19 January 2010
There’s a reason LEYLA JOUVANA is known around the world as The Shimmy Queen of belly dance – no one can Shimmy like Leyla! Now you can learn 21 of The Shimmy Queen’s favorite shimmies ~ plus lots of variations ~ from Leyla herself. Plus, to help you to clearly understand the relationship between the movements and the rhythms, Leyla teaches to exciting rhythms played by her husband Roland, the accomplished drummer. Your drum solos will never be the same, and whether you’re dancing to the latest pop tunes or the classics, Leyla’s shimmies will add excitement and spice to all your belly dance performances!
Sale – $37.99
The Shimmy Queen is back! In this DVD Leyla Jouvana shows why she’s called the Shimmy Queen with more of her trademark moves. Leyla teaches 10 new shimmies and lots of new variations and traveling combinations using the shimmies featured on the popular “21 Shimmies & 1001 Variations” DVD. You’ll learn exotic new moves such as the Egyptian Vibration Shimmy, the Combined Flutter, Muscle & Hip Shimmy, plus many more! Then Leyla shows you more variations of the Ghawazee Shimmy, the Muscle Shimmy, and the Tip-Toe Shimmy with the Maya, traveling undulations and Figure 8s, plus more Twist Variations and Flutter Variations! Finally, a Shimmilicious performance by Leyla with drumming by Roland!
Sale – $37.99
Unique Drills for a More Dynamic Shimmy! Every belly dancer wants shimmies that are effortless, strong, smooth, and go on forever! In this DVD Celeste will help you improve your shimmies by clarifying proper shimmy technique, demonstrating stretches and exercises to improve strength and flexibility, and leading you through her special shimmy drills.
Sale – $28.99
Upbeat and exciting, Egyptian popular music appeals to all audiences. You just have to dance to it! Jillina teaches you how by adding traditional Egyptian steps to modern belly dance for a playful, high-energy performance.
Jillina teaches the movements used in the choreography then shows you how to put them together into fun new combinations. You’ll learn the complete choreography by linking the combinations together, then Jillina and members of the Sahlala Dancers show how you can adapt the choreography for your group performance. At the end of the video, enjoy 2 live belly dance performances featuring this choreography!
Sale – $74.99
Moving the ribcage in isolation from – or in coordination with – the hips is the essence of Raqs Sharki.
Ava breaks down how to execute many popular belly dance upper body movements using various motivator techniques – it’s the same move but with very different effects! Ava includes fun combinations and plenty of drilling so you’ll really feel why an “internal” rib slide looks very different from an “external” rib slide. 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!
BEST VALUE – $99.99
Don’t wait – sale ends Sunday!
Paulina has participated in formal dance training since she was 6 years old. Over the last 13 years she’s studied numerous styles of bellydance: from Egyptian and Tribal to Traditional Dances from all over the Middle East. She spent two years at the University of California at Santa Barbara studying and performing with the Middle Eastern Ensemble, which is where she developed her love for the ancient art of belly dance. Her unique style is a Fusion of Raks Sharqui and classic Oriental Dance. Paulina is also the host of Belly Dance Television (BD-TV).
Paulina is featured in several DVDs sold on this website, including:
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