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Belladonna THE Baroness of Blades will be in Pittsburgh for her Bohemian Sword Dance Level 1 Intensive July 5-7, 2019!

Enter the world of Belladonna’s unique, ground breaking and well respected sword training. Dancers will be introduced to Belladonna’s theories, the history of sword dancing, body conditioning and the introductory Bohemian Blade vocabulary of movements. Saturday night features the Sea of Swords Hafla and Sunday offers optional certification testing.

Spend a fun and informative weekend delving into the the only comprehensive belly dance sword training of its kind.


Friday - Held at Steel Shimmy Belly Dance Studio (address to be provided to registered attendees)

7-9 No sword necessary but bring a notebook


Saturday - Held at Bodiography in the Black Studio

10-1 Training

1-2 Lunch

3-5 Training

7-9 Sea of Swords Hafla


Sunday - Held at Bodiography in the Black Studio

11-2:30 Training

2:30 Optional Certification Test

4:00 Optional dinner with group at local restaurant


**Participants must provide their own Belly Dancing Sword/ Scimitar (Open handled Cas Hanwei or Baladay Sword recommended)

** Please bring a yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks, a yoga strap and your note book

** Please bring knee pads (soft volley ball knee pads recommended), athletic pre wrap/ foam wrap and toe-less/ heel-less socks suggested.

Please contact Belladonna if you have any questions.

http://bohemianbellydance.com/sword-ceritification/


Certification Information:

All dancers begin at Level 1 and proceed consecutively tough the program. Completion of the previous level is required in order to take any level higher than level 1. Certification of the previous level is required in order to certify in any other level. With certification you receive:

-An official Bohemian Blade Balancing certificate.

-A specialty tank top with your level of achievement on the back (you can’t purchase these… you must earn them!)

– A listing on Belladonna’s website.

– Discounts on future Blade Balancing workshops, merchandise and private online coaching.


Payment links are LIVE!!!

Payment options:

Pay in full for the entire weekend (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) without certification*=$400+paypal fees

Pay in full for entire weekend with certification=$450+paypal fees


Installment Plan: with or without certification*

Hold your spot=$100+paypal fees

2nd payment due January 18, 2019=$100+paypal fees

3rd payment due March 18, 2019=$100+paypal fees

4th payment due May 18, 2019=$100+paypal fees

Certification fee due July 1, 2019=$50+paypal fees


Certification information-the certification fee goes directly to Belladonna to cover your tank top (you cannot purchase this-you earn it!!) and certificate upon satisfactory completion of your test. If you are purchasing your registration through the payment plan you may purchase the certification fee at any time.

***Note-in order to continue through Belladonna's Sword Training program you MUST complete your certification at each level in order to move on to the next level.


**No refunds will be issued unless the event is canceled.

Please contact Anela with any questions/concerns at aneladancer@gmail.com

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