“A modern dancer with deep roots in Egyptian technique. Virginia is the pure essence of Oriental Dance” An award winning performer, a motivational and articulate instructor, Virginia has enchanted audiences and students around the globe with her dynamic and soulful interpretation of Oriental Dance. She has been performing and teaching at the most prominent Bellydance festivals, seminars, and productions in the world where she has been presented across 6 continents and almost 30 countries! These include MTV, People Magazine, Good Morning America, Times Square Theatre Off Broadway in NY, The Nile Group Festival in Egypt, Institut Du Monde Arabe in Paris, Ocean Drive Magazine, The New Times, The Miami Herald, Despierta America, El Gordo y La Flaca, and many more.
Authentic in her style, she has performed for celebrities and notable government officials including the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and Ambassadors and Ministers of Culture from many Middle Eastern Countries. Virginia is widely admired as the premiere protégé of Mr. Yousry Sharif.
Virginia is the director and choreographer for the award winning Virginia Wa Nour Al Ayun a professional bellydance performing company which has toured to Paris, NY, Dallas & Argentina and has been featured on MTV, VH1, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, and Sabado Gigante. This entire company is available for theatrical productions and performances worldwide. One of the most saught after instructors & performers in Bellydance, Virginia has created a series of instructional DVD’s and CD’s so you can study with her in the comfort of your own home! Highly acclaimed by teachers & students alike they are available in both English & Spanish
In 2000 Virginia founded Rakstar Productions and C.O.M.E. Dance, Coalition of Middle Eastern Dance & Arts, an educational organization dedicated to excellence in performance and instruction of Middle Eastern Dance & Arts. (Bellydance) It’s goal is to create a great appreciation and understanding of this extraordinary art form and culture with quality performances and productions, and through intensive dance study programs.
CLASSES IN MIAMI with Virginia
Including group, private, choreographies and annual Teacher Certification Programs
Attend motivational bellydance classes in a positive and nurturing environment which concentrates on individual attention and encourages personal growth. Given by internationally acclaimed instructor Virginia in North Dade or S. Miami, or in workshops worldwide. Experience Virginia’s unique and complete dance curriculum, which incorporates intricate breakdown of technique, dynamic interpretation of the music, and a mastery of soulful expression. From the basics to combinations and choreographies, these courses integrate all of the elements including veils, wings, zills (finger cymbals), cane, shamadan, swords, and folklore. With over 16 years of teaching experience Virginia provides her students with the most comprehensive dance curriculum available today!