Said el Amir — Rara Avis

Said el Amir innovative dancer, master intructor and choreograph since 25 years.

His in-depth education in Middle Eastern Dance, arabic folklore, jazz dance, modern dance and contemporary ballet made him a worldwide in-demand instructor.

The pedagogic-didactic and systematic impartment of the individual feasable of his students is the reason for his success.
As mentor and coach Said passes on generously his knowledge.

Using his dance creation jomdance — jazzorientalmoderndance — Said teaches not only excellent dance techniques but also feeling for the music, expression and dynamics, zest for life and after all authenicity in dance.

Said is director and creative head of the jomdance-company and ESTODA — ESsential Technique of Oriental DAnce. He put his special interest in building a dance pedagogic concept for Middle Eastern Dance and pushes this significantly in Germany.

Vitae

2016

  • Publisher of the jomdance-magazins for Print
  • Producer and Teacher of „Saids Summer School“ in Finning near Munich
  • World of Orient Festival in Hannover: Trade Fair Boost, Master Instructor, Performer
  • Graduated in Certificate of Advanced Studies in Dance Science: Health & Performance at  tamed e.V. in cooperation with the University of Berne
  • Master Instructor at the Intensive in Houston/USA

2015

  • Publisher of the first jomdance-magazins for print
  • Producer and Teacher of „Saids Summer School“ in Finning near Munich
  • Master Instructor & Performer at „Raqs, of Course“ by Randa Kamel in Cairo/EG 
  • Master Instructor and Performer at „Cairo by Night“, Serres/GR
  • World of Orient Festival in Hannover/D: Trade Fair Boost, Master Instructor, Performer
  • Master Instructor at Intensive in Chicago/USA „Chicago Raqs“
  • Master Instructor & Show-Supervisor of „Orient Dream“ in Pilsen/CZ

2014

  • Re-elected as board of members of tamed, Tanzmedizin Deutschland e. V.
  • Master Instructor and Performer at first „Raqs, of Course“ by Randa Kamel in Cairo/Egypt
  • Master Instructor and Performer at „Raks Madrid“ by Nesma Al-Andalous
  • Workshop tournee through France — Nice, Tours, Rennes
  • Master Instructor and Editor of the instructional DVD „Get Ready To Dance Vol. 3“ and Co-Producer of „El Prince“, the accompanying CD for the Warm-up, composed by star drummer Sayed Balaha, Egypt/Germany
  • Editor and publisher of the jomdance-magazin, annual magazin of the jomdance-academy
  • Trade fair boost of ESTODA & jomdance at the 15th World of Orient, Master Instructor and Performer
  • Columnist of the „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2013

  • Relaunch of the new jomdance logo
  • Relaunch of the jomdance-Website
  • Editor of the jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Choreographer of the fashion show of star designer Fernando Corona from Argentina at 14th „World of Orient“, Hanover, Germany
  • Master Instructor and performer at the „Oasis Dance Festival“ by Natalie Becker in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Master Instructor and performer at „Raks Madrid“ by Nesma Al-Andalous
  • Choreographer and Director of the evening filling show *A Glance on Dance* www.a-glance-on-dance.jomdance.com
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2012

  • Editor of the jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Re-Election as member of boardership for tamed®, Tanzmedizin Deutschland e. V. www.tamed.de
  • Taking over the trademark ESTODA® as owner for the European Market and Switzerland
  • Master Instructor at „Amani Oriental Festival 2012“, Beyrouth, Lebanon
  • Master Instructor at „Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival“ by Raqia Hassan, Cairo, Egypt
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2011

  • Master Instructor at „JWAAD Festival“ by Josephine Wise, London, Great Brittain
  • Editor of the first jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Master Instructor at „Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival“ by Raqia Hassan, Cairo, Egypt
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2010

  • Founding the jomdance-company on January 7th, 2010
  • Re-Election as member of boardership for tamed®, Tanzmedizin Deutschland e. V. www.tamed.de
  • Producer,editor and director of the instructional DVD Turn in, Turn out & Turn around — Vol. 1
    Master Instructor at „Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival“ by Raqia Hassan, Cairo, Egypt
  • Editor of the jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2009

  • Co-lector of the book „Dance Medicine in Praxis: Anatomy, Prevention, Hints for training“ by Dr. Liane Simmel
    Producer, editor and director of the instructional DVD Get Ready To Dance  — Vol. 2
  • Editor of the jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2008

  • Halima-Award for „Outstanding dance arts“.
    Choreograph of the germanwide first DVD for professional warm-up for Middle Eastern Dance „Get Ready To Dance — Vol. 1
  • Editor of the first jomdance-magazine, annual magazine of the jomdance-academy
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2007

  • First election as member of boardership for tamed®, Tanzmedizin Deutschland e. V. www.tamed.de
  • Columnist for „TanzOriental — Leben in Bewegung“ www.tanzoriental.de

2006

  • Workshop tour to Honolulu/Hawai'i, L.A./Californien, San Francisco's Rakkassah West/Californien, Barcelona (Spain), Firenze (Italy)

2005

  • International Shows and Workshops in San Francisco's Rakkassah West (USA), Barcelona (Spain), Firenze (Italy)

Since 2004

2003

  • Foundation of the jomdance-academy
  • Dance education in jazz dance, modern dance and contemporary ballet at www.iwanson.de

2001

  • Choreograph, Co-Composer, singer and actor in the 1.5 hours lasting Orient-Music-Theatre-Production „Im Flammenwalzer“ by M. Fernandez-Ritter/Berlin

Since 2000

  • Various Tv reports as well as newpaper and radio interviews (RTL, Sat1, SWR, Radio Flora, Antenne Aachen, WDR4, TanzOriental, Halima etc.)

Since 1998

  • living in Munich

From 1995 to dato

  • Cooperation with Yasmin al Ghazali/Spain in the form of a Spanish-German partnership

1990

  • Moving and changing teaching activities to River Rhine Region (Aachen/Eschweiler/Cologne)
  • Start of apprenticeship as a hairdresse (Degree with Distinction in 1993)
  • numerous workshops and shows in Germany and teh European Foreign Countries
  • choreographical work for the dance troup „Raqs Sharqi“ by Havva, Memmingen, Germany

1988

  • Foundation of „Die Bauchtanzschule in Kiel“ with Yasmin al Ghazali

1987

  • First contact with Middle Eastern Dance through his first and stamping teacher Yasmin al Ghazali

1979 - 1984

  • Colaboration in music and theatre groups at the junior highschool „Realschule Pries“ in Kiel, Northern-Germany with numerous shows on national stages.

1975

  • First stage experiences at the Kiel Opera as solo singer of children choir due to the annual event „Kiel sings and plays for Kiel

1969

  • born in Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein