Fusing the groovy nature of hip hop and the art of burlesque. Are you looking for something new to spice up your number? We will be gettin’ down and dirty!
You will be introduced to the unconventional art of hip hop as a dance form. Prior experience is not necessary but will be helpful. You will get an up close and personal opportunity, to learn some moves and techniques that Iridessa is known for. Class will consist of a warm up and a warm down with hands on instruction with 1-2 short choreographed combinations. Be ready to get your swagga on and take the stage like a hip hop showgirl! Dress for movement and bring an open mind and water. Sneakers and booty shorts are welcome!
Feb. 11, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Thomas Paine A&B
About the Teacher - Iridessa Blossoms
Iridessa Blossoms is an Internationally known Performance Artist and is making way around the world one show at a time. She has been stimulating audiences with her unique expression and artistic concepts in variety shows for close to a decade. She is known for her pop n' lock isolations and hybrid style of belly dance. She is multi- talented and her signature style is broad, diverse and ever-changing. While struggling to find her place in belly dance, she found her community while attending the annual burlesque conventions, The Great Burlesque Exposition and Burlycon.
She is the founder and former producer of Poppin' Cherries and Eclectic~ Ka and owner of Creative Motion Dance!
With her distinguished hips that tease and signature moves that please, she dances effortlessly in an unreal fashion. Sultry and sassy...transforming your senses to a place that is ethereal. Bridging the gap between worlds and transcending time and space, she is a magical goddess in motion! When she is not lighting up the stage you can find her frolicking with fairies.
The Great Burlesque Exposition of 2018 • January 5-7, 2018 • Our 12th year!