RHYTHMIC ESSENCE
Drum-Dance, Percussion & Bellydance 

Join A-Z Bellydance choreographer, Keti Sharif & Percussionist & DJ Sam Nascimento for exciting live & online workshops for bellydancers & drummers. Discover Arabic rhythms - traditional & rare. Bellydancers will enhance skills and drummers can learn to play percussion! 

* Bellydance with Keti to a variety of Arabic rhythms - live & online.
* Discover 40 Arabic Rhythms with new double CD resource pack.
* Learn Arabic Percussion with Sam (darbuka, dof, riq) beg to int levels.

We have a variety of LIVE classes and workshops in Western Australia in April-May 2021. For a quick-look PDF, download the schedule here and save for reference. You can scroll to see more below. 

Drum & Dance SPECIAL Courses in Perth May 2021 

Mobirise

May 2021 4 Week Courses

MONDAYS @ DIANELLA 10, 17, 24, 31 MAY
*Mondays 6pm-7pm ARABIC PERCUSSION CLASS 

Learn to Play Arabic Darbuka, Riq & Framedrum (Sam)
*Mondays 7pm-8pm ENERGIZING DRUM-DANCE CLASS 
Fiery Modern Bellydance to Live Drums (Keti & Sam)
*Mondays 8pm-9pm SOULFUL SOMATIC BELLYDANCE
Smooth, Gentle & Sensual Bellydance with Somatics (Keti)

SATURDAYS @ DIANELLA 8, 15, 22, 29 MAY
* Saturdays 1pm-2pm BEGINNERS BELLYDANCE

Easy flowing Bellydance basics for all ages (Keti)
* Saturdays 2pm-3pm ADVANCED BELLYDANCE
A-Z Bellydance Combinations & Egyptian Choreography (Keti)

Cost: $100 to enrol into 4 week course, small group, limited numbers. Please book in advance! If we have spaces, casual classes are $30. 

Mobirise

Isis Rises Dance Intensive


SUNDAY 23 MAY 2021 - 10am-5pm @ DIANELLA
Learn several group dances choreographed for the Isis Rises; a theatrical play about the etarnal story of Isis & Osiris. A full day immersion into Ancient Egyptian mythology, symbolism & artistry. Workshop schedule:

10am-11am Festive Osiris Welcome Dance
11:15am-12:30pm Lotus Dance with Feather Fans
12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch break
1:15pm-2:15pm  Moon Dance with Dofs
2:30pm-3:30pm Sweeping Dance, Under the Tree

3:30pm-3:45pm Afternoon tea break
3:45-5pm Circle of Scorpion Women

$240 - 7 hour workshop. Limited places, 6 people only, please book your spot quickly. We will be filming each choreo, dancers must be at int level.
Book online. This is an exclusive workshop for a very special project.

Margaret River Workshops with Keti & Sam!

Enjoy Drum Rhythms from Egypt with Sam or join Keti for a fun Bellydance workshop to Sam's Live drumming!

SUN 2 MAY 2021, 7pm-8.30pm EGYPTIAN DRUMMING 
Sam's Drumming workshop will get absolute beginners playing immediately! Drums available. $50

MON 3 MAY 2021, 7pm-8.30pm, EGYPTIAN BELLYDANCE 
Keti's Fun bellydance workshop will get you earthed, and able to shimmy, accent and sway with ease. All to Sam's live drums! $50

Venue: Margaret River Yoga Studio 28 Station Rd. BOOK BELOW

Learn Darbuka with Sam

Learn to Play Arabic Darbuka - Egyptian Style!

Rhythms from across North Africa, the Gulf, Levant & more
Sam's Drumming classes in Perth are located in Dianella, Bibra Lake, Hamilton Hill & Wangara. He also is available for private classes & group classes by request, including regional areas. Sam's teaching system is renowned for streamlining musicality, technique & skill, to get absolute beginners playing immediately.

International students - ZOOM AVAILABLE!
Stay in touch for upcoming events. Dates for Intensives below.

Sam's Darbuka Intensives in Perth & Regional WA

Sun 18 Apr

Bibra Lake

2.5 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 10am-12.30noon
  • Mata Hari
    5 Hydro Rise Bibra Lake

Sat 24 Apr

Wangara

2 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 1pm-3pm
  • Hip Joint 
    44 Rigali Way Wangara

Fri 30 Apr

Bunbury

2 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 9am-11am
  • Private Address
    Venue on Confirmation

Sun 2 May

Marg River

1..5 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 7pm-8.30pm
  • Margaret River Yoga studio
    28 Station Rd

Mon 3 May

Marg River

1.5 Hour Bellydance w/Keti to Sam's Drumming

  • 7pm-8.30pm
  • Margaret River Yoga studio
    28 Station Rd

Sun 9 May

Dianella

2.5 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 10am-12.30noon
  • Keti's Studio
    4 Rennington St Dianella

Sun 16 May

Bibra Lake

2.5 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 10am-12.30pm
  • Mata Hari 
    5 Hydro Rise Bibra Lake

Sun 30 May

Dianella

2.5 Hour Darbuka Intensive

  • 10am-12.30pm
  • Keti's Studio
    4 Rennington St Dianella

40 Arabic Rhythms Double CD Resource Pack

Sam Nascimento's research and recordings in Egypt, features 40 Arabic rhythms from Adani to Zorofat - each played for 3 minutes. Perfect accompaniment for practice, darbuka drills, bellydance drills and skills development. Includes bonus Tabla Solo CD recorded in Cairo. Great resource for any percussionist or dancer interested in traditional and rarer Arabic rhythms. $30 USD Instant Download

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