- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 20 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 26, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Bayview Films
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
Performers, Cast and Crew:
It's sensual. It's spiritual. And above all it's quite a workout! The ancient art of belly dancing is a terrific way for people of all forms and fitness levels to feel better about themselves, and this introductory program--hosted by acclaimed performer Amira--is a great way to start shaking and moving those hips. Aimed at both beginners and experienced dancers who want to practice their skills, AMIRA'S BELLYDANCE 101 features 30 different movements that can be mixed to create unique dances.
No matter your age, size or shape, let Middle Eastern Dance change the way you see yourself. The Amira Belly Dance 101 DVD is perfect for beginners or more seasoned dancers looking for a review of technique. You'll learn the basic bellydance moves and then integrate them into combinations, safely and joyfully discovering your own dance. With this motivating & exceptionally high quality instructional video, you will:
• Learn to love and move your body with grace & confidence • Nurture yourself with safe & gentle warm-ups & stretches • Practice 60 minutes of step-by-step instruction with Amira • Dance to energizing, tightly synchronized rhythms from well known global recording artists • Learn over 30 isolated body movements, each visually demonstrated and verbally described, with on-screen visual aids • Clearly see all movements from multiple viewing angles, including full-body & up-close views • Then perform fluid combinations of the moves you've learned
Featuring the beautiful music of widely acclaimed global recording artists Phil Thornton and Hossam Ramzy, this DVD has earned accolades for Amira's clear and supportive teaching style, her attention to solid technique, as well as for its exceptional production quality. The DVD also features a bonus Live Performance by Amira.
Amira blends her love of Middle Eastern & Flamenco dance with the grace of Yoga and the daring of Fire-Eating to bring a distinct style and positive attitude to her performances and workshops around the US and her native Estonia. She has an extensive background in medicine and music and continues to study in the US and the Middle East. Amira resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and travels extensively to perform and teach.