Laila
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Laila

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Performing Art – Pittsburgh, PA

Laila’s passion for bellydance is sparked by the rich rhythms, intense beats, and enchanting melodies of the music. Through her dance journey, Laila has developed a style that combines Classic Egyptian technique, Vintage Orientale spice, and Modern Egyptian Elegance. Her unique style expresses the music with controlled, hip-focused movements as the instruments undulate, reverberate and flow through her body and spirit. She captures the hearts of her audiences by radiating emotion and becoming one the music, often complimenting her performances with dynamic, skillful zill playing. The art of bellydance has enriched Laila’s life in many ways and her goal is to share her joy with everyone through performances and offering instructional classes. She has been inspired by dancers within the wonderful Pittsburgh bellydance community, as well as, dancers across lands, seas, and especially those from preceding eras such as, Samia Gamal, Soheir Zaki, Nagwa Fouad, FiFi Abdo, and many more. Laila’s classes combine 15 years of dance experiences, training, and performing, with mindfulness of a healthful, active lifestyle. Whether you wish to perform professionally, dance for personal enjoyment, or simply enjoy the fitness benefits of bellydance, Laila’s classes will prepare you for an enriching dance journey. Her students learn to identify, isolate, develop, and control muscles necessary for proper posture, safe execution, and beautiful expressions of bellydance art in a positive and supportive environment. ...more