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Baladi Extravaganza by Joana Saahirah is a series of classes that will provide the ABC of Baladi Style, The Hidden & Sacred Language of Hips and Womb. Raks el Baladi is the original, unpolished, unmodernized Raks Sharki (Oriental Dance), the one Egyptians still practice in their homes, weddings and community events. In this course we will explore the basic technique, attitude, mentality and sensibility used in Baladi style as well as exploring the creative potential of our hips and learning a full length "Awadi" (Baladi Progression) choreography. You´ll have a taste of the real`* Baladi Experience!


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Joana Saahirah is a world renowned Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer specialized in Egyptian Oriental and Folkloric Dances, Actress and Author of the book “The Secrets of Egypt – Dance, Life & Beyond” on its 2nd edition.

One of the most well known, respected and original Oriental Dancers in the international scene.

After almost a decade of Life and Career in Egypt with her own orchestra – rescuing the ORIGINS & ESSENCE of Egyptian Oriental and Folkloric Dance -, Joana has created a style (of teaching, choreographing and performing) that UNITES EAST and WEST; the best of Egypt and the best of western open and free mind; technique and expression; healing and art; the reconnection of MIND,the HEART, the BODY and the SOUL.

For the last 5 years, Joana has been a constant presence – as an invited artist, choreographer & teacher – at major International Oriental Dance Festivals.

She has also studied and worked (as a choreography and teaching assistant) with Master Mahmoud Reda from whom she learnt all Egyptian Folkloric Styles. She has studied with the legends of Egyptian Oriental Dance, such as Shokry Mohamed, Souhair Zaki, Nagwa Fouad, Azza Sherif and Mona el Said, and travelled all over Egypt to research the roots of its music and dance.

Joana has recovered the SOUL of Oriental Dance and Egyptian Folklore and it´s her Dream and Mission to share it with the world revealing the true richness and ancient knowledge hidden in this art form.

Joana has written for newspapers, magazines and websites (about Egyptian culture, music and dance), such as the Elephant Journal and Zaghareet Magazine, amongst others, and the book “The Secrets of Egypt – Dance, Life & Beyond“. She´s currently working on two new books.

She´s the creator of “Messages from The Womb”, a series of video lectures that are inspiring dancers from all over the world.

She´s the author of pioneer On Line Private Courses – regular courses and “The Secrets of Egyptian Dance” Workshops -, innovative formats that unite authentic Egyptian Dance - Oriental and Folkloric styles - with Self-Discovery and Personal Empowerment.

She started her career in Egypt – 8 years of daily full repertoire (Egyptian Oriental & Folkloric dance) shows with her orchestra – as well as Lebanon and Oman. In the last years, she has received universal acclaim from all over the world. Thousands of dancers have been touched by her Vision of Oriental Dance.

Here are some of the countries where she has performed, taught and lectured: Egypt, Oman, Lebanon, Qatar, Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Portugal, France, Ireland, England, Israel, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Russia, Siberia, Ukraine, Poland, USA (New York, Chicago, Savannah, Alaska), Mexico China, Japan, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, New Zealand, amongst others.

Experience

Joana Saahirah of Cairo, world´renowned Oriental Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer and Author of "The Secrets of Egypt - Dance, Life & Beyond".

Education

Trained in Dance - Classical Ballet - from the age of 5; Actress formed by the Acting Conservatoire; Mahmoud Reda´s assistant and Life´s apprentice.

""Class yesterday was so amazing! Thank you so much for sharing. This is going bring the depth and authenticity to my dance that Inhave been looking for. I am so very excited!" "

Chandler Rhinehart

"I have taken private online courses with Joana and what she offers is top notch. I have loved every minute of studying with her and have even hosted her to teach workshops in my city. She leaves nothing out. Much love to you, Joana! "

Heather Henna Louise

""You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.""

Martha Graham