Welcome to Sinuous, specializing in Tribal Fusion Belly Dance. We offer the best in entertainment, and instruction in the Buffalo area. Whether you are looking to explore this sensual dance for personal satisfaction, or experience the fitness benefits, Sinuous is the place for you! All are welcome to join us regardless of age, size, or dance experience. We offer a warm, supportive environment to learn, express your strength, suppleness, and femininity. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is a great workout and is a fun alterative to going to the gym!
Michelle Joy, of Sinuous, offers professional performances that are artful, polished, and captivating, perfect for your next special event. Please contact for availability for local festivals, or personal functions.
Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is a modern form of belly dance which has evolved from American Tribal Style®, American Cabaret, and also blending many styles of dance. It frequently incorporates elements from Popping, Hip Hop, Egyptian Belly Dance, as well as traditional forms such as Flamenco, Balinese, Odissi and other folkloric dance styles.
Michelle has been dancing since she could walk, and before finding her passion for Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, she was primarily trained in Ballet. She studied at various company schools around the country, including the Boston Ballet, Virginia School of the Arts, and was part of the trainee program with the Joffrey Ballet. As a Western New York native she trained, and apprenticed under Jill Squitieri, and later went on to teach at the Jill Squitieri Academy of Ballet. She also has explored many other forms of dance including Jazz, Modern, Flamenco, and Tango, all of which she incorporates in her art now. Michelle is constantly traveling the country to study with world renowned teachers such as Zoe Jakes, Moria Chappell, Amy Sigil, Mira Betz, Kami Liddle and many more. She also completed the requirements for The 8 Elements Initiation by Rachel Brice in March 2013.
All of our classes will focus on the foundational movements of Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, including proper posture, arm placement, and muscular isolation. We will learn and break down the basic vocabulary as well as create fun isolation patterns and combinations. We will also do a good deal of stretching, and strengthening, to condition our bodies for these movements. All levels are welcome, this class is designed for brand new beginners as well as experienced dancers who want to brush up on their technique or start adding more layers. Wear comfortable, stretchy clothes where I can see your alignment, bring water and a yoga mat, if you have one.
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341 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14202
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June 11th Wasteland Studios 700 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14202
I am very excited to announce that Lacey Sanchez will be coming to Buffalo on June 11th with 2 fantastic workshops you won't want to miss!
Cost: $40 for one workshop | $75 for both
Lacey is the director and owner of Florida Tribal Dance,Orlando's exclusive Tribal Bellydance school since 2006. She has been studying Middle Eastern and Tribal Bellydance since she was 15, starting in Southern California and eventually bringing her passion to Florida.
Lacey prides herself on her upbeat personality that puts students in a fun place to learn as well as her meticulous breakdown of movements so whether you are a first time dancer or a seasoned professional you will find Lacey's teaching easy to comprehend and useful in any dancer' s progression.
Lacey has been honored to travel and share her passion both onstage and in the studio. Some of the festivals and events she has been honored to teach and perform at are: TribalCon in Atlanta,GA, Cue and Tattoos in Seattle,WA, Tribalfest Sebastapool, CA, and South Korea's Annual Tribal Bellydance Festival hosted by JM Bellydance.
Lacey holds a beginning certification in the YogaFit Method.
Lacey has completed the General Skills Certification by Fat Chance Bellydance in June 2009.
Lacey completed the requirements for 8 elements Initiation by Rachel Brice in April 2012. as well as Cultivation by Rachel Brice in July/August 2013
For more information about Lacey and her school visit www.FloridaTribalDance.com
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