The Sausan Academy of Egyptian Dance (SAED) is a complete Egyptian dance academy. Here, you will learn the following:
The Egyptian Dance Code®
Principles & Technique
Theory & Philosophy
Expression & Attitude
Musical Entities, Interpretation, & Application
Choreography v. Improvisation
Performance & Critique
Classic v. Modern
History & Culture
Celebration & Cuisine
Kick Ass Drum Solos
Finger Cymbals & Patterns
American Cabaret Veilwork and Floorwork
American Cabaret 5 and 7 Part Routine
Recorded & Live music performance
Egyptian Dance Greats Video Study
EgyptIan Musicians, Songwriters, and Singers Study
Must-know Music for Performance
Opportunities for Out-of-studio Paid Performances
Your one-stop shopping for the full belly dance experience! Call anytime for more information.
“Sausan can teach the devil to dance;
the devil is in the details.”
Classes & Courses
We offer several different types of dance study. Some are specialty courses, others are academic courses. We even have single walk-on classes on EDC® technique and must-know music, so that you can "try on" the class to see if it "fits."
Continue with the single walk-ins or sign up for the more comprehensive academic or specialty courses.
Take a look below and choose one that you like. You won't be disappointed.
• Academic Courses •
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, ABP
Intro to EDC®, Upper body technique.
Basic movement, travel steps, and video study.
1st Qtr Tues. - January - March; 5:30pm - 7:00pm
2nd Qtr Tues. - April - June; 7:30pm - 9:00pm
3rd Qtr Wed. - July - September; 5:30pm - 7:00pm
4th Qtr Wed. - October - December; 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Primary Course is the first of a one-year all-inclusive dance program. 1.5 hrs; $199/12 classes
(Belly dance San Francisco)
Master Teacher of the Sausan Academy of Egyptian Dance, San Francisco, CA since 2000
Choreographer/Artistic Director of the Sausan Ensemble Egyptian Dance Company since 2009
Owner/Executive Chef of Al-Masri Egyptian Restaurant, San Francisco, CA since 1999
Owner/Baker of Bitchin’ Baklava Middle Eastern Desserts and Savory Pies since 2012
Over 49 years of national/international dance study, travel, performance (nightclubs, restaurants, telegrams, Egyptian-inspired dance operettas, festivals, museums, universities, colleges, lectures, corporate events, military bases, etc.), instruction -- media and in-person, researcher and writer,
and overall, all-inclusive decades of dance experience since 1974.
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