MAS (Movement Art Space) is a NEW dance studio located in Glassell Park providing classes and training for ALL ages in dance and fitness. Full schedule starts January 5, 2015!
Welcome to MAS
MAS (Movement Art Space) is a dance & fitness studio located in Glassell Park of Los Angeles, CA. MAS is a community of all ages and levels that gather to train, learn healthier habits, develop their artistic voice, inspire each other, and be celebrated as the wonderful works in progress we all are. We are in the Verdugo Plaza next to Lemon Poppy Kitchen with plenty of free parking. Come join the MAS fun!
It's almost JULY, and we are bringing in the new month and holiday with a sparkly BANG! Honored to be hosting Sahra Saeeda's Journey through Egypt level 1 this weekend, a 20 hour intensive diving into the rich diversity of Egyptian dance. Because of this AND the holiday, we have a special class schedule THIS WEEKEND~
Just a reminder we are closed Saturday, April 22nd-Sunday, April 23rd while we attend Hot Raqs Belly Dance Festival. Wish us luck as both the Qabila Folkdance Co & MAS BDT are competing along with our very own Stefanie Mari and May Fearnley. Heading up to share what we are doing and meeting more of our community. See you back to our full schedule Monday!
We are thrilled to have the incredible musicians of PLOTZ! back at MAS for a full evening of Balkan music, bellydance performances, and social dance fun for all! THIS SATURDAY, April 15th!!! Doors 8pm/Show 8:30pm. Pre-sale tickets are only $10 and can be purchased at https://plotzbalkanparty.eventbrite.com or at the door for $15. Refreshments will be available. See you Saturday!!!
Spring has sprung at MAS, and we have all kinds of new classes, workshops, and performance blooming! Additionally our students are diligently preparing for the upcoming spring recital, so if you are interested and wanting to perform take a look at our schedule of classes! All are welcome! Click for more details...
It is a great pleasure to have Princess Farhana on faculty at MAS teaching TWO weekly classes!!! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to learn from the best (plus the stories are outrageous.) Mondays 9:45-10:45pm The Late, Late Show AND Saturdays 4:00-5:15pm Burlesque mixed level at MAS!!!
Yesterday our Qabila Folkdance Company performed at Anaheed's Belly Dance Swap Meet, a local event that gathers various member of the bellydance community for a huge sale and on-going performances throughout the day. It is always a joy to share Arabic folk dance with the community. Thank you, Anaheed, for having us! See you all again soon!!! Check out this awesome event at: http://www.anaheed.com/events.html
Kristine Adams has been traveling the globe sharing American Tribal Style, a form of group bellydance improvisation, in every city, town, and village. She's swooping into LA for a rare weekend intensive at MAS THIS WEEKEND! 8 hours of ATS training and refinement. Only $250!!! Starts TONIGHT~ Feb 3-5th!!!
This past Sunday, January 8th MAS filled with aspiring and enthusiastic Middle Eastern folk dancers all auditioning to join the Qabila Folkdance Company. Qabila is dedicated to sharing the diverse folk dances from around the Arab World through performances and educational outreach. Dancers learned technique & choreography representing Lebanese Debke, Saudi Khalleegy, Moroccan Shikhat, Cairo Awalim, Binat Mazin Ghawazee, and Egyptian Reda stylization to demonstrate a vastness that is Arabic folk dance. And after 3 hours of dancing & sweaty fun, three beautiful dancers were asked to join. Please welcome to the Qabila family~ Deborah, Chloe & Alice!!! Be on the look out for them in Qabila's upcoming shows!!!
The Lumina Bellydance Co is having a rare audition!!! Thursday, January 5th, 2017, 8:45pm-10:30pm at Movement Art Space (3326 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065)
Looking for strong Raqs Sharqi bellydancers with solid technique, dynamic stage presence, professional look & etiquette, and team focus. No divas need apply. Just hard work and sweaty fun. Must be able to attend weekly rehearsals on Thursdays 9:00-10:30pm. Costumes are provided, although dancers are responsible for shoes, jewelry, and small personal items. The Lumina Bellydance Company does a wide range of performances from theatre to club to private events. Paid work is evenly distributed among performers, although it should be noted not all shows are paid. Email resume, photo, video link of recent solo performance, & why you are interested in joining Lumina to artistic director, Aubre Hill, at email@example.com to reserve your spot. Confirmation will be emailed once received. Bring heels & finger cymbals if you have. See you January 5th! If you have any questions, contact Aubre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAS proudly presents ~Explorations in Body Image & Self Value with Heather Shoopman! Saturdays 4:00-6:00pm. January 7th-28th, 2017. This special & empowering series will dive into human mythology and discover the stories of the body. Through experimental movement, drawing and witnessing we will interpret the collective story surrounding body image. This therapeutic approach to creating a dance goes back to ancient times of tribal dances for community healing. Being creative with life’s narrative is quite transformative for both participants and audience. Liberate yourself! Class will present their work at LA Raqs "Women's History" Hafla Friday, January 27th, 2017 (performance optional). $125 pre-reg for entire 4 class series/ $150 at the door space permitting