Dread Falls Workshop!

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Hey, all, just wanted to give a shout-out for a workshop that people have been asking me to do!

If you want to learn how to make dread falls, I have two great blog posts here and here.  But now you can learn how to do this IN PERSON!  Please come to this workshop!  It’s going to be a lot of fun.  We’re not going to have time to make a full set, but I will show you all the steps you need to know, including installing the falls (which I haven’t yet done on the blog).

So if you are in the Chicago area, please consider stopping by and joining the workshop!  You don’t even need to be a belly dancer!  If you are interested in dread falls for any reason, please sign up! Click here!

The workshop will be at Arabesque Studios, 3120 W. Belmont, on Saturday the 15th at 12:00pm.  Cost is $30 per person. Please pre-register by the 12th of December, because cost goes up at the door!

You will need the following items for this workshop (some extras will be available, but supplies are very limited, so please bring your own if you can):

  • One package (at least) of Kanekalon Jumbo Braid hair (this can easily be found at most beauty supply stores, or go to Doctored Locks)*
  • One comb (teasing comb is best–also found at beauty supply stores–but any comb will do)
  • An iron or a hair straightening iron
  • A spray bottle
  • Two towels (one small, one large, if possible, but any two towels should do)

*You will actually need anywhere from 6-10 packages of hair, depending on what you are doing, for a full set of dread falls.  But for the workshop, we’ll only be using one package.  If you want more than one color, you can bring a second (or third!) color, and I can show you how to make spiral dreads.

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About Kamrah

Kamrah is a belly dancer in Chicago, IL. They started belly dance as an exercise routine but it turned into a passion for dance that has not lessened, even after more than a decade. They have a powerful presence on the stage, and is particularly known for their amazing shimmies. Kamrah is also known as a very versatile belly dancer, and audiences have come to expect the unexpected from them. Performances can be anything from traditional Egyptian, to tribal fusion, to fantasy cosplay (costume play) pieces.

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