Shimmering Sands Belly Dance

The Shimmering Sands Dance Company explores the mystery and intrigue of the timeless and captivating art of belly dance.

We mainly focus on what is known as Modern Egyptian cabaret style of belly dance. We also learn and explore a variety of Middle Eastern dancing styles as well as their musical and cultural context.

Shimmering Sands Belly Dance performs at a variety of shows, venues, and events throughout Logan and Salt Lake City.

Upcoming Events

  • Sandstorm

    Featuring Utah's finest bellydancers with special guest Sa’diyya

    Friday, May 15, 7:30 PM
    USU Taggart Student Center Auditorium
    Tickets: $12 in advance (call 435-881-1486) or $15 at the door

  • Workshops

    Sa’diyya will be teaching two workshops Saturday, May 16

    Workshop 1 - 10:30am – 12:30pm
    Chic & Unique: New & Original Steps from Sa’diyya

    In this workshop, students will learn several cute and original intermediate through advanced level combinations. These bellydance movement combinations can be used and modified to fit into a student's choreographies or improvisational performances. The combinations will fit with many different styles and rhythms, so there will be something taught for everyone! Sa'diyya spends a lot of time creating interesting movement combinations, and she's ready to share them with you! Come learn her latest unique steps AND learn how she comes up with them. Students will leave with super original steps as well as the keys to create their own chic and unique movements!

    Workshop 2 - 1:30pm – 3:30pm
    The Move Before The Move

    Would you like to have incredibly fluid transitions? The accents and the move before the accents are like lightning and thunder - you can't have one without the other, as they are equally important, and they work together to create the total impact! Sa'diyya will thoroughly explain the secrets of successful transitions and instruct students on how to implement many key concepts into their dancing. Students will learn a short choreography with emphasis on the transitions and the little details that make a dance presentation go from good to great!

    Workshop Registration (PDF)

    Whittier Community Center
    290 North 400 East, Logan, Utah

Learn to Belly Dance

Next session starts May 5

We offer beginning to advanced level classes as well as a performance troupe for students at the intermediate level and above.

Come and join the fun and learn how to shimmy at our beginning ‘Basics of belly dance” class on Tuesdays at 7:00 at the Whittier Community Center. There are no pre-requisites and the class is open to all. Classes are $75 for an 8-week session or drop-in and try it for $15 a class.

For more information 435-881-1486 or shimmeringsandsbellydance@gmail.com

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