May
23
May 27

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE I, INITIATION

(Sold Out) Initiation, phase one of the 8 Elements™ training, introduces and explores 8 key concepts building from the simple to the complex with the purpose of laying a foundation to unlock the "how" of dance making and healthy dance practice. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Jun
6
Jun 13

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE II, CULTIVATION

(Sold Out) Cultivation, phase two of the 8 Elements™ training, continues the focus on technique and creativity as engines for expression while expanding the dancer’s creative ‘toolbox’ for building a unique approach to vocabulary, musicality, adornment, improvisation, and choreography. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Jul
11
Jul 18

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE III, CULMINATION

(Sold Out) Culmination, phase three of the 8 Elements™ training, continues with the refinement of technique and musicality, and focuses on improvisation, choreography, and performance elements of belly dance. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Aug
22
Aug 29

Bali Weeklong Retreat 2015 : The HeArt of Belly Dance

(Sold Out) A week of belly dance bliss in Bali hosted by Sahara Dance at the beautiful Desa Seni resort. Open air dance studio surrounded by lush tropical gardens with delicious organic food grown on site. Swim in the pool, lounge in the sun and dance to your heart's content. More information can be found here.

Sep
12
Sep 16

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE I, INITIATION

(Sold Out) Initiation, phase one of the 8 Elements™ training, introduces and explores 8 key concepts building from the simple to the complex with the purpose of laying a foundation to unlock the "how" of dance making and healthy dance practice. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Sep
26
Oct 3

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE II, CULTIVATION

(Sold Out) Cultivation, phase two of the 8 Elements™ training, continues the focus on technique and creativity as engines for expression while expanding the dancer’s creative ‘toolbox’ for building a unique approach to vocabulary, musicality, adornment, improvisation, and choreography. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Oct
17
Oct 24

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE III, CULMINATION

(Sold Out) Culmination, phase three of the 8 Elements™ training, continues with the refinement of technique and musicality, and focuses on improvisation, choreography, and performance elements of belly dance. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Feb
5
Feb 7

Weekend in Mexico

Returning to Mexico for workshops and a show. More details soon!

Feb
13
Feb 20

COSTA RICA WEEKLONG INTENSIVE: THE HEART OF BELLY DANCE

(Sold Out) A week of belly dance bliss by the beach and jungle in Nosara, Costa Rica. Treat yourself to belly dance, yoga, relaxation, and new friends. So pleased to return to this wonderful retreat hosted by Sahara Dance. Additional information and the wait list can be found here.


May
12
May 17

Tribal Fest 15

Tribal Fest is the first Tribal Belly Dance festival in the world.  There's over 50 teachers, lots of vendors, and performances all held in the Sebastopol Community Center. Rachel's offerings this year include:

Tue-Thur: (Sold Out) DEUCES WILD: DUETS WITH DEPTH AND DYNAMISM. Learn how to create stunning duets in this 3 DAY CLASS with only 24 people. Brand new material.

Tue: (Sold Out) ROLLER COASTER! THE THRILL OF THE RIDE. Learn how to dance fast & keep your costume on, with arms in the air, screaming!

Thur: (Sold Out) THE SERPENT'S SPINE™: THE KEYS TO TRIBAL FUSION TECHNIQUE. Learn a practice that will make your technique stronger than it's ever been. No jokes. Technique heaven. Come see for yourself. 

See the full list of class offerings here.

Apr
23
Apr 26

Elevation : Golden, CO

Spend 4 days immersed in Tribal Belly Dance Fusion at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. There will be a wide range of classes from a host of amazing teachers! Click here for more details.

Apr
4
Apr 11

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE II, CULTIVATION

(Sold Out) Cultivation, phase two of the 8 Elements™ training, continues the focus on technique and creativity as engines for expression while expanding the dancer’s creative ‘toolbox’ for building a unique approach to vocabulary, musicality, adornment, improvisation, and choreography. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Mar
28
Mar 29

Cues + Tattoos : Seattle, WA

Glad to return to this PNW festival! Some of my all-time favorite people and dancers will be teaching and performing here. Click here for more details.

Mar
7
Mar 11

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE I, INITIATION

(Sold Out) Initiation, phase one of the 8 Elements™ training, introduces and explores 8 key concepts building from the simple to the complex with the purpose of laying a foundation to unlock the "how" of dance making and healthy dance practice. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Feb
14
Feb 21

Costa Rica Weeklong Intensive: The HeArt of Belly Dance

  • Blue Spirit

(Sold Out) A week of belly dance bliss by the beach and jungle in Nosara, Costa Rica. Treat yourself to belly dance, yoga, relaxation, and new friends. This is the 10th year anniversary of this wonderful retreat hosted by Sahara Dance. Registration waitlist here.

