Finger cymbals are an important and ancient instrument of the belly dancer. From folkloric to American Tribal Style belly dance, finger cymbals–also called zills, sagat, and silsil–can be a lovely accompaniment to any performance. However, many dancers often feel daunted by cymbal playing and have been playing them less… Finger cymbals are wonderful, and this workshop can help you approach cymbals as an instrument and as an enhancement to your performance. With practice, anyone can play cymbals and dance! Shahravar will lead you through warm up, drills and layering movements and cymbal playing, introduction to common cymbal patterns found in Middle Eastern music. 1-3 hour workshop. Bring your cymbals!