Category: American tribal style (ATS)

Fall performances

Fall performances

Can’t get enough of House of Inanna? Fear not! You may simply attend one of our many and varied performances in order to see us dance… and if you need even more ATS® belly dance in your life then please join us in class! During the month of October you can find us at the…

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Petra teaching at Coastal Belly Fest!

Petra teaching at Coastal Belly Fest!

Are you and your troupe looking for a fresh take on dancing ATS® together? Bring just yourself, or the entire troupe — and come learn exciting new dance moves and beautifully dramatic formations with the sword, for both groups and individuals! Join Petra of House of Inanna as she teaches the “Sword for ATS® and…

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More upcoming performances!

More upcoming performances!

On February 17 we will be performing at Pantheacon: the House of Inanna dance and narration ritual-passion play of the powerful mythic story “Descent of Inanna.” We hope to see you there! We’ll be dancing at private birthday parties on February 25 in Bonny Doon and July 21 in Santa Cruz. However, you can see…

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Upcoming performances!

Upcoming performances!

A quick update on our upcoming performances! Next Friday November 3 at San Jose City Hall, Petra and Hiya will be dancing with fire at the Playa-to-Paseo Sonic Runway Grand Opening. A really beautiful art piece from last year’s Burning Man is being installed there! We’re not sure about the exact time (though it should…

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Troupe & students shine at August HaflAdira

Troupe & students shine at August HaflAdira

The August Hafladira was a great one for House of Inanna — we had six students performing along with troupe members Petra, Cherie, & Hiya! Lisa, Karin, Kali, CeCe, Bambi, and Avnija all danced, some for the very first time. Great job, ladies! One of the songs we danced to was Jain’s marvelous “Makeba.” Enjoy!

Minimalist costuming

Minimalist costuming

We’ve had some queries as to what a new dancer should start collecting together for her belly-dancing outfit, and what costuming is necessary for a performance. The following should help! As you read, though, please remember: Don’t worry about getting everything right away; there’s definitely a little investment in getting your basic dancer’s costume together.…

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The June HaflAdira performance

The June HaflAdira performance

House of Inanna was very proud to be part of the June HaflAdira at Adira’s Dance & Costume! Performers were troupe members Petra, Hiya, and Tamara, while students Collie, Lisa, and Maggie also participated.   Also, please click here for the video of the HoI performance at the June HaflAdira. Enjoy, & namaste!

Dancing Feet 2017

Dancing Feet 2017

We are so excited about our next performance project! We are in the Saturday night performance of Dancing Feet 2017. Not only are we performing, we’re sharing the stage with a variety of other dance forms — including flamenco, ballet folklórico, Scottish, and Bulgarian! It should be a great show! The show is Saturday April…

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