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Name   Jeela
Country   United States
State   Arizona
City   Flagstaff
e-mail   amason@jeelasjoyinmotion.com
Website   http://www.jeelasjoyinmotion.com
Phone number   602.770.1651
Comments   Bellydance technique and conditioning classes.



Name   Cinnamon Twist School of Belly Dance
Country   Australia
State  
City   Wollongong, NSW
e-mail   ctbellydance@gmail.com
Website   http://www.cinnamon-twist.com.au
Phone number   612-4226-1861
Comments   Beginners to Advanced. Folkloric & Modern Belly Dance. Prenatal Belly Dance



Name   Amira Hamzar
Country   United States
State   Michigan
City   Traverse City
e-mail   AmiraHamzar@gmail.com
Website   http://www.AmiraHamzar.com
Phone number   231-313-5577
Comments   The Goddess Workout Certified Instructor; Folkloric, Classical, Cabaret and Tribal Bellydance; Burlesque; World Dance: Polynesian, Indian, African and Brazilian. Classes taught through Beledi Global Dance & Boutique LLC; either at the studio or through satellite classes. Please visit www.belediglobaldance.com for a complete schedule.



Name   Zizi Zabaneh
Country   United States
State   Florida
City   Miami
e-mail   zizizabaneh@gmail.com
Website   www.zizizabaneh.com
Phone number   786-344-7055
Comments  



Name   Sadira's Bellydance Fitness
Country   Canada
State  
City   Dieppe
e-mail   sadirafitness@gmail.com
Website   www.sadirasbellydancefitness.ca
Phone number   506-382-4647
Comments   Beginners to Advanced. Also have Bellyfit classes.



Name   Bethsheba Almah of South Florida Belly Dancers
Country   United States
State   Florida
City   Sarasota
e-mail   Info@SouthFloridaBellyDancers.com
Website   www.MySpace.com/SouthFloridaBellyDancers
Phone number   941-587-6385
Comments   Classical Egyptian Style Cabaret Oriental Dance, Finger Cymbals, Balancing, Fire.
Charity events in community to educate my audience on the history & benefits of Middle Eastern Dance



Name   Samira Shuruk
Country   United States
State   Maryland & Washington DC
City   Baltimore & Washington DC
e-mail   info@samirashuruk.com
Website   www.samirashuruk.com
Phone number   410-977-7978
Comments   Full time performer and teacher.



Name   Shaia Fahrid
Country   United States
State   Wisconsin
City   Milwaukee
e-mail   shaia@milwaukeebellydance.com
Website   www.milwaukeebellydance.com
Phone number   414-208-9021
Comments  



Name   Marta: DC Belly Dance Classes & Professional Performances
Country   United States
State  
City   Washington DC
e-mail   marta@moveyourbelly.com
Website   www.moveyourbelly.com
Phone number   202-425-2325
Comments   *Belly Dance Technique: Suhaila Salimpour Format * Jamila Salimpour Format * Fat Chance ATS * Tribal Fusion * Modern Egyptian * American Cabaret/Vintage Oriental



Name   Ma*Shuqa Mira Murjan
Country   United States
State   California
City   Los Gatos
e-mail   MaShuqaDancer@gmail.com
Website   www.MaShuqa.com
Phone number   408-356-9473
Comments   Raqs Sharqi, Turkish, Lebanese styles, Performance Coach, Monthly Studio Workshops



Name   Sarah Schneider
Country   United States
State   Michigan
City   Kalamazoo
e-mail   Raksanais@gmail.com
Website   www.bohemetribal.com
Phone number   269-665-8253
Comments   Tribal, Fusion, Gothic, ITS, Raks Sharqi, Sword, Veil, Bellyesque 13+ years of Middle Eastern Dance experience. Classes are fun, fresh & provide technique, history, costuming & culture.



Name   Sumaya Saahir
Country   United States
State   Indiana/Illinois
City   NW Indiana & Chicago
e-mail   sumayadance at gmail dot com
Website   www.sumaya-bellydance.com
Phone number  
Comments  



Name   Carrie Konyha
Country   United States
State   Arizona
City   Sedona
e-mail   carrie@gaiadance.net
Website   www.gaiadance.net
Phone number   928-282-1587
Comments   Classical Cabaret, ATS & Bellydance Fitness classes. Beginners - Master levels. Available for workshops internationally.



Name   Yasmina
Country   United States
State   Arizona
City   Mesa
e-mail   yasmina@joyofbellydancing.com
Website   www.joyofbellydancing.com
Phone number   480-962-6303
Comments   Beginning - Intermediate American Cabaret and Tribal Fusion.



Name   Za\'ina Dilshad
Country   Canada
State   Manitoba
City   Winnipeg
e-mail   za_ina@yahoo.com
Website   www.za-ina.com
Phone number  
Comments   Beginner to Intermediate levels - Egyptian Oriental, North American Cabaret, Folkloric



Name   Shaska
Country   United States
State   Nevada
City   Reno
e-mail   shaskadance@aol.com
Website   www.shaskadance.com
Phone number   775-337-1075
Comments   Yma Sumac Belly Dancer! Professional Artist, Performer & Instructor, With her Unique Charm, Costumes and Talent, Shaska provides Cultural entertainment blending old and new world styles.



Name   Stefanie Masters / Dance For The Soul
Country   United States
State  
City   Port Washington
e-mail   stefanie@danceforthesoul.com
Website   www.danceforthesoul.com
Phone number   262-689-1075
Comments   Classes, Workshops & Private Lessons Offered. DFTS Format & ATS



Name   Aleili
Country   United States
State  
City   North Bend
e-mail   aleili@hotmail.com
Website   www.aleili.com
Phone number   425-445-2299
Comments   Inspirational Belly Dance and Certified Yoga instructor, Movement Artist, Director, Choreographer, Naturalist.



Name   Jahanara
Country   United States
State   Idaho
City   Meridian
e-mail   jahanaradancer@gmail.com
Website   www.jahanaradancer.com
Phone number   208-869-2794
Comments   Thirteen years of dancing experience 2 1/2 years instruction experience Teaches through Meridian Parks and Recreation Department



Name   Kristina Kelly
Country   United States
State   Mississippi
City   Jackson
e-mail   missihippy@gmail.com
Website   www.myspace.com/missihippy
Phone number  
Comments   weekly classes at www.butterflyyoga.net American Cabaret, American Tribal Style and Tribal Style Fusions.



Name   Rachel
Country   Canada
State  
City   Weyburn
e-mail   harmonyoutwest@eclipsewireless.ca
Website   www.harmonyoutwest.com
Phone number   306-842-2276
Comments   Lalita Maya Bellydance - performer and instructor for all ages



Name   Sa'ada
Country   United States
State   Washington
City   Seattle
e-mail  
Website   www.easternfelicity.com
Phone number  
Comments   prenatal bellydance, beginners, private and group lessons, personalized workshops & performances



Name   Jennifer Tripp
Country   United States
State   Arkansas
City   Fayetteville
e-mail   jenntripp@earthlink.net
Website  
Phone number   479-466-2215
Comments   Egyptian Cabaret/fusion, troupe director and instructor



Name   Shelby Pizzarro-Egyptian Moon Dance Company
Country   USA
State   PA
City   Harrisburg
e-mail   hathor2bastet@egyptiandance.ws
Website   http://www.egyptiandance.ws
Phone number  
Comments   Workshops, Classes, Performances in Egyptian Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Beledi.



Name   Faaria
Country   USA
State   New York
City   Buffalo
e-mail   faaria@bellydancewithfaaria.com
Website   http://www.bellydancewithfaaria.com
Phone number   716-632-6423
Comments   Belly Dance With Faaria offers classes in traditional style Belly Dance in Buffalo and WNY



Name   Meiver
Country   USA
State   MAnitoba
City   Boston
e-mail   arabiyya@gmail.com
Website   www.meiver.com
Phone number   781-962-1983
Comments   private and group classes offered. check the website or call for details.



Name   Chandara Gamal
Country   USA
State   Ohio
City   Columbus
e-mail   Chandara@BellydanceColumbus.com
Website   www.BellydanceColumbus.com
Phone number   614-607-1320
Comments   Classes for Beginner through Professional levels. American, Egyptian and Turkish Cabaret Bellydance styles, as well as Folkloric, Fusion, and FUN!



Name   Soraya's Mid-East Dance and Music Productions
Country   USA
State   NJ - PA - IL
City   Margate (NJ) Gladwyne (PA) Lake Forest (IL)
e-mail   SorayaEnt@aol.com
Website   www.bellydancebysoraya.com
Phone number   609-823-2029
Comments   Internationally acclaimed Middle Eastern entertainment agency for upscale events, Casino concerts, weddings, zeffa, cultural shows, corporate theme parties, black tie soirees, art museums, grand openings and more selectively. Master classes in Egyptian raks sharki and folklore by appointment only.



