Fall 2020 Classes with Tarifa

118327089_3453684531332973_2181448121550268341_oGroup Classes:  Starting October 7, 2020, Tarifa will be offering in person classes once again at the Esmeralda Dance Studio in Columbia, SC located in the Boozer Shopping Center for Intermediate/Advanced Level students.  Due to our current situation with Covid-19, students will be required to sign up for each 4 week session (no drop in students). Numbers will be limited in order to maintain safe distance requirements. Masks will be required for all participants. We must continue to be vigilant in fighting this pandemic as we try to return to a new normal and the safety of our students is our number one concern. The fee for each 4 week session will be $50 to be paid at least one week before the start of each session. Classes will be 90 minutes long and include a warm-up, isolation exercises, center floor drills, travel steps and short combinations done within your personal space as well as a healing cool-down/stretch. Please bring your finger cymbals and a veil to all classes. For everyone’s safety, we must refrain from sharing personal items. I know it seems like a lot to remember but we can do this! I am so ready to get back to teaching in person and I know you are too! To sign up, please send session fee via PayPal to tarifasalem@gmail.com (friends & family, please). Shukran, ya helwas!!

91054746_3466254406725224_861724598838755328_oPrivate Study: I will continue to offer online private/semi-private classes (by appointment only) for those of you local students who are not yet comfortable with being out and about and also for my beautiful dance students from afar who reconnected with me through our spring and summer online group classes. The Online One Hour Private Class Fee on Skype is $50. Appointments are confirmed once payment is sent and cleared via PayPal. Send to tarifasalem@gmail.com (friends & family please). If you would like to purchase a package of 3 Private Classes, the fee for all three is $120 for a savings of $30. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me via Messenger, Email or if you have my personal phone number you can call or text. I look forward to working with you again virtually!

Cardio Core FlyerCardio/Core Fitness with Donna at the Lourie Center SC! We are back to our in person classes at the Lourie Center. These classes are for members only. If you are a member, please join me every Wednesday at 11 am for a dynamic workout that features low impact cardio work, exercises that focus on Core stregnth using weights, therabands and balls and an awesome cool down! Masks are required! Temperature checks are done as you enter the center and the room is set up so that students are 8 feet apart! It is such a joy to be teaching this class again!

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Skype Classes with Tarifa

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Thanks to all of you who participated in our 4 week session. This pandemic has been difficult to navigate but through Skype and Zoom, we were able to continue to offer opportunities to study with Tarifa. The 4 week Mini-Sessions were offered spontaneously through the spring/summer. Thank you all for your patience as I work to become more technologically astute! Our last session featured Tarifa’s “Raqs Abla” choreography with handkerchiefs started on July 14th at 6:30 pm via Skype! The online class fee is $44 (no drop in students). Our next mini-session will offered in the fall. Stay tuned. All events will be promoted on our Facebook Page!

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Online Classes With Tarifa Salem

Online Classes with Tarifa

Study with Tarifa Salem online via Skype! Suggested class fee is $11 to be sent via PayPal to tarifasalem@gmail.com (Donna Smith) at least one hour before the start of each class.  These classes will continue through the end of May. There are no class packages at this time however if you wish, you can pay the monthly fee of $44. (April & May only) Once payment is received, you will be sent a skype link to join the class or you will be added to the Skype Group by Tarifa if you are already connected with her on Skype. Here is the link to connect with Tarifa on Skype:  https://join.skype.com/invite/sjSc4vYkQB5r

If you need further guidance, please email Tarifa at tarifasalem@gmail.com. You can also message Tarifa on Facebook. (Please follow her Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts Page at  https://www.facebook.com/tarifasalemeasterndance/)

Tarifa is available for private study on Skype by appointment only. The fee for a one hour private session on Skype is $45 to be paid via PayPal once your appointment is confirmed.

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Spring Events

Sadly, we have had to cancel out spring events due to the Corona Virus! The safety of our students is a priority and encourage all of you to stay home and stay safe! Shukran!

Ahmed Hussien in Columbia For the First Time Ever!

