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What you will Learn

Teaching Structure

 

Yara's teaching Structure is balanced and professionally structured, with 34 years dancing experience and 22 years teaching experience, to give students the best of her knowledge and experience. 

Yaras' teaching structure splits into 4 main areas of study.

1. The 60 Core Bellydance Moves with Technique. - Beginner Level

2. The 120 Core Bellydance Moves with Technique

- Improver to Intermediate.

3. The 180 - 300 Moves with Technique - Advanced.

PERCUSSIVE MOVES

Hip Drops & Hip Lifts

Swerves

Hits

Pops 

Chest Snaps


FLUID MOVES


Body Camels or Waves

Horizontal Hip Cicles

Vertical Hip Circles

Horizontal Figure Eights

Inward Vertical Figure Eights / Inward Mayas 

Outward Vertical Eights / Outward Mayas

Oummis


STEPS

 

123 Quick Step  / Step Ball change

Saaidi Step

Grapevine

123 Step & Pause

Side Steps

Diagonal Lift into Arabesque

 

SHIMMIES (On the Spot & Travelling)


Shoulder Shimmies

Twisting Hip Shimmies

Vertical Hip Shimmies


Knee Shimmies / Egyptian Shimmies 

Hagallahs

3/4 Shimmies

Tension and Freeze Shimmies



2. The Main Egyptian Bellydance Styles.

Saaidi.

Baladi.

Oriental Golden Jewels Style.

Oriental Modern.


Drum Solos.

American Tribal or Fusion.

Khaleegi.

Shaabi.


3. Bellydance Prop Technique.

Magical  Veil.

Fan Veils.

 Feathered Fans.

Fascinating Finger Cymbals.

Saaidi Cane.

Wings.

Sword.


4. Additional Important Subject Areas.

Belly-fit Technique Fitness Drills

Bellydance Combinations.

Expressive Choreographies.

Flowing Improvisation.

Performing Tips & Tricks.


Music Rhythms

Musicality & Dance Expression.

Eye Play & Pathways.

Expressing Emotion & Suitable Facial Expressions.


Taqasims

Entrances & Exits.

Arms & Hands.





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