Indulge yourself in an exciting journey into the exotic lands of the Middle East, through Classical and Folkloric dance native to the regions of Arabia and North Africa. Lose yourself in the swirling of silk veils, the jingle of Kuchi coins and bells, and the hypnotic movements of dancers performing one of the worlds most ancient art forms.
In the Middle East it is often said, " A party doesn't start till the Belly Dancers arrive." Make your special occasion one to be remembered and talked about for years to come!
Safiya Nawaar is well known for her traditional elegance, mesmerizing choreographies, and exciting theatrical performances. Bringing the Finest in quality Middle Eastern dance lessons and Entertainment to Kentucky and surrounding states. ALL SHOWS/PERFORMANCES ARE FAMILY FRIENDLY!!
Safiya Nawaar is a much sought after Middle Eastern Dance Artist,with many years of Classical Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Theatrical dance as a solid foundation before getting involved in belly dance. With grace and style, she enthralls and captivates audiences of all ages and ethnicities, and is well known for her artistic and challenging use of props. Her specialty is performing improvisational dance that comes from the heart and soul of the dancer, which makes every performance unique.
Safiya performs Classical and Modern Egyptian Raqs Sharki, Lebanese and Turkish Oriental, Persian and Modern Fusion styles. She was the featured performer at the former Petra Mediterranean Restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky (where most of the clientele are of Arabic and Mediterranean heritage) and also at Casablanca Hookah Lounge in downtown Lexington, as well as performing at Festivals, events, and private parties all over North and Central America.
Safiya approaches every task with finesse and a level head, she will make sure to keep things professional and hassle free, and all with a gracious smile. Her ultimate goal is to make your event the best it can be; tailoring everything to your specifications, choosing music, props, costuming and dance styles to compliment and enhance your special occasion.
From upbeat modern music to classical Middle Eastern, funky and fun to soft and sensual, Safiya can meet your needs and expectations to wow and mesmerize your party guests.
Safiya has a wide array of costumes to fit any venue;from Cabaret styles and Egyptian Bedlahs to Folkloric Balady and Saidi dresses,as well as, Fantasy Gypsy Costumes, and American Tribal/ Gothic she can accommodate the needs of any event. Discuss costuming options with Safiya when you finalize your booking.
As well as performing Middle Eastern Dance, Safiya is a professional instructor and choreographer with over 14 years of experience in Middle Eastern dance and culture.
~~Weekly lessons are available at Arabesque World Dance, LLC in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky, and Classes available in Fridays at Frankfort School of Ballet in Downtown Frankfort, Kentucky
~~Safiya also gives lectures and dance workshops
Safiya does NOT perform at Bachelor or all male Parties.