On April 25th & 26th, Ahmed Hussien will be in Columbia, SC for the first time ever to teach workshops. This two day event is an incredible learning opportunity for all dancers near and far! Please go to http://tarifasalem.com/?page_id=2351 for details on how to register!

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A Celebration of Middle Eastern Dance and Music!

On Saturday, April 25th, please join us for an evening of dance, music and mezza at Pita’s Restaurant located at 1800 Taylor St, Columbia SC 29201. Tickets are $25 if paid by check or $26.50 if paying via PayPal. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please go to http://tarifasalem.com/?page_id=2351 for details on how to purchase your ticket.

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April and May Classes with Tarifa at the Esmeralda Dance Studio in Columbia, SC

Register for each of the monthly 4 week sessions ($40) or drop in when you can ($12/class).  The studio is located in the Boozer Shopping Center (1583 Broad River Road, Columbia SC 29210). Tarifa is also available for private study by appointment only at the Esmeralda Dance Studio. ($60 per one hour private session) To request an appointment for private study, please email tarifasalem@gmail.com.

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Fall 2019 Group Class Sessions

BN7A7211Group Classes at Esmeralda Dance Studio located in the Boozer Shopping Center, Columbia SC:

(Session Fee must be paid before the September 1st. Make check or money order out to DONNA SMITH and mail/deliver to 800 Betsy Dr. Columbia, SC 29210. You may also send via PAYPAL as FAMILY/FRIENDS to tarifasalem@gmail.com to avoid the service fee)

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Group Classes located at the Lourie Center in Columbia, SC begin Wednesday, September 18th for Lourie Center Members only. Students age 50 and up are eligible for membership.

  • 8 week Traditional Middle Eastern Style Belly Dance: Wednesdays from 12 noon – 1 pm  from September 18 through November 6th.  All levels of membership at the Lourie Center are eligible to sign up for this class.
  • For more information about joining the Lourie Center, call 803 779-1971 or visit www.louriecentersc.com

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Private Study with Tarifa by Appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays! Email tarifasalem@gmail.com to request an appointment or schedule on the Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts Page on Facebook. 

    • Fee for Private Study is $55/hour or $100 for 2 hours plus Studio Rental Fee where applicable.
    • Fee for Semi-private Study is $70/hour or $120 for 2 hours plus Studio Rental Fee where applicable.

**For Tarifa’s upcoming Workshops and Events hosted by Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts, go to http://tarifasalem.com/?page_id=2315

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Tarifa’s 8 Week Summer Sessions

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  • Beginner Level Middle Eastern Dance Technique (Belly Dance)
  • Advanced Level Middle Eastern Dance Repertory

To register, please remit check or money order to Donna Smith before the first class either in person or you can mail to 800 Betsy Dr. Columbia SC 29210. To register via PayPal, please send the required fee (FRIENDS AND FAMILY PLEASE) to tarifasalem@gmail.com.

Private Study With Tarifa

All private dance sessions are taught at my own private space or a local public space provided by the student. Sessions are 60 minutes unless otherwise specified. The Fee will be adjusted accordingly. After scheduling your private class with me, you must confirm by sending the appropriate payment via Paypal to tarifasalem@gmail.com. If you prefer to pay by cash, credit or check please email me at tarifasalem@gmail.com for details where to send payment. (see fees below)

  • 1 hr. Private Class – $55
  • 2 hr. Private – $100
  • Semi Private – $70 ($35 each)
  • 2 hr. Semi – $120 ($60 each)
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Spring 2019….. Raq with T

