feminine within.
NagaSita has over 10 years of experience in yoga, bellydance and theatre, and is a certified Vinyasa Yoga instructor. She has spent the past 6 years studying Odissi Indian classical dance under the tutelage of Jamie Lynn Colley, Moria Chappell, and Colleena Shakti. Butoh with Mizu Dezierto, and Anastazia Louize of Bad Unkl Sista, And most recently Tibetan dance training with Prajwal Vajracharya of the Dance Mandal Foundation. Highlighted by her divinitive approach to performance and avant garde interpretation, NagaSita has formed her own unique concoction of Tribal Nouveau Temple Dance which she has dedicated her life to sharing with the world, while adhering to it’s original purpose as a profound spiritual practice. She has become an ardently sought after teacher of the Pacific NW region, and is currently teaching Tribal Nouveau Temple Dance and Ritual Theatre internationally.
Big Island Dance Camp is a week long dance, music and movement intensive, held at Kalani Honua, a beautiful retreat center on the Big Island of Hawaii. Expand your dance like never before in paradise with an eclectic ensemble of dance facilitators and modalities.