LEVEL I : Fundamentals**

 

Week 1 - 

 

Posture

Puja

Taxeem

Hand Floreo

4 Basic Fast Steps (Egyptian, Pivot Bump, Arabic, Shimmy)

 

Week 2  

 

Arm Undulations

Egyptian Step

Formations for leading and following: DUET

*you will need finger cymbals for week 3

 

Week 3 

 

Finger Cymbals (zils)
Review formations with all steps

 

Week 4 

 

Bodywave

Arabic Step

Formations: TRIOS

 

Week 5 

 

Torso Rotatation

Pivot Bump/Choo Choo w/Arm 1 and arm 2

Reivew formations with all steps

 

Week 6 

 

Circle Step

Shimmy Step

Formations: Quartets

 

 

Next Level I Course is currently being scheduled.


**Most students repeat Level I at least twice before moving into Level II.  You are welcome to move into Level II, after only Level I session, but you will have to repeat it in the future before moving up to Level III.
If you are able, your most successful option would to take repeat Level I at the same time as moving into Level II.  That way, you are taking two hours of dance back to back.  You are able to learn more from Level I that you didn't catch the first couple times and you can really delve deeper into the material presented.  

No student will be considered for Level III until they've taken Level I twice and Level II twice.  If after this minimal time a student is approved for Level III, they are required to repeat Level I for two session and Level II for two sessions simultaneously with Level III.  

LEVEL II: Tribal Combinations**

 

Week 1 

 

Review Level I

Walking Taxeem & Walking Bodywave

Reverse Turn

Drill Formations

 

Week 2

 

Turkish Shimmy with 1/4 turn & 1/2 turn

Review/drill formations

 

Week 3 

 

Reach & Sit

Chorus

Review/drill formations

 

Week 4 

 

Propellar Turn

Corkscrew Turn

Arc Arms

Review/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 5 

 

Arabic Hip Twist & 1/2 Turn

Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 6 

 

Camel Walk

Double Bump

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 7 

 

Single Bump and 1/2 Turn

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 8 

 

Shoulder Shimmy Hip Drop

Ribcage Rotation

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 9 

 

Up 2 Down 3 

MIlitary Zill Pattern

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 10 

 

Arabic Shimmy

Arabic Shimmy with Arms & Turn (ASWAAT)

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 11 

 

Ghawazee Shimmy Combo

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

Week 12 

 

Reverse Taxeem

Head Slides

​Reivew/drill formations/chorus

 

 


 

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