<bgsound src="obladi.mid" loop="infinite"> Home Page - Kahreen & Kira Kismet Dancers of Miami> Please note that there will be no class on Thursday. March 28. Come and join us for a fun and fabulous exercise and a creative form of self expression! We welcome all to our classes, however, please note that participation in our advanced classes are allowed only after beginner (Level 1 classes are taken).

Nationally acclaimed mother and daughter team. Performers extraordinaire, middle eastern dance teachers, seminar sponsors,choreographers and the directors of the KISMET DANCERS OF MIAMI , voted Dance Troupe of the Year (1997) and (1998) by Zaghareet! Magazine, and voted champions of the 2002 Troupe Oasis competition. Kahreen and Kira's many years of success producing popular seminars and elaborate Las Vegas style shows have enabled the mother and daughter duet to bring the top Middle Eastern artists to South Florida. In February 2000, Kahreen and Kira were awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Tonya, Atlantis & MECDA in recognition for their many accomplishments and the establishment of high standards and quality in this dance form. Second place winner in the Oasis 2003 Belly Dancer of the Year Championship, Kahreen & Kira's on-going belly dance classes have been taught in Miami Shores for the past 40 years. In October 2003, Kahreen & Kira were also awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Zaghareet Magazine for their many years of accomplishements in this field, and most recently in 2011, were awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Worldwide Foundation for Humanity for promoting cross cultural awareness.

Classes are taught at the Miami Shores Community Center on Saturdays from 10:30-11:30 AM (beginner level), and 11:30-12:30 (advanced level); and Thursday evenings 7:40-8:45 p.m. (beginner level). Students are taught various choreographies as well as make-up, costuming, staging and performing. The Thursday evening and Saturday morning classes at the Miami Shores Recreation Center offer the student the chance to study under two different instructors! Kahreen and Kira, both teach during every one of these classes - giving the student the opportunity to experience two different styles. This is a special collaborative event for both teachers, and no other location offers two teachers during one class! Kira also teaches special workshops in various locations.

Kira has taught the art of bellydance at FIU, the Dade and Broward Public school systems, and at various local gyms and studios throughout Dade County. A full time choreograper/instructor/performer, she has developed her own unique style as a performer and instructor. Check out Upcoming events for class and workshop schedules! Besides bringing in the top bellydance artists to South Florida, Kahreen and Kira continue to enrich the local dance community with their classes and knowlege of this dance form. Their unique classes cover basic and advanced technique in Egyptian, Turkish, and Modern dance styles; contemporary as well as traditional. Choreographies are always taught, students are prepared for stage performances. Most recently, Kahreen and Kira were featured on the cover of Zaghareet! magazine, a bellydance magazine that has a worldwide circulation! Kira also won the Oasis 2002 World Belly Dance Championship for the soloist category. All contestants were chosen for their many contributions and their reputations in the field of belly dance!

Learn the art of belly dance. Classes specializing in basic concepts, technique, hip articulation, hand and arm coordination, zils as a purcussion instrument, dance combinations and complete choreography. This unique class explores all styles of Middle Eastern dance; traditional as well as comtemporary; folklore as well as cabaret. Classes also include technique in Interpretive, Gypsy and Modern dance forms and how these disciplines relate to Middle Eastern dance. This class is conducted on a continual basis, and is the only one that offers students an opportunity to study with two (2) popular teachers with extensive backgrounds in dance.

Director and teacher Kahreen has spent many years bringing the art of middle eastern dance to South Florida.When she started teaching classes in 1975, the closest seminars and shows were in Pompano Beach.

Kahreen began to bring the best dancers in the country to give seminars and perform in the Saturday night shows, thus giving middle eastern dance enthusiasts the opportunity to learn from the best of the best.

Over the years, Kahreen has become known for quality shows, seminars, classes and video tapes. The unique Las Vegas styled show has become a yearly event in the Miami area.

Continuing on in the tradition of excellence, Kahreen and Kira are pleased to announce the birth of the Kismet Dance Foundation, Inc.! Kismet Dance Foundation, Inc. and most recently, Kira has become the sponsor of the Broward Bellydance Meetup, South Florida Bellydance Meetup and Palm Beach/North Broward Bellydance Meetup, websites which allow bellydancers to post their events and classes and to network and support one another. It is her goal to continue to create venues for this dance form and to help create levels of support for this artform by promoting artists and informing students of events and classes.

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1089 N.E.104th Street
Miami Shores , Florida 33138
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