Dancers of the Dawn
Sabah also believes the setting sustains the group. “This church is very special, with its strong connection to the community,” she said. “It’s wonderful that our classes fund that community outreach.” All Dancers of the Dawn performances have been fundraising events for the local community, benefiting Dessin Animal Shelter, Victims Intervention
Program, literacy programs and food pantries.
Sabah will hold a free introductory class on Egyptian dance on February 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Ensuing classes cost $12, with proceeds benefiting church programs.
“Women’s power comes naturally when they are not amputated from it by the way they are led to feel insecure about their weight, how they look, what they wear. This is what is being discarded as we celebrate each woman’s uniqueness.”