Making sense of it all in Columbia, SC

12644643_10153312105307681_6759290375806383810_nI have been blessed with a career as a dance professional which has allowed me to engage with some of the most fascinating human beings (and “not so human” beings) on my journey to refine my teaching skills, performance abilities and knowledge of the cultures I so passionately enjoy representing. Though I am winding down and trying to enjoy a more tranquil existence, I have found a few wonderful opportunities to share my art right here in Columbia, SC with a wide spectrum of students who, oddly, find my knowledge of value to enriching their own journeys in the dance arts. From first time students to those striving to become professional, from various genres of “Belly Dance”, I have found a comfortable little niche in which I can teach at the intensity I feel comfortable with knowing I don’t have to sacrifice my principles in what I believe a student needs to develop into their own best version of a “total dancer” and/or the artist they are striving to be.  The beautiful students who participated in “The Lebanese in Me” workshop held at the Blue Moon Ballroom on Feb. 17th gave me the spark I needed to move forward with plans to teach classes. Mind you, I don’t want to be too busy, as my time with my husband, cats and coonhounds takes precedence. That said, I cannot function without a little bit of dance in my life. Speaking of the “Lebanese in Me” I would like to thank Jim Williamson from the Blue Moon Ballroom for working with me to provide a beautiful venue for the intensive. Also, I am very grateful to Marc Herro at Pitas for opening his restaurant on thatHafla Performers at Pitas Sunday evening just for our Hafla, which was a blast!  The food was excellent and the service…. perfect. Shukran!! By the way, they have the best pistachio baklava I have ever tasted! Thanks also to the beautiful dancers (pictured from left to right – Jezibell Anat, Christine Brandt, Tarifa Salem, Evadne Medina, Wendellynn Ladapo, Dana Zumstein, Shannon Phillips, Marta Brown, Diane Holley and Lesley Minerd) who performed that night and to all who came out to share in our celebration. Finally, I want to thank my student Tatiana Rosser who helped me out with everything at the workshop and the Hafla. I could not have done this without her!

Below you will find details on upcoming classes and workshops/masterclasses in which I will be teaching this spring and summer.

Classes at Lourie Center located at 1650 Park Circle, Columbia, SC 29201

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  • Middle Eastern Dance Repertory Class (Intermediate/Advanced Levels)
          • April 4th through May 23rd 6:15 – 7:45 pm
          • Fee $85 for the session ($12 drop in fee)
          • Free for Members of Lourie Center
          • Advanced registration for non-members required by first class. (Drop in students or those who miss more than 1 class will NOT be eligible to perform choreography.)
        • Traditional Belly Dance 8 week session for Lourie Center Members Only (Beginner Level)
          •  May 1st through June 19th
          • 12 – 1 pm

Classes at Esmeralda Studio in the Boozer Shopping Center located at 1583 Broad River Road, Columbia 29210

Classes at Esmeralda

  • Beginner Level Traditional Belly Dance Drills and Skills
    • New Sessions begin first Tuesday of each month
    • 6 – 7 pm
    • Fee $40 for May Session ($12 drop in fee)
      • Please wear comfortable dance or fitness clothing that allows full-range movement but doesn’t conceal your movements. Fringe or coin hip scarves are a lovely accessory that you are more than welcome to wear.

 

 

*To register for any of these classes or workshops, make check or money order out to Donna Smith and mail to 800 Betsy Dr., Columbia, SC 29210  OR send via PayPal FRIENDS AND FAMILY PLEASE to tarifasalem@gmail.com. Credit cards are also accepted but there will be a small service fee added.

Upcoming Workshops in Columbia, SC

  • Assaya FlyerMay 19, 2019 Tarifa’s Raks al Assaya (Must bring cane)
    • 1 – 4 pm at the Esmeralda Dance Studio 1583 Broad River Rd. (in the Boozer Shopping Center) Columbia, SC 29210
    • Fee: $45 Advanced;  $50 Door
  • September Workshop Veil/Sufi Cancelled! (Tarifa will no longer sponsor her own workshops but will be available for other sponsors interested in hosting her in the SC/NC/Ga region.)

Inventory

  • Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts Long Sleeve T-shirts $20 plus shipping
  • Ibrahim Farrah Zar DVD $45 plus shipping
  • Ibrahim Farrah Rare Glimpses DVD $45 plus shipping

 

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Winter 2019 Learning Opportunities

Upcoming Workshop

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On February 17, 2019 Tarifa will  present “The Lebanese in Me”,  a 4 hour Intensive Workshop that will include a short PowerPoint presentation followed by a 1 hour technique session and a 2 hour session featuring a Lebanese Style Choreography with a some creative departure. Tarifa’s dance style is inspired by traditional folkloric dances of her heritage yet her training in many western genres has had an affect on her choreography, staging and execution of traditional steps. Tarifa is pleased to be presenting this particular workshop with new choreography for the very first time in her new locale, Columbia, SC.  Participants will have an opportunity to perform a solo or group number after the workshop at our post workshop hafla/gathering at Pitas, a local Middle Eastern Restaurant known for it’s outstanding Lebanese and Greek Cuisine. Confirm your spot by registering TODAY! (Details below) 

