Archeological Tours,

Boat Trips, Shopping Trips

and Live Entertainment.

Augus3 to 8, 2024

Mendocino Woodlands

Is located in a beautiful redwood forest near the California coast, inland from the town of Mendocino, 175 miles north of San Francisco. Our camp has 4-person enclosed cabins with fireplaces and balconies, and spacious dining and dance halls. If you prefer to tent, there is ample open space and of course, the woods provide their own pleasures.

Our Workshops Offer

A program covering a broad spectrum of music and dance traditions from this tremendously diverse geographical region. We urge you to take advantage of this opportunity and join us in a nurturing and informal environment.

Middle Eastern folk dance classes, Belly dance classes

Instruction on Middle Eastern classical and folk instruments

Parties with live music

Ensemble coaching, performancesrformances

Ethnic cuisine

 

Our Dance Teachers

AMINA GOODYEAR (Golden Era Egyptian Dance)

SADIE MARQUARDT (Raqs Sharqi and Baladi)

JILL PARKER (Tribal Style Belly Dance)

ELIZABETH STRONG (Turkish Roman)

SHAHRZAD (Persian Dance )

MA*SHUQA MURJAN (Musicality of Movement)

AUBRE HILL (Ghawazee)

L'EMIR HASSAN HARFOUCHE (Lebanese Dabke)

NAOMI ESHOO (Armenian Folk Dance)

DEBORAH NEWBERG (Morning Yoga)

RAMAN OSMAN (Kurdish Line dance)

TERRIANNE GUTIERREZ (Mastering Dance Rhythms and Combinations)

 

Our Instrument Teachers

GEORGES LAMMAM (Violin, Arabic Singing)

SCOTT MARCUS (Arabic Maqam and Nay)

ALI TOLGA DEMIRTAS (Turkish Violin and Clarinet)

MIKE UZATMACIYAN (Turkish Oud)

UMUT DENIZ YASMUT (Turkish Kanun)

YUVAL RON (Oud and Singing)

ERIC EDERER (Turkish Maqam and Oud)

FAISAL ZEDAN (Beginner Drum and Riqq)

SUSU PAMPANIN (Intermediateand Advance Drum)

ROWAN STORM (Frame Drums)

HAMED HABIBPOURDARGAH (Persian Santour and Daf)

MEHRDAD AF (Persian Tombek)

ALI HABIBPOURDAGRAH (Persian Oud and Singing)

JIM GRIPPO (Arabic Qanun)

PAUL OHANESIAN (Armenian Oud)

ANDREA FISHMAN (Sephardic Singing)

DROR SINAI (Drum Ensemble)

 

Our Guest Teachers

ALI PARIS (Arabic Qanun and Singing)

KHADER KEILEH (Keyboard, Arabic Tunes)

 

Camp Cabaret Sign-up Form Link

Please click the above "sign-up form link" to register for dancing request at the cabaret.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOIN US for an exciting adventure which includes: