Rasa Vitalia Dance Workshops & Classes!
Dreaming of dancing?
Some teachers will teach you the nice steps, but I teach you how to move your body in way that sets your dance on fire!
- B.F.A. In World Music and Dance
- World renown award winning dance performer and artist with over 20+ years experience
- Shares first hand knowledge from dance & music experience from world tours
- Personalized instruction catering to your needs
- Professional and patient
- Gets to the point
- Sparks the fun!
About My Classes
GET YOUR MAD SHAKE APPEAL!
- Rhythm & Movement Technique
- Middle Eastern Belly Dance
- Egyptian Belly Dance
- Tribal Belly Dance
- Turkish Belly Dance
- Moroccan Belly Dance
- Persian Dance
- Brazilian Carnaval Rio Style Samba
- Brazilian Samba Reggae
- Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Merenge
- North & South Indian Bollywood
- Club & Funk Dance
- Yoga & Meditation
- Silk Road Music & Dance Presentations
WHO WANTS TO BE FABULOUS?Learn to shake and shimmy the Rasa way! Time to let loose, sweat, and smile! Every night will be a surprise party! This 60 minute high-energy class taught by the famous, international performer Rasa Vitalia, is designed to inspire all to express diversity and peace though dance and music and feel the world beat in their feet. This physical workout will take you on a mesmerizing and seductive world dance trip from Middle Eastern Belly Dance, Brazilian Samba, Salsa, Indian Bollywood, and Club Dance and Music and many surprises. You will receive a well rounded, focused, disciplined, and fun approach as this format helps the dancer become versatile, learn more about world music and dance, and have fun at same time!
This class includes warm-ups, drills, rhythms, world dance & music education, combos, drums, and happy social party as well as a great cool-down for a complete dance experience! All ages and all levels welcome. Please wear stretchy dance gear or comfortable exercise wear, athletic shoes, ballet slippers, yoga mats as well as your positive vibes, smiles, and awesome self! United we dance in solidarity as a community of people who care, support the arts, and celebrate life! Pride. Power. Positivity. Peace of mind. Live the dream. Join the movement.Viva la Rasa!! :) Werrk!
Time to chill out after an energetic day.
This is a candle light/dim lit, meditative, quiet healing class based on the primal elements and slow movements of dance and yoga. We will work on strengthening of meditative mind, core body, tap into the spirit within. The movements will be fluid and gentle with attention to muscle strength and core health and relaxation. There will be a meditative movement cool-down with mediation and visualization. Great class for anyone! All ages and all levels welcome. Please wear stretchy dance gear or comfortable exercise wear, ballet slippers, socks or bear feet, bring yoga mats and blankets as well as your openness to exploring new possibilities, positive vibes, smiles, and awesome self! Power. Positivity. Peace of mind. Live the dream. Join the movement.Viva la Rasa!! :)
SILK ROAD PRESENTATIONS
I am often invited to put on a dance performance as well as presenting a demo and lecture introducing dances, music, and history from regions throughout the Silk Road, including India, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, N. Africa, Morocco, Spain, Turkey, etc. On 2/3/17, I presented such a lecture including a Syrian belly dance performance. There couldn't have been a more appropriate and opportune time for this presentation to create ease in these uncertain times of fear and unrest in our country. What a thrill it was to share the knowledge of cultures of peoples who are currently being questioned and detained by authority in the USA. My lecture bridged the gap and created much needed compassion amongst my people. They were so touched that my new friends promised go out in peace and share this knowledge of love in their own way as I do through dance and music. As my new scientist friend, Ben, who lived in Russia through the "stupid" Cold War and is close with scientist friends of Iranian decent who currently live in worry said, "We are all human on this earth and art is one of the BEST ways to make a positive impact to promote compassion, understanding and unity of humanity." 2/3/17 https://tinyurl.com/zow6qyc
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Online Classes on Skype!
Skype is an easy app to make video and audio calls, exchange chat messages and do much more! You can use software on your computer, mobile phone, tablet and other devices. Add me on Skype and let's easily set up an online class session! Email Rasa@RasaVitalia.com to schedule your class!
I accept Paypal, Venmo, Credit Cards, & More! My paypal & Venmo email is Rasa@RasaVitalia.com
Small 1-2 person dance studio available for private dance rental by half hour or the hour in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, in excellent location in Guadalupe across the street from Via Organica! Inquiries: email@example.com
Take a Class in Person!
Private Lessons in Dance: SMA Mexico Jan/Feb/March 2018
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico amigos!
Book a private dance lesson with special guest dance professional in town from the USA!
Get your move on! Learn to make your salsa suave y sexy! Build confidence and learn more about what makes you you!
Samba! Belly Dance! More!
Book a lesson in the centro near Via Organica:
USA: Whats App +011 415 407 8006
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Book your party, public, and private Rasa Vitalia dance & yoga classes for your community, group, organization, office, event, party, etc now. All ages.
