with Lotos Niraga
Fearful of drum solos? Reintroduce yourself to the art of drum solo with
Lotus Niraja’s debut DVD. Create the WOW factor by learning framing,
accents, creative movement, and building energy. Lotus shares her
secrets to owning the drum solo by exploring ways to use isolations,
gestures, and 'percussive expressions' to capture and keep your
In addition to teaching a full choreography with a dramatic beginning and a crisp end, Lotus demonstrates tricks and techniques for creating your own extraordinary drum solo. With an emphasis on unique accents, you learn to use muscular control to get the most bang for your buck! Lotus also shows you how to relax the body and dance without strain.
Lotus’ unique choreography combines the best Lebanese and Egyptian styles to give you a dynamic and sassy edge. We see the choreography in action in a live performance by Lotus, and it is also performed by The NDC to demonstrate how it can be modified for a troupe. In addition to 4 performances, there is a generous helping of extra features including: a tutorial on dancing in heels, an introduction to Lebanese style, a performance with commentary, and interviews with dancers.
So what are you waiting for? Take the bull by the horns and own the drum solo today!