Coney Bow upcoming workshops and classes
When she is not on stage Coney Bow is an accomplished burlesque and retro cabaret instructor who loves sharing her passion through workshops, regular classes and mentoring programs.
Below is the detailed calendar of Coney Bow's upcoming workshops as well as informations about her regular classes and a list of past teaching events.

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Coney Bow workshops calendar

▼ SEPTEMBER 2019

SEPT 22 - TAORMINA BURLESQUE FESTIVAL | This is not a Chair

Description

This workshop explores how performing with a chair can be more than just having a resting tool on stage. Coney Bow will cover the specifics of chair dancing (balance, transitions, etc.) as well as guide you through the different use of a chair in a choreography. Throughout a series of exercises and short routines, you will learn basic moves that can be used in a burlesque choreography and how to make them look elegant, sexy and effortless. Be ready to use your abs and maybe hang upside down. Come with an open mind and you will discover that chair dancing is all about perception.

Structure:

. Warm up + acquaintance exercises on the chair

. Different catégories of moves on / with the chair

. The 3 main uses of a chair in a choreography

. Transitions and how to incorporate a chair section in a choreography

Hotel Villa Diodoro, Via Bagnoli Croce 75 - Taormina (Sicily, Italy)

3.00pm - Duration: 75 minutes

Registration: info@taorminaburlesquefestival.com

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SEPT 28 - RETRO CABARET AT ASG DANSE | Chair Dance + 60s Go-go

Chair Dance

You will learn all the basics of Chair Dance and the tricks to make your moves look elegant, sexy and effortless. This workshop starts with a short warm up and easy exercises to get acquainted with the chair. You will then cover all the specifics of chair dancing before learning technical moves and jump into the choreography. Be ready to use your abs, your arms and maybe to find yourself hanging upside down!

60s Go-go

Learn the Poney, the Twist, the Jerk, the Frug, the Slinky... all the fun steps from the 60s combined on fast paced and groovy music.The workshop will start with a warm up, followed by practical exercises to get used to the basic 60s Go-go steps. You will then learn an original 1960s themed choreography.

Structure of the 2 workshops:

. Warm up

. Technical exercises

. Choreography

ASG Danse, rue Pompe Vieille - Gigean (FRANCE)

3.00pm - Chair Dance (90 minutes) | 4.45 pm - 60s Go-go (90 minutes)

1 class: 15€ | 2 classes: 20€ | Registration: coneybow@gmail.com

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SEPT 29 - BOARDWALK FACTORY WORKSHOPS | Intro to burlesque + Chair Dance level 1

Intro to Burlesque

Did you ever wonder what Burlesque is? Did you ever want to try it but didn’t know where to start? This workshop has been created to introduce you to this exciting world and find your own place in it. Built as a two part class, it will guide you through a short historical overview, its evolution, the different styles out there, etc. before getting into the practical side. You will learn and play with basic moves and deportment, and experiment with a short combo in a safe environment.

Chair Dance Level 1

This workshop has been created for people who would like to (re-)discover Chair Dance. You will learn all the basics of Chair Dance and the tricks to make your moves look elegant, sexy and effortless. This workshop starts with a short warm up and easy exercises to get acquainted with the chair. You will then cover all the specifics of chair dancing before learning technical moves and jump into the choreography. Be ready to use your abs, your arms and maybe to find yourself hanging upside down!

DNA Dance Area, DNA Dance Area, 183 rue de l'industrie - Montpellier (France)

2.00pm - Intro to Burlesque (90 minutes) | 3.45 pm - Chair Dance (90 minutes)

1 class: 25€ | 2 classes: 40€ | Save 5€ per class with early bird price until 15 September | Registration

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▼ NOVEMBER 2019

NOV 8 - BURLYCON | Warm Up 101

Description

As a physical performer, your body is your most important tool. So why not spend a bit of time learning how to get it ready for action and make the most of what it has to offer? Whether you’re about to spend 5 amazing minutes on stage, run through a 1 hour grueling rehearsal or embark on a regular training program, this “Warm Up 101” workshop will teach you the dos and don’ts of warming up, how to target your exercises according to your activity and how to execute them in a safe and efficient way.

