18 February 2009
IAMED has just added an Ansuya highlights clip to our YouTube channel. See this, and other great belly dance clips at: www.youtube.com/bellydancevideos
And to celebrate our great Ansuya collection, we are offering all IAMED videos featuring Bellydance Superstar Ansuya at a special low price.
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On this DVD Ansuya teaches you how to combine movements to create Luscious Layers, with detailed breakdown and demonstration of the techniques necessary to isolate and layer movements. After explaining it all, she will lead you through fun follow-along practice sessions with music for each combination. Soon you will be layering Chest Circles, Hip Circles, Figure 8s, Undulations, and all sorts of hand and arm movements including Forward Snake Arms, Finger Ripples, and Big Figure 8 Arms, and more.
In this video, Ansuya teaches you how to layer shimmies, with plenty of detailed break down of belly dance technique and easy-to-follow demonstrations. Ansuya starts with demonstrating and explaining the proper posture necessary for belly dance and for lavish layering.
Layering movements on each other to create exciting new combinations adds fun and interest to Belly Dancing. A good Belly Dancer’s layers are so smooth they seem like just one movement, but it’s not easy to make it look so effortless! Now you can learn how to create simple to complex layers using shimmies, mayas, camels and more, from one of the world’s most treasured and talented dancers – ANSUYA!
Afraid your belly dance choreographies are getting cold or your improvisations are uninspired? 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.
If you loved Ansuya’s first combos DVD, Hot Combinations, and if you are looking for fun, creative, new steps to add to your dance, then this DVD is for you! Enjoy friendly, easy-to-follow instructions of six all new combinations as Ansuya breaks down, demonstrates and shows each combo from all angles. Practice these combos in a drill to polish transitions and get a fun workout! Watch Ansuya put these combos to use in a live, improvised performance with special guest drummer, Oz Ashkenazi! Finally, get to know Ansuya better in an exclusive interview.
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Playing finger cymbals (which are also known as zills) is an integral part of the cabaret belly dance performance. In this video, Ansuya teaches you how to play finger cymbals to add musical energy and excitement to your belly dance! This video includes: Demonstration & Technique; Movements with Finger Cymbals; a “Zill Drill;” and a costumed performance, which demonstrates how playing finger cymbals in your dance enhances the very essence of your performance, and brings another dimension of expression to this art form.
Whether your style is American, Turkish or Tribal, you’ll want to do more with your finger cymbals than play right-left-right. In this DVD Ansuya will help you take your zilling to a new levels! You’ll learn 6/8, 9/8, Masmoudi Kabir (8/4), Ayoub, and Beledi (4/4) patterns, and using Singles for accents. Ansuya also shows you how to introduce variations in to your zill patterns, including varying the sounds your zills make. Then she’ll lead you through blending rhythms and improvising to have fun and add your own interpretation to the music!
In these videos, Ansuya breaks down each zill pattern with easy-to-follow demonstrations and explanations. You will learn specific technique, and then pick up the speed as you follow along with the music. And, of course you can‚t just stand there, so each zill pattern is accompanied by movements that fit the pattern, so you can perfect your playing while you dance. You will then join Ansuya in a practice session”zill drill” to master each pattern and perfect your transitioning from one zill pattern and its movements to another. This DVD set will truly help you become a master of your zills!
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If you are a woman of any dance level, age, body type, or background, then you are ready for this DVD! All women of all levels are welcome. Thousands of women like you are enjoying the benefits of this ancient art that has become a modern trend. In this DVD, Ansuya will teach you how to set an exotic mood in your home, enjoy a mystical bath, apply mesmerizing makeup, create a dazzling costume and perform a sensual dance routine.
Now you can get two classic performances by the popular and enchanting Bellydance Superstar ANSUYA for one low price! Both of these programs feature some of Belly Dance’s greatest artists.
Belly Dance! – * 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
The Fifth Awards of Belly Dance – * Ansuya * Azar * Elizabeth Artemis Mourat * Jillina & The Sahlala Dancers * Judeen * Katia * Laila & Adam Del Monte * Leyla Jouvana & Roland * Sabura * Sakti
Katia has been studying and performing Middle Eastern Dance, as well as other dance forms, for over 20 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education and has over ten years of teaching experience in public schools, making her one of the clearest instructors in the belly dance industry.
Katia is featured in several DVDs sold on this website, including:
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