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.

Click on a logo below to read Josephine's Blog or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

LATEST NEWS

Fantasia Festival

13th - 14th December 2014

Click here to see the 2014 Fantasia timetable with a great selection of workshops and teachers!
Click here to book workshops, competition and show tickets.
Click here for more information about the festival.

 

Dates for next JWAAD Courses

Understanding Music Used within Belly Dance

Newcastle: 20/21 September, 1/2 November & 29 November 2014

Click here for details and booking information.

The Influence of History and Culture upon Belly Dance

London: 14/15 February & 30/31 May 2015

Newcastle: 7/8 February & 9/10 May 2015

Click here for details and booking information.

For up to date info on latest courses, 'like' our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Jwaad2

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.

Click here for more information and to order.

 

 

 

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

 

jwaad logo