List of Instructors from whom Maia has learned.
Alcina - San Jose, California. American Cabaret Bellydance. Weekly classes, private lessons & troupe member.
Amaya – Albuquerque, New Mexico. Drum solo workshop.
Amina -- San Francisco, California. Several Egyptian dance workshops.
Anaheed – Los Angeles, California. Weeklong workshop focused on floorwork.
Aneena - Novato, California. Choreography, Drum solo, Double Veil workshops.
Artemis Mourat – Washington, D.C. Turkish/Rroma style dance workshop.
Asi Haskel - Tel Aviv, Israel. Egyptian Oriental Choreography workshop.
Astryd Farah deMichele – Eugene, Oregon. Egyptian dance workshop.
Ely Buffin – Fresno, California. Saidi, Fellahin & Ghawazee Folkloric dance workshops.
Dalia Carella – New York, New York. Egyptian Oriental, Dunyavi and skirt-work workshops.
Dandash - Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian Oriental dance workshops.
Tamalyn Dallal – Tampa, Florida. Samai’i (10/8 time signature) workshop.
Fahtiem - Los Angeles, California. Stage Movement, Arms, Breathwork workshops.
Robyn Friend, Ph.D – Los Angeles, California. Persian dance and song workshop.
Leila Haddad – Paris, France. Tunisian and Egyptian Oriental and Baladi dance workshops.
Lubna Emam - Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian Shaabi, Baladi dance workshops.
Hadia – Montreal, Canada. Egyptian Dance workshop.
Jillina – Los Angeles, California. Egyptian Dance and Drum Solo workshops.
Leila Farid - Cairo, Egypt. Magencies, Shaabi Egyptian dance workshops.
Leyla Jouvana & Roland – Duisberg, Germany. Oriental, Shimmy and Drum workshops.
Ma*Shuqa Mira Mirjan - Los Gatos, California. Lebanese Oriental Dance workshop.
Momo Kadous – Frankfurt, Germany & Cairo, Egypt. Raqs Assaya (Cane) workshop.
Mona El Said - Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian Dance workshops.
Morocco – New York, New York. Weeklong intensive, Raqs Assaya (Cane), Oriental & Shickhatt & Guedra dance workshops.
Nazaneen - Seattle, Washington. Persian dance workshop.
Carolena Nericchio – San Francisco, California. American Fusion Style Bellydance private lessons.
Ousama Emam - Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian folkloric dances, Shaabi dance workshops.
Ranya Renee - New York, New York. Breathwork for Bellydance, Golden Age, Baladi, Taqasim workshops.
Sahra Saeeda - Riverside, California. Journey through Egypt 1, 2, 3 and 4 (including a month in Egypt), Baladi & Saidi.
Saqra - Kent, Washington. Drum solo workshops.
Sausan – San Francisco, California. Weeklong intensive in Egyptian Dance.
Shahrazad – The Netherlands. Sufi spinning and theatrical Oriental Dance workshops.
Shareen el Safy – Santa Barbara, California. Weeklong intensive in Egyptian Dance.
Susu Pampanin – San Francisco, California. Drum solo workshop, rhythm studies.
Tarik Sultan – New York, New York. Weeklong intensive in Egyptian/Shaabi Dance.
Zaina Hart - Vancouver, Washington. Weekend intensive seminars in Egyptian dance technique and performance coaching.