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Belly Dance UNLIMITED VIDEO Package
Access to all of Sahira's online class video recordings! This includes recordings of regular PowHow classes, both Egyptian and Tribal, as well as recordings of Sahira's Level I and Level II classes at the NiaMoves studio in Houston, Texas and special content made just for you, from Sahira's home studio. Topics covered: Technique, Drills, Combinations, Choreography, Zills and more!
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100 Videos

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Level I Video Package
Access to all of Sahira's Level I online class video recordings! Learn the ancient art of belly dance while getting a great workout from the comfort of your own home! These recordings include material from Sahira's Belly Dance Basics Powhow class, as well as her in-studio Level I class at NiaMoves in Houston, Texas. Occasionally a bonus video will be thrown in as a special gift to you! Topics covered: Basic Isolations, Technique, Drills and Combinations and more!
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55 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Basics - Toxem

Video: Belly Dance Basics - Hip Bump, Maya, Upper Body Undulation

Video: Belly Dance Basics - Hip Circles & Figure 8 with Jewel

Video: Belly Dance Level I - Toxem

Video: Belly Dance Level I - SHIMMIES!

and 50 more videos
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Tribal Video Package
Access to all of Sahira's online Tribal video recordings! Learn Sahira and Urban Gypsy's signature Ghawazee-inspired improvisational vocabulary from the comfort of your own home. These recordings include material from Urban Gypsy's in-studioTribal Moves and Cues class at NiaMoves in Houston, Texas as well as Sahira's PowHow Class Tribal Technique, Combos and Zills. Occasionally some bonus videos will be thrown in as a special gift to you! Topics covered: Technique, Drills, Moves and Cues, Skirt, Zills and more! This package was designed for dancers with basic belly dance experience.
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28 Videos

Video: Tribal Style Belly Dance - Elvis Pelvis Combo

Video: Belly Dance - Skills, Drills, and Thrills - Crazy Layers!

Video: Tribal Style Belly Dance - Elvis Pelvis Combo Zill Breakdown

Video: Tribal Style Belly Dance - Elvis Pelvis Review and Zills!

Video: Belly Dance Level I - Egyptian Downs and Egyptian Basic

and 23 more videos
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Princess of Cairo Advanced Classical Choreography - VIDEO Package
Arguably one of the top 10 songs every belly dancer should know, this class series will teach an elegant advanced level choreography to Nagwa Fouad's Princess of Cairo (by Hamouda Ali). This detailed choreography is ideal for dancers with several years of belly dance experience. Basic belly dance technique will not be broken down in class. This choreography is currently be taught in Sahira's Level 3 Egyptian Belly Dance class in Houston, Texas. Videos will be added each week. There should be about 12 videos in all. (But we won't know for sure when it will be done till it's done!)
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10 Videos

Video: Princess of Cairo - Advanced Level Classical Choreography - Class 1

Video: Princess of Cairo - Advanced Level Classical Choreography - Class 2

Video: Princess of Cairo - Advanced Level Classical Choreography - Class 3

Video: Princess of Cairo - Advanced Level Classical Choreography - Class 4

Video: Princess of Cairo - Advanced Level Classical Choreography - Class 5

and 5 more videos
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VIDEO PACKAGE - Aswan Dances Choreography
Learn an elegant and exciting classical oriental (Egyptian) style choreography to the music Aswan Dances (Intro). This 4 minute piece will be taught over 7 weeks and features intricate floor patterns, layered technique, and a tiny drum solo. This choreography will utilize many of the movements taught in Sahira's Level I classes and the technique will not be broken down. Best for dancers with at least 6 months of belly dance experience.
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10 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Classical Choreography : Aswan Dances - Class 1

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Classical Choreography : Aswan Dances - Class 2

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Classical Choreography : Aswan Dances - Class 3

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Classical Choreography : Aswan Dances - Class 4

