A course into the art of fan veils. Also known as silk fans, fan veils originate from Far East Asia and are used in Classical Chinese Dance as well as in many dance genres by dancers in the West. An extremely expressive and freeing dance prop, they are a joy to dance with. Hugely versatile, you may like to learn just for fun or to add to your dance. Places limited to 4 people per class.
Spare pairs of fan veils will be provided in the first class and how to buy explained; if you would like to buy yours ahead of time, please ensure they are made of silk fabric and bamboo staves, with a RIGHT hand and a LEFT hand fan. Bellydance Boutique UK has good delivery; Ebay sellers are usually fine but take longer to arrive.
How to hold and care for your fan veils
Basic technique and terminology of moves, including spins
How to flow from one move to another
You will learn a short choreography by the end of the course