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Iraqi Dance – Summer Retreat with Assala Ibrahim
26 August - 31 August
Cultural Dance Retreat
From 26 to 31 August 2020
Taking time for yourself, studying, dancing, practicing, relaxing, sharing with other dancers and having fun are essential parts of our summer retreat in Mamakilla.
You will enjoy your daily Iraqi Dance classes with the wonderful teacher Assala Ibrahim in beautiful natural surroundings with traditional and delicious Spanish food.
You will have time to enjoy the sun, spend time by the pool and enjoy some of our organized activities to discover places with picturesque Mediterranean charm.
“Join us to discover the Goddess within you through Dance.”
- Conference on the History of Iraqi Dance
- Raqs Benat El Rief
- Raqs El Kawliya
- Hachaa Dance
- Iraqi Mawal
- Raqs Sharki
We will end our retreat with a Hafla where we will celebrate and have fun accompanied by our hostess Assala Ibrahim who will give all the students a Certificate of Participation.
The retreat is open to anyone who wants to share a life experience.
No previous knowledge of dance is necessary, an open mind and heart will suffice.
The Retreat will last a total of 6 days and 5 nights.
Arrival: Wednesday 26 August 2020.
Departure: Monday 31 August 2020.
Mamakilla is situated in a very special space: a renovated country house from the 15th century in a natural setting in Sta. Llogaia del Terri, a small village of 40 inhabitants between Banyoles and Girona. www.mamakilla.cat
SPECIAL PRICE BY PAYING THE ENTIRE WITHDRAWAL IN 1 TIME:
Shared room: 650 euros
Single room: 750 euros
***Validity only from 1 January to 15 February 2020***
TOTAL PRICE IN INSTALMENTS (3 PAYMENTS):
Shared room: 750 euros
Single room: 850 euros
The price includes:
- Full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Mamakilla, Gerona.
*WARNING: there are specific variations within the Program: a lunch NOT included*.
- All classes with Assala Ibrahim.
- All Excursions cited and visits.
- Transfers from Gerona train station to Mamakilla and from Mamakilla to Gerona station.
- Always in the schedules quoted.
- Tourist Taxa.
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Price Does Not Include:
- Airplane Ticket.
- Personal expenses and departures.
- Health Insurance or European Health Cards.
- The food of the excursion to Cadaques on the third day.
- Transfers from the Airport to Girona / Girona to Airport.
- Private Classes.
Registration and Reservation
The registration for the Retreat will be formalized once the 150 euros reservation fee has been paid and the following documentation has been handed in:
- Registration Form.
- Payment of the reservation fee.
This documentation should be sent as soon as possible to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To request more information, please send us an e-mail to: email@example.com
“We’ll be happy to help you.”
ASSALA IBRAHIM Bio
Iraqi dance lovers around the world know what a great teacher Assala Ibrahim is, but the most exciting thing about his teaching is his ability to put theoretical knowledge into practical skills to make participants dance with a deep understanding.
Assala Ibrahim was born and raised in Iraq. She is one of the most authentic, creative and innovative belly dance teachers, choreographers and performers. She is a very active dance researcher, and her clear teaching concepts and unique dance style have made her one of the most sought-after dance teachers and performers worldwide.
She has an immense repertoire of dance styles: Iraqi dance with its different and rich dance styles, Egyptian dance, Sufi and Zar.
She generously shares her knowledge with her students and is a very understanding, friendly and encouraging presence for each individual dancer. Her recipe for success: “I fill my life with dance and my dance with life.”