Nizana El Rassan

Contributor

Nizana has been involved in Middle Eastern dance for many years as a performer, instructor, event producer, troupe director, emcee and published author. Nizana's main dance style is American Style Cabaret with Egyptian influences, but she also performs folkloric, tribal fusion and other fusion styles. She has studied with a variety of wonderful teachers over the years as ongoing instruction is important to her, and she takes workshops and/or classes as often as she can. Nizana has attended Rakkasah once so far, both International Conferences of Middle Eastern Dance in Costa Mesa, Ca., 6 of the Hawaii Belly Dance Conventions and 26 years of the 29 year Mediterranean Fantasy Festival in Seattle!

Nizana is the Founder and Director of the Desert Silk Dance Company choreographing most of their routines. She has been a featured instructor at two different belly dance conventions as well as a house dancer at Shish Kebob Restaurant in Spokane. She joined Shimmy Mob for the first time this year and she enjoys playing dumbek and finger cymbals. Nizana is a certified beginning and intermediate Belly Dance Instructor through Sabah Performing Arts and is a team member of the annual Hawaii Belly Dance Convention!

As of September 15, 2017, Nizana's 10 articles like "Getting the Word Out" have totaled 327.3K views and shares.

Nizana's 10 most recent articles:

NOV 06 2016
Bellydance.One
Features

Getting the Word Out

How to Advertise Your Event
"Use all of the media available to you to get the word out about your event"

OCT 08 2016
Bellydance.One
News

Kaleidoscope Of Dancers

Interesting Dancer Backgrounds
"Dancers often have completely different and separate careers and interests from dance."

OCT 05 2016
Bellydance.One
News

and Time Goes On

This Dance Evolves Over Time
"Appreciating dancers from our past, present and future"

SEP 26 2016
Bellydance.One
News

Inspiring Your Creativity

Finding Inspiration in Everyday Life
"Be open to different things generating different ideas at different times"

SEP 26 2016
Bellydance.One
News

Love Affair With Veils

Veils are a Popular Belly Dance Prop!
"All types of veils for all types of reasons."

SEP 12 2016
Bellydance.One
News

Bellydance Options

Ways to be Involved with Bellydance without dancing
"So many things you can do besides perform and still be engaged in the bellydance community"

AUG 27 2016
Bellydance.One
Music

Musical Exploration

Make some new creative juices get flowing
"When is the last time you broke out some classic Egyptian or Lebanese music?"

AUG 10 2016
Bellydance.One
Features

Inspiration

Finding Inspiration to Bellydance
"Other Dancers, Music and the Cultural Art form inspire Bellydance!"

AUG 06 2016
Bellydance.One
Features

a Word About Transitions

Smooth out Your Dance Flow
"Ensuring fluid transitions in your dance make for a smoother dance for you and your audience!"

AUG 06 2016
Bellydance.One
Performance

the Islands Are Calling

(P)Review of the Hawaii Belly Dance Convention
"The 12th Annual Hawaii Belly Convention takes place in Honolulu this October, plan now!"