Who said this graceful, feminine art form couldn't be a kick ass workout?? Learn and explore North African and Middle Eastern movement and break an awesome sweat while you're at it! In exchange for participating in this free demo class, participants are asked to provide feedback.
Aisha Cannon is an award winning belly dancer in NYC, whose aim in this art form is to convey the beauty, power and emotion embedded in Arabic music. While in college at Brown University, she was the director of Amira Belly Dance Company, the university's resident belly dance troupe. In 2012, she received her Suhaila Salimpour Belly Dance Format Level 1 certification. In 2016, she performed in the Bellyqueen Journey Along the Silk Road show in Milan, Italy and in 2017, took the Bellyqueen Teacher Training and a 16 hour masterclass on Somatic Anatomy with Lissa Michalak and Dana Davidson. She recently placed 2nd in the international competition Cairo Khan NYC 2017 in the semi-professional category. Aisha is currently studying western and other african dance styles to add to her art, and is continuing her study of bellydance in person with Kaeshi Chai and online with the Salimpour School of Dance.