Middle Eastern Dance Instruction
TEACHING FORMAT & STYLE
Vilia's classes are structured on the Suhaila Salimpour format
and class composition including warm-up,
technique, vocabulary, and nomenclature. Classes also include combinations from the Jamila Salimpour
format vocabulary of step families. The Jamila Salimpour format is vintage belly dance, the basis for both
American classical cabaret and traditional tribal. Vilia is Suhaila Level 4 and Jamila Level 3 certified
and is currently working towards her teaching certification in both formats.
Group Middle Eastern dance instruction is provided at the following locations:
Ongoing mixed level class geared towards students with previous
Middle Eastern dance training. This class consists of mixed level exercises,
combinations, choreography and drills that build upon the basics. Bring a mat
and finger cymbals. Performance opportunities available!
$15/class drop-in OR $12/class prepaid (6-week card)
and the House of Turkey. first place
The Multi-Award winning Arabina Dance Company has
performed regular dinner shows at Zorba's Greek Restaurant
in Chula Vista for more than six years. In addition, they are regularly
contracted for shows with professional organizations such as
the San Diego Library
Under Vilia's artistic direction, Arabina has won multiple
championship awards for choreography and performance in
esteemed Middle Eastern Dance competitions such Belly Dancer
of the Universe, Belly Dancer USA and Wiggles of the West.
Membership is by audition only. Please contact Vilia if you are interested
in becoming a part of this elite group of performers!
and the House of Turkey.
Private Instruction Available By Appointment.
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