Archeological Tours,

Boat Trips, Shopping Trips

and Live Entertainment.

July 6 to 13, 2019

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

OZGEN (Turkish Style Belly Dance, Turkish Rom)

KARIM NAGI (Saidi Stick Dance)

LEILA FARID (Egyptian Style Belly Dance, Drum Solo)

JILL PARKER (Tribal Style Belly Dance)

MARIA HAMER (Tribal Style Belly Dance)

CHRISTINE ANDREWS (Tribal Style Belly Dance)

SHAHRZAD (Persian Dance )

SUSU PAMPANIN AND LEILA FARID (Drum Solo)

AUBRE HILL (Arabic Folk Dance Awalim, Ghawazee)

L'EMIR HASSAN HARFOUCHE (Lebanese Dabke)

NAOMI ESHOO (Armenian Folk Dance)

MA*SHUQA MURJAN (Musicality of Movement)

DEBORAH NEWBERG (Morning Yoga)

 

Our Instrument Teachers

GEORGES LAMMAM (Violin, Arabic Singing)

SUREN BARONIAN (Tambourine, Ensemble)

OMAR FARUK TEKBILEK (Turkish Ney, Baglama)

MIKE UZATMACIYAN (Turkish Oud)

YUVAL RON (Judeo-Arabic Music Traditions)

SCOTT MARCUS (Arabic Nay, Arabic Maqam)

ERIC EDERER (Turkish Arabic oud - Turkish Maqam)

FAISAL ZEDAN (Arabic Percussion - Tablah)

SUSU PAMPANIN (Arabic Tablah)

KARIM NAGI (Finger Cymbals

DROR SINAI (Drum Ensemble)

ROWAN STORM (Dayereh, Daf, Tambourine)

JIM GRIPPO (Arabic Qanun)

PAUL OHANESIAN (Armenian Oud)

ANDREA FISHMAN (Sephardic Singing)

MATT WRIGHT (Dance Band Coordinator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOIN US for an exciting adventure which includes: