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How to Map Your Music, from Fact to Fantasy
From the rhythm up through the melody and taqasim, we dance better when we feel confident. Whether we are learning choreographies to such songs, or want to make our own dance, or just have fun improvising--it’s all a lot easier to have confidence when we can sense into the structure of the song.

Knowledge is power!

Understanding musical structure is power.

Want some of your own?

Welcome to How to Map Your Music

Embodiment: Musicality for Belly Dance
Belly dance is all about expressing the music--but how do you do that when it doesn't even make sense? Wouldn’t you love to feel confident and sure of yourself—and your dance?
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Fast, Fun Finger Cymbal Improvisation!
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Zoom Secrets: How to use Zoom for Live Online Dance Classes

Alia's down 'n dirty, cheap af, mini-course of professional secrets.

Simple. Concise. Deep.

Do you worry when you improvise?
Feel boring? Not good enough?

Six Ways to Melt Improv Fear
A one-hour video class with Alia Thabit

Ultimate Improvisation Bundle
Insecurity Stinks

We dancers are often terrified we might feel or express the wrong thing. We're so desperate to please everyone, we don't even know what we feel!

We worry that we can't feel anything. That will be wrong. That we will get in trouble. That we will be boring...

So… what can we do?



Midnight at the Crossroads: Print Book
THE book for belly dancers.
Special: Signed, personalized copy!
Midnight at the Crossroads: eBook
THE book for belly dancers. epub, mobi, or pdf, for all your devices!
Midnight Scratch 'n Dent Sale
Midnight Scratch 'n Dent Sale
I've got some books that arrived with cosmetic damage to the covers, missing title pages, and other dings and dents. They are fully readable! They include alllll the text of the book. They're just a little imperfect. So you get a deal!

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In-Depth Courses



Developing emotional, symbolic, and narrative structures for dynamic dance composition

WONDERLAND is available on a Trust the Chef basis through Nov 30.
Regular price $200.

Special Trust the Chef Price $160

BONUS: Theatrical Expression FUN Class FREE ($70 value)

PREMIUM BONUS: Two personal coaching sessions with Alia, to be used within 6 months of the course ($250 value)

All meetings recorded and made available in the forum

Lifetime forum access

Pay in Full $160
Pay Monthly $42/month for 4 months

Group and Individual Coaching

New Group Coaching coming soon!

Live / Online Classes

Alia's Legendary FUN Class
Alia's Legendary FUN Class
Our next FUN Class Deep Dive will be...

What? Watch this space to know more!

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Somatic Experiencing
Somatic Experiencing® (SE) is a naturalistic and neurobiological approach to treating trauma, resolving anxiety, and generally feeling safe and comfortable in one’s own body.

SE curiously explores body sensations, images, emotions, meaning, and movements that arise. You don't have to tell your life story, or much of anything. We work with what is, right now.

Results include a sense of well-being, self-compassion, and increased resilience. It is a very gentle, effective method.

I’m a Somatic Experiencing® (SE) Practitioner. I’ve long included SE work in my dance coaching. Folks like it–they feel the benefits. One client’s 30-year pain went away. Another reduced her fear of being seen. Another became close to her family again. It makes my heart glad to see the healing.

Sessions are conducted via Zoom for distance clients. Sessions last about an hour. It is recommended to take a nap afterwards.

If you’ve had challenging experiences in your life, if you feel that they haven’t been resolved, if you find yourself being repeatedly triggered, SE may help you.

I am making sessions available at a sliding scale of $50-$125 as things are so hard right now for so many people.

To discover more, I invite you to email me or book a brief complimentary call. We’ll chat.

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