BELLY DANCE & HULA CONNECTION - Serving All of Southwest Florida

with Paulette Rees-Denis of Gypsy Caravan!

Come to beautiful SW Florida in May 2017 and study with the one and only Paulette Rees-Denis, in her signature Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® format!

Registration is found at the bottom of this page; more information coming soon!
For more event information or questions, contact Sherry.

Welcome Party! We're having a Tropical Beach Party 4-10 p.m. May 5 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Pavilion. Tickets now available below!
Weekend Workshops: 4 hours each day Saturday & Sunday, May 6 & 7, 2017
Discount Weekend Package: 12-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday plus Hafla
Saturday-only Option:  Workshops 12-5 p.m. Saturday May 6
Hafla Show: 8 p.m. Saturday May 6 (doors open 7:30 p.m.)
Tribal Shawl Master Class: 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday May 7 (for Intermediate/Advanced)
Dance & Desire-From the Body to the Page: TBA

Informal Saturday Evening Hafla Show: 8 p.m. May 6 (doors open 7:30 p.m.)
Performance space available for workshop participants and students; please contact Sherry if you and/or your group are interested in performing. Music and notes due 2 weeks in advance. Our official photographer for the event is world renowned Dance Art Photographer Denise Marino. Refreshments will be served (BYOB); vendors will be available too for your shopping pleasure!

Tribal Grooves Teacher Training (1 day, 5 hours):
Tribal Grooves ™ is an exciting new dance form of Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® to activate your body, mind, and spirit! We move with non-stop, high-powered blood pumping moves combined with sweetly sensual and slow circular, feminine patterns using body isolations with some improvisation, lead and follow, and choreographed dances. Dancing with worldly exotic, stimulating music and contemporary tunes will raise the energy and momentum and get your groove on!
Your Teacher certification includes one year membership of monthly emails, choreographies, video clips, music recommendations, and private FB page for the Teachers. Please be familiar with Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® basics (CS1 is great preparation!). 
Classes meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the day indicated (subject to change):
Tribal Grooves Teacher Training Level 1: Thursday May 4
Tribal Grooves Teacher Training Level 2: Friday May 5 (previous TG 1 required). Previously certified TG 1 teachers can also review TG 1 for a nominal fee!

Collective Soul Tribal Bellydance Intensives (2 days or 3 evenings, 12 hours total):
Get your deposits in now--availability is limited for these in person courses!
Two days or three nights in person with Paulette or her Master Teachers, to dance hard, listen, write, talk, honor and celebrate our dance, ourselves, and each other! CS1 is open to all levels of students as well as aspiring Teachers; each level requires completion of the previous one. Reviews available for $150. 
Times for each intensive shown on registration (below); location and times are subject to change:
Collective Soul Level 1 (CS1): Tuesday & Wednesday, May 2-3
Collective Soul Level 2 (CS2): *
Collective Soul Level 3 (CS3): Wednesday & Thursday, May 10-11 (Master Teacher)
Collective Soul Level 4 (CS4): Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday eves, May 2-4
Collective Soul Level 5 (CS5): Monday & Tuesday, May 8-9
Collective Soul Level 6 (CS6): Wednesday & Thursday, May 10-11
* Please contact Sherry if interested in signing up for CS2; minimum number req'd 

Location for all events (workshops, intensives and Hafla):
Rhythm in Motion Dance Academy
NEW ADDRESS: 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990
Phone: 239-542-3500
Please note we are on the WEST COAST of Florida, near Ft Myers Beach and Sanibel. Lots to do here while you're not in class, and only a 3 hour drive to Orlando!

Lodging options:
Casa Loma Motel (about 3 1/2 miles from studio--on bus route 70)
3608 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33904 (you can also check, etc. for deals)
Phone: 877-CASALOMA or 239-549-6000

If you have a car, there are many more hotels/motels in Cape Coral: check 
air.bnb and rental houses (3-7 night minimums) are also available near the studio.

International airport:
RSW (Fort Myers, Florida)

For more event information or questions, contact Sherry.

For more about Paulette and her programs, visit

When you are finished, you have the option of checking out with Paypal or with an online bank account, debit or credit card. You do NOT have to have a PayPal account. If you prefer to save the convenience fee, you may mail a check payable to Sherry Coffey, 13645 Admiral Ct, Fort Myers FL 33912. Please indicate your program choices and include your name, address, email address and telephone number. 

For Collective Soul Intensives, the deposit is required with registration and the balance is due by the program start date. For Tribal Grooves, payment is due in full up until the start of the training.

Tropical Beach Party - Advance only
Join us for our official welcome party with a Luau theme!

