Teachers so far include
Yasmina of Cairo
Yasmina is co-hosting the trip with Kay taylor.
She will also be teaching some dance classes through the week and holding lectures/ seminars to put everything into context as we travel.
Yasmina has a wealth of knowledge from living in Cairo and has hosted tours of Egypt for international groups. Yasmina and Kay have put together this itinerary that will create a very special experience for dancers.
Will be teaching a class on the boat, facilitating some discussions and generally organising stuff in the background.
We will have a demonstration and lesson with a Nubian troupe in Aswan. Party time!!
We will have a lesson with Khariya – one of the last of this family of Ghawazee entertainers.
A demonstration of the art of Tahtib, an ancient form of martial art practiced in Upper Egypt. We will also have a go ourselves.
We will learn about it’s history and it’s importance in Saidi culture.
A dance class and talk with one of Cairos top stars.
Oxana has agreed to do this – but it does depend slightly on her schedule – and she cannot say 100% so far in advance.
Who ever it is, it will be enlightening and challenging.
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