Belly Dance Reseller Update

IAMED has many wonderful Belly Dance DVDs that make great gifts for the holidays. One way to help your customers find the right gift for their favorite dancer is to group similar DVDs together as gift sets. We have items at different price points, so there’s something for every budget. Plus, when a customer purchases a gift set, they can give it as a single package, or break it up and give the DVDs as individual gifts. Either way, it’s a great way for your costumers to get big savings on videos!

Here are some DVD gift set ideas:

The Art of Belly Dance Series with Paulina
(“Arabian Sands,” “Desert Dreams” and “Enchanted Nile”)

Belly Dance Instruction and Workout – Have Fun, Get Fit and Learn to Belly Dance!

Each video is approximately 95 minutes in length and features:

– 50+ minutes of unique belly dance instruction
– 25+ minute workout which includes a complete warm-up and cool-down
– 2 beautiful performances by professional belly dancers, including Paulina!

The DVD versions also contain bonus materials:

– The History of Belly Dance
– Instructional Tips for Belly Dancers
– The Story of The International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance (IAMED)

It’s the perfect gift for anyone who wants to get started in Belly Dance.

Veil Combo Pack

Veil with Aziza
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 a performance. Let AZIZA show you how to make a veil more than a prop; with Aziza, the veil becomes your dance partner!

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! On this DVD Katia shares her secrets for dancing with a large silk veil.

Belly-Dance-O-Rama Series

Some of the most spectacular belly dance performances in the world on a great stage with state-of-the-art lighting, sound, and video production! Sell all three outstanding videos for one low price!

Belly-Dance-O-Rama 1 – Aliyah Ammal * Virginia* Lilla Varese Dance Company * Kali * Aubre * Tamra Henna * BellaDonna Dance Company * Aziza Nawal * Paulina * Darshan * Midnight Mirage * Gina * Ava Fleming * Amira * and Leyla Jouvana & Roland!

Belly-Dance-O-Rama 2 – Nadira * Darshan * Gina * Roxxanne * Fleurs d’Egypte Dance Company * Virginia * Leyla Jouvana & Roland * Madrina * Habib * Jamileh * Black Opal Dance Company * Isidora Bushkovski * Viviane * Sa’Diyya * Tamra-henna & Aubre * Sadie * LaUra

Belly-Dance-O-Rama 3 – 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!

Essential Egyptian Set

An awesome set for anyone who loves Egyptian style! These three outstanding videos are taught by some of the most popular Egyptian Style Belly Dancers in the country!

Arabic Rhythms with Tamra-henna
Tamra-henna (with Amir Sofi on tabla) teach dancers of all levels everything they need to understand Egyptian rhythms and interpret the subtle complexities of this wonderful music! Tamra-henna also teaches several combinations that reflect the structure of each rhythm. This is a must-have for any dancers interested in exploring Raqs Sharki.

Dynamic Combinations – Traveling in Style with Ava Fleming
Starting with grand entrances to immediately grab the audience, Ava teaches how to move from Point A to Point B using exciting and fun traveling combinations.

Magnificent Moves with Zahra Zuhair – Egyptian Technique, Combinations, and Styling
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!

Belly Dance Rocks! ~ The Trilogy

This is a really fun performance set for dancers and non-dancers alike. See lots of fresh faces, and some long-time stars of belly dance, with plenty of variety and incredible music!

Belly Dance Rocks!
Featuring: * Fahtiem * Jillina’s Sahlala Dancers * Sa’Elayssa * Paulina * Ava Fleming * Sadie * Andreanna * Lilla Varese * Aleya * Negma Dance Company * Dangerous Curves Dance Company * Habib in “Belly Metal” * and * Leyla Jouvana “The Shimmy Queen”

Belly Dance Reloaded!
Featuring: * Mesmera * Judeen * Louchia * Willow * Jamileh * Calypso * Katayna * Abhi-Irena Perakh * Black Opal Dance Company * Urban Tribal Dance Company * The Legendary Dahlena * The Dance of the 7 Veils by Leyla Jouvana with Roland on Tabla

Belly Dance Revolution!
Featuring: * Anaheed * Celeste * Sapphira * Leyla Jouvana and Roland * Ava Fleming * Aradia * Sa’diyya * Brandi * Ya Helewa! * Jillina’s Sahlala Dancers * Dahlena’s Habibi Dancers * “Super Belly Metal” by Habib

Ava Fleming Instructional Set

“Sizzlin’ Hips” & “Sizzlin’ Torso”
More than just technique, by teaching greater awareness of how to dance, Ava’s movement theory will increase dance vocabulary, add juiciness to fluid curves, and crisp precision to accents. These two DVDs are a lovely set on their own, or make a more comprehensive package by adding Ava’s other popular instructional video…

Dynamic Combinations – Traveling in Style
In this video, Ava Fleming teaches how to Travel in Style! Starting with grand entrances to immediately grab the audience, she shows dancers 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.

