Registration Link: https://stgeorge.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/281/responses/new


The St. George Hellenic Dancers & the Hellenic Performing Arts Foundation welcome you to attend our annual PATHOS Greek Dance Seminar and Glendi! Events will be held Saturday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 3rd, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland. Our lessons on Saturday will run all day, followed by an evening Glendi, dinner buffet and cash bar.

We will have expert visiting instructors teaching dances from various regions of Greece.
This year we are honored to have Mr. Jordan Elrod teaching dances from the islands of the Dodecanese and Mr. Evan Euripidou teaching dances from the islands of the North Aegean. We are also very excited to have musicians playing from the ENDASI Band and fun & fellowship for all our guests and dancers.

We encourage all levels of dance enthusiasts to attend the instructional workshops. The workshops and evening events are open to all ages. This is an opportunity for all, to come learn, and Greek Dance together!

Please visit our registration link for the weekend schedule of events, package pricing, registration and Glendi tickets!
We look forward to your participation! It will be an amazing weekend!

The St. George Hellenic Dancers & the Hellenic Performing Arts Foundation welcome you to attend our annual PATHOS Greek Dance Seminar and Glendi! Events will be held Saturday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 3rd, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland. Our lessons on Saturday will run all day, followed by an evening Glendi, dinner buffet and cash bar.

We will have expert visiting instructors teaching dances from various regions of Greece.
This year we are honored to have Mr. Jordan Elrod teaching dances from the islands of the Dodecanese and Mr. Evan Euripidou teaching dances from the islands of the North Aegean. We are also very excited to have musicians playing from the ENDASI Band and fun & fellowship for all our guests and dancers.

We encourage all levels of dance enthusiasts to attend the instructional workshops. The workshops and evening events are open to all ages. This is an opportunity for all, to come learn, and Greek Dance together!

Please visit our registration link for the weekend schedule of events, package pricing, registration and Glendi tickets!
We look forward to your participation! It will be an amazing weekend!

Co-Chairs
Maria Giakoumatos & Maria Panayotou

St. George Hellenic Dancers
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Bethesda, Maryland


WELCOME TO THE 2018-2019 GREEK DANCE PROGRAM

At St. George Greek Orthodox Church

The aim and objective of St. George Hellenic Dancers is to promote Greek dance in its authentic form. Cultural information relating to the history, costumes, and traditions of the various regions of Greece may be reviewed as it pertains to the instruction of the dance.

We welcome and encourage all participants, new members and all skill levels are encouraged to attend!   Please Note: all classes will be held weekly unless otherwise noted.

If you are not a parishioner at St. George’s or are over 18 in age, please follow this link to register: https://stgeorge.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=175

If you are a parishioner at St. George’s and your children who you are registering are under 18 in age, please follow this link to register them at the new centralized join Youth Ministries Registration Form:  https://stgeorge.org/ministries/youth-ministries-registration/

For inquiries or questions regarding our program, please contact: Maria Giakoumatos at dancetroupe@stgeorge.org

***Kindergarten Students***
Students will begin their Greek Dance foundation by learning to listen to rhythms and move together with the music.  (K students must be in their Kindergarten Grade School year)
*Class begins Sunday, September 17th. Class schedule will be handed out by instructor.
Time: 12:15-12:45
Location: Classroom TBA

***Level One (grades 1, and 2)***
Students learn basic dances and will develop a strong foundation in the movements and rhythms common in Greek Folk Dance.
*Class begins Sunday, September 17th
Time: 12:15PM – 12:45PM
Location: Grand Hall

***Level Two (grades 3, 4,and 5)***
Students will build upon knowledge of basic dances and begin to explore more regions of Greece, learning dances with more complicated steps and various hand holding positions.
*Class begins Sunday, September 17th
Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM
Location: Founders Hall

***Level Three (grades 6, 7, and 8)***
Dancers are introduced to variations of dances all over the regions of Greece. They will begin to understand regional differences in Greek dance, as well as recognition of regional variations in music.
*Class begins Sunday, September 17th
Time: 12:15PM- 1:15PM
Location: Chapel

***Level Four (grades 9, 10, 11, 12)***
Dancers continue to focus on complex dances and variations from all regions of Greece. Members of this team may be called upon to represent the St. George Hellenic Dancers in any other official events.
*Class begins Tuesday, September 26th
Time: 7PM- 8:30PM
Location: Grand Hall

***Young Adults (Ages 18-35)***
Dancers in this level will be introduced to dances, both basic and advanced, in all regions of Greece.
*Class begins Tuesday, September 19th
Time: 8:30PM- 9:30PM
Location: Grand Hall

ALL participants must register to attend classes.  Registration for the 2017-2018 season will only be accepted online.