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Classical Choreography : Aswan Dances - Class 5

and 5 more videos
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Isis Wings Choreography Video Package
Learn an exciting three-minute Isis Wings choreography to the song "Drama Queen" by Sahar. In this 8-week class series Sahira will take you through the basics of how to use Isis wings, and will break down several different exciting spins and turns. We will create the choreography from the ground up, paying special attention to grand arm movements, spins and turns, and belly dance technique. This choreography can be done with Isis wings OR with a 3-yard veil draped across the neckline.
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10 Videos

Video: Isis Wings Choreography - Class 1

Video: Isis Wings Choreography - Class 2

Video: Isis Wings Choreography - Class 3

Video: Isis Wings Choreography - Class 4

Video: Isis Wings Choreography - Class 5

and 5 more videos
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Double Cane Video Package
Learn a brand new super-sultry double cane choreography! We will be taking our Saiidi to the next level as we play with some sassy new combinations and mesmerizing, death-defying (kidding!), cane juggling tricks that will leave your audience speechless! Please have two light-weight canes (with or without a hook). This is a 7-week series that will teach a 4 1/2 minute double cane routine to the "El Baston", from the album "Mario Kirlis Junto a Saida" Learn bit of the history of the assay and the dance of the Said region of Egypt, as well as Saidii and cane technique.
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9 Videos

Video: Double Cane Choreography - Class 1

Video: Double Cane Choreography - Class 2

Video: Double Cane Choreography - Class 3

Video: Double Cane Choreography - Class 4

Video: Double Cane Choreography - Class 5

and 4 more videos
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VIDEO PACKAGE -Khaleegi Drum Solo Choreography
Learn a Khaleegi-infused drum solo in 3 weeks. Get a bit of history on this ethnic dance from the Gulf, and get ready for some serious hair-swinging! This will be a fast-paced choreography session best suited for students with basic belly dance experience. Bring a veil with you to class. This 4 week series is taught by guest instructor Giselle, one of Sahira's advanced students.
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3 Videos

Video: Khaleegi Drum Solo Choreography - Class 1

Video: Khaleegi Drum Solo Choreography Class 2

Video: Khaleegi Drum Solo Choreography Class 3

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Finger Cymbals Video Package
Learn to count several basic belly dance rhythms : Belaid, Masmoudi, Saiidi, and Ayub. In this seven class video series, we will take on some of the most important to identify and understand Middle Eastern Rhythms, learn how to count them like a musician, and play them on the finger cymbals. We will then learn a couple of fun combinations to each rhythm to get us up and dancing! Please have a pair of finger cymbals with you for this class, and get ready for some fun!
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12 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Rhythm Identification and Zills : Beladi

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Rhythm Identification and Zills : Beladi

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Rhythm Identification and Zills : Beladi and Ayoub

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Zills and Rhythm Identification - Beladi

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Rhythm Identification and Zills : Masmoudi

and 7 more videos
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VIDEO PACKAGE - Veil Choreography : Caravan
Learn and intense and exciting veil choreography to Raquy and the Caveman's "Caravan" in just four classes! This choreography is high-energy with lots of veil work, spins, and barrel turns. Recommended for people with some belly dance experience, as the technique focus will be on the veil work. Classes begin on November 6th - the first video will be uploaded to the package on November 7th!
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4 Videos

Video: Veil Choreography : "Caravan" - Class No. 1

Video: Veil Choreography : "Caravan" - Class No. 2

Video: Veil Choreography : "Caravan" - Class No. 3

Video: Veil Choreography : "Caravan" - Class No. 4

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Talakik Choreography Video Package
Learn a fun intermediate level pop choreography with zills to Hakim's "Talakik"! This choreography is being taught in Sahira's Level II Belly Dance class in Houston, Texas. A basic knowledge of belly dance movements is helpful...and don't forget your zills! Buy the package and learn the entire choreography!
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4 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Talakik Choreography - November 6, 2013

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Talakik Choreography - November 13, 2013

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Talakik Choreography - November 20, 2013