Plus, each video contains an amazing performance by Ava!

Finger Cymbals with Ansuya
(“Finger Cymbals with Ansuya” & “Advanced Finger Cymbals with Ansuya”)

Whether your customers are new to belly dance, or simply want to improve on their technique and learn new rhythms, this is THE best instructional set available! In each video, Ansuya teaches how to play finger cymbals to add musical energy and excitement to belly dance with:

Demonstration & Technique: Ansuya breaks down each zill pattern into easy-to-follow steps. Students learn specific technique, then pick up the speed as they follow along with the music.

Movements with Finger Cymbals: Ansuya teaches basic belly dance movements that go with each zill pattern, then adds the zills to each of these movements. Moving and dancing with zills, in addition to proper technique, is an important part of learning to play finger cymbals.

Zill Drill: Join Ansuya in a practice session playing finger cymbals. This unique “zill drill” will help dancers become proficient in playing each zill pattern while dancing, and also teaches transitions from one move and pattern to another.

Performance: Ansuya gives a costumed performance, which demonstrates how playing finger cymbals in the dance enhances the very essence of every performance, and brings another dimension of expression to this art form.

Jillina Instructional Set

Sell both of Jillina’s incredible instructional videos for one low price!

Drum Solo with Jillina – Technique and Choreography
Great for the professional belly dancer or an enthusiastic beginner, this video will help dancers add fire to their drum solos. This comprehensive video includes Jillina’s Drum Solo Philosophy, Exercises, Technique, and Original Choreography. At the end of the video, there is a live nightclub performance showcasing the Drum Solo taught in this video.

Egyptian Pop Choreography with Jillina
Upbeat and exciting, Egyptian popular music appeals to all audiences. You just have to dance to it! In this program Jillina teaches how by adding traditional Egyptian steps to modern belly dance for a playful, high-energy performance.

At the end of the video, enjoy 2 live belly dance performances featuring this choreography!

Super Shimmy Set

Turbo Shimmy with Celeste
Every belly dancer wants shimmies that are effortless, strong, smooth, and go on forever! In this DVD Celeste will help students improve their shimmies by clarifying proper shimmy technique, demonstrating stretches and exercises to improve strength and flexibility, and leading them through her special shimmy drills. Each drill is progressively more challenging, requiring greater strength and stamina, and adding layering.

21 Shimmies & 1001 Variations with Leyla Jouvana
There’s a reason LEYLA JOUVANA is known around the world as The Shimmy Queen of belly dance – no one can Shimmy like Leyla! From basic shimmies like the Hip Shimmy and the Egyptian Shimmy, to the advanced layering of the Combined Afro-Vibration Shimmy or the Samba Shimmy, Leyla fully demonstrates each shimmy so viewers can follow along and perfect their own technique. They will gain a deeper appreciation of the music as well learn some great moves!

More Shimmies & Thousands of Variations with Leyla Jouvana
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. Learn exotic new moves such as the Egyptian Vibration Shimmy, the Combined Flutter, Muscle & Hip Shimmy, and the Asian or Persian Head Shimmy, and new Hip Shimmy variations and fun traveling Hip Shimmy combinations!

Belly Dance Television (BD-TV)
(Volumes 1, 2 & 3)

BD-TV is a video news magazine which is available on DVD. Think of it as a magazine that you watch instead of read. Rather than static images and printed words, you get to see the dancers move and hear their music. By experiencing the added dimension of motion, you can connect with the performers and better understand their emotional responses. In addition to facts, the energy from each dancer and each event is revealed, giving the viewer a richer, more comprehensive connection with the story.

Each DVD is over two hours long and features some of the biggest names in belly dance, along with some new faces. See interviews and performances with stars like Ansuya, Carolena Nericcio of FatChanceBellyDance, Sadie, and Aradia of Las Vegas!

* Event Highlights * Feature Stories * Hip Tips * Biographies * Performances * and more!

Belly Dance Television makes an exciting and unique gift for any Belly Dance enthusiast!