Welcome to the rhythm
of the heart of New Westminster
Home to the one of the finest groups of Middle Eastern, Cuban, Caribbean and Brazilian dance and drum professionals in Vancouver and Lower Mainland. Specializing in Belly Dance, Ammara Dance offers a variety of dance, drumming and Yoga classes for all levels. Class sizes are limited to ensure one-on-one attention from teachers. All teachers at Ammara are performing professionals who also have professional training as teachers.

Events 


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Raqs on the Drive
Presented by: Rahel
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC

Rahel's small bi-monthly, bellydance showcase. Performances by Rahel, members of the Helwa Dancers as well as select high level students of Rahel's PLUS SPECIAL GUEST AND JUDGE: Ashley Rhianne; Dancers will perform to try out for the Helwa Dancers
Doors 8:00pm Show 9:00pm Cover $10 at the door, no pre-sale no reservations Come early to get a seat
To audition contact Rahel, rahelbellydance@gmail.com

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Winter Wonderland Dance Experience with Bozenka (workshops & show)
Presented by: Leona
January 27-30, 2018
Rotary Center for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave.
Kelowna, BC
Doors: 8pm  Show: 9pm
Click here for details

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"Finding your own Dance Style" with Leila Farid
Presented by: Zamani World Dance
March 10-11, 2018
Zamani World Dance, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell, WA
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/876562539177800/
Book on line: https://www.zamanidance.com/book-online
Contact: roxy@zamanidance.com


Leila Farid has been one of the most popular working dancers in Cairo for the last 13 years. While in Egypt she performed for parties, dignitaries, and weddings in Egypt and throughout Europe and the Arabian Gulf for cruises, in the best hotels and concerts on television,  TV show, music videos, commercials, and films.

Leila teaches her exquisite dance style in workshops around the world. She draws on years of knowledge of the culture behind the dance as well as thousands of hours on stage in Egypt. Leila has produced some of the best-loved dance CDs today (the only dancer to utilize a "live sound" in her productions). Her DVDs are the top-selling belly dance DVDs on Amazon, as well as being thoughtful and sound Egyptian dance instruction. Leila was the founder of Camp Negum, a yearly live music dance festival in Egypt that focused on exposing dancers to the culture behind the dance. Her writings about dance and culture are utilized by scholars and dancers around the world. http://www.leilainegypt.com/


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"Morocco Workshops and Lectures" in Vancouver

Presented by: Azrakesh
April 6-8, 2018
Rezansoff-McGill Studio at BMO Theater, 162 W. 1st Ave.
Vancouver, BC
Click here for info
Contact Azrakesh at morocco2018@shaw.ca

At last! Aunt Rocky is returning to Vancouver with a workshop and lecture weekend complimenting her latest book, "The Fundamental Movement Vocabulary of Raqs Sharqi".

Enjoy your 10 hours of workshop plus 4 bonus hours of lecture/Q&A for the early bird price of $300 ($250USD) til February 14 (regular price $350/$300 USD)


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"Yalla - Dance Folkloric!"
Presented by: Origins Folkloric Dance Co. & Raq-On Dance Studio
April 20-22, 2018
White River Ballet Academy, 52 Bridge St.
White River Junction, Vermont
Click here for info

Join Raq-On Dance Studio and Origins Folkloric Dance Company for a weekend of folkloric dance! Learn more about the cultures, costuming, and performing folkloric dance socially and on stage.
Teachers include Kay Campbell Hardy (Gulf/Khaleegy); Samantha Burnstein (Tunisian), and Morwenna Assaf!
This will be a small, intimate event, with only 35 spaces available. In lieu of a show and in traditional women's folkloric style, we'll have a dance party with guided steps! Click here for info and registration.


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"Mohamed Salah in Vancouver"- Workshops & Show
Presented by: Rahel & Tamara
June 8-10, 2018
Vancouver BC, Various locations

MOHAMED SALAH, principal Dancer in The Reda Troupe, is coming to Vancouver for the First time! Don't miss out on this opportunity to study with this dancer from Egypt!

Cairo born Mohamed Salah began his full time dance career at the age of 10 in the Naser Club Dance Troupe. A few years later he began studying with Mahmoud Reda. Mohamed joined the Reda Troupe in 1995 and remains today as its principal lead dancer. As well, for three years he worked directly with Mahmoud Reda in Mahmoud's personal dance company called Al Hass. Mohamed has worked with many famous choreographers and directors in Egypt including Walid Awny, Hassan Afifi and Souky, performing different styles of dance including Modern and Contemporary at the Cairo Opera House. Contact & registration info: salahvan2018@gmail.com


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"Randa Kamel - From Egypt with Love" Workshops & Show
Presented by: Oksana Termeer
July 27-29, 2018
Moondance Shimmy Dance Studio, 10020 100 Ave.
Grand Prairie, AB
Click here for event info

Randa Kamel is known internationally as the Queen of Oriental dance. Renowned for her passionate performances, powerful technique, extensive dance knowledge and always teaching from the heart she is NOT to be missed. This is the first time in 5 years that she will be Teaching and performing in Western Canada. Contact for info and registration: ksusha2002@hotmail.com

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