Name   Seraphina
Country   USA
State   Alabama
City   SE
e-mail   otakubellydance@gmail.com
Website   http://seraphina.vze.com
Phone number  
Comments   Tribal fusion bellydance performer and instructor. Creator of Otaku Fusion Bellydance.



Name   Chilaires
Country   USA
State   New York
City  
e-mail   chilaires@gmail.com
Website   www.danceofvenus.com
Phone number   347-284-6397
Comments   Traditional, Egyptian, Turkish, Fusion, Tribal and Folkloric. Belly dance is a respectable art form & we are serious about teaching. We focus on training the muscles for intricate & strong movement. Musicality is highly emphasized. Our bodies are beautiful instruments and with proper training all of us can dance.



Name   Allison Flynn
Country   USA
State   Ohio
City   Chillicothe
e-mail   allisonnajlabellydance@yahoo.com
Website  
Phone number   740-466-7590
Comments   Beginner Bellydance-Cabaret



Name   Anthea Kawakib
Country   USA
State  
City   Fredericksburg
e-mail  
Website   http://www.kawakib.com
Phone number  
Comments   Oriental bellydance- Tribal Odyssey structured group improv



Name   Erin May
Country   USA
State   Arizona
City   Casa Grande
e-mail   pythias777@yahoo.com
Website  
Phone number   520-876-4703
Comments  



Name   Yeli
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Dallas
e-mail   yelisbelly@yahoo.com
Website   www.yelibelly.com
Phone number   817-789-5563
Comments   Bellydance technique classes in American Cabaret style. Technique in ATS/ITS also available. Specializing in veil, zills and cabaret improvisation.



Name   Ameelah
Country   USA
State  
City   Pineville, LA
e-mail   ameelahdance@aol.com
Website   desertjewelsbellydance.com
Phone number   318-447-8717
Comments   Ameelah's Desert Jewels- Bellydance studio is located in central Louisiana. Beginner Level 1&2, intermediate and advanced classes. Cabaret, Tribaret & Tribal Fusion. Home of the Desert Jewels Troupe.



Name   Sadiia Lamm/ Pyramid Dancers
Country   USA
State   TN
City   Memphis
e-mail   sadiia@sadiia.com
Website   www.sadiia.com
Phone number   901-628-1788
Comments   since 1987. Classes , shows & boutique



Name   Soraya
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Houston
e-mail   soyraya.dances@gmail.com
Website   www.bellydanceintexas.com
Phone number   713-899-3771
Comments   Beginner-Advanced Group Classes, Condition & Strengthen Fitness Class for Dancers (all levels). Available for private lessons levels Beginner to Professional in technique or choreography. Available for workshops, lectures, demonstrations. Known for unique & innovative choreography. Cabaret (Egyptian, American), Tribal, Gypsy, Flamenco



Name   Shimmies Bellydance Academy
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Tarpon Springs
e-mail   bellydancersing@yahoo.com
Website  
Phone number   727-326-2667
Comments   Bellydance instruction and performances throughout Florida and Vegas. solos and Troupe dancing



Name   Sa*diyya
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Dallas/Fort Worth
e-mail   sadiyya@sadiyyadance.com
Website   www.SadiyyaDance.com
Phone number   817-676-4445
Comments   Award-winning performer, choreographer and instructor of Bellydance; Ongoing local classes for beginner through advanced students; Troupe performance opportunities; Versatile instruction specializing in many styles, props and concepts; Available for workshops and seminars worldwide



Name   Marshall Easterling (Female)
Country   USA
State   South Carolina
City   Myrtle Beach
e-mail   measterling2@sc.rr.com
Website   www.partyperformersmyrtlebeach.com
Phone number   843- 626-3856
Comments   Veil, sword, zils...cabaret style. Stage name Zanobia



Name   Kristi Krueger
Country   USA
State   WI
City   Sheboygan
e-mail   kristi@kristikrueger.com
Website   www.kristikrueger.com
Phone number   920-946-5994
Comments   Specializing in holistic dance movement in cabaret and American Tribal Style.



Name   Yonisha
Country   Canada
State  
City   Kelowna
e-mail   yonisha.ar.raqis@gmail.com
Website   http://www.yonisha.com
Phone number   250-448-5523
Comments   Classic Egyptian, Fusion, Tribal, Belly Samba, Folklore - all levels



Name   Akasha
Country   USA
State   Ohio
City   Cincinnati
e-mail   akasharaqs@yahoo.com
Website   www.akasharaqs.com
Phone number   513.693.2616
Comments   Professional Instructor, Performer and Artistic Troup Director. Specializes in fusions of dance styles, music genres, and costumes. Egyptian, Turkish, Greek, Lebanese, Indian, Spanish, Hip Hop, Jazz. All of the popular props, including my own signature creations.



Name   Helewa
Country   USA
State   New Jersey
City   Nutley
e-mail   Helewa@dancinghelewa.com
Website   www.dancinghelewa.com
Phone number   973-941-6348
Comments   Bellydancer Instructor and Performer in the North Jersey and Metro NYC area. Classes currently in Midland Park, NJ and Parsippany, NJ - Over 10+ years dance expereince. Style of dance - Cabaret/Arabic Nightclub- American Bellydance



Name   Kahina
Country   USA
State  
City   Appleton/Clintonville
e-mail   kahina3@gmail.com
Website   www.shimmyshoppe.net
Phone number   920-740-2439
Comments   beginner & level 1 dance instruction, & belly fit



Name   Debbie- Faaria- Clinton
Country   USA
State  
City   Alexandria
e-mail   ygraineuxdraco@yahoo.com
Website   www.daughtersofscheherazade.com
Phone number   318-442-8254
Comments   Beginner to Intermediate Classes Private lessons also available.



Name   Samora
Country   USA
State   Georgia
City   Atlanta
e-mail   Samoraraks@yahoo.com
Website   www.BellydancebySamora.com
Phone number   404-218-9930
Comments   Beginner-Advanced level choreography, technique, fitness and specialty workshops



Name   Sahdia
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Pensacola
e-mail   sahdia@cox.net
Website   www.pensacolabellydance.com
Phone number   850-380-4323
Comments   Beginning and Intermediate classes available!



Name   Tamra Henna
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Dallas
e-mail   tamrahenna@yahoo.com
Website   www.tamrahennatx.com
Phone number   214-616-8017
Comments   Specializing in performing and teaching traditional Arabic nightclub-style belly dance. Also a member of the RAKSZ Dance Collective



Name   Alyssa
Country   USA
State   Mississippi
City   Ocean Springs
e-mail   alyssa@GulfCoastBellydance.com
Website   www.GulfCoastBellydance.com
Phone number   228-224-4830
Comments   Full time performer and instructor in the American Cabaret style. Several certificates from Ansuya and Sarah Saeeda. Classes cover technique, props, history, costuming, and culture.



Name   Adrienne Cherie
Country   USA
State  
City   Pasadena/Altadena
e-mail   abratton@earthlink.net
Website   http://home.earthlink.net/~abratton/
Phone number   626.791.8159
Comments   American cabaret. Private lessons by appointment only. Coaching and choreography.Bi annual workshops.



Name   Rozana al Jinan
Country   USA
State   New Mexico
City   Albuquerque
e-mail   Rozana@jinanbellydancing.com
Website   www.jinanbellydancing.com
Phone number   505-350-1011
Comments  



Name   Riskallah Riyad
Country   USA
State  
City   Danbury
e-mail   dmatzen@charter.net
Website   www.riskallah.com
Phone number   203-267-1677
Comments   Beginners to Advanced and The Riskallah Riyad Dance Theatre Company Events



Name   Rahana
Country   USA
State   California
City   Santa Monica
e-mail   dancingrahana@aol.com
Website   www.dancingrahana.com
Phone number   310-612-7622
Comments   Beginning and Intermediate Classes. Recital and Showcase. Modern Egyptian - American Cabaret



Name   Zuhela and Maia Yamir
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Ocala
e-mail   Zuhela@aol.com
Website   www.zuela.com
Phone number   352-622-2233
Comments   Instructors of Middle Eastern Dance. Direct the Benat Sharkien Dancers. We teach at the Community Technical and Adult Education. Classes are taught on Monday and Wednesday. The studio classes are taught on Friday for advance and professional dancers. Master Workshops are taught in Florida.



Name   Nailah
Country   USA
State   Ohio
City   Cleveland
e-mail   WeSnap@sbcglobal.net
Website   www.NailahDance.com
Phone number   216-382-4409
Comments   www.Examiner.com/Cleveland I'm the "Belly Dance Examiner" (reporter)



Name   Flo Bargar
Country   USA
State   NM
City   Albuquerque
e-mail   flo@roguebindis.com
Website   www.RogueBindis.com
Phone number   505-265-0433
Comments   Offering weekly tribal style belly dance classes in Albuquerque NM.



Name   Leyla Najma
Country   USA
State   NM
City   Albuquerque
e-mail   leyla@leyla-najma.com
Website  
Phone number   505-459-8015
Comments   Leyla Najma is the founder of Hip Phylosophy a curriculum for all dancers. On-line videos available and for free on-line classes go to; www.leyla-najma.com



Name   Princess Farhana
Country   USA
State   California
City   Los Angeles
e-mail   princessraqs@gmail.com
Website   www.princessfarhana.com
Phone number   1-323-460-4890
Comments   Workshops and performances worldwide, instructional/performance DVD\'s, author



Name   Nilly
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Weston
e-mail   BellydancingwithNilly@yahoo.com
Website   www.BellydanceingwithNilly.com
Phone number   954-336-1353
Comments   Beginner and Intermediate Classes



Name   Sharon Rebekah Lynn
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Boynton Beach
e-mail   ascensivelight@yahoo.com
Website   www.ascensivelight.com
Phone number   561-271-7245
Comments   Belly Dance Classes-Please see my website for Class schedule. Thank you



Name   Sirena Sultana
Country   USA
State  
City   Mystic
e-mail   Sirena.Sultana@sbcglobal.net
Website   www.sirenasultana.com
Phone number   860.460.7718
Comments   Beginner and Intermediate Classes; Private Lessons by appointment; Artistic Director of Sirens of the Sahara Dance Troupe.



Name   Raidah
Country   USA
State   NJ
City   Blackwood
e-mail   raidah25@comcast.net
Website   www.raidahdance.com
Phone number   856-228-6714
Comments   Offering weekly classes and private lessons in Egyptian Oriental dance.



Name   Pava
Country   USA
State   Peoria
City   pavaproductions@yahoo.com
e-mail   www.pavaproductions.com
Website  
Phone number   309-697-8385
Comments   Over 35 years experience in instruction and performance. Weekly classes from beginners to professional. All forms of Middle East dance, dances from The Balkans, Gypsy, Indian, Tribal and Fusion.



Name   Fraya Aguilar
Country   USA
State   Utah and California
City   Cedar City & St. George (UT) - Duarte (CA)
e-mail   beesgirl138th@yahoo.com
Website   www.shawazabellydance.com
Phone number   435-632-6495
Comments   Certified ATS instruction. Additional workshops include Sword & Props for ATS, Tribal Fusion.



Name   Sabine
Country   USA
State   Washington
City   Bothell, Everett, Mill Creek
e-mail   SabinesPlace@msn.com
Website  
Phone number   425-359-5576
Comments   TRIBAL FUSION Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced & Performance



Name   Holly Swenson
Country   USA
State   Florida
City   Largo
e-mail   holly@floridabellydance.com
Website   www.floridabellydance.com
Phone number   727-239-8751
Comments   performer and teacher of belly dance (classic Raqs Sharqi, Egyptian and Turkish styles) Beginner to Intermediate / Advanced courses



Name   Rachel Micheletti
Country   USA
State   Virginia
City   Hampton Roads
e-mail   hipnoticbellydancing@yahoo.com
Website   www.hipnoticbellydancing.com
Phone number   757-681-6676
Comments   I am an award winning dancer and choreographer, known for my eclectic style and stage presence. My focus is in American Cabaret, Turkish and Fusion.



Name   Nagwa Sai'd
Country   USA
State   NY and PA
City   White Plains (NY) and Phila (PA)
e-mail   nagwas@aol.com
Website   www.nagwa.com
Phone number   914-993-1451
Comments   Bellydance/Folklore Egyptian Style and Flamenco (Spanish) dance. Beginner to Advanced. Available for shows, master classes & workshops.



Name   Sonya Taft
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Austin
e-mail   eskimointexas@att.net
Website   www.tpsygypsys.com
Phone number   512-731-2617
Comments   Beginner and Intermediate technique, ITS, and all levels of Zill Instruction



Name   The Cassandra School of Middle Eastern Dance
Country   USA
State  
City   Minneapolis
e-mail   csbd@jawaahir.org
Website   www.jawaahir.org
Phone number   612-872-6050
Comments   The Cassandra School offers year-round classes in the art of Middle Eastern dance for levels ranging from beginning to professional. Started in 1978 by Cassandra Shore with Eden Torres (who retired from teaching in 1983), the school now serves as the teaching arm of Jawaahir Dance Company. Classes are offered at three locations and include special classes that incorporate all relevant aspects of Middle Eastern dance, music, and culture. The regular classes serve the seven-county metro area and are sought by students from across the United States. The Cassandra School offers: 28 classes per week to over 350 students Five levels of dance classes from beginning to professional Locations in Minneapolis, St. Paul & Bloomington, MN Staff of ten teachers Private lessons and coaching Specialty classes in various Middle Eastern dance styles, music, and culture Workshops and master classes



Name   Hassan Elbanna
Country   Egypt
State  
City   Cairo
e-mail   hasanelbana@aol.com
Website   www.hassanelbannadancemusic.com
Phone number   + 20 (02) 245-70353
Comments   Dance Instructor, Bellydance & Egptian Folkore, Workshops, Private Classes, Performances



Name   Jawaahir Dance Company
Country   USA
State  
City   Minneapolis
e-mail   booking@jawaahir.org
Website   www.jawaahir.org
Phone number   612-872-6050
Comments   Jawaahir, which means jewels in Arabic, is one of only three professional Middle Eastern dance companies in the Midwest, and has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Since its founding in 1989 by Artistic Director Cassandra Shore, Jawaahir has grown to 17 members and has performed throughout the Midwest (including Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Michigan) as well as in California. The Company has established a seasonal concert series at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis, presented 110 formal concerts and 240 community concerts, including free performances at area schools, retirement homes, city parks, and cultural festivals. Jawaahir has hosted 83 guest artists, including distinguished dancers, choreographers, composers, and musicians from the Middle East, and has collaborated and/or performed with 26 regional performing arts groups.



Name   Tamalyn Dallal
Country   USA and Global
State  
City   Seattle area
e-mail   tamalyndallal@yahoo.com
Website   www.tamalyndallal.net
Phone number   206-226-3882
Comments   Author, dancer, teacher and film maker, Tamalyn Dallal has extensive knowledge gathered from traveling to over 40 countries and dancing since 1976.



Name   Ava Fleming
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Phoenix
e-mail   raqsava@gmail.com
Website   www.avafleming.com
Phone number   602-502-6909
Comments   All levels, Seminars and fitness dance classes!



Name   Aziza Nawal
Country   USA
State   GA
City   Atlanta
e-mail   azizanawal@gmail.com
Website   www.azizaraks.net
Phone number   404-247-9861
Comments   All levels - beginner through professional



Name   Guinevere
Country   USA
State   Oregon
City   Eugene
e-mail   thegypsywagonllp@yahoo.com
Website   www.myspace.com/thegypsywagon765.com
Phone number   765-419-7798
Comments   SaSesD program - Woman\'s self defense through Tribal Dance and Motivation. Tribal Fusion, Irish Fusion



Name   Suffiyah Nahila Elizar (Sophia Burns)
Country   USA
State   PA
City   serving Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia Counties
e-mail   dancersoasis@hotmail.com
Website   www.danceroasis.com
Phone number   215-589-4789
Comments   specializing in cabaret and fusion. Suffiyah also leads Dancers Oasis Performance Troupe. Dancers Oasis is a cabaret/fusion bellydance troupe. The spirit of Dancers Oasis is strong and positive, consisting of beautiful women that celebrate life and enrich others with their energy and knowledge.



Name   Tamar Shaanan
Country   Israel
State  
City   Tel Aviv
e-mail  
Website   http://bellydream.com
Phone number  
Comments   Egyptian - traditional to eclectic



Name   Baheyya El-Ghazal
Country   USA
State   California
City   Los Angeles
e-mail  
Website  
Phone number   323-532-6751
Comments   Performer / Instructor specializing in contemporary Egyptian bellydance. Trained and worked as a dancer in Cairo, Egypt. Weekly classes in the Los Angeles area. Also available for workshops, performances and private instruction.



