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by Joana Saahirah, Joana Saahirah of Cairo
Learn authentic Egyptian Dance while exploring your unique potential. Welcome to a Journey of Egyptian Music, Dance and Culture, Soul Searching and Self-Empowerment that will rock your world!
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Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life

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Uploaded Oct 21, 2018: 8 min
Welcome to Om Kolthoum for Oriental Dancers, a bonus video by Joana Saahirah! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Why Om Kolthoum´s music is essential for Oriental Dancers of every level. 2. Where are the challenges of Om Kolthoum´s music - instrumental & lyrics. 3. The Quest of Om Kolthoum: becoming more Human.
Uploaded Oct 20, 2018: 1 hr, 1 min
Welcome to the 1st class of "Om Kolthoum & Tarab for Oriental Dancers Introduction"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to Om Kolthoum & Tarab. 2. Why do we study Om Kolthoum & Tarab? How can we benefit from both as dancers and human beings? 3. A little bit about the Life of Om Kolthoum & her music. 4. The beginning of a dance combination with the song "Ana Fintizarak" - getting into the posture, feeling, mood, & magical world of Om Kolthoum.
Uploaded Oct 20, 2018: 1 hr, 11 min
Welcome to the 7th, & last, class of "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. A quick revision of the second part of our "Fi Youm we Leyla" choreography - choreographing the Lyrics, interpreting the storyline, digging into the Life inside the music & inside ourselves. 2. New dance phrases added to "Fi Youm we Leyla" choreography. 3. Dynamics, contrast, & the role of Mahmoud Reda in my Choreography Romance. 4. Tips on choreography by Mahmoud Reda - jewels from the Master. 5. The last challenge to dancers.
Uploaded Oct 19, 2018: 1 hr, 2 min
Welcome to the 5th class of "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. New key concepts for Creativity - going deeper into the act of materializing ideas into deeds; turning dreams into reality. 2. A quick revision of our choreography & new dance phrases added to it. 3. Focus on Tarab, Surrender, The Mystery in the Creative Process. 4. How to invite The Muses into your Creative Process. 5. Final tips for dancers.
Uploaded Oct 19, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to Class #6 of "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography"! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. A warm-up directed at the Lyrics. 2. The difference between choreographing instrumental music & music with lyrics. 3. What you need to know when you choreograph Lyrics - skills & issues to consider. 4. The 2nd part of "Fi Youm we Leyla" choreography from the transition between instrumental & lyrics on. 5. New dance phrases added to the choreography. 6. Final tips for choreographing the Lyrics of a song.
Uploaded Oct 18, 2018: 1 hr, 7 min
Welcome to the Class #4 of "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. New key concepts related to The Creative Process - what you´ll find on the way & how to make the best of the path. 2. The Crossing of The Desert - what it is & why it´s so important. 3. A quick revision of our choreography plus new dance phrases added to it. 4. A creative challenge launched to the dancers - bringing YOUrself to the front stage.
Uploaded Oct 18, 2018: 5 min
Welcome to this bonus video - The Crossing of the Desert - by Joana Saahirah offered with the class #4 of "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What is The Crossing of the Desert or The Lonely Road? 1.2. Where do you find them in your Creative Process? 2. How to deal with the challenges of The Crossing of the Desert. 3. Tips for Creative people who dare dreaming & materializing their dreams.
Uploaded Oct 17, 2018: 1 hr, 4 min
Welcome to the Class #3 of "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life", the conclusion of the course "Creativity & Freedom in Egyptian Dance & in Life" also available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Key concepts to help you become The Creative Force you deserve to be. 2. Quick revision of our choreography & new dance phrases added to it. 3. Decision making, trials, & The Search in the creative process. 4. Choosing between creative possibilities. 5. How to develop your own identity. In dance, as in Life.
Uploaded Oct 17, 2018: 13 min
Welcome to "Finding Your Own Voice in Egyptian Dance, as in Life", an inspirational, bonus video offered with the Online Course "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What it means to "find & express your own voice". . 1.2. How those concepts apply to Egyptian Dance & to Life. 2. How to develop your own identity in your creative projects.
Uploaded Oct 13, 2018: 9 min
Enjoy this bonus video offered with the Online Course "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The 3 main phases of the Creative Process 2. The 2nd, and most important, phase of the Creative Process - from dreaming to doing; from wishing to materializing. 3. Tips for overcoming the challenges that show up during the Creative Process.
Uploaded Oct 12, 2018: 1 hr, 2 min
Welcome to the 2nd class of "Blooming - Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life"! Here´s what you´ll find in this recorded class: 1. The beginning of the DOING, the middle point of the Creative Process. 2. What it takes to be a consistent, brave, shining Creator in your Dance, as in your Life. 3. The start of our choreography explained step by step, movement by movement. 4. The importance of REAL motivation & true SELF-EXPRESSION. 5. Back to bring a child - what it takes to complete a creative project. 6. Final tips & challenges for the dancers.
Uploaded Oct 11, 2018: 1 hr, 2 min
Welcome to the first class of "Finding & Expressing Yourself in Egyptian Dance & in Life", the second & last part of the course, also available at our school, "Creativity & Freedom in Egyptian Dance & in Life". Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the Creative Process & its 3 main phases. 2. Possible obstacles found in the Creative Process. 3. A short, intensely emotional, dance combination that illustrates some of the core skills every Creator needs to embrace in order to bring an idea to fruition. 4. Final tips on the 2nd phase of the Creative Process.
Uploaded Sep 11, 2018: 1 hr, 8 min
Welcome to this emotionally charged class! I bet it will open your heart & make you think differently about Egyptian Dance & yourself. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. New key concepts for Choreography. 2. Quick revision of our "Fi Youm we Leyla" Choreography & new dance phrases added to the choreography. 3. How to choreograph the Lyrics/Story Line in the Music. 4. Making it PERSONAL - vulnerability, honesty, no masks. Real human expression through the music. 5. Serving the MUSIC. 6. Tips from my musicians in Cairo, Egypt.
