A new instructional
DVD, due out Fall 2014!
the very successful release of the "Bellydance
Artistry" - Tempest's first
self-produced instructional DVD - in
Spring 2011, many have asked when the next
one will be out. Well, we're on track for
the next project to release this Fall, are
Since the release of her first ground-breaking
instructional DVD "Bellydance for
Beautiful Freaks" in 2006 through
WDNY, Tempest has taught hundreds of workshops
all over the world, and has focused intensely
on refining and defining her unique style
of bellydance - both in instruction and performance.
She is one the most recognized innovators
of fusion bellydance, praised for both her
accessible teaching style and solidly artistic
performances. The DVD "Bellydance
Artistry" has helped hundreds
of dancers expand their own dancing through
dynamic exercises that enhance movement quality,
fun and unique combinations, and a focus on
deepening artistry in the dance.
"DecoDance" follows in this style,
pulling inspiration from the beauty and elegant
style of the Art Deco Era and blending it
* Exquisite Armwork & Elegant Motion Exercises
* New DecoPunk/Nouveau Noir Combinations *
* Theatricality & Drama in Bellydance
*3 Performances *
* 6 New Songs by Nathaniel
Exquisite Arms &
Learn Tempest's secrets to having amazingingly
beautiful arms and hands. Frame your body and
your dance more powerfully, deepen your ability
to express more with your dancing. Exercises focus
on each vital region of the arm, and putting them
together in combinations to strengthen your arms
and build internal grace.
Elegant Motion Exercises
practice combinations that enable you to access
your core more effectively, and teach you to create
more beautiful lines with your body.
Fusion Finesse - Decopunk! A dozen new signature
embody the Nouveau Noir
Style, perfect for that special touch of vintage
elegance and sassy flavor - all solidly based
in bellydance technique with creative twists.
These movements blend the elegance and grace of
Art Deco, sassy earthy elements of North African,
Vintage Oriental, Romany and Turkish dances, with
an unapologetic punk attitude. Instructional breakdown
+ in-depth practice flow so you can review the
movements at your own pace along with Tempest!
Steampunk, Neo-Victorian, Gothic Oriental,
Overall Running Time:
Expected to be between
2.5-3 hours total!
original music by Nathaniel Johnstone
The music will be available for download once
the DVD is released so you can practice and perform
to it as well!
music is beautiful, heartfelt, expertly crafted,
and the pieces created for this project are especially
geared towards dancers, merging Nouveau Noir and
Make it Happen! THANK
YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED!
Estimated delivery/shipping of DVDs & Rewards
is October 2014.
Total: $2920!! | Goal:
sincere thanks and discount code for the
music download! (6 songs!)
sincere thanks, a 6 song CD of
the music featured on the DVD + a special
limited edition print of artwork by
Balanced Dish: $40
sincere thanks, the DVD, 6 song CD,
a special limited edition print of artwork
by Tempest, + discount code for the
sincere thanks, a SIGNED copy of
the DVD + your name listed in the special
thanks section of the DVD**, SIGNED 6
song CD, a limited edition print of artwork
by Tempest, + discount code for the
of the $50 Rewards + Button
set that includes some of Tempest's
classic sayings: Reach for the Sky
Bunny, Pet Your Wall Kittens, Protect
Your Princess, Happy Armpits!, &
Satisfied! + a Canvas Tote/Book
Bag featuring the "Tempest/Klimt"
Patron of the Arts: $200
of the "Fabulous Fanpack"
Rewards + Have Tempest create a
custom piece of artwork for you -
a small black/white drawing (your choice
of subject matter) or design services
for a business card, banner, flyer, or
Your Own Level
to donate something that's in-between
levels, or even more? Use this button
to enter your own amount, and there may
just be something special included with
your rewards! (You can also opt to give
without receiving certain rewards, just
let us know in the seller instructions..)
Q: I want to donate, but I don't have a credit
card - can I pay by check or money order?
A: Yes! You can donate at any level via check
or money order (or cash if you're local). Just
for the payment and address info.
Q. I can only donate a little right this moment,
but can I donate more in the near future and how
would that work?
A. We appreciate anything you can donate to make
this happen (we're on a budget too, hence this
fundraiser, and so we we understand!), so let's
say you donate $20 now, and $20 in 2 weeks, you'll
go up to "A Balanced Dish", because
we'll keep track of it for you. Whatever level
your total amount reaches, is what you will get
(and who knows, maybe more!)
Q. When will I get my DVD/rewards?
A. We are estimating that the DVDs will be ready
in late November/early December. Everyone who
donates will be added to a special newsletter
which will let you know exactly how things are
going and when you can expect your DVD.
Q. How does the music download and discount
A. The music used on the DVD will be available
online for purchase. Each donation level will
have an increasing amount of discount code that
will be made available when the DVD is released.
The discount code will only be actively
available for a limited amount of time, and sent
only to donors.
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