Entries by Ashley

Sassy Saidi Master Series – July 2021

I am pleased to offer a 4 week saidi workshop master series pulling apart and working with saidi history, technique, & music. A big component of this course is theory and is guided by powerpoint presentation & discussion but we will be working on a choreography throughout this session. Classes will be offered on Zoom.This […]

Rhythm Essentials Spring 2021

Rhythm Essentials is a virtual master series geared towards learning commonly encountered rhythms in dance.This is a smaller platform for the Dance to the Beat of the Drum format and is consists of theory & technique.We will work with 4 rhythms over the four week period with additional homework. Dates:May 4 – 730-830pm PSTMay 11 […]

How to Set Goals

We have all heard about the importance of setting goals for ourselves – ESPECIALLY around New Years. Goals are a way to direct our paths to achieving things that we want – such as improving our health, getting out of debt, focusing on an accomplishment or finishing something. Where goals can go wrong, however, is […]

What Does SUCCESS Look Like to YOU?

What does SUCCESS look like for you?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀Creating content, choreographies, workshops, class programs, prepping for a show is a hustle for sure. It’s easy to look at someone’s work or success & think that either they have it easy or that it is easy. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What we don’t see is the magnitude of sweat labour […]

ALL ABOUT SHAABI

I am pleased to offer a 4 week shaabi master workshop series pulling apart and working with shaabi history, technique, & music. Shaabi is a form of popular working-class music which evolved from baladi in the second half of the 20th century. Shaabi is known to be the music of the people and has been popularized by […]

Finding Your Creative Process

Generating ideas for a choreography or performance is hard in the best of times. This can be even harder when you are asked to dance in a themed show or given a concept to work with. It might be something that you don’t necessarily jive with or you feel restricted by the direction. It can […]

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Spring Classes with Ashley Rhianne VIRTUAL CLASSES Oriental – Beginners 2/ Intermediate class Mondays 8 – 9pm PST2021 Spring Session starting April 19 to June 28 (no class May 24 for Victoria Day)Fall session: $120 payable by etransfer. Participants will receive the link after payment*Drop in $15 Pilates Classes are now online!Wednesdays 5pm PST$12/class or […]

EVENTS

Ashley Rhianne Bellydance & Pilates in Vancouver Ashley Rhianne is a Vancouver, BC Canada based oriental dance (bellydance) performer, instructor, choreographer and coach in addition to a Stott Pilates certified instructor. For performance, Ashley Rhianne is an Egyptian-style dancer with many years of performing experience both here in Canada and internationally including Egypt. She performs […]

Why Dancers Should Cross-Train

My personal philosophy of why dancers should cross-train As someone who has danced all her life, movement has always held a huge part of interest, investment & therapy. It’s been the place where I always could meet people and make friends, channel my energy & also learn and grow. Here I also learned discipline and […]