Recent and Upcoming Workshops

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Selected workshops, 2018:

June 15-17 – Camp Bob Waldorf (L.A.)

June 22/23/24 – Camp Tel Noar / Camp Young Judaea / Camps Pembroke and Tevya (MA)

June 27 – Dwell (new retreat for Hillel professionals) (NY)

July 15-21 – Kentucky Dance Institute – this international dance camp also featured the incredible Ahmet Luleci.

July 26-28 – Camps Airy and Louise (MD)

August 16-19 Camp Nai Nai Nai West coast edition – if you’re a young Jewish adult, you just have to experience this “adult Jewish summer camp weekend”. It’s an amazing experience. (CA)

August 23-26 GVANIM, the best Israeli dance camp. Took place in 2018 at Berkshire Hills Eisenberg in Copake, NY. Join the #gvanimfamily ❤️

September 14-16 Enon Valley international folk dance weekend in Enon Valley, PA, alongside Mihai David.

Selected Recent Camps, Gigs, and Workshops:

July 17-23, 2016:  Kentucky Dance Institute in Murray Kentucky.

August 14-20, 2016:  Mainewoods! I taught Israeli during Session 1, alongside Ercüment Kiliç (Turkish) and Jaap Leegwater (Bulgarian) and some incredible musicians and callers.

August 25-28, 2016: GVANIM!! With Elad Shtamer, Chen Shporen, and introducing Omri Mugzach. YAY!!!

October 7-9, 2016: The North/South Teachers Conference on the Monte Toyon camp grounds in Aptos, California.

January 3, 2016 – Had a delightful day with the dancers of the Susquehanna Folk Music Society in Harrisburg PA.

Oct 22-25, 2015RikuDallas – What a wonderful community of dancers! I had a great time teaching dances old and new at this delightful camp. Hopefully I’ll be back in the future, and I definitely expect to see my new Texas friends at lots of other dance events.

October 4, 2015: Sukkot Family Camp. This was an incredible community. 5 temples together; approx. 400 people, held at Maplewood Country Day Camp.

August 2015 – Gvanim 2015 Seriously, you don’t ever want to miss this camp. Check out the website for all the details for 2016!!

June 14, 2015 – A terrific one-day workshop for the iCenter at Camp Tel Yehuda.

May 26-28, 2015Ma’agal – The first-ever Ma’agal was held  at Camp Alonim and it was a huge success! In attendance were 20 dance specialists from camps and schools across the spectrum of Jewish camp affiliations and geographic regions, and we had a terrific few days of learning and sharing.

February 20-22, 2015 Taught at the Laguna Folk Dance Festival, alongside the delightful Sonia Dion and Cristian Florescu, over my birthday weekend!

August 29-Sept 1, 2014GVANIM! GVANIM! GVANIM! If you missed this camp this year, you already know you never want that to happen again. Check out the website for all the details!!

August 17-23, 2014 – I had an incredible time teaching at Mainewoods session one, along with Yves Moreau and France Berque-Moreau! Well-organized by Ping Chun and committee, fun and engaging dancers, and I only froze a couple of the nights 🙂 I hope to be back in future years!

January 25, 2014 – One of two teachers at the Cerritos Folk Dancers’ Chinese New Year Festival! This was 1-6pm in the Holy Family Catholic Church (18708 Clarkdale Avenue, Artesia), a very enjoyable afternoon.

January 10-11, 2014 – Taught the “Institute” at the NorCal Folk Dance Federation’s 64th annual “Heritage Festival” in Redwood City. A really fun event with lots of live music and request programming for the non-teaching bits Friday and Saturday night. Email Adony Benaires for more information or check out this flyer!

December 28, 2013 – January 1, 2014 – One of two teachers at Folklore Village for the 66th Annual Festival of Christmas & Midwinter Traditions in Wisconsin!

November 2, 2013 – Master Teacher at the Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op. Check out their Upcoming Events page to see the details about this week (and do a comparative study of me with straight and curly hair 🙂 )

November 2013 – My second time teaching in Brazil! Nov 8-10 was my workshop in Rio de Janeiro, and Nov 14-17 I taught at the 1º Encontro de Danças Circulares Minas Santo & Espírito das Gerais. I  Brazil.

August 30-September 2, 2013Gvanim! at Camp Starlight in the Poconos, with Elad Shtamer, Elad Perel, and Chen Shporen. Do not miss this camp next year!!

July 21-August 4, 2013Stockton International Folkdance Camp. My second time there, this time teaching a mix of partner and circle dances, and the theme of the first Saturday night banquet is Israel! This is the best and longest-running international dance camp in the US and I’m honored to be a part of it.

April 26-28, 2013Yad Beyad in Boston, MA with choreographers Avi Perez and Carina Saslavsky


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