The Journey – Baby Belly Dance Years

I just celebrated my 20th anniversary of walking into my first belly dance class and subsequently I have been reminiscing about my journey in dance and how a few things have really come full circle. One of those is being given an opportunity to perform with and liaison for Doug […]


Realizing a dream – hard work paid off!

20 years ago this month I walked into my first belly dance class. Read my article below celebrating a few of those who inspired me along the way. While you’re there – read and share my “Learning Choreography” articles part I and II. 2015 will be a year of writing and sharing – so look out for more!


Learning Choreography Part II

In my last post on this subject, I touted the importance of taking classes and workshops from great instructors. My experience provided great tools for learning choreography that comes with being part of a professional or amateur dance troupe. Choreography is also important to a soloist as well. I have […]


Aziza Nawal to perform and teach with Issam Houshan!

Aziza Nawal will be teaching and performing with the legendary drummer Issam Houshan later this month. she met Issam over 10 years ago when she was a guest performer with Bellydance Superstars. He was delighted with her performance which happened to be one of her signature drum solos. She had […]


Winter Classes

Aziza Nawal is happy to announce her winter class schedule at Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance near Midtown. Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance Studio has moved to a new location! 1015-B Collier Road Atlanta, GA 30318 Near the intersection of Collier Road and Howell Mill Road just north of our former Atlantic Station […]


Fall/Winter class sessions

Aziza Nawal is happy to announce her next two intermediate to advanced level classes!! These two session will be taught at BOTH locations – Muse for Life in Sandy Springs (Wednesdays) and Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance near Midtown (Thursdays). The technique classes will continue at both locations so you can […]


AFBD is Moving!

The studio where I teach my Thursday evening classes will be moving in January! Here’s the official announcement: We are extremely excited to announce that AFBD is moving in January 2015!!!! Same zip code, still in Midtown but a much BIGGER dance floor, more class options and shared space with […]


Learning choreography – Part 1

When I was notified about being selected to perform with Jillina’s Bellydance Evolution: Alice in Wonderland, I was thrilled. Then I panicked. Well at least after I got the full cast breakdown. In doing shows with my student troupe, I only select four routines at most for them to perform. […]


Aziza Nawal to perform in Belly Dance Evolution

Aziza Nawal will be a cast member in two upcoming performances of  Bellydance Evolution – Alice in Wonderland! She will perform alongside the featured stars: Jillina, Heather Aued, Sharon Kihara, Louchia, Lauren Boldt and Danielo Mendes; plus fellow audition winners: Samora, Fatin, Kaitlyn, Heidi, Charlie, Nawar, ShoShannah, Faaridah and more!! […]