On tour private class
Private and semi private lessons
Aziza and Issam are available, together or separately, to teach private, semi-private or small group classes while on tour. Individual instruction with a master teacher will dramatically accelerate your learning, and is appropriate for all levels of dancers, from absolute beginner to professional. Each lesson is customized according to the student's interests and needs. Areas of focus for your studies are limitless!
Possible topics include;
Technique: Traveling steps, isolation drills, abdominal work, prop work including Veil , Raks Assaya (cane), Shamadan (candleabra), Zills.
Concepts: Music interpretation, improvisation, dramatic expression, taxim, stagecraft, quality of movement, dancing to live music.
Coaching: Performance critique, competition preparation, music selection & set composition.
Stylization: Classic and contemporary Egyptian, "old school" and modern American Bellydance,
Fitness: Dance strengthening and conditioning, drills, safe and effective warm up, stretching and cool down, posture and alignment.
Choreography: Original choreography commission, choreography critique, assistance with creating or completing your own choreography.
Drum Technique: from beginning to professional, drummer/dancer interaction, drum solo choreography, rhythm identification, rhythm based combinations