Name   Sara Shrapnell
Country   UK
State  
City   Reading and Basingstoke
e-mail   sara@letsbellydance.co.uk
Website   www.letsbellydance.co.uk
Phone number   07974 220896
Comments   Sara Shrapnell is a full time teacher and performer. She qualified with C&G and ASMED in 2003, and then spent 4 years mentoring others as they trained. Her classes are known for mixing her proven techniques in teaching for all different learning styles with history, emotion and lots of humour and fun. All styles are available, in daytime, evening and weekend classes. Please see web site for more details



Name   Shanaz
Country   China
State  
City   Hong Kong
e-mail   shanaz@shanazdanceschool.com
Website   www.shanazdanceschool.com
Phone number   +852 2525 2503
Comments   All levels - Beginners to Advanced. Traditional & Modern Belly Dance from North Africa and Middle East. Shanaz is a French-Algerian Dance Instructor established in Hong Kong



Name   Aziza Abni Habban
Country   Malaysia
State  
City   Kuala Lumpur
e-mail   azizaquest@yahoo.com
Website   www.myspace.com/azizaquest
Phone number  
Comments  



Name   Enisa
Country   Serbia
State  
City   Belgrade (Beograd)
e-mail   enisa@bellydance-beograd.com
Website   www.bellydance-beograd.com
Phone number   +381-63-886-0178
Comments   Private and small-group classes in English, by appointment, in Belgrade (Serbia) and also in Budapest (Hungary). If you are travelling to other places in this region (South/East Europe), can recommend a teacher for you. During autumn/winter season you are also welcome to participate in on-going classes with local students. Curriculum: oriental dance technique, 9/8 rhythms and chochek, improvisational skills, props (veil, cane, balancing). Teaching credentials: dancing oriental since 2000, teaching since 2003; Certified instructor of recreational sports (Fitness Academy, Budapest, Hungary); Movement therapy (Hungarian Alliance for Natural Medicine, Budapest) Detailed class description and other information on website.



Name   Maha Al Musa
Country   Australia
State  
City   Byron Bay
e-mail   maha@bellydanceforbirth.com
Website   www.bellydanceforbirth.com
Phone number  
Comments   Maha Al Musa is an authentic teacher, mother (of 3 children all born naturally, two at home in the water, the last in October 2008 at the ripe young age of 46) and doula of Palestinian/Lebanese origin. She has been teaching belly dance for pregnancy and birth for over 12 years and launched her world first 280 page full colour hard back gloss book in June 2008, bringing to the world the understanding of belly dance as a pre natal exercise from her Middle Eastern cultural perspective. Her work is widely acclaimed and has been endorsed by DR Michel Odent, Sheila Kitzinger and The National Association Of Chilbirth Educators Aust 2008. Her book also won a GOLD Award in the US in May 2009 in the Living Now Independent Publishers Book Awards. Her follow up DVD will be released in September 2009 (made whilst pregnant with her third baby).. Maha is passionate about sharing the benefits of the belly dance techniques for all birthing women to have a sense of empowerment, achievement, autonomy and strength in birth....thank you..



Name   Jrisi Jusakos- Hathor Dane Studio
Country   Australia
State  
City   Sydney
e-mail   jrisi@hathordancestudio.com.au
Website   www.hathordancestudio.com.au
Phone number   + 61 409 243 764
Comments   One of Australia's premier and sought after performer/teacher and choreographer, Jrisi has travelled across Australia and Internationally giving specialty workshops. She has a Bachelor of Art in Dance and has been awarded a generous dance grant to travel to Egypt, Lebanon, Germany and New York to study with master teachers. Her dance studio is popular for attracting serious dancers wanting to pursue a profession on performance and teaching. She has release Volume I Technique and Perforamance DVD sold world wide and soon releasing Volume II Bellydance Bubs - Bellydance Journey through Pregnancy



Name   Nadia Ficalbi
Country   South Africa
State  
City   Cape Town
e-mail   nadiaschoolofbellydance@gmail.com
Website   www.kwikwap.co.za/schoolofbelly
Phone number  
Comments   Beginners, intermediate and advanced classes available. Style is an eclectic mix of Egyptian, Turkish, and Latin American



Name   Etoile (pronounced eh-TWAL)
Country   USA
State   California
City   Southern California area
e-mail   supestarbeads@yahoo.com
Website  
Phone number   909-809-1598
Comments   Cabaret and Folkloric styles in American style and from many different Middle Eastern Regions (Egyptian, Turkish, Lebanese, Khaleeji, etc.) Performance, Instruction, Group Workshops, Dance Coach (on technique and conditioning) from beginning to advanced



Name   Memie-Ayat
Country   USA
State  
City   Salem
e-mail   winddancer@comcast.net
Website   www.solitudehms.com/bellydancehomepage.html
Phone number   978-790-1963
Comments   Teaches Beginner and Intermediate Classes at Dance Class in Salem and North Shore Community College in Danvers



Name   Angela Buttrey
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Los Angeles
e-mail   angela.buttrey@gmail.com
Website   www.angelabuttrey.com
Phone number   310-435-0893
Comments   Professional-International Performer, Instructor, Choreographer. Specializing in Egyptian Cabaret, Turkish, American Fusion and fabulous choreographies. Available for classes, performances, workshops, Internationally.



Name   Kanika
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   San Antonio
e-mail   Kanika@SanAntonioBellyDance.com
Website   www.SanAntonioBellyDance.com
Phone number   210-771-5411
Comments   Specializes in Classical Egyptian Belly Dance, Props and American Cabaret.



Name   Nielle McCammon
Country   USA
State   CO
City   Denver
e-mail   nielle@shimmygoddess.com
Website   http://www.shimmygoddess.com
Phone number   720-839-2063
Comments   Contact resource for dancers in the Denver area. Beginning private lessons offered.



Name   Dalia
Country   Brasil
State  
City   Petropolis
e-mail   estudiodalia@terra.com.br
Website   www.dalia.show.nom.br
Phone number   552422313956
Comments  



Name   Mary Ellen Smith
Country   USA
State  
City   Torrance
e-mail   mmpwr@earthlink.net
Website   http://home.earthlink.net/~mmpwr/
Phone number   310-534-3004
Comments   Bellydancer for 15 yrs. Call me for Beginning and intermediate classes, Private lessons, and special performances.



Name   Shimmies Dance Academy
Country   USA
State  
City   Tarpon Springs
e-mail   shimmiesdanceacademy@yahoo.com
Website   www.MySpace.com/Shimmies Dance Academy
Phone number   727-326-2667
Comments   Classes in Bellydance, Hawaiian,Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap,Jazz...



Name   Yolanda
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Menlo Park
e-mail   yolandabellydancer@yahoo.com
Website   http://YolandaBellyDance.com
Phone number   650-814-6977
Comments   Professional Middle Eastern Dance artist and dance instructor in the San Jose / San Francisco Bay Area. Director and Choreography of Troupe Gameela Awi Awi! Styles ~ American Cabaret / Egyptian, Veil, Sword ~ Workshops, Private Classes, Performances



Name   Gabriela- Modern Belly Dance
Country   USA
State   TX
City   Houston
e-mail   bellydance@artbygabriela.com
Website   www.artbygabriela.com
Phone number   713-906-1275
Comments   Belly dance weekly classes. Beginners & Intermediate.



Name   Nour Said
Country   Mexico
State  
City   Mexico DF
e-mail   nour@saidinternational.com
Website   www.saidinternational.com
Phone number   46223102
Comments   Egyptian classic belly dance and Bollywood indo jazz.26 years of experience, workshops, coaching, conferences.Literature and more.



Name   Aubre Hill
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Los Angeles
e-mail   aubre@aubredance.com
Website   www.aubredance.com
Phone number   323-868-7111
Comments   Teaching all levels from beginners to professional in a wide range of styles including Egyptian, Lebanese, Folk, Fusion, and Tribal.



Name   Jana Prana
Country   Ukraine
State  
City   Khmelnitskiy
e-mail   janasnigur@mail.ru
Website  
Phone number   8 067 75 65 161
Comments  



Name   Silvia Salamanca
Country   USA
State   Texas
City   Houston
e-mail   SilviaBellydance@gmail.com
Website   www.silviasalamanca.com
Phone number   832.729.6454
Comments   Daily classes in tribal and egyptian style bellydance at the studio Ballam Dance and well-being. 1245 Heights Blvd. Houston, TX



Name   Bellydance Kizmet
Country   Australia
State  
City   Melbourne
e-mail   kizmetdance@optusnet.com.au
Website   http://www.bellydancekizmet.com.au/index.html
Phone number   +61 3 9696 9588
Comments   Teaching specialities: Classic Egyptian, Cabaret, American Tribal Style, Khaleegy, Authentic Ethnic Dances, Childrens Classes, Veil, Double Veil, Zills, Swords & Balancing, Cane, Shamadan, Modern Egyptian Bellydance Kizmet offers classes for all ages & fitness levels. We teach all aspects of dance including props & musicality, with specialist classes in American Tribal Style (ATS), Modern Egyptian & folkloric styles, including Tunisian and the Moroccan Guedra. Performance opportunities for students.



