Banat Mazin Ghawazee Shimmy Workshop and Q&A with Khyria Mazin
Flimed live from Luxor, Egypt.
The Mazin (formerly known as Ghawazee) inspired shimmy is a favorite amongst FatChanceBellyDance Style Dancers, but do you know it's history and origins?
Well, now you can! We are thrilled to present this live workshop and Q&A with none other than Khyria Mazin! She is the last Mazin dancing and teaching her family's unique style of traditional dance from the saiid (upper Egypt).
This is a very special opportunity to experience this dance form from one of the actual Banat Mazin (Ghawazee) dancers. The very same as we've studied in classes, General Skills, read about in Tribal Talk and heard Carolena tell stories about in her various workshops and lectures.
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Here are a few videos and articles to learn more about Khyria:
Aisha Ali Ghawazee Article (begins on page 3)
Khyria Mazin is one of the original Mazin sisters known for inspiring Ghawazee style shimmies all over the bellydancing world.
Her family history is rich and can be see in many documentaries and articles. We encourage you to learn more as it's impossible to showcase her full bio here.
A true honor to have this historical dancer teach for our FCBDU community.
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