Structure:

. Intro: what is a warm up and how it differs from stretching

. Different warm up exercises to use depending on the different body parts

. How to structure and target a warm up

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, 17620 International boulevard - Seattle (USA)

12.15pm - Duration: 90 minutes

Register

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NOV 9 - BURLYCON | This is not a Chair

Description

This workshop explores how performing with a chair can be more than just having a resting tool on stage. Coney Bow will cover the specifics of chair dancing (balance, transitions, etc.) as well as guide you through the different use of a chair in a choreography. Throughout a series of exercises and short routines, you will learn basic moves that can be used in a burlesque choreography and how to make them look elegant, sexy and effortless. Be ready to use your abs and maybe hang upside down. Come with an open mind and you will discover that chair dancing is all about perception.

Structure:

. Warm up + acquaintance exercises on the chair

. Different catégories of moves on / with the chair

. The 3 main uses of a chair in a choreography

. Transitions and how to incorporate a chair section in a choreography

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, 17620 International boulevard - Seattle (USA)

2.00pm - Duration: 90 minutes

Register

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Coney Bow regular classes

All Regular classes taught by Coney Bow are held in Montpellier (France)

▼ TUESDAY 6PM | Burlesque Open

Description

In this 75 minute class you will learn burlesque basics and play every week with staple props and moves: glove and stocking peal, bump & grind, strut, floor work etc.

The class can be attended casually and each class is adapted to the level of the participants.

DNA Dance Area, 183 rue de l'industrie - Montpellier (France)

Casual: 13€ | 1 trimester: 175€ | Whole year (10 months): 270€ > to be paid to DNA Dance Area

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Coney Bow past classes workshops courses

▼ 2019

. June 27-29 | Festival Rétro-Tease | Lyon (France)

Judge of the competition + Featured Artist + Teacher

Workshops: This is not a chair + 60s Go-go

. May 23-25 | Croatian Burlesque and Cabaret Festival | Rijeka (Croatia)

Performer + Teacher

Workshop: This is not a chair

. April 23-26 | Guest teacher at Lille University | Lille (France)
4 day course: The aesthetics of cabaret dance with a focus on chair dance.
. March 17 | Chair Dance BOOTCAMP with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
Content: Burlesquercise + 60s Go-go + buffet dinner & drinks
. Feb 10 | Burlesque WORKSHOPS with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
Workshops: Act creation Part 2 + Burlesque beginners (Valentine's day special)
. Jan 20 | Burlesque WORKSHOPS with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
. Jan to June (cont. from 2018) | Burlesque CLASSES at DNA Dance Area | Montpellier (France)

Regular class every Tuesday: Burlesque Open

Students show: May 5

. Jan to April (cont. from 2018) | Retro & Cabaret COURSES at ASG Danse | Gigean (France)

Courses: Acro Chair Dance + 60s Go-go

Students show: April 21

▼ 2019

. Dec 16 | WORKSHOPS with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
. Nov 18 | WORKSHOPS with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
. Nov & Dec (thru 2019) | Retro & Cabaret COURSES at ASG Danse | Gigean (France)

Courses: Acro Chair Dance + 60s Go-go

Students show: April 21 2019

. Oct 20 | LADIES NIGHT at ASG Danse | Gigean (France)
Content: Burlesquercise + Halloween special choreography + buffet dinner & drinks
. Sept to Dec (thru to 2019) | Burlesque CLASSES at DNA Dance Area | Montpellier (France)

Regular class every Tuesday: Burlesque Open

Students show: May 5 2019

. June 17 | WORKSHOPS for Cabinet Femini'T | Lyon (France)
. March 28-31 | L'Improbable Cabaret | Lyon (France)

Perf + Teacher

Workshop: 60s Go-go

. March 18 | Chair Dance BOOTCAMP with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
. Feb 10 | LADIES NIGHT at ASG Danse | Gigean (France)
Content: Burlesquercise + 70s Disco + buffet dinner & drinks
. Jan 28 | WORKSHOP with La Charmille | Montpellier (France)
. Jan to April | Retro & Cabaret COURSES at ASG Danse | Gigean (France)

Courses: Acro Chair Dance + 60s Go-go

Students show: April 28

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