18 March 2009
What makes Raqs Sharki – Egyptian Style Belly Dance – so special? Find out in this fun and informative video starring one of the most popular Egyptian Style instructors and performers in the United States, Zahra Zuhair!
When people think Belly Dancer, they think Veils! Veils that float, spin, and hide then reveal the dancer ~ veils can add magic and loft to your performance. Let AZIZA show you how to make a veil more than a prop; with Aziza, your veil becomes your dance partner!
A spinning dancer is mystic and mesmerizing. On this belly dancing video, learn the ancient arts of Spinning and Whirling with Marguerite who studied with the Shamans of Mongolia.
The art of floor work is a classic part of the American Cabaret belly dance routine. Sinuous and hypnotic, it displays the dancer’s skill and strength like no other portion of the dance. In this video, Anaheed shares the secrets of dancing gracefully and safely on the floor, so you can add mystery and power to your performances.
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!
Fahtiem will show you how to move your arms through space in Air Design to experience and connect the full range of motion of your arms. She’ll teach you how to think about what you want your Beautiful Hands and Arms to look like, and how to use resistance and fluidity to achieve different feelings.
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.
urkish 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!
Amaya has traveled extensively throughout nineteen different countries teaching and performing. She produces the annual “International Shake & Bake Dance Festival” and “Oriental Potpourri” in New Mexico. Her dance is an unusual showcase of Spanish/Arabic styling with soul-stirring taksims. This fusion expresses the heart of Andalucia with the spirit of Arabia.
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