Name   Sharifa Asmar
Country   USA
State  
City  
e-mail   sharifa@sharifaasmar.com
Website   www.sharifaasmar.com
Phone number   910.461.1265
Comments   Oriental/ Raqs Sharqi technique, skills, and beyond - multiple styles, folkloric - all levels. Workshops and lectures, international and domestic.



Name   Pegasus Bellydance ~ Sandra Beaulieu
Country   USA
State   ME
City   Dover-Foxcroft
e-mail   sandrabee11@hotmail.com
Website   www.sandrabeaulieu.com
Phone number   207-343-0790
Comments   Sandra offers basic bellydance classes with veils. Also performs with Wings of Isis and dances with horses in performances



Name   Anisa
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Sherman Oaks/Los Angeles
e-mail   anisa@anisadance.com
Website   www.anisadance.com
Phone number   818-908-8008
Comments   Basic to advanced. Old and new Egyptian style with some North African. Lot of technique



Name   Kaleeah
Country   USA
State   OH
City   Cleveland
e-mail   troupebenazir@yahoo.com
Website   http://www.habeebas.com/cleveland.html
Phone number   440-497-7110
Comments   A division of the popular Habeeba's Dance of the the Arts, the Cleveland school is headed by the passionate Kaleeah.
She has been dancing for over 30 years and passes her joy on to her students.



Name   Deirdre
Country   USA
State  
City   Chapel Hill
e-mail   deirdre@veilandcoin.com
Website   www.veilandcoin.com
Phone number   919.923.3174
Comments   Beginner through Advanced classes available in Egyptian and American Cabaret styles. Private classes and workshops are also available.



Name   Nina Amaya
Country   USA
State  
City   Baltimore
e-mail   ninadances@gmail.com
Website   www.NinaAmaya.com
Phone number   443-834-3191
Comments   Instructor, performer, troupe director. Vintage American Oriental, meaning I mix styles, but I do teach what comes from where. I teach props also, sword, zils, veil, double veil... joy and self expression, finding your own voice as a dancer, is as important to me as technique.



Name   Mitra
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Tempe
e-mail   mstimm@yahoo.com
Website   www.gimmyshimmy.com
Phone number   602-402-9748
Comments   Mitra has been studying bellydance since 2001, performing since 2003 and teaching since 2007. Mitra offers private lessons, belly dance theme parties, and special performances for all occasions! Please visit my website for a video sampling of my style.



Name   Jill Nykkei
Country   USA
State  
City   Buffalo
e-mail   info@thebellydanceacademy.com
Website   www.thebellydanceacademy.com
Phone number   716-983-7788
Comments   Jill Nykkei instructs in Bhangra & Fusion Belly Dance at The Bellydance Academy in Buffalo NY.



Name   Aradia
Country   Australia
State  
City   Canberra
e-mail   dance@spellboundbellydance.com.au
Website   www.spellboundbellydance.com.au
Phone number   +61417001563
Comments   Beginners to Advanced and also classes in the style ~ Industrial Bellydance, created by Aradia. DVD available online!



Name   Ece Erdir Okcur
Country   Turkey
State  
City   Istanbul
e-mail   ece@ecedancecenter.com
Website   www.ecedancecenter.com
Phone number   +905355151305
Comments   Türkish bellydance, Prenatal Bellydance, Turkish folkdance(zeybek,halay,9/8 kasillama gypsy dance), Aero-oriental Fitness dance, Ethnic and Modern Belly Dance courses, workshops and choreographies for Workshops for overseas visitors for beginners,intermediate and advanced levels



Name   Astryd Farah deMichele
Country   Egypt
State   Cairo
City  
e-mail   astryd@danceastryd.com
Website   www.DanceAstryd.com
Phone number   +2 010 558 2273
Comments   Egyptian Oriental Dance, Folkloric Dance, and fitness training with bellydance-aerobics...I have been studying and living in Egypt for over a decade, instructing Egyptian Oriental dance throughout the globe. I am also a certified fitness instructor and specialize in spinning as well as my own fusion of aerobics and bellydance. As well as teaching and performing I host individuals and groups in Egypt for dance, music and culture: www.BellydanceTours.com.



Name   Ananke
Country   USA
State  
City   Rockville
e-mail   Ananke@AnankeDance.com
Website   www.anankedance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Ananke is ACE certified in group fitness and specializes in teaching beginner technique and aerobic fitness classes.



Name   Hilary Giovale
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Flagstaff
e-mail   contact@bellyroles.com
Website   www.bellyroles.com
Phone number   928.380.1055
Comments   Tribal Style classes for beginners and beyond.



Name   Sherry Hammond
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Flagstaff
e-mail   Crimson@TroupeShuvani.com
Website   TroupeShuvani.com
Phone number   928.220.1098
Comments   Beginning and Intermediate Tribal Fusion Classes! Please visit troupeshuvani.com for more details!



Name   Amira Cle
Country   Czezh Republic
State  
City   Prague
e-mail   info@amiracle.cz, orientace2009@yahoo.com
Website   www.amiracle.cz, www.orientace.com
Phone number   +420-776 360 188
Comments   Egyptian style dance, oriental, assaya, drum solo, Isis wings; from beginners, and fitness, to group choreographies.



Name   Barefoot Dance Company
Country   Canada
State  
City   London
e-mail   danielle@barefootdancecompany.com
Website   www.barefootdancecompany.com
Phone number   226.373.1829
Comments   Bellydance lessons and performances by London\'s top dancers!



Name   Rouhi
Country   USA
State  
City   Los Angeles
e-mail   rouhisavoji@yahoo.com
Website   www.rouhidancestudio.com
Phone number   818.609.9991
Comments   Belly dancing as exercise. All levels welcome. Classes in the San Fernando Valley & West Los Angeles



Name   A Touch of Class
Country   USA
State  
City   Reading
e-mail   kaepler@yahoo.com
Website  
Phone number   610.780.5365
Comments   Beginning, Intermediate/Advanced Egyptian Cabaret. Instructor versed in Zills, Canes, Veils, Isis Wings, Tambourines



Name   Meissoun
Country   Switzerland
State  
City   Zurich
e-mail   meissoun@meissoun.ch
Website   http://www.meissoun.ch
Phone number  
Comments   Switzerland's most internationally in demand dancer and teacher for Oriental dance (Egyptian and Lebanese style), Bollywood dance, folklore and fusion dances. Available for workshops (worldwide) and private lessons. Producer of instructional DVDs for Lebanese Style and Bollywood choreographies.



Name   Nefertiti
Country   Canada
State  
City   Lethbridge
e-mail   nefertitidance@shaw.ca
Website   www.nefertitibellydance.ca
Phone number   403-329-8456
Comments   All levels of belly dance and polynesian dance. Teaching, performing, troupe director, chorepgrapher and costumer.



Name   Chemagne Martin
Country   Canada
State  
City   Toronto
e-mail   chemagnedance@yahoo.com
Website   www.chemagnedance.com
Phone number   416-803-5552
Comments   Toronto based dancer and instructor offering classes in Egyptian and Belly Dance fusion classes inspired by Suhaila Salimpour format.



Name   Anna- Professional Belly Dancer & Instructor
Country   USA
State  
City   Houston
e-mail   anna@raqsanna.com
Website   www.RaqsAnna.com
Phone number   888.582.HIPS
Comments   Teaches all levels of belly dance. Day and evening classes available.



Name   Shahravar
Country   USA
State   Utah
City   Salt Lake City
e-mail   shahravarslc@yahoo.com
Website   www.shahravarbellydance.com
Phone number   801-699-6809
Comments   Shahravar provides Classical and Fusion Belly dance Performance and instruction since 1993. Specializing workshops, classes and performancewith Swords/Canes/Veils/Zills/Fans



Name   Mihrimah
Country   USA
State  
City   Middletown
e-mail   Mihrimah@rocketmail.com
Website   www.shimmyspirit.com
Phone number   732.939.4385
Comments   Mihrimah currently teaches Belly Dance Fitness at Bayshore Fitness Tuesdays at 7 pm and Core Cardio (Belly Dance Fitness) for Middletown Parks and Rec Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Mihrimah has been belly dancing for nearly 20 years. She mainly performs Egyptian cabaret and Fusion.



Name   Mahin
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Phoenix
e-mail   mahin@shes-got-hips.com
Website   www.shes-got-hips.com
Phone number   480-233-0022
Comments   Performance, instruction and event production. Specializing in Egyptian cabaret and folkloric styles. Also teaching Khaleegy and zills. Artistic director of Zahr Jamil Middle Eastern Dance Co. and Baraem Jamila Student Troupe.



Name   Leilah Ali
Country   Canada
State  
City   Oakville
e-mail   alileilah@hotmail.com
Website   www.alnessma.org
Phone number  
Comments   Egyptian, Turkish, Romani Style Dance Prenatal Education



Name   Leyla Najma
Country   USA
State   New Mexico
City   Alubquerque
e-mail   lelya@leyla-najma.com
Website   www.leyla-najma.com
Phone number   505-459-8015
Comments  



Name   Nedra Bashira
Country   USA
State  
City   Amherst, Southtowns, Northtowns, Buffalo
e-mail   wnybda@yahoo.com
Website   www.wnybda.com
Phone number   716-491-9530
Comments   president of the WNY Bellydance Association, Professional Middle Eastern dance instructor & performer- also teaches Bhangra, Bollywood, Latin dance, modern dance. can refer local teacher to your NY location! $8 per class



Name   Venusahara
Country   USA
State   Az
City   Phoenix
e-mail   venus@venusahara.com
Website   http://www.venusahara.com
Phone number   602-769-0904
Comments   Venusahara is a sensual and graceful belly dance performer. She creates enchanting performance pieces that bring life and art to any special event. She is a dancer that infuses energy and passion into her performances. Venusahara specializes in Cabaret Style Belly Dance and Fusion Belly Dance. Designing her own Costumes, Venusahara brings sparkle and style to each and every performance. Venusahara performs regularly with the Egyptian Cartouche Dance Troupe, the Terpsichoreans Dance Troupe, the Alexandria Dancers at Music, Art, and Dance Festivals including the Arab American Festival, the Arizona State Fair, the MECDA Fall Festival of Music and Dance, in addition to her solo performance features at many Greek, Lebanese, Indian, and Turkish Restaurants such as the Bacchanal, Mijana, and Memos. Venusahara will be featured in the 2010 Season of Romantasy Cabaret as both a Belly Dancer and Burlesque Performer. Venusahara teaches beginning and intermediate belly dance at the East West Exchange and Tempe Parks and Recreation Center



Name   Azraa/Jen Vogel
Country   USA
State   KY
City   Owensboro
e-mail   scarlettdancer@gmail.com
Website   www.bluegrassbellydance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Weekly beginners classes



Name   Faaria
Country   USA
State   NY
City   Buffalo and WNY
e-mail   faaria@oasisdancenter.com
Website   www.oasisdancecenter.com
Phone number   716-698-0288
Comments   Faaria of Oasis Dance Center offers traditional style belly dance to the buffalo and WNY area. Our Luxurious studio is located in Amherst NY



Name   Zulaika
Country   USA
State   WA
City   Bellvue
e-mail   zulaika@comcast.net
Website   www.pcauch.com
Phone number   425-652-6994
Comments   Beginner, Intermediate, special topic classes and workshops, coaching, private lessons



Name   Daria Tyshlek
Country   USA
State  
City   Olathe, Kansas City
e-mail   fairydancer@tyshlek.com
Website   fairydancer.tyshlek.com
Phone number   913-397-0702
Comments   I teach classical, cabaret and fusion Bell-dance and can do custom choreography. You can check for material and public choreography on my website! Thanks!



Name   Cris! Basimah
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Santa Barbara
e-mail   cris@bellydanceland.com
Website   www.bellydanceland.com
Phone number   805-685-0058
Comments  



Name   Donna
Country   USA
State   PA
City   Philadelphia
e-mail   donnabdance@yahoo.com
Website   www.donnadance.com
Phone number   215-208-2329
Comments   Beginners, intermediate and fitness classes or workshops offered in and around Philadelphia.
Choreographed dances and stage instruction available.



Name   Marie Soderlund
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Redwood City
e-mail   marie@dragonflymoon.com
Website   www.reddesertdancecompany.com
Phone number   415-559-5784
Comments   Wow, so glad I ran across this on Amaya's site! I look forward to subscribing next month and passing it on to my troupe members and students! Thank you Marie



Name   Ananke
Country   USA
State  
City   Rockville
e-mail   Ananke@AnankeDance.com
Website   www.anankedance.com
Phone number   240.687.4345
Comments   Technique and fitness classes suitable for all levels.



Name   Aziza of Birmingham
Country  
State   AL
City   Birmngham
e-mail   azizaofbirmingham@att.net
Website   azizaofbirmingham.com
Phone number   2058790701
Comments   Classes for beginners through professional in classic Egyptian style belly dance; classes are for women 13+ with or without dance experience. A show is presented once a year that permits all intermediate and advanced dancers the opportunity to perform before an audience. Other dance opportunities are available for qualified dancers.



Name   Ascensive Light-Sharon Rebekah Lynn
Country   USA
State   NY
City   New Paltz
e-mail   ascensivelight@yahoo.com
Website   ascensivelight.com
Phone number   561-271-7245
Comments   Belly Dance classes and workshops



Name   Richelle
Country   Canada
State   BC
City   Surrey
e-mail   info@divinehips.ca
Website   divinehips.ca
Phone number  
Comments   An FCBD Sister Studio we offer classes in ATS and bellydance.



Name   Selena Kareena
Country   USA
State   NM
City   Monticello
e-mail   saleenakareena@yahoo.com
Website   www.myspace.com/selenakareena
Phone number   575-743-2048
Comments   FLORALIA Belly Dance Festival for the GODDESS; Classical Raqs Sharqi Performance/Instruction/Ancient Art Dance Studio; ongoing classes and show



Name   Hadassah
Country   USA
State   PA
City   Pittsburgh
e-mail   hadassah.dances@gmail.com
Website   hadassahdances.webs.com
Phone number  
Comments  



Name   Davina ~ Dawn Devine
Country   United States
State   CA
City   Silicon Valley
e-mail   davina@davina.us
Website   www.davina.us
Phone number   916-300-2142
Comments   Author - Costumer - Dancer - Historian - available for costume consultation, design and repair. Author of Costuming from the Hip, Embellished Bras, and more... Visit her website for details.



Name   Sahdia
Country  
State   FL
City   Pensacola
e-mail   sahdia@cox.net
Website   www.pensacolabellydance.com
Phone number   850-380-4323
Comments   Beginning and Intermediate classes, hafla dance opportunities



Name   Eve Rabie, Oriental dance artist, instructor, and journalist
Country   USA
State   KS
City   Andover
e-mail   everabie@yahoo.com
Website   www.angelfire.com/al4/bellydancer
Phone number   316-371-8283
Comments   Bellydance technique and choreography classes. Yoga and pilates moves integrated to increase flexibility and strength. Eve's goal is to empower women through Middle Eastern dance, dispel the myths about it, and increase cultural awareness overall in her local community.



Name   Shadiyah Dances
Country  
State  
City   Maryland, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Virginia
e-mail   Shadiyah@ShadiyahDances.com
Website   www.ShadiyahDances.com
Phone number   301.633.9446
Comments   Full time artist specializing in Vintage Orientale (Belly dance), Persian and Indian Bollywood dance. Nationwide travel.



Name   Aradia
Country   Australia
State  
City   Canberra, Sydney
e-mail   aradia@spellboundbellydance.com.au
Website   www.spellboundbellydance.com.au
Phone number   0417001563
Comments   From entry level beginners classes to the advanced stages of belly dance, let Aradia show you how to rediscover your body's' potential. You can also learn the newest style sweeping the community, created by Aradia - Industrial Bellydance. A tight fusion of belly dance with contemporary, ticks, pops, tuts and locks. Unleash yourself!



Name   Safiya Nawaar
Country   United States
State   Kentucky
City   Lexington
e-mail   tina@dancesafiya.com
Website   www.dancesafiya.com
Phone number   (352)816-1219 / (859)879-9672
Comments   Beginner to Advanced Bellydance Lessons Available....your place or mine....private or group lessons (Lessons now being offered in 2 locations in the Lexington Area) call or write for more info on when and where. Classic and Modern Egyptian, Raqs Sharki, Raqs Beledi, Raqs Asaya, Zefe, Folkloric, Turkish Oriental, American Tribal Fusion, Gothic Fusion, Persian, Cabaret, Dance Oriental,American Cabaret/Vintage Oriental Use of Props, Technique, Performance critique and coaching, Basic Movements, putting that WOW factor into your performance, or just wanting to WOW your significant other : ) If you've never tried Bellydance, now's your chance. Great low impact excercise for beginner level classes. Learn how to tone your muscles, build core strength, improve your grace and balance, and build self esteam. Any body type can do it, and any age. ( moms, daughters, and grandmas have all taken these classes together) For those who want a harder workout - Bellyrobics classes are also available (mixing arobics, yoga and basic bellydance movements) Some class materials provided for use, veils, jingley coin hip scarfs, dance canes, sword Classes incorporate all relevant aspects of Middle Eastern dance, music, history and culture.



Name   Sherena
Country   USA
State  
City   North Canton
e-mail   oasis_dance83@yahoo.com
Website   sherena.net
Phone number   330-933-8966
Comments   Full Time Performer,Choreographer and Instructor.