Video: Belly Dance Level II - Talakik Choreography - December 11, 2013

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Shimmy Intensive Video Package
SHIMMIES SHIMMIES SHIMMIES! This month we will be focusing on Shimmies - both hip and shoulders... a least 9 (plus variations)! So dancers...start your engines, tie on your hip scarves, and join us for a shimmy marathon! Technique Includes: Knee Shimmy, Hip Shimmy and Freeze, Triplet Shimmy, Moroccan Shimmy, Shoulder Shimmy with Layer Variations, African Shimmy, Twisting Shimmy, Choo Choo Shimmy
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4 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level II - April 1, 2015 - SHIMMY INTENSIVE part 1

Video: Belly Dance Level II - SHIMMY INTENSIVE PART 2 - April 8, 2015

Video: Belly Dance Level II - SHIMMY INTENSIVE PART 3 - April 15, 2015

Video: Belly Dance Level II - SHIMMY INTENSIVE PART 4 - April 22, 2015

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Bollywood Fusion VIDEO PACKAGE
Learn a fun Bollywood Fusion Choreography to the hit song from the Bollywood movie Bunty aur Babli - Kajira Re! This choreography is being taught in Sahira's Level II Belly Dance class in Houston, Texas. You will need a knowledge of basics belly dance movements, a veil, and a sense of adventure to learn some fun new Bollywood moves! Buy the package and learn the entire choreography!
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8 Videos

Video: Bollywood Fusion Choreography - Kajira Re - Class 2

Video: Bollywood Fusion Choreography - Kajira Re - Class 3

Video: Bollywood Fusion Choreography - Kajira Re - Class 1

Video: Bollywood Fusion Choreography - Kajira Re - Class 4

Video: Bollywood Fusion Choreography - Kajira Re - Class 5

and 3 more videos
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VIDEO PACKAGE - Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep
Learn the classic tribal fusion choreography - "Arabian Spices". Urban Gypsy's choreography has been performed and loved by dancers across the globe. Now it's YOUR turn to learn it from the source! Sahira will break down the technique behind the moves, and build each combination from the ground up. Each student will receive a copy of the written choreography notes ($10 value) as well as the edited music to practice to. The plan is to PERFORM THIS CHOREOGRAPHY LIVE (via PowHow) WITH URBAN GYPSY at their 10 year Anniversary party on July 27 at 7PM CST.
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8 Videos

Video: Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep - Class No. 1

Video: Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep - Class No. 2

Video: Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep - Class No. 3

Video: Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep - Class No. 4

Video: Arabian Spices Choreography and Performance Prep - Class No. 5

and 3 more videos
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Inta Omri Sword Choreography VIDEO PACKAGE
It's getting dangerous in here! Time to pick up your weapon and join Sahira for an intense and exciting Intermediate level sword choreography! We will learn the basics of balancing a sword on our head (or you can use a heavy dowel rod or hardcover book), work on strengthening our leg muscles for floor work and dance fluidly while balancing an impressive prop. This class is best suited for dancers with mastery of basic belly dance movement. No prior sword experience required! The music for this choreography is a remixed version of the classic "Inta Omri" from Beirut Underground by Roger Abboud.
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8 Videos

Video: Inta Omri Sword Choreography - Class 1

Video: Inta Omri Sword Choreography - Class 2

Video: Inta Omri Sword Choreography - Class 3

Video: Inta Omri Sword Choreography - Class 4

Video: Inta Omri Sword Choreography - Class 5

and 3 more videos
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"Andeel" - Candle Choreography
A special beginner level choreography just in time for the holiday season! By special request, Sahira is teaching a simple and beautiful piece to Natacha Atlas' song "Andeel". This choreography is perfect for new dancers or those looking to add something slow and mysterious to their repertoire. You will need two candle holders of the tea light or votive size. (Best to use something not breakable.) No fire will be used in class.
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4 Videos

Video: "Andeel" Candle Choreography - Class 1

Video: "Andeel" Candle Choreography - Class 2

Video: "Andeel" Candle Choreography - Class 3

Video: "Andeel" Candle Choreography - Class 4

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MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography
It's time to MOVE! This brand new drum solo by Sahira will get you turning, shimmying, locking, dropping and just generally moving and working up a sweat! Expect lots of traveling combinations, fast spins and turns, lots of exciting isolations and some serious attitude in this sassy number. This choreography is best suited for dancers with a strong foundation in belly dance movement. Variations are given for more intermediate level dancers. These classes are currently in progress. There will most likely be 10-12 classes in total once it's all said and done. Music by Said Mrad.
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6 Videos

