Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance®
2023 Dates for Collective Soul
online and in person
with Paulette Rees-Denis and the GC Master Teachers
For more information or to register please contact Misha
Global Caravan is more than just a dance… it is a lifestyle…bringing you connection, commitment, joy, community, creative movement, well being and a beautiful feminine dance style…join us online for four weeks of weekly emails, with PDFs of technique instructions, videos to warm up and work out with, finger cymbal rhythms and drum rhythms, MP3s to listen to with visualizations and meditations, and journaling prompts to dive into your sweet dancing soul! And join our private online Facebook community to study with…
…we want to make sure you get your spot reserved…
classes are very small to give you proper attention and focus!
Collective Soul Intensive Certification courses
Our Master Teachers:
Misha Cain Nell (Florida), Cinzia DiCioccio (Italy), Nina Martinez (Australia), Deirdre Macdonald (Scotland), Christine Haviland (New Zealand), Angie Neylan Wimmer (Massachusetts/Rhode Island), Allie Joseph (Ohio), Amanda Richardson (Oregon), are intensively trained and Certified Master Teachers by Paulette Rees-Denis, the innovator of her internationally acclaimed Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® style. They are ready to honor each one of you on your path with the Collective Soul Experience.
My Collective Soul experience has greatly changed my life inside and outside of dance. Paulette is a gifted teacher and a fascinating force! The dance and fitness information is fantastic and every minute of the course is really fun. An added bonus were the many tips and suggested readings and programs outside of dance that Paulette gave us. A fantastic experience for anyone. FI
If you want to improve your understanding, knowledge and practical dance skills, then CS or TT training, I highly recommend. Not only will you find yourself evolving as a dancer, but as human being, an individual and a member of the community. SF
Collective Soul Dates around the globe 2023
Australia with Nina Martinez
2023 Collective Soul dates in Australia:
1-2 April — CS1 Innisfail
18-19 May — CS1 Bendigo
22-23 May — CS2 Bendigo
24-25 May — CS3 Bendigo
17-18 July — CS3 Innisfail
19-20 July — CS4 Innisfail
United Kingdom With Deirdre
Contact: Deirdre email@example.com
Florida with Misha Cain Nell
2023 Dates for Collective Soul & Teacher Training Online with Paulette Rees-Denis & Misha Cain Nell
Collective Soul Level 1: January 14, 2023
Teacher Training Level 1: February 25, 2023
Collective Soul Level 2: April 8, 2023
Teacher Training Level 2: May 20, 2023
Collective Soul Level 3: July 1, 2023
Teacher Training Level 3: August 12, 2023
Collective Soul Level 4: September 25, 2023
Teacher Training Level 4: November 4, 2023
Hold the dates… for our 4 week virtual intensives!
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to find other dancers in your area or around the globe!
MISHA CAIN NELL
Are you ready for the Collective Soul Experience?
–For some personal time to move and write, breathe and question, and get your Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® groove on?
This is for you if you
- Want to be the best dancer you can be with Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance®.
- And you desire the physical, spiritual, and emotional connection with yourself that you have been waiting for.
- Want to improve your body skills, posture, and confidence?
- Want to dig in deep to pursue your dance dreams and desires?
- Connect with your body, mind, and spirit for a total Tribal experience?
- Understand the roots and history of Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance®?
And this is your first part of Global Caravan Teacher Training!
Because getting certified in each level of Collective Soul is the pre-requisite for your next step into Teacher Training…
What do you get when you take Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Collective Soul Intensive?
- guidance to follow your dream
- dance technique, strength training, and body awareness skills
- acknowledgment about the artist you are/can be
- the challenge to empower yourself as a dancer
- the opportunity to honor your body, your spirit, and your mind
- and to bring you together with other like-minded dancers from around the globe
Why Collective Soul?
We dance Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® because it feels good and it is empowering and invigorating!
Because this dance is so primal, so intuitive in our bodies and our souls, that as we dance together in our circle, we hook into our collective unconscious, the collective intuitive knowledge in all of us, and join hearts, bodies, and souls, with this amazing dance form. Finding the strength, beauty, and creative force in ourselves.
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to find other dancers in your area or around the globe!
WW writes: One of the biggest gifts was to be able to study with Paulette in person, to feel her encouragement and support.
Are you ready for Collective Soul Level One?
* Improve your technique with Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Beginning Level One and Two moves
*Add journaling, meditations, and get into a healthy and strong lifestyle–body, mind, and spirit
*Learn new steps and refine the moves you already know
*Build your confidence as a dancer, leading and following
*Strengthen your improvisational skills
*Learn rhythm identification and different zill patterns, and start to dance with them!
*Participate in evocative discussions about tribal bellydance history, artistry, and integrity.
*Have a great time dancing together as a circle of women, feeling the community spirit of this dance!
Every time I experience Collective Soul I feel that it moves me further along my own path of authenticity. It is so holistic, intense – the connections, reflections, soul-searching. It reaffirms why I live this beautiful dance and I settle deeper and deeper into my own skin and into who I am. It inspires me to dance on, to develop my own dance and to share the joy that it brings with others – not just in dance but in life.
Thank you, Deirdre, for a fabulous weekend, and to all you lovely dancers who shared it with me.
And thank you, Paulette, for all the deliciousness, for the experiences that have been, and for those yet to come.
