Phoenix Belly Dance

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2nd Annual Professional Belly Dancer Training Intensive - 8-9 July 2017

Join Candice Frankland and Vanessa Castro in their second edition of the 2 day Professional Dancer Training Intensive including 10 Modules on the most important aspects of becoming a professional dancer.

Spaces are limited to ensure high quality individual feedback for attendees!

About The Course:

This course is for students interested in the workings of professional belly dancers, and will contain both practical and theory topics. Students do not need to already be professional dancers, this course will benefit students at Intermediate level through to professional dancers. Both Vanessa and Candice have been performing professionally for more than 12 years each and have a wealth of knowledge about the different performance environments, client expectations, dance etiquette, and professional administration.

The course will cover different content modules each day with additional time for breaks. Both Candice and Vanessa will be teaching during each module, so you as a student get the benefit of two teachers providing content and feedback to you.

The modules they will cover during the course include:
1. Technique and how to Train as a Pro Dancer
2. Finding your unique style
3. Rhythms you need to know
4. Music styles and putting together set lists - do's and don'ts
5. Musicality and why it's so important
6. Dealing with clients (administration, communications, expectation management)
7. Restaurant dancing tips and tricks
8. Preparation for shows
9. Ethics and Etiquette
10. Dealing with unexpected situations professionally
BONUS: You will receive several checklists for preparing yourself better in different environments.
BONUS: Restaurant Performance opportunity for participants to perform and put into practise what they have learned in a real public performance space. As an additional bonus, participants will receive feedback on their performance.

$350 Very Early Bird before 31 May
$400 Early Bird before 15 June
$450 after 15 June
*Current Phoenix Belly Dance Students can apply a 10% discount.

Dates: 8-9 July 2017

Location: Wellesley Studios (Studio 3), 113 Wellesley Street, Auckland CBD. Minimum 7 participants to go ahead.

Payments: A $100 deposit is required to conrifm your spot, and can be made with your name and ProCourse as reference to: Phoenix Belly Dance; Account Number: 060115 0290263 000. Please send proof of payment via email at to confirm your spot.

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Terms & Conditions

Please read and accept the following terms and conditions when submitting the registration form.

I have read the detailed information about the Professional Dancer Training Course. I understand that I will receive additional information before the event regarding logistical and other details.

REFUND POLICY: I understand that the $100 deposit and any remaining balance paid is non-refundable if I cancel my participation. All other money paid is refundable if the event is cancelled by Phoenix Belly Dance due to unforeseen circumstances. Phoenix Belly Dance reserves the right to cancel the course should there be insufficient enrolments. In case of illness/force majeur/unavailability of the teacher, a qualified substitute teacher will hold the class, or the class fee will be refunded. If I have to cancel my own attendance I have the option to find a replacement for my spot and be reimbursed, or forfeit any payment I have made. No refunds or credits for failure to attend classes due to any reason. 

IMPORTANT for discounts: As an Early Bird participant I acknowledge that I am saving money. In the event that there is an unpaid balance after Early-Bird closing date the total cost will revert to the next available rate. If I am billed the normal price I acknowledge that this amount is to be paid by no later than 1 July 2017.

LIABILITY: Please advise the instructor if you have any medical conditions or limitations before the start of class. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to my participation in these workshops, and do hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify and hold harmless Candice Frankland / Phoenix Belly Dance  for any claim arising out of injury to myself or others, personal loss, or death.  I understand that Candice Frankland /Phoenix Belly Dance does not provide insurance for loss of personal property and that I am responsible for this. I further understand that any damages that I am responsible for to the grounds and equipment and all related costs are my responsibility. 

I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of the statements in this form.