Saiedah-Authentic Arabic Style Belly Dancer
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- Based in Bay Shore,NY
- Saiedah is available to perform for posh and upscale theme parties
- Contact Saiedah to book her for your next high end event!
Saiedah was born into a mixed family in Manhattan, New York. Since early childhood, she has had a fascination and love for Egyptian culture. At the age of 14, she witnessed her first belly dance performance. Hypnotized from start to finish, something within her was awakened. She realized that she was born to belly dance. After eight years of practice and experience, she has gained a strong understanding of Arabic music and the art of Raqs Sharqi- The Dance of the Orient. Saiedah is predominantly self taught, very much like the Egyptian dance pioneers before her. All of her performances consist of elaborate Egyptian costumes, earthy and lively Arabic music and authentic Egyptian movements. Egyptian Raqs Sharqi focuses on utilizing the art of improvisation. Saiedah is one of the very few artists that improvises while maintaining strong technique and displaying subtle yet exquisite emotion. She listens to the music carefully with no inhibitions, creating a powerful connection to the music.The result is a beautiful, lively and authentic interpretation of the haunting and evocative music of the Middle East.
Saiedah is known for her vivacious and lively interpretation of Middle Eastern music. Her style can be described as vintage with a modern twist as she takes her audiences back in time to the Golden Era of belly dance. Growing up in a family of dancers,singers and party promoters has given her the knowledge to handle events of all kinds with detail and professionalism. Her love of belly dance originates from her deep love of Egyptian culture. Saiedah believes that you must love what you do in order to provide the best service possible.
With Saiedah, there is NO WESTERNIZED style belly dancing! Every minute of her performance is pure Arabic style belly dancing with authentic music and authentic props. This is a very rare scene today as the true essence of Raks Sharki is slowly disappearing and being replaced by over counted and over analyzed styles with costumes that leave little to the imagination. Crave that earthy and genuine style of belly dance? Prepare to be whisked away to the Age of the Pharaohs and have your guests talking about your event for 1001 Arabian Nights!
Saiedah stays true to the art of Raks Sharki by utilizing her amazing improvisational skills. Improvisation is at the very heart of Egyptian belly dance and Saiedah does this with ease, leaving her audiences spellbound. The innate ability to pick up on new techniques so quickly is uncanny yet easy for her. She is mainly self taught with accompanying workshops from the highest rated dancers in New York. Saiedah is self motivated and dedicated to belly dance and wants to eliminate all negative stereotypes of this art form. She prefers to perform in upscale venues that are appreciative of this art and understand that it is a dance made for royalty.
Because Saiedah takes so much pride in her dancing, every aspect is managed with detail and care. Her costumes are conventional and traditional with a modern flare and just burst with glamour and charm. Every part of Saiedah's body is decorated in sparkles,coins and beautiful fabrics. Costumes are a very important part of her performances as they accent the beauty of the dancer and the dance itself.Her props are of the highest authenticity! Finger cymbals (zills/sagat), Cane(Raksat Assaya) and veil. No swords, Isis wings or fire trays. Saiedah only uses Egyptian/Arabic props that are native to the culture.
Saiedah is VERY selective about where she performs. She only showcases her talents in the most posh, upscale and high end venues in New York and New Jersey. NO REQUESTS FOR HOUSE, BACKYARD BIRTHDAY PARTIES, HOOKAH BARS OR BACHELOR PARTIES PLEASE.
****Saiedah has been highly recommended by one of the masters of Egyptian Dance, SORAYA -INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BELLY DANCE SUPERSTAR! Saiedah is one of the very few Oriental dancers to perform the AUTHENTIC, EGYPTIAN style of belly dance. No culturally insignificant props. ONLY RAW, INTENSE TALENT! Dancers like Saiedah are rarely found...she is one of the last of her kind!****
Having an elegant and glitzy soiree or an enchanting affair in New York or New Jersey? Don't hesitate to call and book the most glittering, prestigious and detail oriented Egyptian style dancers in the business! Never skimp on entertainment for your glamorous event. Hire Saiedah to get entertainment of the highest caliber and authenticity!
Among other cities, Saiedah-Authentic Arabic Style Belly Dancer may serve the following areas: Muttontown, Great Neck, Babylon, East Hills, Hicksville, Roslyn Harbor, Upper Brookville, Brookville, Central Islip, Floral Park, Garden City, Hauppauge, Huntington Station, Lake Success, Lakeview, Laurel Hollow, Mitchell Field, New Hyde Park, Old Brookville, Oyster Bay Cove, Port Jefferson Station, Rockville Center, Rockville Centre, Ronkonkoma, Smithtown, Valley Stream, Westbury, Atlantic Beach, Asharoken, Argo Village
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