Tribal rocks my world! CL
FAQs about Collective Soul Online
with Paulette and the GC Master Teachers
Join us online, for four weeks of weekly emails, full of Beginning Levels One and Two dance moves, with PDFs of instructions, videos to warmup and work out with, work on finger cymbal rhythms and drum rhythms, get MP3s to listen to with visualizations and meditations, and journaling prompts. This does take a time commitment of a few hours a week, so make sure to block off your special time on your calendar to participate! Have your journal ready to dive into your sweet dancing soul!
Join our private online Facebook community to share with your global dancers…
Then at the end of each week, I would like you to make required videos to show me what we are working on that week and how you are doing so that I can help you with what you need! Post questions to me in our group.
*You will be assessed at the end of the session, sending me final videos of what is required, plus there is a written quiz which you will email back to me…and when you complete the training and are assessed to have the final skills, you will be certified in Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Level One Collective Soul Certification program!
If you are not ready at the end of the four weeks, you take the time you need and do it when you are ready…no worries at all! What I expect of you to pass and be certified is to understand the moves in your body and your mind, know the names, identify the drum rhythms, play your finger cymbals! You practice on your own time until you are ready and confident to retest. Everyone learns at different speeds and I honor that in each of you! Not a problem, I really want you to understand the moves and the dance, because Tribal Rocks! If you still need to finish up your certification testing…and it is within the following 3 months, you may retest at the review price. If longer than 3 months, you will need to retake the course for the full amount or make special arrangements.
And, for those of you who have already taken CS1, whether in person or online, and would like to review the course, of course you can! If you are wanting to join us for review…fantastic–love to have you! ( I always recommend doing both!)
Added benefits to undertaking the journey and being certified: Join in the Caravan Soul private internet pages to meet, network, discuss tribal! You will be listed in the International Collective Soul Directory, and you will receive the logo signature once you are certified.
Does that answer your questions? Let me know if you have more…
To join us for CS1…What you need to do:
*Register online and get your deposit in to hold your space…
*Please be familiar with the Gypsy Caravan band’s–Caravan Rhythms CD
Paulette’s Tribal Vision book,
and the first two Tribal Technique DVD’s–(and we will gift you the two online versions after you get registered!)
*This is a pre-requisite for the Global Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Teacher Training program and will also allow you to move into Collective Soul Level Two.
What are students saying?
Thank you, Paulette, for a memorable two days of Collective Soul One. It took me three days to descend from my CS high, and in the process, I experienced a wide range of emotions and a new awareness of body and mind. To say that my “gift box” has expanded to overflowing is an understatement. These new gifts include a much deeper connection with the music (on my first listening of Mizna I was able to identify all of the rhythms you worked with us on, a deeper connection to my whole body in movement, as well as a deep connection to the courageous feminine spirit – watching the women that I danced with bare their souls to receive your teachings.. One of the biggest gifts was to able study with you to feel your encouragement and support.
This Tribal journey is fascinating, joyful, and soul expanding, and I am so very grateful to you for your life’s work in creating this beautiful and powerful dance and paving the way for all of us. W.W.
I have to tell you that doing CS & TT1 has been the best and the hardest thing I’ve done and I wouldn’t change it for the world because it was worth it. Your teachings and insights on both certifications opened my eyes and my dance soul. I am still so inspired by the entire experience! M. R.
The structure and Paulette’s high standards have made me a better dancer over time. So to all you ladies out there who are thinking about it, go for it! H.G.
“This was an absolutely fabulous experience within my journey with dance. Very worthwhile ‘biting the bullet’ so to speak and taking part in this artistic, innovative training with Paulette Rees-Denis of Gypsy Caravan Dance Company.
For me Collective Soul 1 was very much a personal discovery of the dancer within. Collective Soul 1 is very much a personal, sometimes very emotional journey but it is also a journey shared by your fellow tribal sisters, all of whom are undertaking their own personal journey, as well Paulette who is truly a master of her craft, a very down to earth lovely lady and an wonderful teacher. She encourages you 100% to be the best dancer you can be.” -Toni Grainger, Albany,WA, Australia
Collective Soul and Teacher Training, Level Two, Online
We move into the Intermediate Level One session, work on smoother transitions between moves, refinement of personal style, and variations of tribal styling.
Four weeks of online study with vibrant videos to dance with, delicious audios to listen to and meditate with, PDF’s full of journaling prompts and soul searching questions, plus a private online group with dancers from around the globe to meet and share with on the Tribal Bellydance and Lifestyle journey…
My desire is:
*to see you follow your dreams
*to give you information and instruction
*to teach you dance training, strength training, and body skills
*to assist you in becoming the artist you are/can be
*to give you the tools to further your dance
*to challenge you and to empower you as a dancer
*to honor your body, your spirit, and your mind
*to joyfully bring you together, to network, with other like-minded dancers from
around the globe
* Improve your technique with Level One and Two moves
* Add new dance steps to your repertoire, review and refine the moves you know
* Discuss interpretation and understanding the nuances of music
* Continue work on smooth transitions between steps
* Build your confidence as a dancer, leading and following
* Strengthen your improvisational skills
* Add more zil patterns, and dance with them!
* Review rhythm identification
* Add simple formations to your dance
* Participate in discussions about tribal bellydance artistry.
* Have a great time dancing together as a circle of women, feeling the community spirit of this dance!
* This is your pre-requisite for our Teacher Training Level Two, and will also allow you to move into Collective Soul Level Three, and to continue your empowering dance and life studies.
Need to know more about Collective Soul Level Three?
Collective Soul Level Four?