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Crystal Silmi is a belly dance and belly dance fusion artist, instructor and choreographer from San Francisco, California USA who has performed and taught throughout the world.
Skilled in both the art of classical Middle Eastern dance and modern fusion, Crystal puts her Arab American roots to the stage with a deep sense of rhythm and powerful athleticism and has become known for her unique and energetic style of fusion dance movement.
A long time student of master instructor Suhaila Salimpour and her mother Jamila Salimpour, Crystal was a member of both the Suhaila Dance Company and Bal Anat and in 2006 founded RaksArabi, a belly dance fusion company in California. RaksArabi has performed for audiences in the USA and Europe with a repertoire that draws upon hip hop, jazz, North African and other dance styles enhancing the art of belly dance with a vivid and contemporary feel.
Crystal currently resides in Madrid, Spain where she teaches weekly classes and is sharing her art throughout Europe and the world seeking to inspire students to explore themselves through the expressive art of dance. In Madrid she directs the Dance Junkies a student fusion dance group.
Crystal is also a certified yoga instructor from Rishikesh Yog Peeth (Rishikesh Yoga Institute) in Rishikesh, India and certified Zumba Fitness instructor. She holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California Santa Cruz.

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Workshops

Saturday, September 22nd

Coastal Belly Fest
Flamenco Belly Dance Fusion

When two timeless art forms meet the result is mesmerizing! Flamenco belly dance fusion combines the strength and fire of flamenco with the grace and power of belly dance. We will review technique for both dance forms and create a combo you can merge into your repertoire. Bring a full-length skirt! Olé y Yalla!

$30 advanced/ $40

Vets Hall
846 Front St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

12:00-13:00

Coastal Belly Fest

Saturday, November 17th

Layering Technique

Improve your technique for belly dance and belly dance fusion styles with this workshop intensive dedicated to layering. We will vary our movements with a variety of timing options.

25€

D’Ambra Dance Project
Calle Montesa, 43
Madrid, Spain

17:30-19:30

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Classes

Classes in Madrid 2018-2019

D?Ambra Dance Project
Calle Montesa 43, Local F, Madrid
Metros: Diego de Le?n, Lista, Manuel Becerra

Web page: www.alessandradambra.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com

Tuesdays

Beginning Belly Dance
15:30-16:30

Beginning Belly Dance
16:30-17:30

Yoga
20:30-21:30

Beginning Finger Cymbals
21:30-22:30

Wednesdays

Belly Dance Fusion with Sword
19:30-20:30

Intermediate Urban Fusion & Layering
20:30-21:30

Intermediate Finger Cymbals
21:30-22:30

Fridays

Yoga
11:30-12:30

Intermediate Urban Fusion & Layering
12:30-13:30

Beginning?Urban Fusion & Layering
14:30-15:30

Yoga
15:30-16:30

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