Uploaded Sep 10, 2018: 1 hr, 7 min
Enjoy this intense, creatively challenging, class & expand yourself. As a dancer & as a person. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to new concepts at the core of the Art of Choreographing Egyptian Dance. 2. Quick revision of our "Fi Youm we Leyla" choreography & new dance phrases added to the choreography. 3. Creative Challenge in class - provide the ingredients (dance movements) & I´ll cook a meal with them (choreographing with those movements). 4. The Guts of Personal Perspective - why you GOTTA have it. Its risks & benefits.
Uploaded Sep 09, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to the 3rd class of "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography" Course! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. New core concepts for Choreography. 2. Quick revision of our "Fi Youm we Leyla" choreography & new dance phrases added to the choreography. 3. Dance combination focused on Directions & Simplicity. 4. Final challenges for dancers
Uploaded Sep 08, 2018: 9 min
Enjoy this inspirational bonus video - Why you should Choreograph - offered with the Online Course "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Why Choreography is so important for dancers of every level. 2. What I´ve learned from the Master of Choreography & Father of Egyptian Dance Folklore, Mahmoud Reda. 3. The challenges & the blessings of choreograhy. 4. Tips for creative expansion in your dance, as in your life.
Uploaded Sep 08, 2018: 1 hr, 8 min
We´re diving deeper into the Art of Choreography & the world of Classical Egyptian Music (Warda al Jazairia) & it´s beautiful! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Tips for Choreography - the Ingredients & the Seasoning/Flavour. 2. Warm-up with a soft, romantic, song. 3. The beginning of our "Fi Youm we Leyla" (by Warda) choreography - step by step, movement by movement. 4. Tips for Choreography I´ve learned from the Master, Mahmoud Reda. 5. A challenge for dancers.
Uploaded Sep 08, 2018: 14 min
Welcome to "The Cooking Class", a bonus video by Joana Saahirah offered with the course "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Why Choreographing is like Cooking - images that will make you understand dance, and creativity, on a deeper level. 2. What do you need to know in order to Choreograph? 3. Egyptian Dance as a Language. 4. Lessons Joana Saahirah has learned from the Father of Egyptian Folklore, Mahmoud Reda. 5. Tips for Choreography & truthful Self-Expression.
Uploaded Sep 07, 2018: 1 hr, 10 min
Welcome to the first class of our "How to create your first Egyptian Dance Choreography" Course. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the Art of Choreography. 2. Dance combination with a revision of the Egyptian Dance Technique taught in the "Egyptian Dance ABC & Creative Awakening" Course (Levels 1,2,3,4). 3. Tips for Choreography & Self-Expression. 4. Tips Joana Saahirah received from the Father of Egyptian Folklore, and genius, Mahmoud Reda. Choreography as a tool for self-discovery & improvement. 5. Challenges for dancers - awakening your creative potential.
Uploaded Sep 03, 2018: 5 min
Welcome to the introduction video of our Online Course "How to create my first Egyptian Dance Choreography (dancing to Warda)". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The difference between learning dance steps & dancing. 2. Egyptian Dance as a Language - connecting the movements (words). 3. What we´ll learn in this course.
Uploaded Sep 03, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to the 6th, & final, class of our "Sensuality in Baladi" Course! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction of the last concepts related to Sensuality in Egyptian Dance & how they apply to your Baladi & to your Life. 2. Warm-up with a JOYful pop song that´ll get your pleasure vibes flowing. 3. Quick revision of our "Sensuality in Baladi" choreography PLUS new, final, dance phrases added to the choreography. 4. Last challenge to the dancers - MAKING IT YOUR OWN DANCE. 5. Final tips for a Sensual, fully ALIVE, & ORIGINAL dance. And life.
Uploaded Sep 03, 2018: 10 min
Welcome to this inspiring bonus video offered with the Class #6 of our Online Course "Sensuality in Baladi" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. What does FREEDOM mean & how it relates to Baladi, Egyptian Dance, & Life. 2. Three core aspects of Freedom & how they are applied to your Dance & Life. 3. Invitation for a BRAVER, more AUTHENTIC, Dance. And Life.
Uploaded Sep 02, 2018: 1 hr, 10 min
Wow, wow, wow! Get ready to rock, & open your heart, with this class. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up with a different Baladi piece. 2. Introduction of one more ESSENTIAL CONCEPT for Sensuality, Baladi, the core of Egyptian Dance, & Life. 3. Quick revision of our Baladi choreography plus NEW dance phrases added to the choreography. 4. Final tips related with this class - how to expand your Sensuality in a natural, emotional, soulful way. The rescue of Egyptian Dance´s Essence.
Uploaded Sep 02, 2018: 1 hr, 1 min
The passion grows as we move ahead with our "Sensuality in Baladi" Course. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up with a cool, sexy, pop song. 2. Going deeper into Lilith & her connection to Egyptian Dance. 3. Applying some of Lilith´s traits to our Baladi. 4. Quick revision of our Baladi choreography & new phrases added to the choreography. 5. Last tips to expand your sensuality/freedom. 6. Cool-down/stretching session following the music of your own breath.
Uploaded Aug 30, 2018: 6 min
Feel welcome to enjoy this bonus video offered with the Class #4 of "Sensuality in Baladi" Course available at our school. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The importance of Softness in Egyptian Dance, as in Life. 2. What does Softness mean in the context of Egyptian Dance? 3. Introducing the connection between Softness, the Feminine Principle, and Sensuality. 4. Rescuing the origins of Egyptian Dance - a Vision.