Video: MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography - Class 1

Video: MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography - Class 2

Video: MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography - Class 3

Video: MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography - Class 4

Video: MOVE - Intermediate/Advanced Drum Solo Choreography - Class 5

and 1 more videos
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Belly Dance Superstar Beginner choreography
A Level 1 Choreography from Sahira to the ever so cheeky song “Belly Dance Superstar”! This is an easy beginner-level choreography that can be performed by anyone. The movements as well as the underlying technique will be taught over five weeks and then performed at the holiday hafla in December. Jump in an learn a cute new choreography for the holiday season. Enjoy!
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4 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level I - November 2, 2016 - Belly Dance Superstar Beginner choreography - Part 1

Video: Belly Dance Level I - November 9, 2016 - Belly Dance Superstar Beginner choreography - Part 2

Video: Belly Dance Level I - November 16, 2016 - Belly Dance Superstar Beginner choreography - Part 3

Video: Belly Dance Level I - November 30, 2016 - Belly Dance Superstar Beginner choreography - Part 4

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Double Veil Choreography
Learn belly dance double veil choreography "Dansoz Dunya" with Sahira! Prepare to leave your audience breathless and dizzy in this dramatic and spin-filled double veil choreography. Not for the faint of heart or easily nauseous dancer, this piece will be broken down over five weeks and will include special attention paid veil technique and double veil mechanics. Let's go for a spin!
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4 Videos

Video: Belly Dance Level III - June 14, 2017 - Double Veil Choreography - Part 4

Video: Belly Dance Level III - June 7, 2017 - Double Veil Choreography - Part 3

Video: Belly Dance Level III - May 24, 2017 - Double Veil Choreography - Part 1

Video: Belly Dance Level III - May 31, 2017 - Double Veil Choreography - Part 2

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Live Class with Recording
Belly Dance Level I - Technique & Combinations
Time to get your groove on! In this action-packed class, Sahira will lead you through a series of exercises that will get you dancing and leave you sweating. Each class stands on its own and teaches the "move du jour" -starting with the breakdown of the muscles used to create the movement and eventually laying arms and traveling steps. The class ends with a combination you can take home to practice on your own. This is a live streaming broadcast of Sahira's Beginner I Class at the NiaMoves Studio in Houston, Texas. Interaction will be minimal, but I welcome your questions after class!
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Belly Dance Level II - More Technique, Layering & Combos
This class is for students with some belly dance experience. We will drill the foundation movements of the dance for strength and precision, and build upon them with arms, traveling, layering and shimmies! Zills (finger cymbals) will be incorporated into the dance – students should bring zills to every class. Take your dancing to the next level! This is a live streaming broadcast of Sahira's Level II Class at the NiaMoves Studio in Houston, Texas. Interaction will be minimal, but I welcome your questions after class!
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Belly Dance Level III - Advanced Technique and Choreography
Delve in to the ARTFORM that is Middle Eastern Dance! Students learn about Egyptian folkloric dance and culture as well as explore the musicality of traditional Middle Eastern dance music. Level 3 classes also include more challenging muscle and isolation strengthening, layering of hips, chest and arm movements, and more complex traveling patterns, spins and turns to explore. A new level 3 choreography is taught every few months. This is a live streaming broadcast of Sahira's Level III Class in Houston, Texas. Interaction will be minimal, but I welcome your questions after class.
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Private Belly Dance Training
Take your dancing to the next level with one-on-one training! I am here to work on anything and everything you'd like - from technique, or problem areas, specific movements, or choreography, competition and audition preparation, professional development and more! Nothing compares to having an instructor dedicated to creating a personalized class for YOU. Treat yourself to a private class and see the change in your dance! Please note: the date listed is for listing purposes only. We will choose the perfect time for our class based on your schedule.
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Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
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