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  • Aug 9 2022

    Munique Neith is a Brazilian dancer of Arabic descent and one of the most prestigious master teachers in the world. Currently, she lives in Barcelona, Spain, and she is the first master owner of two Oriental Dance Schools in the country with more than 800 students and the biggest school in Europe exclusively for bellydancing. She participated as a dancer in the Netflix series The Crown in one of its 5th season episodes, taught Oriental Dance classes for Cirque du Soleil artists during their tour in Barcelona with the Saltimbanco Show, performed at the Palau de la Música Catalana, hired by TVE for the opening of the cinema awards. Munique Neith is also the organizer of the prestigious International Oriental Dance Festival “Egypt in Barcelona”, that join together every year the best teachers and dancers from five continents.

    In this episode you will learn about:

    - Marketing mindset for belly dancers 
    - Nuances of festival organization
    - Experience of shooting for a TV series
    - Collaboration with Cirque du Soleil
    - Navigating work-life balance

    Show Notes to this episode:

    Follow Munique Neith via Instagram, FB, website, and YouTube.

    Check out the next SharQui Instructor Academy beginning October 3rd. Apply at sharqui.com/teach

    Follow Iana on Instagram, FB, and Youtube . Check out her online classes and intensives at the Iana Dance Club.

    Find information on how you can support Ukraine and Ukrainian belly dancers HERE.

    Podcast: www.ianadance.com/podcast

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    1 hr and 4 mins
  • Jul 29 2022

    Angella Kim is an internationally renowned and award-winning belly dancer from South Korea. She graduated from Dongguk University of Arts with a degree in theatre and first began her journey in Oriental dance in 2005. In 2008 Angella established her AFOD company in Beijing, China and began developing her teaching system, which is now used in over 24 provinces in China and more than 180 cities. From 2009-2012 Angella toured in Jillina's Bellydance Evolution company. She has also taught at the "Ahlan wa Sahlan" festival in Cairo, Egypt as well as Japan, Singapore, Argentina and many other countries.

    In this episode you will learn about:

    - What influenced the popularization of belly dance in Korea

    - Why Angella moved to China

    - Her teaching system 

    - Difference in students mentality in China, Korea and Japan

    - Navigating dance work in China through the pandemic times

    Show Notes to this episode:

    Follow Angella Kim via Instagram, FB, and YouTube.

    Follow Iana on Instagram, FB, and Youtube . Check out her online classes and intensives at the Iana Dance Club.

    Find information on how you can support Ukraine and Ukrainian belly dancers HERE.

    Podcast: www.ianadance.com/podcast

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    1 hr and 25 mins
  • Jul 21 2022

    NEW episode with a selection of the best parts dedicated to the healing power of belly dance. You’ll hear from Anna Schkade-Siytangco, Aszmara, Amel Tafsout and Cassandra Shore.

    Show Notes to this episode:

    Full interviews with our guests:

    Ep 135. Anna Schkade-Siytangco: Gaining Confidence & Overcoming Fears

    Ep 159. Aszmara: Dance Gives Us Inner Strength

    Ep 103. Amel Tafsout: The Healing Power of North African Culture

    Ep 168. Cassandra Shore: Progressing Through Years of Dancing

    Follow Iana on Instagram, FB, and Youtube . Check out her online classes and intensives at the Iana Dance Club.

    Find information on how you can support Ukraine and Ukrainian belly dancers HERE.

    Podcast: www.ianadance.com/podcast

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    33 mins

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This podcast is fantastic! Iana asks the questions we all want to know - why do we dance, who are the dancers, what do they think and feel and believe. I can not get enough! The episode with Suhaila is especially amazing <3