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Special Online Class Offers for Program Members

This has been a creative year for me, and I can barely believe it's halfway over. I always find inspiration in the classroom both from doing the work of being a dancer and from watching students take that journey themselves. For a dancer, there's nothing quite like "being on the floor". To encourage training and [...]

By |2019-05-28T12:47:52-07:00July 2nd, 2013|Salimpour School|Comments Off on Special Online Class Offers for Program Members

Suhaila Dance Company at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

The Suhaila Dance Company performs this weekend (June 29-30) at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.  Below is an excerpt written in the Festival program by Patti Trimble about our two pieces. In this set of Middle Eastern classic oriental dance (Egyptian and Lebanese belly dance), choreographer Suhaila Salimpour revisits two beloved classical Arabic songs [...]

By |2014-12-19T19:01:03-08:00June 29th, 2013|Salimpour School|Comments Off on Suhaila Dance Company at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

From Tap Dancing to Responsible Fusion

Last year, I wrote about my pop and locking work with Walter Freeman who went on to perform on Broadway for 10 years as an American tap dancer in Riverdance. Walter and I attended many of the same tap classes when I was in high school. But my introduction to tap began much earlier. My [...]

By |2019-05-28T12:47:52-07:00May 17th, 2013|Salimpour School|Comments Off on From Tap Dancing to Responsible Fusion