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Sophie began dancing in 2001 as a student of Yael Moav in Jerusalem. Following her relocation to the San Francisco Bay Area Sophie joined the Hala Dance Company. As a member of the troupe she performed Egyptian folkloric repertoire throughout the Bay Area, including the prestigious San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival in June 2004.

Sophie continues to train locally, studying dance with Alcina and Arabic percussion with Faisal Zedan. As a committed student of Raqs Sharqi, Sophie attends numerous master classes with prominent international instructors such as Leila Haddad, Momo Kadous, Atef Faraq, Magda Ibrahim, Shareen El Safy and others.

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