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Siva Afi – Beginners – Level 2

$124.79

This course is for students who are interested in learning the basic movements and techniques of Siva Afi or Fire-Knife dancing at a beginners level.

Course Information

This course is for students who are interested in learning the basic movements and techniques of Siva Afi or Fire-Knife dancing at a beginners level. In the Siva Afi Beginners Level 2, students will learn:

  • New basic Siva Afi movements and techniques
  • Harder combinations of Siva Afi movements
  • Warm-up drills that work on speed and control of movements
  • Kneeling and ground motions
  • How to correctly hold and handle their Siva Afi practise stick
  • Correct stance, posture and alignment
  • Siva Afi origins, and some important Samoan mythology, and historical or cultural knowledge
  • How to confidently execute Siva Afi movements in a new Siva Afi routine
  • How to execute movements with warrior-like strength

During the term students will be required to attend a Zoom Session in Week 6, and will also be required to complete a quiz and video exam at the end of term to receive a Certificate of Completion. Participants are required to practise daily or weekly in order to keep up with class content.

Note: students will not be dancing with fire due to safety, this course objective is to learn a routine with practise stick only.

Instructor

Moemoana Schwenke

Siva Afi & Oceanic Instructor

Moemoana Schwenke has extensive experience with various Pacific cultural arts, locally and internationally. She has placed 1st runner up in the womens category for the 2019 World Fire-Knife Competition in Hawaii, she has participated in the 2017 Te Maeva Nui dance competition in Rarotonga, 2019 Heiva I Tahiti Festival representing legendary group O Tahiti E, 2019 Teuila Festival as a guest artist and much more.