Uploaded Aug 30, 2018: 1 hr, 9 min
Welcome to the 3rd class of "Sensuality in Baladi - Posture, Technique, & Choreography"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction of a new key concept for Sensuality in Baladi. 2. Dance combination/exercise on Softness using an iconic Om Kolthoum song (discover which song that is). 3. Mind & heart opening tips for implementing Sensuality & overall joy in your fance, as in your life. 4. Quick revision of the beginning of our Baladi choreography PLUS new dance phrases added to it. 5. Final tips & challenges for dancers.
Uploaded Aug 29, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
Welcome to our 4th, & last, class of the "Bombastic Short Majance Choreography" training! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. New concepts to apply to your dance & to your life. 2. The Fear of your Own Greatness. 3. Quick revision of our "majance" choreography PLUS new dance phrases with which we conclude our choreography. 4. Inner space & outer space - traveling steps. 5. Presence; simplicity; human connection through the dance. 6. The full "majance" choreography. 7. Final tips for you to SHINE YOUR OWN LIGHT.
Uploaded Aug 29, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to a journey that´ll spice up your dance &, perhaps, your life! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction of new, central, concepts related to Sensuality, Pleasure, & Baladi. 2. Provocative questions that make you think, question, & open your mind. 3. Taking it SLOW - centering yourself, listening, allowing yourself to be present, enjoying & expressing yourself FREELY. 4. The beginning of our "Sensuality in Baladi" choreography. 5. Bringing Lilith into your Dance & into your Life. 6. Extra challenge for dancers.
Uploaded Aug 29, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
What an exciting, fiery, dance ride! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction of new concepts, essential for Egyptian Dance & for Life. 2. Warm-up with a new "majance" piece. 3. Dance combination/exercise on "Being Seen" with new "majance" piece. 4. Quick revision of our "majance" choreography & new phrases added to the choreography. 5. Final tips for Personal Presence. 6. Relaxing Cool-down
Uploaded Aug 29, 2018: 1 hr, 6 min
Welcome to this exciting, spicy, journey into the Sensuality of Baladi & YOU OWN juiciness! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the theme "Sensuality in Baladi". 2. What is Pleasure & how we can cultivate it in our daily lives, as well as in our dance. 3. The 4 Dimensions of Pleasure - physical, mental, emotional, spiritual. 4. Dance combination/exercise focused on developing PHYSICAL PLEASURE awareness. 5. Challenge for dancers: the DAILY PLEASURES LIST
Uploaded Aug 27, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
Welcome to a class that will challenge, & inspire, you even further into shining YOUR OWN LIGHT! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up with a different "majance" piece. 2. Dance combination with the "majance" used in the warm-up exploring the more expansive side of your dance. 2.1. Coming out of the shell - dancing, and living, from an open heart. 3. Quick revision of our "majance" choreography. 4. New dance phrases added to our "majance" choreography & a Musicality challenge. 5. Cool down with the breath & precious tips for dance & for life.
Uploaded Aug 26, 2018: 7 min
Welcome to the first bonus video offered with the Course "Sensuality in Baladi" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What is Sensuality - the strict, limited, & twisted concept Versus the wide, unlimited, & lucid concept. 2. Why Sensuality is important in dance, as in life. 3. What´s the connection between Sensuality & the Baladi Style. 4. A proposal for a radical change in your Dance & in your Life.
Uploaded Aug 26, 2018: 1 hr, 19 min
Welcome to our 1st class of out Short, yet Bombastic, Majance Choreography! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Tips for Greatness in Dance, as in Life. 2. What is a "Majance" - context in Cairo, Egypt. 3. Owning your space, self-confidence, & other core values that distinguish average dancers from great dancers. 4. Warm-up with a fun, passionate, "majance". 5. The beginning of our "majance" choreography with technique break down, details, & musicality tips. 6. Soft cool down. 7. Tips for your Dance Evolution.
Uploaded Aug 26, 2018: 7 min
Welcome to a bonus video offered with our Course "Short, yet Bombastic Majance Choreography". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What is Self-Confidence & why it´s so important in your dance, as in your life. 2. The difference between self-confidence & arrogance/vanity. 3. Owning yourself, your dance & life space. 4. The beginning of Self-Power.
Uploaded Sep 12, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
As our Magical Journey kicks-off, we get deeper into Creativity, Freedom and, make no mistake, fun! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the concept of Inner Child & why it´s essential to recover it in order to become the best version of ourselves. In dance, as in life. 2. Using playfulness; resourcefulness; imagination; and fun to open up our creative doors. 3. Warm-up. 4. New dance combination using the concepts introduced in this class. 5. The importance of Music & Silence. 6. Cool down in silence (going inside) 7. Creativity challenge for dancers
Uploaded Jul 17, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
Welcome to the 9th, & last, class of this pioneering course! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Quick revision of our Tabla Solo choreography 2. New concepts about the Creative Process - what it really takes to create your own dance, book, dream, (fill in the gap). 3. An offering of ingredients - choices - for the last challenge offered to the dancers in the course. 4. Egyptian Dance phrases & movements you can use at the end of the choreography (your own creation). 5. The need for Chaos & Embracing our Humanity in the creative process. 6. Last precious tips for dance & for life
Uploaded Jul 14, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
The more we get into this course, the more tools you receive for your Creative Process in Dance, as in Life. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. New concepts related to Creativity & Freedom 2. Dance combination illustrating the element of Water - the feminine principle, the soft, the fluid; emotion; heart 3. Making it your own - adding your personal perspective to your creations 4.Quick revision of our Tabla Solo choreography & new dance phrases added to the choreography 5. Introduction to the 2nd phase of the Creative Process - Nourishing the Seed 6. Reconnecting with our breath
Uploaded Jul 13, 2018: 1 hr, 17 min
Welcome to a special class where Musicality rules! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. The definition of Silence, Musicality, and Tarab 2. A funky, out of the box, fun dance combination that brings Oriental Dance movements and Western music together 3. Tips for a better, sharper, ear and Musicality 4. A quick revision of our Tabla Solo choreography 5. New phrases added to our choreography - technique & musicality break down 6. Cool down & final challenges for dancers - how to become a living musical antena
Uploaded Jul 12, 2018: 10 min
Enjoy this Bonus Video offered with the Class #6 of the Course "Creativity & Freedom in Egyptian Dance & in Life". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The importance of DECISIONS in the creative process in dance, as in life. 2. Precious Tips to create the dance & life you truly want.
