REYNA ALCALA Spanish Zambra Mora Intensive Workshop
Saturday, February 22, 2020  1:00 -4:00 pm
Advance rate $40, At the door $50.
Check in at 12:30 pm
Ma*Shuqa's Studio
15651 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 356-9473

1:00-2:30 pm Flamenco & Oriental Technique for Zambra

Posture,  hands, arms, torso, head movements, total torso turns, use of legs with full skirts.

2:30-4:00 pm Complete Zambra Choreography

Zambra is a Flamenco rhythm closest to Middle East music. The Moors were in Spain for hundreds of years, the influence can be seen and heard in the architecture, music, and much more. The intensive will focus on the use of Flamenco movements with the flow of Oriental dance. Reyna will emphasize to expand your body knowledge in movement and awareness of the music. You must FEEL the sound and move with it, in all of your dancing.

Guest instructor, REYNA ALCALA is a well-known performer, choreographer, and instructor - introduced to the Middle Eastern dance by Jamila Salimpour and who performed with Bal Anat dance troupe. She studied Flamenc9o with Spanish Gypsy Rosa Montoya and with numerous teachers in Spain. Studying with the legendary Ibrahim Farrah for over a decade. Reyna performed with the Near East Dance Company at Carnegie Hall. Reyna danced in cabaret theaters in the U.S., Mexico, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and Egypt. Her image is on the cover of the record album "Bagdad Cabaret" (the famous Broadway Street entertainment clubs in North Beach in San Francisco, CA).