Luscious Veil

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Veil is a quintessential bellydance prop. Whether it is a full luscious and expressive romantic piece, or an exciting and dynamic entrance, the veil is a gorgeous addition to your repertoire.

In this course students will learn and practice:

  • Veil Fundamentals
  • A brief historical & cultural background
  • Foundational technique
  • Intermediate technique
  • Fluidity and transitions
  • Short combinations
  • Longer combination to a specific song

Some of the veil techniques covered:

  • Scoop and Pivot
  • Twirl
  • Roman Cape and variations
  • Angel, half angel and variations
  • Juggle
  • Barrel turns and variations
  • Changing Sails
  • 3 step turn and flourishes
  • Rainbow & Swoosh
  • 'Kiss Kiss'
  • Envelope
  • Double circles
  • 'Fake' barrel
  • Ribbon
  • Chassé variations

And more!

This special course is designed to run for 4 weeks, taking 1 class per week. However, you can do more or less each week and complete the course at your own pace.

Each class is divided in small sections so that students can re-do, review, and practice at will.

About Zahira

Zahira is aneffective, charismatic and caring instructor. An accomplished dancer known for her powerful stage presence, exceptional technique and inspiring choreographies, her classes are engaging, empowering and inspiring.

In her 15 years of teaching experience, Zahira has become a beloved instructor in Toronto and the GTA.

Her signature style comes from her strong foundation in Egyptian bellydance and American Cabaret bellydance (American Vintage), with influences of Argentinean, Turkish and Fusion styles. She is a pioneer of Steampunk bellydance in Canada and a true master of props.

Whether you are just starting your bellydance journey or are a seasoned professional looking for a challenge or to expand your dance horizons, Zahira's classes will enrich your dance and your life! 

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