Email to book: Rasa@RasaVitalia.com
A nice review of my class by a student at San Francisco State University –
Dear Campus Recreation Department,
I heard that the lineup for Fall 2016 dance/aerobic classes will be reviewed soon and I would like to give my word of recommendation for Rasa's Mad Shake Appeal rotating international style dance class.
I've sampled almost all of Campus Rec's free, dance, aerobic and yoga classes and teachers like Rasa are hard to find (on top of that, having her available for free is amazing). With some teachers, it just feels like they can't quite put themselves in students' positions and they just come to class to stand at the front and show off or to be in a world on their own without explaining moves. Rasa doesn't do that; she understands that everyone can do something if they truly want to and is always trying to come up with new and creative ways to explain her cool, sexy moves.She also comes to class with the most amazing stories from her travels, including the history and background behind the dance. For example, last semester she talked about Persian history and how oppression has affected and molded their subtle and flirtatious moves.
I can be a very rambunctious, outspoken and energetic dancer, and for some dance teachers, this is a problem. But with Rasa, I never feel like she can't keep up or like my energy will be unappreciated. And somehow, she can sense the room's total energy in order to organically shape our learning session to fit each week's composition. She's also very punctual and precise.
Due to all of the above stated reasons, I humbly present for your consideration in this Fall's dance teacher lineup, Rasa Vitalia.
Thank you for your time,
* 2008 - Samba for Dancers Workshop - Charleston Dance Center, Charleston, SC http://charlestondancecenter.com
* 2012-2015 @ Belly Dance & Samba, Academy of Art University, Campus Recreation and Wellness, 620/655 Sutter, San Francisco, CA http://www.academyart.edu
* 2012-2016 @ Belly Dance & Samba, JCCSF, 3200 California, San Francisco, CA http://www.jccsf.org
* 2012-2014 @ Movement in Musicality & The Brain Workshop, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA http://www.esalen.org
* 5/2015: 7-9pm @ Samba Dance for Samba Student Musicians, University of California at Santa Barbara, World Music Department, Santa Barbara, CA http://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu
* 9/18/15: 5-6pm Mad Shake Appeal @ NOLA Burlesque Festival - AC Bourbon Hotel - http://www.neworleansburlesquefest.com Info: http://www.showgirlshop.com/products/2015-new-orleans-burlesque-festival-presents-rasa-vitalias-mad-shake-appeal
* 9/24/15: 7-8pm -Mad Shake Appeal, @ Born Star Training Center, New York, NY - http://www.eventbrite.com/e/twerlesquetm-tickets-12083976499
* 9/27/15: 8-9pm - Healing Movement for your Soul- Dance Workshop @ Tarot Society - Brooklyn, NY- http://www.tarotsociety.us
* 1/24/16: 4-5pm - Mad Shake Appeal @ Safehouse for the Arts, 1 Grove, San Francisco, Ca http://www.safehousesf.org
* Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6pm Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal -Workshop. Pop's Bar, 2800 24th Street at York, San Francisco, CA $10 Suggested Donation. http://www.popssf.com
✩ Mondays 12:10-1pm - Rasa Vitalia's Super Star Samba Dance
Classes at SFSU (students only) 2/22/16-5/23/16 http://www.sfsu.edu/~recsport/
This high-energy class is a fun, physical workout as you take on the mesmerizing dance moves and energy from the streets of Brazil. Wear dance/workout gear, bring water and your positive vibes. No previous dance experience necessary. Open to all levels and both men & women are welcome.
✩ Mondays 12:10-1pm - Rasa Vitalia's Bad Ass Belly Dance
Classes at SFSU (students only) 2/22/16-5/23/16 facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
This high-energy class is designed to teach basic and primal body movements of belly dance, shake it up, and feel the world beat in their feet! Wear dance/workout gear, bring water and your positive vibes. No previous dance experience necessary. Open to all levels and both men & women are welcome.
✩ Sunday, March 27, 2016 7-8:30pm - Mad Shake Appeal Workshop with Cabaret Choreo at School of Shimmy
670 South Van Ness Ave.,, San Francisco, CA. $15. Drop-ins Welcome. All ages and All levels welcome.
Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org Call/text 415-857-2725 with questions or location information.
Cabaret Choreo is the newest class series from the School of Shimmy, Red Hots Burlesque's academy for budding ecdysiasts! This series is for performers, or future performers of any medium. This class is a geared towards technique, at the entry level. Wether you are starting a career onstage, or maintaining one, it all begins and ends with technique! The rotating administration includes celebrated and award winning professionals in the mediums of; Burlesque, Ballet, Clowning, Strip, Fosse, Cirque, and the infamous world of the Showgirl.
