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SHAHRAVAR began studying Middle-Eastern Dance styles in 1993. My dance Background follows Classical Cabaret, Tribal and Folklorick Middle Eastern Dances. I am also well versed in Flamenco & Zahmbra, Turkish & Rom "Gypsy" (Proper term is Rom or Roma), American Tribal, Saudi Folk & Khallegy, Tunisian, Egyptian Cabaret & Lebanese Debke(Line dances)". TECHNIQUE Rhythms & Drumming: Doumbek & Tar, Zills–Finger cymbals (zagat),Veil-Performance & the meanings beneath, also Veil History Khallegy–Saudi Gulf region dance performed with ornate Thobes. Fans-Oriental & Flamenco styling. Cane-Styled from traditional Taktib "Raks Al Assaya". Basket-Various styling & Jug-dances for Tunisian. Skirt-Traditional Spanish, American "Gypsy", Turkish Rom "Gypsy". Sword-Raks al Sayef "Scimitar, Ghurka, Sabre, Dagger. 10 year Principal dancer & associate director for Desert Orchid dance company 3 year founding member of Troupe Shah Sitara. Please visit my website to download my full resume: www.shahravarbellydance.com www.shahravarbellydance.com.