Shimmy Mob Choreographer

Introduction

Shimmy Mob has been blessed with some wonderful choreographies over the years. Every year, we hold a contest to find the new, official Shimmy Mob choreography (this year's contest closed on December 6, 2018); the winner will be announced early in January 2019.

The winner of the contest gets to view her work performed at multiple locations around the globe on the day of the event. Registered dancers can perform the choreography any time afterwards, providing that proper credit is given to the author and to Shimmy Mob.

Last year's winner
image of Sa'diyya, the 2018 Shimmy Mob choreographer

Sa'diyya is an internationally recognized belly dancer based in Dallas, TX. She has been involved in belly dance since 1996 and is an accomplished performer, choreographer, instructor, costume designer and event producer. She works as a full time, professional dancer teaching group and private classes during the week and performing at special events on the weekends.

Sa'diyya also travels nationally and internationally to teach and perform at belly dance events and festivals. She is well known for her savvy ability to choreograph in many different styles of belly dance and her very clear method of teaching the art of belly dance to all levels of students! Sa'diyya's style of belly dance is dominated by the jazzy American Cabaret style, with a heavy influence of Egyptian Raks Sharqi.

Her solo and troupe performances and choreographies have won more than 20 awards in national and international belly dance competitions, including Season 2 of "Project Belly Dance, America's Next Top Belly Dancer." Sa'diyya now has her own line of downloadable instructional videos that have sold all over the world! Learn more about "Sa'diyya Online" on her website.

One of her most recent projects was producing the unique belly dance event, "Ahlam Al Raks" on July 6-8, 2018 in Frisco, TX featuring Cassandra Fox! This event included more than 12 hours of dance workshops, a black-box theater gala show and an improvisational belly dance competition.

Registered Shimmy Mob participants receive links to the step-by-step routine breakdown and a full runthrough with the music.

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