1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley CA 94702
Tel: 510-525-5054

Fax: 510-525-3630
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Below are the dance and movement classes currently offered at Ashkenaz. To refine the list by genre, please click on a genre to the left. To refine the list by day of the week, please click the tabs above. For information on summer programs for children, please click here, or choose “Kids Classes” to the left.

Ashkenaz rents space to dance/movement/music instructors who teach a variety of classes.

For more information on the classes listed here, please contact the teacher directly. Please note, most classes are not drop-in. Please contact teachers regarding summer vacation and December holiday schedules.


Afro-Cuban
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Judith Justiz with live drumming
(510) 549-1836
jayjustiz@yahoo.com
Saturday: 10:30 am - 12 noon
Drop-in okay


Advanced Balkan
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Gary Anderson
(415) 488-9197
(415) 456-0786 evenings
3rd Sunday of each month: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
No late arrivals


Balkan Dance Cabal: Intermediate/Advanced Balkan Dance
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Richard Tomaselli
(510) 524-3611
balkanazers@gmail.com
2nd & last Mondays of each month: 7:30 - 9:30 pm


Belly Dance Flow
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Nicole Beckerman
www.nicolebeckerman.com
1st & 3rd Mondays of each month: 7:45 - 8:45 pm


Bhangra Dance/Workout (North India)
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Vicki Virk
(510) 928-0595
www.dholrhythms.com
Saturday: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Drop-ins welcome


Bharatanatyam Classical Dance
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Katherine & K.P. Kunhiraman
(510) 526-2183
(415) 456-0786 evenings
Wednesday: 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
No drop-ins. Call instructor for more information.


Brazilian Samba

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Anat
(510) 414-6064
anatomi@earthlink.net
www.sambabeauty.com
Thursday: 5:30 - 6:45 pm


Cape Breton Scottish-Style Step Dancing
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Gail Erwin
(209) 745-9063
bobschul@softcom.net
www.softcom.net/users/bobschul/
2nd Sunday of each month; Ages 14 and up
New dancers: 1:00 - 2:15 pm
Experienced dancers: 2:30 - 4:00 pm


Community DRUMMM Circle

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Jeni Swerdlow
(510) 316-2850
jeni@drummm.com
www.drummm.com
3rd Saturday of each month: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

DanceVersity World Dance For Youth
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DanceVersity Faculty
(408) 355-4738
info@danceversity.com
www.danceversity.com
Monday: 5:00 - 6:30 pm


Egyptian Belly Dance Basics
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Nicole Beckerman
www.nicolebeckerman.com
Monday: 6:30 - 7:30 pm


Flamenco
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Yaelisa
Choreography and Technique at All Levels
(510) 531-9986
yaelisa@caminosflamencos.com
www.caminosflamencos.com
Saturday: 12:00 - 1:15 pm – Beginners and New Beginners Flamenco
Saturday: 1:15 - 2:30 pm – Beginning/Intermediate Flamenco (check with instructor on focus 
of class)
Saturday: 2:30 - 3:30 pm – Intermediate/Advanced Choreography


Flamenco Fusion
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Rachael Terada
(510) 847-5000
rcanapa@hotmail.com
www.ArtOfFlamenco.com
Sunday: 5:00 - 6:00 pm – Beginning/Intermediate
Sunday: 3:00 - 5:00 pm – Intermediate/Advanced (monthly workshops)


Intimate Embrace Tango
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Sonja Riket
(415) 661-1852
intimate_embrace_tango@earthlink.net
www.IntimateEmbraceTango.com
Tuesday: 6:30 - 7:30 pm – Beginners
Tuesday: 7:30 - 8:30 pm – Advanced Beginners
No drop-ins


North Indian Vocal, Sitar, Tabla & Harmonium Classes *New!*
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Sohini Sangeet Academy – Pt. Binay Pathak
(916) 217-3259
sohinisangeetacademy@gmail.com
www.sohinisangeet.com
Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:30 pm; 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced


Northern Indian Vocal Music
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Shweta Jhaveri
(415) 454-1368
www.shwetajhaveri.com
Open schedule for individual classes



Odissi – Indian Classical Dance
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Guru Vishnu Tatva Das
(707) 799-2521
vtdas@hotmail.com
Saturday: 2:30 - 4:30 pm – Beginner & Advanced
Drop-in okay

Pilates

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Karen Emery
(510) 236-5113
Wednesday: 5:30 - 6:30 pm – levels 2-3
Thursday: 10:30 - 11:30 am – level 1
Saturday: 9:00 - 10:00 am – levels 2-3


Salsa
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Karen and Michael
(925) 705-4902
info@karenandmichael.info
www.salsarueda.info
Thursday: 7:00 - 8:00 pm – Salsa Casino-Style (Beginner)
Thursday: 8:00 - 9:00 pm – Salsa Rueda (Beginner)

Learn how to salsa, the popular Latin partner dance that is now danced around the world to the hot Latin rhythms of salsa music. Sponsored by Building Bridges as a Community Circles Event.


Soul Sanctuary Dance: Family-Friendly Freestyle
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soulsanctuarydance@gmail.com
www.soulsanctuarydance.com
Sunday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Drop-in welcome – a community dance gathering, not a formal class


WalkDance

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Doria
(510) 815-1681
Tuesday: 9:00 - 10:30 am
Thursday: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Drop-in welcome; first class free


 

Last updated September 16, 2013

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