Uploaded Jul 12, 2018: 1 hr, 22 min
Welcome a particularly interactive, fun, hot class! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. A relaxed warm-up with a hip pop Egyptian song. 2. Digging into the class main theme: Decisions 3. A quick review of our Tabla solo choreography with a new movement added to the sequence 4. Exercises & tips on the Creative Process 5. Short dance combination to give you ideas on how to create your own stuff, may that be a dance piece or the dream of a lifetime. 6. Embracing Mistakes - why it´s essential to experience the creative process & be free to experiment without fear.
Uploaded Jul 12, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
Welcome to another special class that will challenge & inspire you! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the concepts of the Wounded & the Victorious Child plus how those concepts affect the way we create in our dance, as in our life. 2. A quick review of the Tabla Solo beginning chosen by the majority of the students at the course. 3. New dance combos added to our Tabla Solo choreography. 4. Creativity & freedom tips on the choice of dance movements, pauses, & other creative details. 5. The Seed, the beginning of the creative process.
Uploaded Jul 06, 2018: 1 hr, 18 min
Welcome to an exciting class filled with fun, possibilities, passion, & thought-provoking dance combinations. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up using the Tabla Solo musical piece we´ll work on this course 2. Three different beginnings for the same music - YOU choose the one you love the best & we´ll use it for our choreography. 3. Egyptian Dance Technique used in the 3 alternative choreography beginnings. 4. What makes a Tabla Solo different - what it allows you to do & what it requests of you. 5. Cool-down in silence - going back in. 6. Balance - inner & outer world.
Uploaded Jul 05, 2018: 1 hr, 17 min
The fire is up as we move forward with "Creativity & Freedom in Egyptian Dance & in Life". Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1.Warm-up with specific breathing spaces 2. The importance of Silence & Checking-in with yourself 3. Full combination - intro/majance - with silence spots, contrast, openness, and playfulness 4. Introducing the Victorious & the Wounded Inner Child 5. Cool-down 6. Tips for Greatness in your Dance, as in your Life
Uploaded Jul 04, 2018: 1 hr, 17 min
As our Magical Journey kicks-off, we get deeper into Creativity, Freedom and, make no mistake, fun! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the concept of Inner Child & why it´s essential to recover it in order to become the best version of ourselves. In dance, as in life. 2. Using playfulness; resourcefulness; imagination; and fun to open up our creative doors. 3. Warm-up. 4. New dance combination using the concepts introduced in this class. 5. The importance of Music & Silence. 6. Cool down in silence (going inside) 7. Creativity challenge for dancers
Uploaded Jul 03, 2018: 1 hr, 18 min
Welcome to the 1st class of Creativity & Freedom in Egyptian Dance & in Life! Dig in & join the fun. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to the Course. 2. Out of the box Warm-up - spicing up your brain. 3. Combination using Saiidi rhythm - mixing Oriental with Saiidi/Folkloric movements. The beginning of rule breaking. 4. Sensual cool down to make you go deeper into your body. 5. The first essential Questions were thrown at our students - what you need to know in order to be a creative, free, dancer. And a human being.
Uploaded Jun 02, 2018: 1 hr, 11 min
Welcome to the last class of our "Enta Omri Choreography Break Down"! I hope this course helps you to understand & execute this beautiful choreography but, more than that, that it shows you the richness of Om Kolthoum´s music & the value in learning choreography & in choreographing your own pieces. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Musicality - the Emotional Rollercoaster of an Om Kolthoum song. 1.1. What is required from dancers? Spoiler alert: much more than steps. 2. Revision of our choreography. 3. New, & last, part of our choreography broken down, step by step. 4. Full choreography.
Uploaded Jun 01, 2018: 1 hr, 13 min
What a beautiful, soulful, class! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The beauty of having gorgeous students co-creating a class with the teacher. 2. Quick revision of our "Enta Omri" choreography. 3. New dance phrases/units added to our choreography. 3.1. Detailed explanation, & execution, of the dance technique used in the new phrases added to our choreography. 4. Creating a Space for Being, Existing, Experiencing the music/dance/life instead of getting caught in the mice wheel of overdoing & meaningless rushing. 5. Energy Versus Material; the importance of the pause; Silence; Soul.
Uploaded Jun 01, 2018: 20 min
Welcome to this video, part of the bonus material offered with our online course "Enta Omri Choreography Break Down (Technique Boost)" available at our school. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What it means to create a space for being, existing, breathing, experiencing. 2. Why it´s hard for us to stop, smell the roses, & live the moment in our dance, as in our life. 3. Today´s Egyptian Dance trends Versus authentic Egyptian Dance. 4. Getting closer to the Middle Land - Balance between action & stillness. 5. Final tips for dancers & nondancers on how to make the best of our dance & life.
Uploaded May 31, 2018: 1 hr, 9 min
What a delightful, fun, & challenging class! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Warm-up with a Pop/Saiidi song by Hakim, the King of Shaabi. 2. Quick revision of our "Enta Omri" choreography. 3. New phrases added to our choreography with detailed technique & movements´ explanation. 3.1. Breaking down the technique of our new phrases. 4. Musicality exercise using a piece of our "Enta Omri" choreography with Hakim´s Pop/Saiidi song. Adaptation, creativity, flow. 5. Challenge for dancers - Musicality & Choreography break down exercise. 6. Short Meditation focused on the Breath.
