Belly Dance and Henna Parties for all ages! Mihrimah ~ Belly Dance Teacher and Performer for 20 years. NJ K-12 certified teacher. (Se habla espanol. On parle francais.) Fun and affordable. Great for Girl Scout Troupes, Camp entertainment, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Belly Blessings, Baby Showers, Reunions, Networking events.
Most popular party: Belly Dance & Henna Party! Includes a Belly Dance performance, followed by fun learning together with other party guests, and then henna tattoos...makes a great party favor that lasts a week!
Price Range: $75 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Insurance: HPSO ~ Life Coach
What to Expect
You can expect an engaging performance and beautiful henna tattoos when Mihrimah or Shimmy Spirit Productions entertains at your event.
Dancing on stages, in a professional capacity, since the 80s, Mihrimah
discovered a passion for belly dancing when she took a class from a friend in 1992.
Soon thereafter, she joined The Moon & Star Dance Troupe and performed
throughout NJ, NY and PA from 92-00. She founded a new troupe in 2002,
Tribe An' Nisa. And in 2006, Mihrimah founded The BellyStars Dance Troupe. The BellyStars taught and performed Mihrimah’s signature co-created
choreographies around NJ until 2008. In 2007 and 2010, Mihrimah created, promoted,directed, emceed and performed in Night of Dark Dance Delights.
In 2009,Mihrimah collaborated with the Fin-Dicators and created RockaBelly, fusing bellydance with surf rock. Currently, she is collaborating with other NJ belly dancers to put on unforgettable stage shows. She certified her first student in the "Shimmy Spirit Style" of belly dance in 2011.
Mihrimah teaches and performs most forms of Belly Dance: cabaret,
tribal, tribaret, gothic, fusion, folk, Ghawazee, Egyptian, Turkish, Persian, and
Gypsy. Her specialty props include veil, fan, sword, candle and zills. Ever the
engaging performer, Mihrimah often draws the audience to her and with her on
the dance floor.
A bellydance instructor for many years at Brookdale Community College, Mihrimah now teaches her popular series “Belly Basics” primarily at Meridian Fitness, Hazlet, NJ and 365 Fitness in Middletown, NJ. Mihrimah offers workshops and belly dance parties in and around New Jersey. Her classes are usually quite full, with students of differing abilities, ranging in age from 7 to 70, male and female. Mihrimah’s most recent workshops have been “Dangerous Dance and Pointy Props” and “Henna, Healing and History”. Her favorite dance partner is her husband.
Mihrimah has performed at multicultural festivals, private parties, weddings and family celebrations, nightclubs, restaurants, and networking events. She has advised several NJ High School Dance Teams. In her spare time, she does some writing, modeling and guest deejay spots on NJ college radio stations.
Shimmy Spirit was created early in 2009 and is not affiliated with the magazine. Mihrimah is based in the United States, though she is friendly with Mihrimah from Germany. Mihrimah is not affiliated with the gaming Warrior Princess nor the Turkish mosque.
Mihrimah has belly danced on both U.S. coasts and in Morocco. She earned her 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do in 1985 and has trained children and adults in self-defense. She has also trained lifeguards as a Water Safety Instructor. Mihrimah is functionally fluent in 3 languages. In additon to being a belly dancer, Mihrimah is a highly-qualified, NJ certified teacher. She is also a Masters degreed counselor, earning her National Certified Counselor credential in 2003. Mihrimah is also an on-call crisis counselor with IRD and FEMA. In 2010, Mihrimah became a Reverend. Mihrimah is certified to officiate weddings in NYC and NJ!
Additional Booking Notes
Contract available upon request.
|Mihrimah||owner, producer, dancer, henna artist|
Influences & Inspiration
Henna by Ghazala, Zimra, Carine Fabius and Catherine Cartwright-Jones . Belly Dance by Horacio & Beata, John Compton, Farasha, Nejma, Zayna, Suhaila Salimpour, Fahtiem, Ansuya, Rachel Brice, Zoe Jakes and Ariellah
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