Name   Tonya & Atlantis
Country  
State   CA
City   Long Beach
e-mail   tonya-and-atlantis@charter.net
Website   www.tonya-and-atlantis.com
Phone number   562-433-6615
Comments   Producers of the BELLY DANCER OF THE UNIVERSE COMPETITION. Atlantis Avail for seminars and Competition Judging Globally. Tonya weekly classes throughout LA and OC in Calif.Available for private lessons & coaching, thought the US Weekly Belly Dancer of the Universe the Original live misc showcase!



Name   Joan Kafri
Country  
State   NM
City   Santa Fe
e-mail   jkafri@peoplepc.com
Website  
Phone number   505-983-7725
Comments   Private and group classes for beginning through professional levels in traditional Middle Eastern belly dancing stressing technique, styling, musicality and individual expression. Joan also leads dance trips to Turkey, Tunisia, and Israel.



Name   Kim Patrie aka Safira
Country  
State   MI
City   Kalamazoo
e-mail   safira@bellydancekalamazoo.com
Website   www.bellydancekalamazoo.com
Phone number   269.552.9805
Comments   Weekly Classes,Oriental & Folkloric; Specializing in Finger Cymbals, Veil, Cane; Private instruction available.



Name   Mhairi Basilah
Country  
State  
City   Baltimore
e-mail   luv2badnzer@yahoo.com
Website   www.mhairidances.com
Phone number   443.838.2335
Comments   Beginner and Intermediate Tribal and Cabaret classes.



Name   Shannon Bishop/Black Cat Belly Dance
Country  
State   PA
City   State College
e-mail   shannon@blackcat-bellydance.com
Website   www.blackcat-bellydance.com
Phone number   814.883.1131
Comments   Multi-level belly dance instruction at Penn State University and the surrounding community.



Name   Najla Belly Dance NYC
Country   USA
State   NY
City   New York City
e-mail   info@najlabellydance.com
Website   http://www.najlabellydance.com
Phone number   347-635-5125
Comments   Najla is an Egyptian-style belly dance performer and instructor who brings the spirit of the Middle East to New York City and beyond through the beautiful art of belly dance. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Village Voice, NY1 TV and the lifestyle blog Woman Around Town, and can be seen performing at various venues in New York City (including Webster Hall and numerous restaurants and festivals) and at private events in the area. Najla has been practicing the art of Middle Eastern dance since 2001, and also has over ten years of training and experience in modern, jazz and Broadway-style dance. Middle Eastern dance is also known as Belly Dance, Raqs Sharqui and Danse Orientale. She was the president of and an instructor/choreographer for the Yale Belly Dance Society for four years and taught private lessons and group classes at Yale University\'s Payne Whitney Gym. She is available for performance as well as group and individual dance instruction.



Name   Robyn Lovejoy
Country   USA
State   CA
City   San Francisco
e-mail   rozykross@sbcglobal.net
Website   http://www.myspace.com/RobinLovejoy
Phone number   415-563-7942
Comments   for classes, see http://www.meetup.com/Tribal-Fusion-Bellydance-SF/



Name   Amora Shams
Country   Egypt & Spain
State  
City   Cairo. Alexandria & Marbella. Almunecar
e-mail   amoradance@hotmail.com
Website   www.amoradance.com
Phone number   +20104401231 & +34654111502
Comments   Amora is specialist in creating Professional Belly Dancers since 1993. She teaches students from all around the world in her intensive 60 hours Belly Dance Course.



Name   Cecilia Rinn
Country   USA
State   ID
City   Boise
e-mail   starbelly@ftbproductions.com
Website   www.ftbproductions.com
Phone number   208-891-6609
Comments   Cecilia's experience in a multitude of dance styles, including ballet, modern, Jazz, and Latin along with 15 years of bellydance training with some of the best US teachers, helps her be a thorough and creative bellydance teacher. Cecilia focus on dance kinesiology detailed technique, and dramatic theatrics. Cecilia will teach not only proper technique, and music interpretation, but also the story and spirit of the dance. Along with dancing, Cecilia is an award-winning, filmmaker & graphic artist with her production company Full Tilt Boogie L.L.C. BELLY, Cecilia's feature documentary about belly dancers, BELLY, Sensuous, Scarred, Sacred? is currently touring the country. Cecilia is also a professional seamstress and costume designer, creating under the name of Star Belly Creations.



Name   Kari Bennett
Country   USA
State   ND
City   Minot
e-mail   kari@karibellydance.com
Website   www.karibellydance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Specializing in improvisational tribal style as well as traditional bellydance. Please see website for latest class schedule.



Name   Pamela
Country   Canada
State   Victoria
City   Brentwood
e-mail   pamelaball@shaw.ca
Website   www.pamelapresents.ca
Phone number   250 - 544 - 2077
Comments   Artistic Director for Pamela's School of Oriental Dance and Pamela and The Amar Dancers Egyptian style, props, all levels and workshops



Name   Stephany Perea
Country   USA
State   NM
City   Albuquerque
e-mail   Stephany@dipitydance.com
Website   www.dipitydance.com
Phone number   (505)299-7671
Comments   Instruction/Performance. Egytian Cabaret beginning/intermediate technique. Director of Serendipity Bellydance.



Name   Lana Mini
Country   USA
State   MI
City   Detroit
e-mail   detroitbellydance@yahoo.com
Website   detroitbellydance.com
Phone number   5862429425
Comments   Teacher. Performer in the city with the largest Mid East population in the U.S. (Detroit). Producer of AUTHENTIC BELLYDANCE the dvd that sells in the Mid East and available in the states. Style is Lebanese and Egyptian cabaret with tribal elements. Focus is improvisation to live music. Veil, zils, sword, wings, tray, fanveil. Worked with Patrick Swayze, Will Smith, Usher, Houshman Aghili. Performed as a guest with Bellydance Superstars in 2004. Known for rapid hip work, shimmy layers, stage presence.



Name   Deebah
Country   USA
State  
City   Oxford
e-mail   diane@deebah.com
Website   www.deebah.com
Phone number   6105636510
Comments   ffering classes to the Southern Chester County, PA community. Beginner class Level 1 on Mondays 7-8 pm Level 2 Tuesdays 7-8 pm (currently full). Troupe and choreography training available. As well as teaching bellydance, Deebah is certified in Pilates, group fitness and Lating aeobics (Zumba). Class location is at the Golden Light Wellness Center, 350 Lincoln Street, Oxford, PA (diagonally across the street from the Oxford Fire Station), Please check out my blog for photos and current events. http://deebahdancefitness.blogspot.com
Come dance with Deebah and her Blue Lapis Troupe !!!



Name   Donna Carlton
Country   USA
State   IN
City   Bloomington
e-mail   allaboutbellydance at gmail
Website   www.allaboutbellydance.com
Phone number   812-330-1831
Comments   Dance workshops, parties, costuming bazaar, three levels of classes, performance group Banat Mara.
Cabaret, Egyptian, folkloric



Name   Sundari Ali
Country   USA
State   TX
City   The Woodlands
e-mail   sundari@sundariali.com
Website   www.sundariali.com
Phone number   832-236-6700
Comments   Classic Egyptian Performer and Instructor



Name   Kathy Stahlman, Director Tribal Moon Belly Dance
Country   USA
State   OR
City   Bend
e-mail   tribalmoonbellydance@yahoo.com
Website   www.tribalmoonbellydance.com
Phone number   541-706-1646
Comments   Kathy Stahlman is a former member of FatChance BellyDance, the originators of American Tribal Style belly dance. Kathy is Director of Tribal Moon Belly Dance and has been teaching ATS since 2002. She has built a reputation as a compasionate and skilled teacher. Dedicated to infusing the world with her love of ATS, Kathy enjoys teaching workshops worldwide.



Name   Plaza de Anaya ~ World Fusion Music & Dance Studio
Country   USA
State   AZ
City   Tempe
e-mail   Plaza.de.Anaya@gmail.com
Website   www.PlazaDeAnaya.com
Phone number   (480) 894-8777
Comments   Plaza de Anaya has many excellent Instructors! All are experts in their field of Music or Dance!



Name   Basema
Country   USA
State  
City   Timonium
e-mail   basemaj@gmail.com
Website   www.baltimorebellydance.com
Phone number   443-857-4419
Comments  



Name   Andalee
Country   USA
State  
City   Durham
e-mail   info@andaleedance.com
Website   http://andaleedance.com
Phone number   9199238801
Comments   Andalee's warmth, grace and openness allow this dance to come to life. She'll teach you that Oriental dance is truly accessible to anyone. Andalee's dance style pulls from the many teachers she has studied with here in the Triangle. There are many ways to Belly dance, and she will explore the different techniques and styles. You can pick the ones that work for you and your body!



