CLASSES!

2019 CBF classes are live! Headliners Jessabelle Thunder, Ray Gunn, and Tiffany Carter will all be teaching this year.
WHEN: Saturday July 13th from 11am-4pm (See below for schedule)
WHERE: Urban Luxe 3060 Larimer Street Denver, CO
COST: $20 per class. To reserve your spot, send your payment in advance via PayPal (coloradoburlesquefestival@gmail.com). You can also pay in person, but we cannot reserve a spot without pre-payment. Use this link to sign up! https://tinyurl.com/y3yoxmu9

11am-12pm Chair Class with Tiffany

Make use of your most available large prop, the chair!!  Burlesque legend Tiffany Carter will teach you how to use the chair to accentuate, tease and dazzle. You'll learn graceful and attractive ways to get onto and off the chair and  use it to enhance your striptease. Bring your favorite  a boa, panel fan or scarf etc as you will learn a full chair routine. So dress to dance and dazzle, and don’t forget your heels!


12:15-1:15pm Fan Dancing 101 with Jessabelle

Fans 101: In this class, you will learn fan dance basics: holding fans, various ways to conceal and reveal, transitioning, how to use your fans as an extension of your body, and feather fan maintenance. Bring at least one fan to work with. Any size will do.  


1:30pm-2:30pm Movement 101 with Ray Gunn

Movement 101 is a movement based class that combines contemporary and modern dance techniques as they apply to a burlesque aesthetic. This class specializes in body core development, spacial awareness, energy direction, floor work, and basic coordination and balance. Students are challenged to learn choreography quickly and accurately as a group, and will be given warm-up exercises, stretches, and several dance combinations. Participants will experience stretching techniques, body conditioning, and will learn a short phrase that includes strip essentials. This class emphasizes coordination, strength, musicality, and strip-tease. The class maximum is 20 participants and can be taken by novices through seasoned performers.


2:45pm-3:45pm Ebbs and Flows with Ray Gunn

Ebbs and Flows is a movement-based class that combines contemporary and modern dance techniques as they apply to a burlesque aesthetic. This class specializes in body articulation, direction change, isolations tempo shifts and floor work. Students will learn choreography quickly and accurately as a group, and will be given warm-up exercises, stretches, and several dance combinations. Participants will experience stretching techniques, body conditioning, and will learn a short but challenging combination. This class emphasizes specificity, and musicality. The class can be taken seasoned performers and performers with moderate to high level dance ability. This class is not for beginners.


If you love burlesque and want to learn more about it, be sure to check out BurlyCon!

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