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Check out Nisaa's book on Egyptian belly dance history!
Follow the Amazon link to the right or click here! You can also order directly from the publisher here. Learn more about Nisaa's research here.
Belly Dance with Nisaa has been featured on Schankmann's St. Louis on HEC!
Check out the video below!
A Note from Nisaa RE: A Thousand and One Nights
A Thousand and One Nights - An Evening of Middle Eastern Dance is the annual recital featuring my students. Normally, this event is held every year in May. However, the ongoing pandemic has well and truly disrupted this tradition! The last recital was in May 2019. The hope was to revive the recital in May 2022. However, the pandemic has impacted everyone's plans and priorities. Long story short, performance simply isn't the priority for the majority of my students right now. And that's OK! To be honest, I love that I have so many students whose love of learning Egyptian dance outweighs their need to be on stage. On the other hand, I want my students to be able to have that experience when the time is right for them. I am confident that when we are truly at the other end of this pandemic tunnel, many of my students will want to return to the stage. For this reason, I plan to try again next year! Thank you all for your patience!
The Awalim of Egypt! July 2022 Online Class Series
Join Nisaa for an in-depth exploration of Egypt’s awalim: their history, their relationship to other classes of professional entertainers, the defining features of their dancing, including acrobatic feats and balancing acts, and more! Online via Zoom. Recordings available for viewing for 14 days after each class meeting. Visit here for details and registration!