Folk dance is inclusive! Group or solo, women & men, old & young, expert & amateur, foreign & native - all can enjoy these Arab folk dances together. Egyptian dancer, musician & educator Karim Nagi includes the steps, gestures and combinations with detailed explanation, logical structure and cultural context. Four regional styles are presented; Egyptian 'Saidi' stick dance, Near Eastern 'Dabke' stomping dance, Arabian peninsula 'Khaliji' gulf dance, plus a 'Sufi' devotional swaying trance ritual. Accompanied by Aubre and Lauren, Karim presents the lessons, plus 6 choreographies that can be performed by any size group at a variety of levels.