Nov
22
7:15 pm19:15

The 8 Elements : Fall Culmination Showcase

A showcase of performances by participants in the third phase of Rachel Brice's 8 Elements™ belly dance training program. Come see new and original belly dance performances including experimental work (made the week of the show) with Rachel Brice and dancers from all over the globe! Space is limited to 70 seats, get your tickets here!

Doors at 7:15pm, Show at 8pm

Nov
15
Nov 22

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE III, CULMINATION

(Sold Out) Culmination, phase three of the 8 Elements™ training, continues with the refinement of technique and musicality, and focuses on improvisation, choreography, and performance elements of belly dance. More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Oct
11
Oct 18

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE II, CULTIVATION

(Sold Out) Cultivation, phase two of the 8 Elements™ training, continues the focus on technique and creativity as engines for expression while expanding the dancer’s creative ‘toolbox’ for building a unique approach to vocabulary, musicality, adornment, improvisation, and choreography. This intensive goes deeper into the fundamentals of belly dance technique and yoga asana, exploring Rachel’s dance vocabulary, shared vocabularies, while practicing solo and group improvisation. Participants will create original choreographies, expand proficiency in musicality and odd-metered rhythms, and practice design for adornment. Initiation is an overview of a well-rounded dance practice, and in Cultivation the approach is advanced and refined to support the dancer’s process of development and discovery.

Cultivation is open to dancers who have completed phase one, Initiation.

About the 8 Elements™ Approach
The 8 Elements™ is a process-based approach developed by Rachel Brice. It is rooted in tribal fusion, american tribal and american cabaret belly dance styles, other contemporary and ethnic dance forms, and viniyoga™.  More information about 8 Elements™ here. Registration waitlist here.

Sep
25
Sep 28

Russia

We'll be drilling down into the fundamentals and working with choreography. I love this land of the most beautiful port-a-potties I've ever seen. Click here for more details.

Sep
17
Sep 21

Slovenia

Workshop (SOLD OUT) and Show. Back to Slovenia, the land of incredible, dedicated, and hard working dancers. Can't wait! Details click here.

Sep
4
Sep 7

Viareggio, Italy

Workshop (SOLD OUT) and Show
Sun, ocean, gelato and belly dance! Comin' at ya live. Click here for details.

Aug
9
Aug 13

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE I, INITIATION

(SOLD OUT) The 8 Elements™ is a technique-based approach developed by Rachel Brice. It is rooted in tribal fusion, american tribal and american cabaret belly dance styles, other contemporary and ethnic dance forms, and viniyoga™.  More information about 8 Elements™ here.  Registration February 7th, 10 AM PST here.

Jul
19
Jul 26

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE III, CULMINATION

(SOLD OUT) The 8 Elements™ is a technique-based approach developed by Rachel Brice. It is rooted in tribal fusion, american tribal and american cabaret belly dance styles, other contemporary and ethnic dance forms, and viniyoga™.  More information about 8 Elements™ here.  Registration wait-list: here.

May
30
Jun 1

Weekend in Victoria, B.C.

Weekend of workshops and show in the ever lovely Victoria, B.C. Maybe there will be some time to pet some baby goats, too! New Friday evening class just added! Registration information here.

May
13
May 18

Tribal Fest 14

Tribal Fest, the first Tribal Belly Dance festival in the world, is a thing to behold. Still family-style in the Sebastopol Community Center, there's over 50 teachers and lots of vendors. It's worth the trip, wherever you're from, and people travel from everywhere for this one. Hope you do, too! You can sign up for my classes HERE

Apr
24
Apr 27

Elevation! in Golden, CO

(SOLD OUT) Spend 4 days in lovely Golden, Colorado learning belly dance with a host of amazing teachers! Teacher lineup and registration info HERE

Mar
29
Apr 5

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE II, CULTIVATION

(SOLD OUT) The 8 Elements™ is a technique-based approach developed by Rachel Brice. It is rooted in tribal fusion, american tribal and american cabaret belly dance styles, other contemporary and ethnic dance forms, and viniyoga™.  More information about 8 Elements™ here. Details about this intensive here

Mar
15
Mar 19

8 ELEMENTS™ INTENSIVE I: INITIATION

  • Studio Nia

(SOLD OUT) The 8 Elements™ is a technique-based approach developed by Rachel Brice. It is rooted in tribal fusion, american tribal and american cabaret belly dance styles, other contemporary and ethnic dance forms, and viniyoga™.  More information about 8 Elements™ here. Details about this intensive here

Feb
15
Feb 22

The HeArt of Belly Dance: A Week of Bliss in Costa Rica

Register here for this spectacular week of relaxation, yoga, and belly dance in an epic setting. A five minute walk to the beach and spectacular sunsets, with delicious vegetarian meals prepared for you, and nothing to do but swim, dance, and enjoy. Seriously.