Ahlan wa Sahlan and welcome to JWAAD The Josephine Wise Academy of Arabic Dance


A belly dancer who kindly provided her photo for the JWAAD Josephine Wise Academy of Arabic Dance website
This vibrant and sensual style of dance also known as Bellydance, Egyptian dance, Middle Eastern dance, or Raqs Sharqi (Raks Sharki) is popular all over the world as an inspirational art form that enriches the lives of thousands of people.

The Josephine Wise Academy of Arabic Dance has existed since 1990. It is dedicated to improving the standard and raising the profile of Egyptian and Arabic dance in the West.

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LATEST NEWS

JWAAD 25th Summer School

31st July - 7th August 2015

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Dates for next JWAAD Courses

The Influence of History and Culture upon Belly Dance

Sunderland, North East: 6/7 Feb & 16/17 April 2016
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Safe Delivery of Belly Dance Classes

London: 14/15 March & 16/17 May 2015
Sunderland: 27/28 June & 5/6 September 2015
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NEW Creating a Belly Dance Performance

London: 18/19 April & 6/7 June 2015
Sunderland: 26/27 September & 14/15 November 2015
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Understanding Music Used within Belly Dance

London: 12/13 March & 23/24 April & 4 June 2016
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Technique Review Days

We have several upcoming Technique Review Days. Click here for more information.

 

The JWAAD Book of Belly Dance

The JWAAD Book of Belly Dance written by Josephine Wise.  The perfect handbook for all belly dance teachers, dancers and enthusiastsJosephine and Dina and The JWAAD Book of Belly Dance written by Josephine Wise

This gorgeous book by Josephine Wise is the definitive handbook for all dancers and teachers. It sets out all the basics of knowledge that a dancer needs, and is a useful tool that all Belly Dancers should own. Buy it now and join the ever-growing community of dancers who share a good grounding in Belly Dance education.

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Great review of The JWAAD Book of Belly Dance from Gilded Serpent! click here

 

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