Uploaded May 30, 2018: 1 hr, 12 min
We´ve reached the last class of "Egyptian Dance ABC & Creative Awakening - Level 4", focused on the Upper Body technique & expression. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Revision of the Upper Body vocabulary/set of movements we learned in this course. 2. Warm-up using Upper Body & Lower Body vocabulary. 3. A dance combination gathering the Upper Body vocabulary we´ve learned in this course & lower body vocabulary/dance movements learned in Levels 1,2,3 of this Training. 4. Becoming aware of The Bridge/Connection between the Upper & the Lower Worlds. 5. Last challenge for our dancers.
Uploaded May 30, 2018: 1 hr, 9 min
A new dip into our beautiful, & revealing, "Enta Omri" choreography, the theme we worked on our course "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Quick revision of the first part of our choreography as explained & executed, in detail, in our previous class. 2. New phrases added to our choreography. 2.1. The movements & steps of those new phrases broken down, in detail, & executed from different angles. 3. The full choreography from the beginning until the point we worked in this class. 4. Tips on how to fit the movement in the music.
Uploaded May 30, 2018: 19 min
Welcome to this video, a part of the bonus material offered with the Class #6 of "Egyptian Dance ABC & Creative Awakening - Level 4 - Upper Body". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What does the Upper Body & the Lower Body represent. 2. What we do, in terms of linking those two dimensions of our body, in Egyptian Dance Technique. 3. Connecting the dots - bringing the Earth & the Sky together. 4. Reaching Balance, the Middle Term, Harmony - in dance, as in life.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 6 min
Egyptian Dance is passionate & so are you! Discover why by digging into this class! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Chakras correspondence - understanding how the Earth & the Sky, our instinctive self & our spiritual self are connected; becoming aware of the connections between different energy centers & how they affect each other. 2. Introduction of new Upper Body vocabulary/movements. 3. New combination using the new dance vocabulary & the vocabulary we´ve used in our previous classes. 3.1. Connecting Upper Body with Lower body movements. 4. Mixing choreography with Improvisation.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 7 min
Welcome to our 1st class of "Enta Omri" Choreography Break Down, a deep look - step by step, movement by movement, moment by moment - into a beautiful choreography that brings Classical & Modern Egyptian Dance together. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. How to use this course to take the maximum benefit from it. 2. Practical tips on how to use choreography, any choreography, to improve your dance technique & musicality. 3. Breaking down of the first movements/steps of our choreography. 4. Detailed explanation of movements & musicality details. 5. Creating your Enta Omri Journal.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 29 min
Enjoy this preparation video on HOW TO USE OUR "ENTA OMRI" CHOREOGRAPHY BREAK DOWN COURSE & the PERKS of CHOREOGRAPHY. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What to do to make the best out of the "Enta Omri" choreography break down course. 2. Why you should learn choreography & create your own choreographies. 2.1. The benefits/secondary effects of choreography. 3. Challenges to upgrade your choreographic training.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 9 min
The more we work on the Upper body, the more we go deep into the earth. In this class, we start to explore the connection between Earth & Sky, Roots & Wings. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Rooting & Elevating warm-up/meditation. An idea for a longer warm-up/meditation you can explore on your own. Grounding yourself is (also) elevating yourself. And vice-versa. 2. New Upper Body vocabulary added to the movements we´ve learned in our previous classes. 3. Going deeper into Musicality. 4. Dance combination with new upper body movements included. 5. Expression - The Face. 6. Cool-down.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 12 min
If you´re right here, at the final phase of our"Enta Omri" Course, I have to say it out loud: I´M SUPER PROUD OF YOU! You´ve come all the way, out of your comfort zone, & you put all you´ve got into this personal, dance, & life changing course. Now, that you have the tools - recorded classes, bonus videos, Love Sheets, loads of extra bonus material related to each class -, I empower you to APPLY this material. As you know, by now, AWARENESS doesn´t bring results. AWARENESS with ACTION, does. Enjoy this FINAL MESSAGE - I hope it´ll help you navigate this course & make the best of it.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 10 min
I wish to congratulate every dancer who goes through this special course & puts her body, mind, heart & soul into it. I´ll also invite you to dig into the last class of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Full circle moment - embracing/accepting/celebrating YOU, YOUR DANCE, YOUR LIFE as they are right now. Unconditionally. Self-Love as the base for Positive, & Consistent, Evolution. 2. Revision of our "Enta Omri" choreography plus the last part of the choreography. 3. Full "Enta Omri" choreography. 4. Last QUESTION for dancers.
Uploaded May 26, 2018: 1 hr, 4 min
We´re moving forward with our Upper Body Egyptian Dance Technique & Creative Awakening & with it comes new challenges, blessings, & discoveries. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction of new dance vocabulary - hands & chest basic technique. 2. How to execute the movements, detail by detail. 3. Dance combination using the new vocabulary - hands & chest movements - & the upper body vocabulary we´ve learned in our previous classes. 4. Musicality - how to start to connect the movements with the music. 5. Challenge for the students - fitting new technique into new music. 6. Final tips.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 31 min
Welcome to "Enta Omri", a course that connects Egyptian Dance, & its ancient wisdom, with contemporary life wisdom. More than an authentic Egyptian Dance course, this is a journey of personal awakening. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Essential questions about Co-Creation & Partnership in the building of your Dance & Life Paths. 2. Warm-up with Shaabi music & movements. 3. Revision of our "Enta Omri" choreography plus new, fresh, added phrases to the choreography. 4. Answering the ULTIMATE QUESTION, the one that´ll determine if you´ll allow yourself to grow in dance, as in life.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 38 min
Enjoy this video, a part of the bonus material offered with the Class #9 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". What you´ll find in this video: 1. Why routines & rituals play such an important role in your dance, & life, evolution. 2. The role of Consistency, scheduling, setting priorities. 3. Accomplishing Versus Wishing - Awareness plus focused Action equals RESULTS. 4. Implementing strategies for POSITIVE CHANGE. 5. Examples of wishful thinking, or awareness, with & without focused Action. 6. Building your Dance & Life with your own hands.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 24 min
Enjoy this video, part of the bonus material offered with the Class #9 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". It´s gorgeous to witness the growth of our course, & YOUR growth! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What is The Partnership? 2. Co-creation in dance, as in life. 3. How to show up for your part of the job & how to surrender/trust. 4. Personal Plan Versus The Big Plan. 5. Not allowing results to define you - freeing yourself from labels. 6. Getting into The Big Dance.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 24 min
Enjoy this provocative video, part of the bonus material offered with the Class #9 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". What you´ll find in this video: 1. Definition of Personal Space in dance, as in life. 2. Why it´s so important to create Your Personal Space. 3. The question of Responsibility & Rewards. 4. Owning your Dance & Life Path. 5. Embracing your Uniqueness in dance as in life.
