Shirim provides excellent Jewish dance leaders/ teachers to help inspire and lead the dancing at your party.  They get people up dancing, lead them through moves and keep people on the floor.

Our featured dance leaders are:

Vladimir Foygelman was born in Kiev, Ukraine. He graduated from Kiev University of Arts and Culture in 1989 with Master Degree in choreography.  Vladiir is a dynamo, creating huge energy at a party by leading the crowd through many moves and inspiring your guests to dance more than they have ever danced before.  Vladimir can also teach Israeli folk dances or put on a show with his famous "bottle dance."

 Malka Benjamin is a third generation dancer, performer and instructor of Israeli and Jewish folk dances. She is very experienced at teaching people of all ages and is great at leading the hora at your simcha.  In addition to being a regular attendee at open Israeli dance sessions around Boston, she has taught Israeli dance to middle school and high school students, adults, and senior adults at schools, synagogues, community centers, weddings, and bnei mitzvot. She has performed around the Northeast with Beketsev, Zikukim, and Balagan Meurgan, and was co-director of Ma’adanim, an Israeli dance troupe for middle school aged children. Above all, she is a firm believer that, “if you can walk, you can dance!”