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  • Workshop Fee $55 before Feb. 15, 2019. Make check or money order out to Donna Smith and mail to 800 Betsy Dr., Columbia, SC 29210  OR send via PayPal as friend or family please to tarifasalem@gmail.com.
  • Workshop Fee $60 after Feb. 15th. Payment at door accepted in cash only!
  • NO REFUNDS unless cancelled by host.
 
Event details are on Facebook at the following web address https://www.facebook.com/events/266989744163127/
 

8 Week Session at The Lourie Center February/March 2019

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Private and Semi-Private Study with Tarifa

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*Tarifa is available by appointment only for private/semi-private study at her own space in Columbia, SC. Appointments must be made at least one week in advance. Send an email to her at tarifasalem@gmail.com to request an appointment.  Tarifa is dedicated to keeping the Middle East in Middle Eastern Dance in honor of her Lebanese heritage and to pay tribute to the ongoing legacy of her uncle/mentor Ibrahim Farrah who dedicated his life to maintaining a standard on representing his culture through instructing students throughout the world on this beautiful dance art. Tarifa performed with the Ibrahim Farrah Near East Dance Group from 1979 – 1982 and along with other company members, she is dedicated to those standards of excellence!

Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts Page on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/tarifasalemeasterndance/
Tarifa on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/TarifaSalem

Classes at the Blue Moon Ballroom

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This ongoing class ran through Aug and September.  Thanks to all who attended! Your dedication is very much appreciated!  We are hoping to start another ongoing class later this spring if we see that there is enough interest so please stay tuned!! 

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

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After the Spring: May marked a new chapter in my life as I made the decision to limit my activity in dance somewhat so that I can enjoy semi-retirement in my new home and be more available to my dear family (and fur babies) who have been there for me at every stage of my life….. at the best of times and at the very worst times.  Dance is part of my soul so will ALWAYS be in my life, but will now take a back seat as I attempt to reignite the fire in other passions I have sorely neglected these past several years.  That said, I will continue to teach Workshops & Master Classes in the traditional styles of my heritage and present my complete “Farrah Factor” for hosts who value the importance of maintaining traditional Middle Eastern Dance as well as those who wish to promote the legacy of Ibrahim Farrah, my beloved uncle and mentor. (Contracts must meet professional criteria and be booked at least 3 months in advance.) In the meantime, I will make myself available for private/semi-private study locally. Please email me at tarifasalem@gmail.com for more information on scheduling and determining a space.

31673010_10155208131401433_33446864544071680_nA Spring to Remember:  I am so very thankful to the special students who found the time and energy to study with me regularly this past spring. I am also very grateful for my two favorite Gina’s who hosted me to teach workshops! Gina Marie Newman included me as part of the faculty for the 2018 Annual Sweetheart Gala Connection to teach Zar to a fabulous group of participants. I so enjoyed performing Ibrahim Farrah’s choreography to “Ayeela Tayha” on Friday night with my lovely students Farasha (Cynthia Goldson Harris) and Siya (Hydee Vanderpoole). It was a pleasure to debut new choreography in Saturday the night Gala for an incredibly lively audience.  Gina Weatherman Nolan hosted me at the Third Annual Spring Raqs Pensacola where I taught part of one of my Oriental Choreographies utilizing veil and one of my “Raks Assaya” choreographies in which students were invited to perform it onstage with me for the finale! What a wonderful turnout and what an incredible time I had teaching and performing with these lovely dancers! SHUKRAN!!

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Photos: Top left Tarifa leads students in “Raks Assaya” at Spring Rags Pensacola; Top right Tarifa and students pose after the 2nd of 2 workshops; Bottom Tarifa poses with Sweetheart Gala students after teaching Zar workshop.
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Spring in Pensacola

Third Annual Spring Raqs Pensacola featuring Tarifa Salem will be on April 28th!

