Come to class in comfortable, stretchy clothing. Fusion dances can be dances barefoot, in jazz shoes, tennis shoes or other other non marking, non street footwear. Julie’s fusion classes are distinctly unique from her many years of studying and teaching Western and Eastern dance. She will bring you grooves of Latin, Bollywood, Hip Hop, Bellydance, African fusion and more. Her styles range from Classical Indian to Contemporary and Folk with Infusions of Jazz, Salsa, Hip Hop and Belly dance. Students will grow in her style from simple to complex choreography that is fast, fun, original and transformative!
Dance Mix 8:30 – 9:30am
Julie started her dance career as a young girl in Classical Western dance. She continued through college at UC Santa Cruz until studying abroad in Nepal where she studied Classical Nepalese, folk and Bollywood dance. She also trained in Kathak and Odissi dance. Julie is creator of Lila Devi Teen and Amrita Dance Companies. She has taught, choreographed and performed for twenty years