Uploaded May 24, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to our Class #2 of "Egyptian Dance & Creative Awakening - Level 4" focused on the Upper Body Technique & Expression. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to the concepts of CENTRE & DIRECTIONS. 2. Basic arms & hands movements used in a direction awareness dance combo. 3. Weight transference as exemplified in our dance combo. 4. Basic Arm Frames. 5. Connecting the shoulders technique with arms & hands & direction awareness. 6. Invitation for your own creative decisions. 7. Introduction to Feeling & Musicality in our dance combo. 8. Relaxing, silent, cool-down.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 21 min
The more we go into "Enta Omri", the more we go inside ourselves, our individual dance paths, & our lives. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Warm-up with Shaabi/Pop/Saiidi song by Hakim. 2. Introduction to Your Dance Map & Your Life Map. 2.1. The essential questions you must ask yourself to grow in your dance & in your life. 3. Revision of our "Enta Omri" choreography. 4. Exercise on how to coordinate Improvisation, Choreography & Technique. 4.1. Using your Musicality & Creative movement to improve your dance skills. 5. Final URGENT questions for your Evolution.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 33 min
Enjoy this video included in the bonus material offered with the Class #7 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Definition of a Life Map 2. Areas to consider in your Life Map 3. Setting YOUR goals, YOUR desired life, YOUR vision of YOUR life. 4. Destroying the myth of "having it & doing it all, simultaneously". Dealing with limitations - time, focus, energy. Improving on what we can; releasing what we cannot change. 5. The beginning of Happiness (or Contentment)
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 30 min
Welcome to this video, part of the bonus material offered with the class #8 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The importance of Purpose (why you dance) 2. What´s your Dance Map? 3. Which areas are included in your Dance Map? 4. Strategy to start building your Dance Map in order to get actual RESULTS in your dance evolution.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 26 min
When I created this Course, one of my goals was to awaken the students to their full potential - in dance, as in life - but I had no idea about the extent of the magic we´d produce. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to Self-Compassion (cutting yourself a slack) & why it´s so important for your dance & life paths. 2. The Questions you should ask yourself on forgiveness, self-love, & true empowerment that comes from embracing everything you are. 3. Dance combination focused on Deep Shadow Emotions - wounds, sadness, longing, loss, humanity. 4. Challenge for Dancers.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 43 min
Welcome to this bonus video, "Om Kolthoum, a Symbol of Humanity", offered with the Class #7 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Om Kolthoum´s Quranic Training/Education & how that affected her music. 2. Why Om Kolthoum is a Symbol of Humanity 3. The Wheel of Fortune - Life´s cycles - Up & Down - Integration of opposites, & those cycles, in our dance & life. 4. Becoming fully Human - turning wounds into light.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 39 min
Enjoy this bonus video offered with Class #7 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" - Self-Compassion or Cutting Yourself a Slack. What you´ll find in this video: 1. What´s Self-Compassion? 2. Why it´s important to build a strong sense of self-compassion aside from setting goals, continuing to grow, & expand. 3. Self-Compassion as a tool for self-empowerment 4. Allowing yourself to be human. 5. Strategies for Self-Compassion.
Uploaded May 22, 2018: 1 hr, 7 min
Welcome to our Class #1 of "Egyptian Dance ABC & Creative Awakening - Level 4" Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to the Upper Body 2. Difference between the Lower Body & the Upper Body - symbols, energy fields, purposes of these body areas. In our dance, as in our life. 3. The Beginning of our Upper Body Exploration - Shoulders & Torso. 4. Dance combination focused on Upper Body exploration & technique. 5. The first creative challenge launched at the students - getting your imagination flowing.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 56 min
Enjoy this video on the wide, & interesting, subject of Creativity - a part of the bonus material offered with Class #7 of "Enta Omri, a Journey Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. What is Creativity? 2. How do we apply Creativity to our Dance & to our Life? 3. The process of creating a dance piece (improvisation or choreography) 4.The 3 Major phases of Creativity, starting with The Fool & The Magician (Tarot references). The steps to the materialization of our idea. 5. Creativity in a wide sense - in dance, as in life.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 26 min
The more we dig into this magical journey, the more we delve into ourselves, our true expression, & the incredible potential Egyptian Dance awakens in us. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Warm-up focused on JOY - the role of joy in Spirituality; its effect on the Soul. 2. Introduction to The Soul - what it is; how it´s applied to Egyptian Dance & to Life. 3. Combo with "Zaar" music & dance vocabulary - letting go, releasing, surrendering, focusing on feeling & accessing the soul. 4. Introduction to Tarab. 5. New phrases, focused on The Soul, added to our "Enta Omri" choreography.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 48 min
Welcome to another video offered, as bonus material, with the class #6 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The meaning of Energy Frequency & its connection with the Soul. 2. How, & why, we set our energy frequency in a low level. 3. Tools to elevate our Energy Frequency in our daily lives. 4. How a high-frequency energy affects the way we dance & most importantly, live.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 50 min
Welcome to another special video offered, as bonus material, with the Class #6 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". What you´ll find in this video: 1. Definition of the Soul. 2. The role our Soul plays in our dance & in our life. 3. The choice to become a Creative or a Destructive Force. 4. Tips on how to raise your energy frequency. 5. Being comfortable with the state of your evolution - NO COMPARISONS! We´re all unique & so is our path.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 32 min
Enjoy this bonus video included with Class #5 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" by Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The meaning of Choreography & Improvisation. 2. The differences between those two sides of a Dancer´s Training. 3. How to improvise; how to choreograph (practical tips). 4. Short stories/references from Mahmoud Reda 5. The reason why we avoid creating - improvising &/or choreographing. 6. The importance of shitty first drafts & mistakes. 7. Warning: stop waiting for the perfect moment. Create NOW!
