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Maharjan: The Marvelous “Middle Sister”

Suhaila choreographed three pieces in high school, in which she experimented with the techniques that would become integral elements of her belly dance format. These three pieces—“Joumana,” “Maharjan,” and “Hayati”—showcase her intricate musical interpretation, layering [...]

Why Learning Choreography Will Improve Your Dancing

Learning and performing belly dance choreography is a significant part of studying at the Salimpour School of Dance. The Salimpour repertoire ranges from elegant and flowing pieces like “Princess of Cairo” to challenging and fierce [...]

5 Reasons Why You Need to Revisit Level 1

When you first start belly dance at the Salimpour School, you learn fundamental movements, techniques, and learning strategies that you’ll take with you for the rest of your journey. But after dancers earn their Level [...]

5 Ways to Earn Salimpour School CECs At Home

Sometimes we hear from students that they're worried about keeping their certification current and earning their required continuing education credits (CECs).  Now with the Suhaila Salimpour Institute of Online Education and our licensed instructors teaching [...]

Educating Belly Dancers Since 1949

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