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WORKSHOP CLASS TOPICS:

“Classical Oriental with Veil & Sagat”: 10AM – 12PM
This exciting little choreography which utilizes simple veil work and basic sagat patterns was choreographed specifically to showcase traditional movement sequences rich in “danse orientale” vocabulary, much of which has remained consistent over hundreds of years. Though the dance has evolved somewhat through modernization and acculturation, Oriental Dance has remained constant in its mystique and its ability to convey all the shades and tones of the eastern music into projections of theatricality. Whether performing on stage or in a nightclub the use of music that is representative of traditional Middle Eastern rhythms and instrumentation requires an understanding of that vocabulary so that one could easily modify choreography with improvisational sections or variations of the components of space, time and force. As always, Tarifa choreographs in the style of her mentor, Ibrahim Farrah as it is so ingrained in the depths of her being.

Workshop protocol is as follows: 

  • Center floor warm-up which will include isolations, undulations, soft arms, and fall/recovery exercises to warm up the spine. 
  • Short movement sequences and a mild stretch to prepare the body for more dynamic movements. 
  • Execution of travel steps which will include short segments of the choreography (with and without veil) Simple finger cymbal drills which will be used in the second part of the choreography
  • Putting it all together (choreography)

*Please bring a 7 to 8-foot-long veil and sagat (finger cymbals).

“Raks Assaya”: 1PM – 3PM
The “Raks al-Assaya” is truly an Egyptian Dance that researchers believe originated in what is known as the “Saiid” or “Upper Egypt” which is actually in the southern part of Egypt between Luxor and Aswan. “Assaya” signifies a stalk of bamboo which is used by Saiidi men in a combat dance called “Raks Tahteeb”, from where the “cane” dance supposedly originates. The cane/stick had multiple uses in ancient Middle Eastern cultures, for example it is known to have been used in a martial art type combat, to exhibit dexterity skills and physical prowess, a tool used in herding and agriculture and to symbolize fertility or to ward off evil. Many believe the cane dance originated with the shepherd inhabitants of Egypt. When the cane (stick) is taken up by the woman, it becomes an exhibition of feminism to delight and charm the onlooker, even as they humorously mimic their male counterparts or the herders flock who stubbornly responds to the prodding of the stick. Tarifa’s choreography was developed for the 2013 “Celebrating the Life and Work of Ibrahim Farrah”, therefore she made a conscious effort to include steps that she was exposed to as a protege of Mr. Farrah. It has been modified to be more dynamic on stage for groups and was debuted as a group number by her students at Anais Belly Dance Studio last December at their annual recital.

Workshop protocol is as follows:

  • complete warm-up including center floor barre, isolations and dynamic stretching which will prepare you to challenge yourself without risk of injury
  • Traditional steps and short sequences typical of Saiidi style
  • Technique on use of the cane including but not limited to grips, poses, framing while isolating head, shoulders or hips, twirling & floor slaps
  • Putting it all together (choreography)
  • Total Body Cool-Down with Eastern Reverence

*Please bring canes and a long head scarf which can be twisted and knotted on the top of the head.

Spring Raqs Pensacola Showcase 2018: 5PM – 7PM
Workshop participants invited to perform in the show. First come, first serve sign-up. 5-minute time limit for soloists; 7 minutes for troupes. Please email Gina at glwnolan@gmail.com if you are interested in performing. Light hors d’oeuvres, water, and soft drinks will be served during the break; nearby restaurants are also available.

Vendors welcome! Please email Gina at glwnolan@gmail.com for registration information.

FEES:
REGULAR PRICING (4/1/2018 – 4/28/2018)
Full Package: $100. Includes both 2-hour workshop classes and one free Showcase ticket.
A La Carte: $75 for one 2-hour workshop class.
SHOWCASE TICKETS: $10

Preferred method of payment is via Paypal to: paypal.me/GinaNolan (either click or copy/paste the link into your browser).

*Cash or Credit ONLY will be accepted the day of the event!

*NO REFUNDS*

*Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts will be relocating out of Florida this May therefore she will be putting her teaching on hold for a couple months. Stay tuned for class offerings in our new location (TBA later) and upcoming workshops for the fall which will be publicized upon confirmation.