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
Welcome to our 5th Class of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love"! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to the main theme of this Class: the heart, the emotional body. 2. Why, & how, to embrace what we label as "positive" & "negative" emotions, as well, in our dance & in our life. 3. Quick revision of "Enta Omri" choreography. 4. New dance sequences added to our choreography; steps & movements explained & exemplified, one by one. 5.The role of vulnerability & how to connect, emotionally, with the music. 6. Gratitude awareness 7. Short heart meditation.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 26 min
The Heart in Egyptian Dance is a bonus video offered with the class #5 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The 3 Gates of Egyptian Dance as created, & published, by Joana Saahirah in her first book "The Secrets of Egypt - Dance, Life & Beyond". 2. The function of the Heart in Egyptian Dance & in Life. 3. Vulnerability, Openness, the risks & perks of being receptive to the Life in all its colours, the beautiful & the ugly. 4. How to dance, grow, & live better through the Heart.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 31 min
Enjoy this bonus video offered with Class #5 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" by Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The importance of recognizing, & embracing, what we label as Positive & Negative Emotions. In our dance, as in our life. 2. The difference between acceptance & focus. 3. Positivity, & Happiness, as a default mode PLUS using the so called "negative" emotions to increase our awareness, evolution, & overall well-bring. 4. Becoming more FULLY human through the INTEGRATION of the light & dark side of Life.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 13 min
Here´s another ravishing, & nuts, video offered as part of the bonus material of Class #4 included in "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" by Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. An introduction to Apollo & Dionysus - the meaning of those mythical figures, what they represent in real life & in the creative process. 2. A deeper vision of both symbols & their practical application in our dance & in our life. 3.Becoming aware of the Lighter & the Darker sides of our psyche - integrating them for a more complete, & adventurous, existence
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
As we move forward with our Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love Journey, we face more delights, challenges, & surprises. This class opens up a brand new world to students, one they can apply to improve their dance but, most importantly, their life! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up focused on one of the functions of the Rational Mind. 2. Introduction to several types of Intelligence. 3. Quick revision of the beginning of our "Enta Omri" choreography. 4. New dance sequences added to "Enta Omri" choreography with the active participation of students. Intelligence in motion.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 20 min
Here´s another bonus video offered with the Class #4 of "Enta Omri, a Journey a of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" by Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. The distinction between the Conscious & the Unconscious mind. 2. What Mental Pollution means. 3. How to declutter our conscious & unconscious mind. 4. Resetting mental beliefs about ourselves, our creative paths, & our lives. 5. Evolution & the need to check-in to RESET our mental patterns.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 31 min
Here´s a video offered, as a bonus, with the Class #4 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" by Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. What you´ll find in this video: 1. The importance of Awareness in your dance & in your life. 2. The importance of Constructive Action in positive change. The same principle applied to your dance & to your life. 3. The DYNAMIC nature of action - blessings & obstacles as a natural part of the journey. 4. Strategies for POSITIVE CHANGE/GROWTH.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 17 min
The role of Improvisation in Egyptian Dance & in Life. How to improvise, when to start improvising, how to gather the self-confidence to improvise & how to use improvisation as a tool for evolution. In your dance, as in your life.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 20 min
How much Joy, Madness, Creativity, & Guts can you include in one single class? Check this class recording & you´ll find out. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to Creativity & Improvisation. 2. Exercise on Creativity, Personal Perspective, & opening up to YOUR way of thinking, feeling, doing things, dancing. 3. Quick revision of the technique used in our "Enta Omri" choreography. 4. New phrase added to our "Enta Omri" choreography. 5. Creative challenge launched on the students. 6. Cool-down & a mini-meditation (breathing exercise/class wrap).
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 22 min
Here´s another bonus video offered with the class #3 of our pioneering course "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". In this video, you´ll understand the importance of Playfulness, Sense of Humor, & Madness & how they expand your creativity, dance, & life. I share analogies & stories from my personal & professional life, experiences gathered in many years of career in Egypt & around the World. Releasing fears, the illusion of self-importance, & the plague of "perfectionism".
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 21 min
Here´s another ass-kicking bonus video offered with the class #3 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love" available at Joana Saahirah´s Online Dance School. In this video, you´ll become aware of the Creative Process & why focusing on the journey is more important than focusing on the arrival. Coordinating goals & action - what we can do, right now, to get closer to our goal. The trials, tribulations, & blessings of the creative process. Thinking about Doing VERSUS actually DOING IT. Boost for dance & for life!
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 19 min
The Magical Transformation has started! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1.Introduction to new Self-Development issue that defines the quality of your dance & the quality of your Life. 2.Body Image exercise & warm-up inspired by it. 3. Love Letter to our Physical Bodies. 4. Introduction to "Enta Omri", their iconic composer & interpreter. A bit of Egyptian Culture History. 5. Beginning of our Love-filled, Soulful, Game-Changing "Enta Omri" Choreography. 6. Relaxing/positive self-talk cool-down. 7. Tips on POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE - waking up to YOUR UNIQUE BEAUTY!
