Meet Myra Krien
Myra Krien, winner of the 2018 Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts and the 2018 Best of Santa Fe, Performing Arts, is an award-winning Middle Eastern dance artist, and international performer, choreographer and teacher of belly dance. Krien has performed on some of Americas most prestigious stages, toured internationally, performed for PBS and Japanese television and been reviewed by national publications such as Dance Magazine.
This is a year-long program, with an interview application, that takes each young woman through all levels of tribal dance and performance while utilizing a journal, talking circles, special guests and reading materials to address body image, self-esteem, financial independence and many other crucial issues that face young women today. Ages 13-18.
Oriental Foundations (Beginning) with Myra
Known in the Middle East as Raks al Sharqi (which translated means dance of the orient) this class offers an introduction to the foundational movements, rhythms and history of Egyptain style belly dance while interweaving dance from many different regions and cultures of the Middle East. Focus is on anatomical technique, posture, isolation, separation, articulation and layering.