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DThe Shimmy Shake Berlin Burlesque School hosts a wide variety of exciting burlesque workshops. Each class is focused on a different style or skill, to cover all facets of burlesque performance. After each term students have the opportunity to perform the choreography they learned at our graduation event, the Shimmy Shake Show. Whether you are interested in classic Bump and Grind, Costuming, Neo, Characterization, Movement, Striptease or Styling, with our ever-changing roster and exciting list of guest teachers we have something for everyone. The teachers of the school are also able to offer special private classes for those wanting to hone existing skills or that prefer to start learning in a private environment.

Mail shimmyshakeberlin@gmail.com for any additional information.

 

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Shimmy Shake Special Workshops

HERBST 2019

This November we are offering another Beginner Tease and a Specialty workshops on taught by Berlin burlesque starlet and producer Ruby Decadence.

Ruby is a graduate of the Shimmy Shake school and has been shaking her tail feather all over the place since! We’re very excited to finally be offering a special fan dance workshop with her!

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NOVEMBER 23rd

*BEGINNER BURLESQUE TEASER with Ruby de Cadence
Learn the basics of tease in our 90minute beginner workshop!
You will learn the tips for perfect pinup posing, classic burlesque dance moves, character basics, warm-up exercises and have a short burlesque history & costume discussion to get you started!
Date: 23rd November
Time: 12.00 – 13.30
Price: 45€ class
DEAL: Regular students or “Bring a Friend” and pay 30€ for each student!
Language: English & German
Level: Open
Bring: Something comfortable to dance in, water and heels. Work out wear for example.

*FAN DANCE WORKSHOP with Ruby de Cadence
(Specialty Workshop)
You want to create your own feather fan routine but don’t quite know where to start? Or are you just curious about those glorious beauties? In this workshop you will learn all about feather fans for burlesque. The theoretical part will introduce you to the history of fan dance, a tradition of burlesque since the 1930s. We will talk about different kinds of feather fans, where to get them, what to look for, how to make your own and how to store and tend them. We will also talk about how feather fans affect your choice of costume, choreography, and narrative in a burlesque act. In the practical part you will learn a special warm-up designed for fan dance and a number of moves in a memorable choreography.
Date: 23rd November
Time: 13.45 – 15.45
Price: 55€
Language: German/English
Level: Open
Bring: Please bring your own pair of feather fans. You can also use hand feather fans or silk fans.
Dress in comfortable clothes that you can dance in and that allow for you to see your movements (ideally a different colour than your fans). High heels that you can dance in are recommended but you’re welcome to dance barefoot if you’re more comfortable that way.

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Mail shimmyshakeberlin@gmail.com to register to any classes!
**limited places**

Shimmy Shake School
Location: Imago Tanzstudio
Address: Straßmannstraße 18, 10249 Berlin-Friedrichshain

Anmeldung oder Rückfragen bitte per Mail an shimmyshakeberlin@gmail.com schreiben.

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DECEMBER 14th

*BEGINNER BURLESQUE TEASER with La Loba Lucia

Learn the basics of tease in our 90minute beginner workshop!
You will learn the tips for perfect pinup posing, classic burlesque dance moves, character basics, warm-up exercises and have a short burlesque history & costume discussion to get you started!
Date: 26th October
Time: 12.00 – 13.30
Price: 45€ class
DEAL: Regular students or “Bring a Friend” and pay 30€ for each student!
Language: English & German
Level: Open
Bring: Something comfortable to dance in, water and heels. Work out wear for example.

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**Fifi Fantome’s Aerial Hoop and Burlesque class**

Learn the basics of aerial hoop including how to spin, different positions (from strong to flexible) on the hoop as well as how to incorporate strip tease into aerials. The class will take you through an intense warm-up and psychical preparation to make you strong and lift your body high in the air. We will also work thorough ways to stretch and warm-up your body.

Day: Private or small group booking on weeknights.
Weekend workshops possible upon request.
Time: After 18.00 – Length: 90 Minutes
Class Limit: 3 students

Price: 65€ per private class. Extra fee incurred for weekend studio hire.
50€ per person for groups of 2-3.
Card: 20% off for booking 3 sessions or more.
Language: English
Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Bring: Comfortable dance-wear/exercise-wear (leggings are recommend), and a bottle of water.
Mail shimmyshakeberlin@gmail.com to register!

**Limited places**

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