Mission Statement

To promote public awareness of the history and culture of the Arabic-speaking world, the richness of its music and the beauty of its dances, through lecture/demonstrations, performance programs and structured teaching programs.

To entertain the general public by presenting professional dance concerts and dance programs with trained and accomplished dancers, traditional music and authentic costuming.

To encourage positive interaction, through dance, with local communities in celebration of music, movement and design. 

The Company

Organized as 501(c)(3) non-profit dance company in 1997, Aalim admits students of any race, color, gender, religion, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship or loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.


Ayperi Al Jawahir, President, Creative Director, Instructor

Aini Amar, Vice President

Nashita Amar, Treasurer

Najma Amar, Secretary

Jahara Amar, Board Member, Instructor

Zafirah Amar, Instructor

Kata Maya, Instructor

Abla Amar, Instructor

Cassandra Rakadu-Amar, Instructor

Aslana Meret, Instructor

Shira Amar, Instructor

Najya Amar, Instructor

Benazir Amar, Instructor

Arastya Amar, Front Desk Manager

Caria Amar, Desk Staff

Simin Amar, Desk Staff

Yasmina Amar, Housekeeping

Saniya Amar, Boutique Manager