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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:So I finally found a place to have a dance studio of my very own. A dream come true...to be sure! It is in the basement of a shop here in Rochester called Psychic's Thyme. I am really jazzed up about it. It a quaint and comfy space that I can decorate how I want and there is an area where I can sell things related to my classes, another bonus.

What I will be teaching are:

Forms of Bellydance,
three classes I have designed myself:
Belly Stretch: A blending of the poses of yoga, tai chi, arabic and indian dancing for stretching, flexibility, balance, strength and breathing.
Lyrical Movement: A study of the rhythms of the world and us in it.
Elemental Movement: a combination of different forms of dance and the correlations to the elements.

Also in the works is a veil and flags class, and I will just continually add classes as I see fit.
But they are very body and spirit oriented things...as well as of course the belly for fitness type stuff.

So...now I have to have a name for the studio.
Right now the suggestions are :

Lips and Hips (ummm...no.)
Pele's Palace (something doesn't feel right)
Temple of the Body

.....and I am looking for others. Help!?


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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toneman


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Total posts: 195
Posted:how about:
The Belly Boogie



Good Luck!


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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe

Total posts: 743
Posted:Damn girl you have got alot going on!!
Just be sure you are not spreading yourself too thin

Well I like Pele's Palace of Belly Buggiers

Good luck

~Fire Spirit


FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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Pele'sWhippingBoy


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Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Total posts: 442
Posted:Pele's Temple of Dance

FYI: I am not Pele. If you wish to reply to me and use a short version of my name, use: PWB.

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. - Homer Jay Simpson

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Astar


member
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:How about

Body kinetics
Kinetic body?

kinetic dance.
dance kinetics.
The kinetic body.
Bodies in motion

Ok so im a bit stuck on the word kinetic.

My only suggestion that has broken free from that obsession is.

Pele's crazy danceshop full of crazy dance education and a lot of entertainment for everyone because dancing is awesome and pele is a very good teacher.

Also I was thinking it would be cool to have guest instructors who are trained in exotic forms of dance you aren't to give them a crash course in other forms of dance. Just to give them inspiration.

[ 21. January 2003, 11:22: Message edited by: Astar ]


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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:At the risk of being boring (a risk I am constantly exposed to...) it would be best to keep the term "dance studio" in the name.

Or somthing else that allows people to read the name somewhere and have at least a general idea that they can learn styles and movements in a studio type setting.

EG

Synergy Dance Studio

Dreamlife Motion Studio

Lifeflow for Health - Movement Classes

I know they sound boring, however, it's very important from a business point of view to dsitunguish yourself from other 'forms' of dance entertainment, and I've seen a few legit places here in auckland go bust coz the only new people calling were after a massage parlour instead


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flash fire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

flash fire

Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2758
Posted:woooohoooo!! Well done Pele Best of Luck with this project.

I have no ideas for names, other than that which sound like a brothel.

Don't be too afraid of pele's palace - we have an amera's palace here in sydney and it's one of the better known bellydance schools/suppliers around.


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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

Mumma Hen
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:Hows about...
Souls In Sync (sp?)
Bohemian Bellys
Gaia Groove
Goddess groove?
Angels of Aphrodite
Creative Creatures
Delphi's Dancers

Im having a goddess day today


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flash fire
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flash fire

Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2758
Posted:ooo - nice ones Valura!

Gaia Groove really floats my boat.


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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Funny that Gaia came up since I had a goddess card reading come up recently and Gaia was my "goddess".
Anything Temple, Palace and Emporium seems either cliche or taken, to me.
And you guys are correct...many seem a little..umm risque?
Astar, I have plans for guest presenters and such, definately. And I am well affiliated with other studios in the area of other styles, so it would work.
Thank you Charles for the idea of keeping the business name into it. I appreciate that alot.
I like all the names. Some of these are really fun!

Hmmmm....
What about something like Gaia Connection
Tagline: Studies in Dance and Movement with Pele????

Thank you all so much!


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Astar


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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:Is pele your real name?

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:LOL...I use it so much I answer to it faster so I guess it should be! LOL

Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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ivan..


ivan..

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Location: Halifax, NS

Total posts: 165
Posted:fyre health movement and fried food emporium ....

grab a basket of fries and some shake ?


thats right i look like an albino ape that has had a bad day.. go ahead say something stupid... i dare ya !

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Kaji


Kaji

Quantum Theorist
Location: Vansterdam

Total posts: 564
Posted:

Pele's Dance Dance Revolution
Or
Pele's Belly

Sorry I couldn't help it Pele.

But how 'bout something like:
The Dance Goddess
or
Trance Movments

Good job and good luck. And blessed be


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