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Blog: 30 Reasons to Dance in Bali

Blog: 30 Reasons to Dance in Bali

“30 REASONS TO DANCE IN BALI” May 27-June 13, 2014 By Brenda Pugh McCutchen Dance Curriculum Designs LLC www.dancecurriculumdesigns.com January 1, 2014 30 Reasons to Dance in Bali:   Learn new dance forms from an exotic culture. Attend authentic dance performances every day. Take classes daily with seasoned artists and performers. Immerse yourself in Balinese culture, arts, community, values, and traditions. Visit dancers and artists in settings where they live and work. Absorb the glorious sounds of gamelan music. Take dance classes in outdoor bales of family compounds and in lovely surroundings. Stay in small local hotels that overlook green vistas and sculpted rice terraces. Explore the highest temple on the island of Bali where there are no tourists. Dress in Balinese batiks and temple clothing for special occasions. Learn to perform dances from the traditional Balinese repertory in an authentic setting. Learn how to wear the exotic dance regalia of the Balinese dance forms you learn, and dance in beautiful fabrics and accessories. Eat authentic Balinese cuisine every day. Learn to cook Balinese specialty dishes in our traditional cooking classes. Weave traditional bamboo offerings and decorate them with flower petals. Take lessons in related art forms that deepen your artistic experience in Bali. Visit the Agung Rai Museum of Art in Ubud to get an overview of the visual arts in Bali. Attend the opening day of the acclaimed “2014 Bali Arts Festival.” Visit the Neka Museum to appreciate the three main painting styles of central Bali. Walk through the sculpted rice terraces to grasp the intricate way water is shared throughout the island. Take in the mask... read more

Brenda Pugh McCutchen
Dance Curriculum Designs
Landrum, South Carolina 29356
803- 754-7384

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