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Study with Tarifa Winter/Spring 2018

Join Tarifa in Pensacola on April 28, 2018!

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Tarifa’s Classes in Jacksonville, Florida

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Small Group Class Sessions held at Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts Private Space have a limited capacity. Therefore, students must secure their spot by registering by each sessions’ deadline. See how to register below:

          • Make check or money order payable to Donna Smith and mail to 5820 Cedar Oaks Dr. Jacksonville, Fl. 32210
          • Send $45 via PayPal Friends & Family to tarifasalem@gmail.com   

 

For more information on class content, location or payment you can email Tarifa at tarifasalem@gmail.com or private message the Tarifa Salem Eastern Dance Arts page on Facebook. The small group class sessions being offered this spring are listed below.  Scroll further down for other upcoming events. 

  • Session I: (Closed) Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 pm on January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th
    • Fee $45 (cash, check or via PayPal Friends & Family)
    • Registration Deadline Jan. 5, 2018
  • Session II: (Closed) Saturdays 10:30 am – 12 pm, Feb. 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
  • Session III: (Closed) Saturdays 10:30 am – 12 pm, March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
    • Fee $45 (cash, check or via PayPal Friend & Family)
    • Registration Deadline March 1, 2018
    • Drop-in Fee $13
  • Jazz Dance: (Closed) Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm, March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
    • Fee $45 (cash, check or via PayPal Friends & Family)
    • Registration Deadline March 2, 2018
    • Drop-in Fee $13

Tarifa is available for private study by appointment only! (Fees Below)

  • One Hour Private $60
  • Two Hour Private $110
  • One Hour Semi-Private $76
  • Two Hour Semi-Private $130

Get Tarifa Fit:  

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Tarifa is a seasoned Personal Trainer and enjoys working with clients to help them reach all of their fitness goals. She runs 45 minute sessions at her private space or at Boone Park in the Avondale section of Jacksonville. Contact Tarifa for a free assessment at tarifasalem@gmail.com. Fees for training are:

  • 1 Training session per week – $35
  • 2 Training sessions per week – $70
  • 3 Training sessions per week – $90

Tarifa’s 2018 Workshops/Events:

February 2018

Sweetheart Gala 2018Tarifa taught a two hour Workshop on February 23rd  in beautiful St. Augustine, Florida at the exciting Sweetheart Gala Annual Event. She presented a workshop on the “Zaar” which is an ancient dance of healing which was and still is practiced in Northeast Africa and various other parts of the middle East. The ritual, an old pagan tradition, was thought to have originated in Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.  The folk that practice such rituals believe that the djinn has taken possession of the person who is deemed ill. The rhythmic movements aid the dancer in achieving transcendence that result in communing with the spirit which will eventually be convinced to leave this person chosen as its vessel.  This ritual has been re-enacted on stage by many dancers and companies. Students learned movements typically seen in the Zaar ritual which can be incorporated into staged routines without being inappropriate or offensive. Tarifa performed Ibrahim Farrah Choreography to Ayeela Tayha with two of her lovely students, Cynthia Goldson Harris and Hydee Vanderpoole at the Friday night Hafla. Tarifa also performed her new solo choreography incorporating “Zaar” and “Dervish” type moves at the Saturday night Gala Performance. It was a wonderful event! Congratulations to host, Gina Marie Newman for her incredible success!

April 2018

Save the Date, Spring Raqs Pensacola

Tarifa will be the featured instructor/artist on April 282018 at the Annual Spring Raqs Pensacola hosted by Gina Nolan. This event will include two 2 – hour workshops taught by Tarifa and a Gala Performance featuring Tarifa Salem, Gina Nolan and many workshop participants.  The first workshop will be an Oriental Veil/Sagat piece in which Tarifa will focus on strong execution of movement themes without sacrificing essence of the folk. The second 2 – hour workshop will be Tarifa’s widely popular Assaya choreography that was introduced in 2013 at the “Celebrating the Life and Work of Ibrahim Farrah” Workshop. For more details on how to register and how sign up to dance in the Showcase that evening, go to  https://www.facebook.com/events/297757590648344/

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