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Stage presence is more than a big smile ~ it’s that magical something that won’t let you take your eyes off a dancer and is the difference between a good dancer and a Star! 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.
Turkish Style Oriental Dance is energetic, joyous, assertive, passionate, and spontaneous. It is characterized by aggressive hip movements, complex pelvic articulations, exciting zills, powerful drum solos, sensuous taqsim, fun stomach play, extended veil work, and a wide array of mysterious gestures.
Learn this fun and exciting style of belly dance with expert dancer and historian, Elizabeth Artemis Mourat!
In this video, Ava Fleming teaches you how to Travel in Style! Starting with grand entrances to immediately grab your audience, she shows you how to move from Point A to Point B using exciting and fun traveling combinations. Ava breaks down and demonstrates each movement, completely explaining the technique and transitions, including weight changes and correct posture with an emphasis on safe movement. She also includes variations and tips on styling.
From the sands of Arabia to the spotlights of Hollywood, from Cleopatra to Shakira, an enchanted journey through the timeless world of belly dancing and the traditional dances of the Middle East that inspired it.
Starring: * Ansuya * Sahra * Laurel Victoria Gray * The Silk Road Dance Company * Dondi * Paulina * Midnight Mirage * Eva Cernik * Sohaila * Amara * Louchia * Tribal Feat * Ali Karim Ali * The IAMED Dance Company
Spice up your belly dancing with hot new combinations from Ansuya! Ansuya describes and demonstrates each combination, then teaches a complete breakdown of the technique, with plenty of repetition so you don’t have to keep hitting the rewind button. Then Ansuya leads you through a dance drill using the combinations to practice transitions from combination to another. By the time you’re done, you will be able to use the combinations in your own belly dance choreographies or improvisations.
No matter what your style or 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 for standing, traveling, floor and Turkish combinations are included. Instructors: Aziza * Sadie * Amaya * Fahtiem * Elizabeth Artemis Mourat * Celeste * Anaheed * Amara * Ava Fleming
More than just technique, by giving you greater awareness of how you dance, Ava’s movement theory will increase your dance vocabulary, add juiciness to your fluid curves, and crisp precision to your accents. You’ll discover and create more intricate layers in your dance, so you- and your audience – will enjoy your dancing even more!
Los Angeles, CA
Jillina has devoted her life to dance. She is the artistic director for the Bellydance Superstars and the choreographer of the Desert Roses. As founder and director of the Award winning Sahlala Dancers, Jillina pulls from a strong background in Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop to create a colorful Middle Eastern and world fusion repertoire. Her talents have taken her around the world to Japan, Aregentina, U.K., Europe, Taiwan, Brazil, Monaco, Canada, Germany, Paris, Ireland, and Egypt, gaining her recognition by the dance community worldwide. Jillina has won numerous awards from IAMED and the Giza Academy, including “Best Modern Egyptian Dancer,” “Best Instructional Video,” “Best Dance Company” and “Dancer of the Year.”
Jillina and the Sahlala Dancers are featured in several DVDs sold on this website, including:
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