Se OTBS i aksjon i Sandvika og Oslo i helgen!

Disse arrangementene er gratis og åpne for alle og finner sted i naturskjønne omgivelser sentralt i Sandvika og Oslo. SANDVIKA BYFEST LØRDAG 29.8. Aurora, Jorunn og Miriam Embla opptrer med klassisk magedans, American Tribal Style Belly Dance® og tribal fusion på scenen i BAKgården kl 14:45. Se fullt program her. Eller meld deg på facebook arrangementet. … Continue reading Se OTBS i aksjon i Sandvika og Oslo i helgen!

Miriam Embla at Hawk-in-the-Nest 16 OTBS instructor Miriam Embla performed a lyrical tribal fusion solo at this years Hawk-in-the-Nest. The auditorium was packed with people and we raised NOK 14000 (around 1600 euro) for girl's education in Kenya! Take a look, and perhaps we'll see you at next years show on the 30th of January 2016?

Vinn dansekurs!

Det er konkurransetid hos OTBS og vi gir bort en plass på Basic Tribal Fusion Bellydance kurset til en verdi av kr 1400! Kurset går over 8 uker og starter 8. september. Les mer om kurset her. Send en mail til med "konkurranse" i emnefeltet for å være med i trekningen. Vinneren blir kontaktet … Continue reading Vinn dansekurs!

Tribal at Hawk-in-the Nest 15

Jorunn Sjølli and Miriam Embla from Oslo Tribal Bellydance School had the pleasure of dancing at Hawk-in-the-Nest 15, a wonderful charity event arranged every year by Tribal Troopers. Miriam did a solo and Jorunn were performing with the troupes Tribal Troopers and Northern Soul Tribal Collective. Tribal Troopers also did a collaboration with the cool … Continue reading Tribal at Hawk-in-the Nest 15

Tribal bellydance at Maker Faire

Students and instructors from OTBS will perform at Maker Faire Oslo 18th-19th of January. This will be a weekend full of creativity and DIY of all kinds at Teknisk Museum in Oslo. We will be performing improvised American Tribal Style® bellydance and teaching the audience some of our moves afterwards. Welcome!

Finger cymbals

The many virtues of learning to play finger cymbals. 1. Musicality: Even if you never perform while playing cymbals, the challenge of learning where the cymbal strokes fall in relation to the music forces you to pay attention to the counts, upbeats and downbeats with more clarity than if you were just dancing. This can … Continue reading Finger cymbals

Tribal bellydance, flamenco and Irish dance

Tribal bellydance meets flamenco and Irish dance this weekend. OTBS instructor Miriam Embla is performing in a dance theatre piece called Long Journeys, Brief Encounters; a collaboration with Cecilie Stensrud (Irish dance) and Bellali Austria (flamenco). It tells of three very different women who, through their respective dance forms, encounter one another in ways that are … Continue reading Tribal bellydance, flamenco and Irish dance

It’s not too late to join the tribal fusion choreography class

It started last week, but you can still join as there will be plenty of repetition in each class. Listen to the song BLOCKHEAD here. It's a mid tempo tune with beat boxing and brass instruments and the choreography is full of serpentine moves and sharp isolations, with a cheeky attitude. Read more here.


Summer workshops: flamenco and tribal fusion

July 20th-21st: Flamenco for bellydancers and Tribal Fusion ♥ This summer, we have invited Bellali Austria, an accomplished flamenco dancer and teacher from Mexico, to teach a flamenco workshop especially for Tribal bellydancers. As American Tribal Style and Tribal Fusion bellydance evolved, they absorbed influences from many different dance forms. The beautiful posture and strong arm … Continue reading Summer workshops: flamenco and tribal fusion