Hayati is a dance instructor at House of Hips who loves creating memorable performances. She has been involved in a number of dance forms and is interested in combining different dance styles to bring new meaning to familiar motifs. Her influences include ballet, Latin, jazz, exotic, flow and burlesque. She is level 5 Bohemian blade and Bellyqueen teacher training certified and is especially fond of props. She strives to bring variety to the Buffalo dance scene with her choreography. She is the founder and creative force behind The Kind Killers as well as co-founder of Fire and Ice and HipSis. Come to her classes at House of Hips at 1863 Clinton St, Buffalo, New york 14206. Click on the class names to check out details and add to your Facebook events.
January 8 - February 19
7 week Belly dance drills session. Revisiting belly dance foundational movements and working on expanding range of motion as well as layering. Come for a fun and upbeat work out! All levels are welcome! Drop-ins are welcome!
$55 for the series if paid in full in advance (sorry, no refunds) or $10/class for drop-ins.
January 8 - February 19
Absolute beginners, as well as anyone who wants to become more familiar with the cultural and historical significance of the dance and the different belly dance styles, are welcome. We will cover pieces of the development of the dance, break down and repeat foundational moves to ensure understanding and memorization in order to build a common vocabulary which we can later use in choreography class. $55 for the 7 week session if paid in full in advance (sorry, no refunds) or $10/ class for drop-ins.
Saturday 11:30AM - 12:30PM
January 4 - February 29
Single sword - Beginner to Intermediate - 4 week session running Jan 4-25. No prior experience required. Sword balancing,strengthening exercises, combo drills and technique for picture perfect form.
Double sword - - Intermediate to Advanced - running Feb 8-29 (Skipping Feb 22- see workshops and performance tab for details). Experience required - if you are doing the full session you are welcome to stay for these. We will work on adding a second sword to your routine.
$55 for the full session if paid in full in advance (sorry, no refunds) or $10/class for drop-ins.
Monday 7:30pM - 8:30PM
March 23- May 4
Join me for this fusion wing choreography session. Students will have opportunity to perform at the Shimmy Mob 2020 Show on May 9th. 7 week choreography session $15/class or $85 if paid in full in advance (sorry, no refunds). Closes after 2nd class. Intermediate to advanced.
Wednesday 7:30AM - 8:30PM
March 25 - May 6
Join me for a Latin dance inspired fan choreography session. Students will have an opportunity to perform at the Shimmy Mob 2020 Show on May 9th. 7 week choreography session $15/class or $85 if paid in full in advance (sorry, no refunds). Closes after 2nd session. Intermediate to advanced.