Re: Gypsy Workshop In Rajasthan


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Re: Gypsy Workshop In Rajasthan

Dear Friends,


I have sent you this email with information of a very special Workshop due to happen on the 19th Nov 08 till 26th Nov 08. This workshop or rather collage of workshops includes over 10 workshops more than 16 performances, desert safari's and excursion trips all packed into one experience lasting 8 days and 7 nights. The highlight of the desert extravaganza are the instructors and maestro's involved. Expert dancer and instructor Meher, Mikhal and Mirav along with Colleena "shakti" hold workshops for the tribal, oriental, folk dances influencing the tribal style. Tabla and kathak workshops along with the snake dance and sword workshop make for a fantastic experience.

Apart from the workshops you can sit back and enjoy the performances that include the kalbeliya dance (snake dance) goomar dance, pot dance, terah taali dance, kathak dance, tabla recital, folk music and the ever so popular bollywood nite with lots of fun for all first learning to jive at the peppy numbers followed by an interactive session and party.

The experience includes desert camel safari a dune jeep safari and local city sight seeing tour as well. Shopping in local bazaars for authentic Indian ethnic and tribal wares.

If you want to be a part of this experience please get back to us before the 5th Nov 08 and make your reservations for a journey of a lifetime in the golden city of JAISALMER.

The tour cost is 1920 US$ per person which includes 8 days and 7 nights

Airport pick up and drop to hotel.
Stay over at Delhi (including half day sight seeing)
Luxury tent accommodation in desert
5 star or equivalent heritage accommodation in city
Domestic train travel by air conditioned coach
Domestic transportation
Mineral Water supplies for the desert stay
All workshop fees
Excursion (guide fee, camel ride, jeep dune ride)
Each day Breakfast
Each day Lunch
Each day Dinner
(all buffet style with 15-20 varieties on each spread and a Bar-be-que night)
Please do contact us well in advance and make your bookings.

For any details kindly email us at

I hope to see you all there....

Warm wishes,



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Hi Zeba!

How super! Is this the first time you are doing this? I can't be there this time, but I will be in India in January and February. I will PM you and maybe we can stay in contact?

I hope to start Goddess Weekends for ladies to come to Lonavala and learn belly dance, odissi and dance meditations (Osho stuff and 5 rhythms, Soul Motion, Authentic Movement and Contact Improv). Then to eventually grow into Goddess Retreats for foreigners and local ladies.

I feel belly dance is on the verge of EXPLODING in India. The ladies are starving for the embodied positive sexuality and sensuality of belly dance. And because there is a strong tradition of sacred dance in India, many women see that belly dance is more than just shaking around.

WowowowwoW! Congrats! I hope to meet you and Collena and Queen Harish soon!



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I've just forwarded this forum page to about a 100 dancers. Good luck! This is so wonderful! If in the future you would like a belly dance teacher I would love to be considered! I am presently teaching Sacred Belly Dance classes with Jehan Kamal in NYC.

It is mostly a performance bio on my site | International Belly Dancer & Goddess Arts Retreats
but I can send you a profile with my teaching credentials as well.

xox Tara

edit: sent it 300 dancers!
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