A Workshop in Ahuroa Tahiti with Hirohiti Tematahotoa
Known by some as the "Tahitian Hula", Ahuroa is a graceful,feminine,and powerful way of dance movement. Taught by master dancer and instructor Hirohiti Tematahotoa.
Direct from Tahiti! A Tahitian dance workshop with Hirohiti Tematahotoa. Learn the vibrant and exciting dance of Tahiti with Master Choreographer and Dancer Hirohiti Tematahotoa.
Former director of choreography for the acclaimed Tahitian dance company Orihere Maohi, Hiro was named King of Heiva in 2002 and was featured in the award-winning documentary Black Pearl, by Hoku Uchiyama. He has also choreographed and composed material for KaUaTuahine Polynesian Dance Company. KaUaTuahine has performed Hiro's work in California, Tahiti, and Aotearoa (New Zealand). Hiro has also served as a judge for the 2005 San Jose Tahiti Fete.
Beginning Level - Thursday, July 2, 2009, 7 - 10:00PM.
Learn the basics of Tahitian dance and an 'aparima and 'ote'a.
Intermediate and Advanced Level - Thursday, July 9, 2009, 7 - 10:00PM.
Instruction in ahuroa and 'ote'a.
Workshop Fee $75. Payment can be in the form of cash, check or credit card payable to MUCID.
There is limited space available. Register early to reserve your place.
Please bring a pareu or sarong. All levels of experience welcomed. Drinks and refreshments will be made available for sale.
PLEASE NO RECORDING DEVICES OF ANY KIND.
Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance
729 Heinz Ave
Berkeley, CA 94710
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