It’s not just rocks and coyotes! New Mexico is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S., and is also home to two of the most beautiful and accomplished belly dance artists as well – Amaya and Katia. See for yourself why these two lovely ladies have become cherished instructors and performers of Middle Eastern Dance and Raqs Sharki. IAMED has several videos starring Amaya and Katia as instructors or performers.
Smooth As Silk Veil with Katia
Silk! It floats, it ripples, it moves like nothing else. A silk veil can be flowing and lyrical, or somber and mysterious. It can be playful, even percussive! In the hands of an artist, a silk veil is more than fabric; it comes alive and dances ~ and no one can make silk dance like Katia can! IAMED’s
Star Power with Amaya
On this DVD, Amaya shares her Star Power secrets. She explains what gives a dancer an exciting presence, demonstrating the difference between blah and pizzazz! She’ll show you techniques to add energy and interest to your dance. Stage Dynamics with Katia
As a performer, Katia is known for her stunning and unique styling. In live workshops and through video instruction, Katia works to empower each dancer to become her most creative and realize her full artistic potential. Oriental Arms 1 by Katia
IAMED Award Winner: Best Belly Dance Instructional Video, Oriental Arms is an inspiring exploration of graceful and creative arm work in Oriental dance. Oriental Arms 2 by Katia
Katia moves deeper into the essential techniques involved in graceful arms and hands. Drawing on years of experience as an oriental dancer performer, instructor, Katia offers here a valuable set of exercises and concepts for achieving truly graceful and interesting arms, along with some fun new moves. “Hips” by Amaya
Taught with a sense of fun and ease, Amaya gives instruction on everything from basic hip mechanics to delightful layering of shimmies… in Amaya?s unique style! A must for your belly dance video library!
Suitable for ALL levels of dancers.
With a Special Performance by Amaya!
Ultimate Combos 3
No matter what your style or your level of dancing, whether you choreograph or improvise, you can use these combinations to expand your dance vocabulary in fun and exciting ways. Lots of variety and lots of technique are included.
Starring: Ava Fleming * Celeste * Dondi * Katia * Paulina * Zahra Zuhair
Ultimate Combos 5
This DVD features some of the best belly dancers sharing their favorite combinations with you! Each instructor clearly explains and completely breaks down her favorite combinations, with follow-along repetitions so you can make the combination your own.
Starring: Aradia * Ava Fleming * Jamileh * Katia * Zahra Zuhair
STARRING: Dalia Carella * Angelika Nemeth * Angelika’s Dance Ensemble * Atlantis * Aziza * The Cairoettes * Desert Orchid Dance Company * Flowers of the Desert * Jillina & the Sahlala Dancers * Katia * Marguerite * Mesmera * Sa’ Elayssa * Jindra * Shannelle
STARRING: Katia * Tamra-henna * Negma Dance Company * Habib * Lorinda * Celeste * Meera * Yasmine * Desert Sin * Sadie * Ava Fleming * Lotus Niraja Dance Company * Isidora Bushkovski * Zahra Zuhair * and Leyla Jouvana with Roland!
STARRING: Paulina * Midnight Mirage * Ahava * Dondi, Titanya & Rose * Zahirah * Black Opal Dance Company * Amaya * Angelika’s Dance Ensemble * Elayssa with Tobias Roberson * Lotus Niraja Dance Company * Amara * Isidora Bushkovski * Ava Fleming * Sadie
STARRING: Aziza * Dalia Carella * Jillina & The Sahlala Dancers * FatChanceBellyDance * Ava Fleming * Katia * Sa’Elayssa * Ya Amar! * Paulina * Anaheed * Louchia * Mesmera’s Sacred Serpent * Dangerous Curves Dance Company
STARRING: Alexandra King * Amaya * Cassandra * Jamilla Al Wahid * Marzue * Orchids of the East * Sapphira * SeSe
* …and live music by Desert Wind
STARRING: Angelika & Her Dance Ensemble * Atlantis * Delilah * Dondi * Eva Cernik * Jillina * Katia * Margo Abdo O’Dell * Mesmera * Zahirah
STARRING: Amaya * Aziza * Jasmin Jahal * Jillina & the Sahlala Dancers * Marguerite * Sahra * Shahrazad * Suzanna Del Vecchio * Titanya & Dondi * Ultra Gypsy
STARRING: Ansuya * Azar * Elizabeth Artemis Mourat * Jillina & The Sahlala Dancers * Judeen * Katia * Laila & Adam Del Monte * Leyla Jouvana & Roland * Sabura * Sakti
Or bundle the entire Awards of Belly Dance series to make a great gift set!