Roaring 20’s Dance Workout!
Helen Pontani of The World Famous Pontani Sisters Burlesque Trio, and New York School of Burlesque Instructor is bringing her Roaring 20’s dance class to Cleveland! If you’ve ever wanted to learn the Charleston, and move like a fabulous flapper this is the class for you!
Get your flapper on Cleveland!
Saturday June 21st
•A stretch and strengthen warm up based on Yoga and Pilates
•Charleston dance steps breakdowns
•High energy and high impact dance workout using moves and upbeat electro swing music influenced by the 1920’s This class is for all levels.
What to Wear This is a fun class and you can totally dress up—but beware: You will sweat! I will be selling my fabulous flapper headbands, rhinestone flowers, and bedazzled showgirl turbans!
About Helen Pontani- After making her way to the Big Apple to fulfill her dreams of studying at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance and performing in modern dance companies, Helen Pontani decided it was time for false eyelashes and rhinestones. The World Famous Pontani Sisters was born. Since its inception, the trio of temptresses has changed the face of burlesque as we know it. Helen has dazzled audiences from the gritty big top of Coney Island to the glittering lights of Hollywood, known as the tapping tornado in a two year run in the off Broadway show This is Burlesque, dozens of national and international tours while making frequent appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Gossip Girl, Queer Eye, MTV, and VH1 among others. Appearing in show stopping performances that have earned critical acclaim from the Times, Post, Daily News, Village Voice, and Time Out magazine. The Pontani Sisters also released two dvd’s Go Go Robics I and II which are for sale on Amazon. Recently Helen created a dance workout based on the moves from the 1920’s and she is teaching it every week at the New York School of Burlesque, and holding workshops all across the country. Helen has become a tap dance sensation in the world of burlesque. With her flirtatious tapping, dancing, fabulous show girl costumes and flapper girl moves! dripping in rhinestones and feathers. She is sure to bedazzle you!