4-10 p.m. Friday May 5, 2017
Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach Pavilion,
5818 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral FL

Approximate schedule:
Arrive anytime after 4 p.m. for some beach time, socializing, etc.
Dinner served around 6 p.m.
Teachers' rehearsal around 8 p.m.

Punch, ice tea and water available. BYOB; alcohol only allowed inside the Pavilion, not on the beach

(note: if you do not want to participate in the dinner, a $10 donation is suggested to help defray the cost of the Pavilion rental which includes a refrigerator, ice machine and private restrooms)

Please indicate your food preferences in the drop-down menus

Cost: $25 plus $1.05 convenience fee
(adjust quantity in the shopping cart)
Price: $26.05
Preferred food:
Food restrictions:
Tribal Quest Weekend Package - May 6-7, 2017
Workshops 4 hours each day Saturday & Sunday + 1 Hafla Ticket

(note: this package does not include the Tribal Shawl Master Class)

Saturday Workshops 12 noon-5 p.m.
(1 hr lunch break)
Saturday 8 p.m. Hafla
Sunday Workshops 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
(1 hr lunch break)
May 6-7, 2017
Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990

Advance Price $190 until April 30, 2017
Package Price $220 after April 30, 2017

$190 + $5.70 convenience fee
Price: $195.70
Tribal Quest Saturday-Only Workshops
(See Workshop Descriptions)
Workshops, 12 noon-5 p.m. Saturday May 6, 2017
(1 hour lunch break)

Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990

(note that Hafla tickets are not included and the 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday workshops are only available as part of the Weekend Package)

Advance Price of $100 until April 30, 2107
$120 after April 30

$100 + $3.00 convenience fee
Price: $103.00
Single Workshop - Saturday May 6, 2017
(See Workshop Descriptions for details)

12 noon - 2 p.m. Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance Technique

- OR -

3-5 p.m. Earthy Tribal Goodness/Group & Line Formations (for Intermediate dancers)

$55 advance/$65 door per single 2 hour workshop

(Does not include Hafla ticket; please purchase separately)

Price: $55 plus $1.95 convenience fee = $56.95
Price: $56.95
Select Single Workshop:
Hafla Show Ticket - 8 p.m. May 6, 2017
Informal Show and Party featuring workshop participants; snacks served, BYOB

Saturday 8 p.m. (doors open 7:30 p.m.)
May 6, 2017
Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990

Please note: 1 Ticket is included with Weekend Packages; all performers and guests must have a ticket

$15 per ticket advance, $20 door
Adjust quantity in shopping cart
Price: $15.00
Tribal Grooves Teacher Training
1 Day, 5 hour training

Level 1: Thursday May 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
You should be familiar with Gypsy Caravan basics for this course (CS1 on May 2-3 is great preparation!)

Level 2: Friday May 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pre-requisite: prior Tribal Grooves Level 1 certification

Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990

$379 + $11.67 convenience fee
Includes 1 Year Membership ($120 value)
Price: $390.37
Please Select Training Program:
Tribal Grooves Teacher Level 1 Review
Only for previously certified Tribal Grooves teachers!

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday May 4

Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL 33990

$109 plus $3.27 convenience fee
Price: $112.27
Collective Soul - DEPOSIT OR REVIEW
12 hour training, 2 days or 3 evenings

CS1: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday, May 2-3, 2017

CS3: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday May 10 and 12-6 p.m. Thursday May 11, 2017
(with Master Teacher Amanda)

CS4: 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, May 2-4, 2017

CS5: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday & Tuesday, May 8-9, 2017

CS6: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday, May 10-11, 2017

Deposit $150 per program; Balance after deposit will be $349 for a total of $499

Save $50 on each additional program (discount applied to the balance due)

REVIEWS are only $150!

Location: Rhythm in Motion, 912 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral FL

Price: $150 (deposit or review) plus $4.80 convenience fee = $154.80
Price: $154.80
Collective Soul - Balance - One Program
Once you've made your deposit, you can easily pay your balance by cash or check on your first day, or pay in advance here!

Deposit: $150
Balance After Deposit: $349 + $10.50 convenience fee
Price: $359.50
Collective Soul - Balance - Two Programs
Includes $50 discount

Deposits: 2 X $150
Balance after Deposits: $648 + $19.45 convenience fee
Price: $667.45
Participation is at your own risk. Cape Dance LLC DBA Rhythm in Motion, Sherry Coffey and Paulette Rees-Denis assume no responsibility for injury or loss resulting from this event.
Sorry, no refunds unless course is cancelled. Times and locations for intensives are subject to studio availability. Hafla tickets and some workshops and intensives are transferable.
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