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 19 min
Welcome to this bonus material video offered with Class #2 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". In this video, you´ll find one of the basic, & most challenging, changes you have to go through in order to grow as a dancer & as a person. Enjoy the video; apply what makes sense to you; be brave & willing to go out of your comfort zone. Growth can be hard but, by God!, it´s worth it. Let´s expand, baby!
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 1 hr, 18 min
Welcome to the 1st class of this special course "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Dance & Self-Love". Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. An introduction to the course - what you´ll receive & what will be expected of you in order to achieve the results we´re going for. 2. Getting into the Love Frequency. 3. Warm-up with conscious breathing/feeling spaces that allow you to reconnect with the music & with your soul. 4. Exercise/dance combination using the 3rd couplet of "Enta Omri", the Om Kolthoum theme we´ll work on throughout this course. 5. Creativity challenge. 6. Kick-ass note.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 49 min
Enjoy this bonus video - divided in 2 parts - offered with Class #1 of "Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Self-Love". What you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Introduction to our course & why I wish it existed when I started to study Egyptian Dance. 2. What is SELF-LOVE & BODY IMAGE - how they affect the way we dance & live. 3. How to start changing the way we see, & take care of, ourselves to improve our dance & life quality. 4. Co-creating with life. 5. Implementing WORTHINESS - self-belief & focused action. 6. How to get results in your dance & in your life.
Uploaded May 07, 2018: 11 min
Enjoy this gift Joana Saahirah offers the Egyptian Dance world community: The character of Instruments in Egyptian Music by Joana Saahirah. Musicality tips for Soulful Dancers who really* want to co-create with the music & express their heart.
Uploaded May 29, 2018: 22 min
Welcome to Enta Omri, a Journey of Soulful Egyptian Dance & Love. In this preparatory video, I explain the connection between authentic Egyptian Dance, The Love Channel (or Vibration), & Self-Love. Why I created this course & what´s its importance in today´s dance scene & life. You´ll also receive the first challenge, & Love Sheet, of this course so you can start getting into the core of this magical, transformational, journey. The goal is for you to experience this course, learn from it, & apply it to your dance & life.
Uploaded Apr 26, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
Welcome to the 6th, & last, class of our amazing "Golden Age Classical Egyptian Dance" Training. Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. Warm-up with a romantic pop song by Bahaa Sultan. 2. Introduction to the Love Channel & other central concepts to the Golden Age & to Egyptian Dance as an art form. 3. Cultural context behind the romantic flair of the Golden Age. 4.Quick revision of our "Aziza" choreography. 5. The final part of our choreography, explained step by step. 6. Challenge for the students - closing this first Golden Age Training with a Golden Key (The Love Channel).
Uploaded Apr 25, 2018: 1 hr, 19 min
I´m so in love with this course & so will you once you´ve checked this class! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1. A quick revision of our "Aziza" choreography with, & without, veil. 2. A new dance sequence added to our "Aziza" choreography explained step by step from different angles. 3. Tips on the Golden Age dance, music, & culture. 4. Full choreography with the new dance sequence added in this class. 5. What is Raks Sharki Sensibility. 6. Tips for Classical Raks Sharki & for Egyptian Dance, in general. 7.The Essence of Raks Sharki (aka Egyptian Dance).
Uploaded Apr 24, 2018: 1 hr, 16 min
Welcome to our final, & fabulous, class of "Eskandaranie with Mellaya Introduction"! Here´s what you´ll find in this class recording: 1.A funky warm-up with a modern "shaabi" song from Cairo "maraghanat". 2. A quick revision of the steps, & mellaya movements, used in the beginning of our new dance combination, a theme about Alexandria Combo revised with, & without, mellaya for a clearer understanding of the movement layers. 3. Final part of our new dance combination - step by step, movement by movement. 4. The full combination, from beginning till the end. 5. Sensual cool-down. 6. Final tips.
Uploaded Apr 19, 2018: 1 hr, 17 min
Ready to work your heart off & get even deeper into the magic, & sensibility, of the Golden Age? Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Warm-up using an iconic song "Gamil Gamal" by Farid el Atrash. 2. Cultural notes about the Golden Age cinema & its main figures. 3. Quick revision of "Aziza" choreography - steps with, & without, the veil. 4. Transition for the second phase of our choreography without veil & new technical Golden Age assets like arms & hands, traveling steps, & musical/movement details. 5. New dance block added to our choreography. 6. Relaxing cool down & authentic dance tips.
Uploaded Apr 18, 2018: 1 hr, 19 min
Our "Eskandaranie with Mellaya Introduction" is getting more dynamic & temperatures are rising! Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Quick revision of the basic vocabulary & mellaya management introduced in the prior classes. 2. Beginning of a new combo/sequence with a song dedicated to Alexandria ("Eskandareya"). 3. Getting deeper into the character, attitude, & feeling of the "bint il balad". 4. Cultural aspects from Egypt we can learn from & incorporate in our dance & in our life. 5. Introduction to Sweetness, how it fits this particular style & the expansion of our human experience.
Uploaded Apr 17, 2018: 1 hr, 18 min
In this class, we go even deeper into the character of "Bint il Balad" & the beauty of Egyptian identity. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. A quick revision of the technique, & mellaya management, learned in our previous classes. 2. New, & last, piece of our Maksoum combination, a relaxed rhythm that has allowed us to get into the spirit & swing of the mellaya. 3. Challenge shared with the students/special homework to test your sense of humor & ability to remember what we´ve learned, so far. 4. Tips on Egyptian culture & dignification. Boundaries between rule breaking & respect.
Uploaded May 10, 2018: 1 hr, 3 min
Welcome to our Hips Mastery Class, another gift we´re happy to dedicate to our amazing dance community. Here´s what you´ll find in this video: 1. Introduction to the importance, in dance as in life, of the HIPS & the WOMB. 2. Different hip movement patterns & techniques. 3. Dance combination using ONLY different HIP MOVEMENTS with a classical song by Warda. 4. Creativity boost! 5. Self-love & care final note.