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Club NEMA Bellydance

Dancers who understand the various rhythms of the music are certain to become better dancers as their understanding of the music increases. The rhythm of this drum is the heart and soul of belly dance.

Wednesday Evenings

7:30-8:30pm Drumming with Donovan Lerman
Come join this amazing Arabic drum soloing technique class with Donovan Lerman, renowned performer, instructor and owner of Los Angeles Moroccan/Arabic-themed Studio Iqaat. Donovan recently performed live in Bellydance Evolution’s – Fantasm- Odyssey of Dreams at Hollywood’s Ford Amphitheatre. NEMA is honored to have Donovan  teach a variety of the doumbek/darbuka strokes, how to increase your level of proficiency and help refine and perfect drumming skills. Difficulty: Mixed Levels-

Drumming Sessions with NEMA Belly Dance

Sunday Afternoons

1:30-3:00pm  DRUMMING with Dan
Play the Tabla, the middle eastern drum with Dan. In this session you will learn the  basics of hand drumming  and middle eastern rhythms.  Drums will be provided.

No experience necessary.

NEMA KIDS Class Info

Oxnard Youth Arts Festival 9/23/17

ClubNEMA BellyDance in Oxnard

NEMA Belly Dance offers a beginning drumming class each session where participants learn  how to play the Belly Dance rhythms.  The Dumbek or Darabuka (sometimes called, "tabla") is one of the most prestigious instruments in belly dance music. To many, it is the heart and the soul of the dance. NEMA’s drum sessions are informal and friendly sessions that include men, women, and children of all ages.

Drumming classes:

  • Provide upper-body workout for all ages
  • Improve aerobic and cardiovascular system
  • Release stress and anxiety from your workweek
  • Build coordination
  • Improve mood and reduce burnout of workers
  • Build lasting bonds and friendships
  • Increase mental acuity
  • Create an avenue of self-expression 

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World  Folk Dance

 with  Valerie  Daley

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