✩ Tuesdays 7:00-8:00pm, Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal - Dance Class
Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco, CA. Drop in $12 http://www.missionculturalcenter.org Scroll below or Click for flyer
✩ Tuesdays 8:00-9:00pm, Rasa Vitalia's Chill Out Class - Yoga/Meditation Class, Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco, CA. Drop in $12 http://www.missionculturalcenter.org Scroll below or Click for flyer
✩ Tuesdays 12:10-1pm Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal - Dance Class
Classes at SFSU (students only) 2/23/16-5/17/16 facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
Get a taste of the action! Every time will be a surprise party! This great energy dance class taught by the famous, international performer Rasa Vitalia, is designed to inspire all to feel the world beat in their feet. This class will take you on a mesmerizing and seductive world dance trip from Middle Eastern Belly Dance, Brazilian Samba, Salsa, Indian Bollywood, and Club Dance and Music and many surprises. Learn more about world music and dance, and have fun at same time!
✩ Mondays 12:10-1pm. June 6 - Aug 12, 2016 Summer Semester. Rasa Vitalia's Samba Dance Class. Classes at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, SF facebook.com/
✩ Tuesdays 12:10-1pm. June 6 - Aug 12, 2016 Summer Semester. Rasa Vitalia's Belly Dance Class. Classes at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, SF facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
✩ Wednesdays 12:10-1pm. June 6 - Aug 12, 2016 Summer Semester. Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal Dance Class. Classes at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, SF facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
✩ Fridays 12:10-1pm. June 6 - Aug 12, 2016 Summer Semester. Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal - Dance Class. Classes at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, SF facebook.com/
✩ Mondays 12:10-1pm. June 6 - Aug 12, 2016 Summer Semester. Rasa Vitalia's Chill Out Yoga Class. Classes at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, SF facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
✩ Tuesdays 12:10-1pm
September 6, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016. Fall Semester (No classes November 22) Rasa Vitalia's Belly Dance Class San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, Gym 147, SF facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
✩ Thursdays 12:10-1pm
September 6, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016. Fall Semester (No classes November 24) Rasa Vitalia's Samba Dance Class San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, Gym 147, SF facebook.com/SFSUcampusrec/
✩ Sunday, April 23, 2017. 12p-1:30pm. Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal Workshop! The Tithing Closet, 1028 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA. $20 adv/$25 door. Buy your tickets here:https://rasavitalia.com/event/1900671/401247246/rasa-vitalia-s-mad-shake-appeal-workshop
✩ Rasa Vitalia's Weekly Belly Dance Classes in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico! Tuesdays & Thursdays November 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 2017. 11a-12p Bellydance Basics. 6-7pm Intermediate Bellydance. 7-8pm Belly Beginners. Libelula Dance Studio, San Antonio Square 10B, San Antonio 37750, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, ElsanneBarrows.com. INVITE: https://www.facebook.com/events/993572177447977/
✩ Rasa Vitalia's Mad Shake Appeal Dance Workshop!. — . Libelula Dance Studio, San Antonio Square 10B, San Antonio 37750, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, ElsanneBarrows.com. iNVITE: https://www.facebook.com/events/364600977324985/
SAMBA! Danza intensiva! SMA Mexico Jan/Feb 2018
SAMBA! Danza intensiva! Dance intensive! Jan/Feb 2018
5 class series: Jan 24, Jan 29, Jan 31, Feb 5th, Feb 7th: 6:30-7:30pm
150 Pesos per class
(SPANISH) Únete a nosotros para clases de baile muy especiales con invitada internacional artista de la danzade de San Francisco, USA RASA VITALIA! Transforma tu vida agrega una sonrisa a tu alma y prepárate para celebrar Carnaval con estilo!
(ENGLISH) Join us for very special dance classes with international guest dance artist from San Francisco, USA RASA VITALIA! Transform your life add a smile to your soul and get ready to celebrate the Carnaval season in style!
The Nautilus Chamber, A La Cieneguita, La Cieneguita, San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Studio Contact: EthanFeldmandc@gmail.com - SMA +52 415 117 8363
Maestro de Baile: Rasa@Rasa Vitalia.com - USA: +011 415 407 8006http://
Belly Danza/Dance: Intensiva/Intensive - SMA Mexico Jan/Feb 2018
Belly Danza Class - Jan/Feb 2018
2 class series: Jan 26 & Feb 2
150 Pesos por clase
Intensivo de danza del vientre con Rasa Vitalia!
(SPANISH) Únete a nosotros para una reunión y toma muy especial clases de baile con invitado internacional artista de la danza de San Francisco, USA RASA VITALIA!
(ENGLISH) Join us for a reunion and take very special dance classes with international guest dance artist from San Francisco, USA RASA VITALIA!
Libelula Estudio de Danza, Plaza San Antonio 10 Street, San Antonio, 37750 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
Studio Contact: +52 415 109 4982 & email@example.com Rasa@Rasa Vitalia.com & USA: +011 415 407 8006 Dance Artist: http://
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