Introduction to Fan Veil
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Introduction to Fan Veil

Gain confidence in using this prop
5.0 (3 ratings)
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17 students enrolled
Created by Kirah C
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identifying the different types of commonly found fan veils
  • Manipulating the fan veil in different body plans
  • Executing foundational fan veil movements
  • Executing bite-sized combinations with the fan veil
  • Student will need at least 1 fan veil. Some combiniations offer a dual option.

Introduction to Fan Veil is designed to help students of all levels, backgrounds and dance styles get started on their fan veil journey. The course will focus on gaining mastery over manipulating this prop and executing common movements before integrating fan into your dance style. Course includes over 30 movement breakdowns, 13 pose frames, and 17 small combinations.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Fan Veil students
  • Belly dance Students
  • Flow Students
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 02:27:55
+ Introduction
3 lectures 06:57

Learn about the course.

Preview 00:49

After completing History of Fan Veil, students will be able to identify key cultures influencing modern day fan veil dancing.

History of Fan Veil

Learn about the different varieties fan veils can come in.

Preview 06:00
+ Basic Skills
5 lectures 20:19

A warm up to get the body ready to move along with fan focused additional warm up.

Warm Up

Video shares tips and best practices for holding your fan(s)

Holding the Fans

Students will practice how to open and close fan veils

Opening & Closing the Fan

Video will cover the foundation of how to create a pulse and a flutter movement

Preview 03:35

Students will practice need to know skills when moving the fan in space

+ Closed Fan Movements
6 lectures 26:56

Covers three movements in the spiral family

Preview 05:17

Covers 3 movements from the  Ribbon Flutters & Flicks family.

Ribbons Flutters & Flicks

Covers 4 movements: Kiss, Sunrise, Sunset & Around the Body sweep.

Kiss, Sunrise/Sunset & Around the Body

Covers 2 closed fan circle movements


Video briefly touches on the concepts of draping & tracing that students can explore further on their own.

Drapes & Tracing

Will cover the closed fan variation of the fancy/headspiral

The Fancy
+ Open Fan Movements
7 lectures 22:52

Video breaks down the sway/sweep movement


Covers moving with a pulse & open fan flicks

Pulses & Flicks

Video shares 3 movements that help students move the fans through different planes of space.

Waterfall, Sunburst & Unicorn

Covers the open fan variation of around the body and 3 movements in the Rainbow family.

Around the Body - Open & Rainbow Family

Covers 3 movements in the figure 8 family

Figure 8 Family
Practice with Music

Covers the open and open to close variations of the Fancy.

Open Fancy
+ Turns
5 lectures 13:09

Reviews some turn options (feet) students can use during the turn section of the course.

Turns 101

Covers 4 symmetrical based turns

Symmetrical Turns

Covers how to think about turning asymmetrically with the fans

Aysmmetrical Turns

Video shares 5 turns that can be used with closed fans.

Closed Fan Turns

Shares a breakdown the mechanics for barrel turns with fans.

Barrel Turn Breakdown
+ Posing & Fan Frames
3 lectures 10:50

Video shares 4 head frames with the fans

Head Fames

Video shares 4-5 arm frames with the fans

Arm Frames

Video shares 4 torso frames with the fans

Torso Frames
+ Closed Fan Mini Combinations
2 lectures 08:40

3 small combinations that combine 2 moves from the closed fan movement section

2 Movement Combinations

2 small combinations that combine 3 moves from the closed fan movement section

3 Movement Combinations
+ Open Fan Mini Combinations
2 lectures 13:08

4 combinations using 2 open fan movements in each.

2 Movement Combinations

3 combinations using 3 open fan movements in each.

3 Movement Combinations
+ Open & Closed Miniture Combinations
2 lectures 23:11
2 Movement Combinations
3 Movement Combinations
+ Bonus Section
1 lecture 01:53

Bonus lecture. Reference the PDF for content from the video

Bonus Video