Name   Lara Whelan
Country   USA
State   GA
City   Rome
e-mail   info@sundaribellydance.com
Website   www.sundaribellydance.com
Phone number   706-506-5629
Comments  



Name   Monica
Country   USA
State   CA
City   San Francisco
e-mail   monica@monicaraqs.com
Website   http://www.monicaraqs.com
Phone number   415-289-6670
Comments   Monica is an experienced performer and instructor offering performances, multi-level weekly classes, and workshops.



Name   Roxann
Country   USA
State  
City   Grosse Pointe Woods
e-mail   roxann@bellyrox.com
Website   www.bellyrox.com
Phone number   313-269-8669
Comments  



Name   Apryl-Grace
Country   USA
State   FL
City   Port Saint Lucie
e-mail   apryl@tribalbellydancebyaprylgrace.com
Website   www.tribalbellydancebyaprylgrace.com
Phone number   772-201-0886
Comments   ATS beginner and advanced classes



Name   Lara Adrienne
Country   USA & Turkey
State  
City   Washington, DC, East Bay/LA CA, Istanbul
e-mail   laraladance@gmail.com
Website   LaraAdrienne.net
Phone number   202.905.5230
Comments   Professional, full-time traveling belly dance performer and instructor.



Name   Alecia Aaminah May
Country   Canada
State  
City   Hamilton
e-mail   info@bellyflow.com
Website   www.bellyflow.com
Phone number   905-383-5558
Comments  



Name   Amora Shams
Country   Egypt
State  
City   Cairo
e-mail   amoradance@hotmail.com
Website   www.amoradance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Related to Belly Dance World since 1982. Famous Belly Dancer since 1993.



Name   Hialeah
Country   USA
State  
City  
e-mail   ourdancestudio@yahoo.com
Website   www.ourdancestudioinmiami.com
Phone number   786-319-3478
Comments   Middle Eastern dance performer and instructor. Specializing in cabaret, tribal fusion, and Egyptian style belly dance. Prop training in veils, wings, shammadam, cane, and sword available.



Name   Katrina McCoy
Country   USA
State   WA
City   Seattle
e-mail   katrina@skindeepdance.com
Website   www.skindeepdance.com
Phone number   206-322-9500
Comments   ATS Belly Dance & Bollywood



Name   Alanah
Country   USA
State   NY
City   Brooklyn
e-mail   alanahf@earthlink.net
Website   www.alanahbellydance.com
Phone number   347-461-3028
Comments   Beginner to professional instruction in Oriental Dance and Fan Veil technique and choreography.



Name   Almasa Durriyah
Country   USA
State  
City   Providence
e-mail   AlmasaDurriyah@gmail.com
Website   www.TheShimmyExchange.com
Phone number   401-354-2809
Comments   Almasa is a professional middle eastern dancer with the stylizations of classical and modern egyptian.



Name   Kalirah
Country   USA
State   Alaska
City   Juneau
e-mail   kalirah@daughtersofthenewmoon.com
Website   www.daughtersofthenewmoon.com
Phone number  
Comments   Beginning and Intermediate classes in Egyptian/American Orientale (including finger cymbals, veil, cane). Private lessons also available.



Name   Halima
Country   USA
State   UT
City   Alpine
e-mail   desert_gypsy_halima@hotmail.com
Website   www.desertgypsydanceco.com
Phone number  
Comments  



Name   Katayoun
Country   USA
State  
City   Northern Virginia
e-mail   katayoundance@hotmail.com
Website   www.katayoundance.com
Phone number   571-283-9494
Comments   Egyptian Oriental and folklore, Persian classical and Iranian folkore. Programs for children age 3 to adults 55+.



Name   Jamie Sasser
Country  
State   FL
City   Panama City
e-mail   gypsyparvanabellydance@gmail.com
Website  
Phone number   850-819-9228
Comments   Intermediate classes in tribal fusion. performances



Name   Erina
Country   UK
State  
City   Portsmouth
e-mail   erina@bellydancedreams.co.uk
Website   www.bellydancedreams.co.uk
Phone number  
Comments   Teaches weekly beginners and improv classes.



Name   Shifra Tobiasch
Country   Canada & Israel
State  
City   Winnipeg/Jerusalem
e-mail   stobiasch@shaw.ca
Website   masterbellydance.com
Phone number   204-582-8529
Comments   Master Belly dance Master Spoons /Zilz



Name   Sandi Cohen
Country  
State   NJ
City   Teaneck
e-mail   sanndi@msn.com
Website  
Phone number   201-837-8972
Comments   I teach women from 50 to 90 the art of Bellydance. With 40 years of experience, I choose to teach this age group and find it very rewarding.



Name   Virginia
Country  
State   FL
City   Miami
e-mail   comednce@bellsouth.net
Website   www.bellydancebyvirginia.com
Phone number   303-558-5743
Comments   nternationally acclaimed Master Instructor. Founder Rakstar Intensive & Competition. Touring globally year round with Specialty Master Classes & Teacher Certification in Miami.



Name   Marinna Hafsa
Country   Egypt
State  
City   Cairo
e-mail   marinnahafsa@gmail.com
Website   www.marinnabellydance.blogspot.com
Phone number   0108405741
Comments   Beginner to Intermediate levels - Egyptian Oriental, Folkloric, Shamadan, veil and Wings of Isis



Name   Talia
Country  
State   CA
City   Brentwood
e-mail   sundancer1@sbcglobal.net
Website   www.reddoordance.com
Phone number   925-766-1478
Comments   Talia offers classes in Belly Dance for the beginning hobbyist, all the way through professional. Styles taught range from Egyptian to Glam, to urban and jazz infused. Everyone is encouraged to find their passion and style.



Name   Gabriela Rios
Country  
State   TX
City   Mission
e-mail   gr_berman@hotmail.com
Website   956-222-3582
Phone number  
Comments   Beinner, intermediate and advanced classes.... for all ages...



Name   Shamandura
Country  
State   WA
City   Edmonds
e-mail   shamandura1@aol.com
Website   www.shamandurabellydance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Shamandura teaches all levels of traditional Arabic/American style belly dance. Private lessons by appointment. In addition to Basic Moves, Isolations and Shimmies, Shamandura teaches Combination Moves & Layering, How to Dance with a Veil, How to Play (and dance with) Finger Cymbals, Choreographies, and Performance Readiness. Plus Folkloric Dances: - Egyptian Cane Dance (Raks Al-Assaya) - Shamadan (Egyptian Candelabra) - Karsilamar (Greece, Turkey) - Shikatt (Morocco) - Guedra (Morocco) - Khaleegy (Saudi Women\'s Dance) - Candle Dance



Name   Yasmin Amal
Country  
State   MI
City   Lansing
e-mail   director@habibidancers.org
Website   www.habibidancers.org
Phone number   517-303-5369
Comments   Over 20 years experience in instruction and performance.Artistic Director of the Habibi dancers. Five Levels of classes from beginners to professional. Workshops, Private Classes, Performances, seminar Sponsor & Co-director of the Great Lakes Bellydance Convention.



Name   Hathor Dance Studio
Country   Australia
State   NSW
City   Sydney
e-mail   jrisi@hathordancestudio.com.au
Website   www.hathordancestudio.com.au
Phone number   + 61 409 243 764
Comments   Bellydance and Zumba Classes for all levels. From Beginners to Advanced/Professional, Prenatal Bellydance. Oriental, Folkloric, Fusion work.



Name   Sabah
Country   USA and Global
State   IL
City   Chicago
e-mail   ChicagoSabah@yahoo.com
Website   www.SabahSaeed.com
Phone number   (708)359-8208
Comments   Starting as a professional ballerina, Sabah, discovered belly dance in 2000. As her obsession grew, Sabah changed her college degree from dance to cultural studies so that she could travel to Egypt to study at the American Univeristy in Cairo. After finishing her degree, Sabah was offered a contract to work on a cruise ship in Cairo. She also began to travel to teach and perform belly dance in countries such as Egypt, Morocco, France and Iceland. In 2005, Sabah auditioned and joined the Bellydance Superstars. In the last 5 years she worked her way from soloist to Director of the troupe. Sabah is now excited to pass on her knownledge in dance thru her own projects, workshops, and classes.



Name   Milagros
Country  
State   NC
City   Chapel Hill
e-mail   milagros@LoveToBellyDance.com
Website   LoveToBellyDance.com
Phone number   919-260-4620
Comments   Various level weekly classes, specialty classes and workshops, private lessons, parties.



Name   Josephine Wise
Country   UK
State  
City   London
e-mail   jo.wise@jwaad.com
Website   www.jwaad.com
Phone number   0044 20 7502 0934
Comments   Josephine Wise is one of the UK's leading exponents of Egyptian dance, and is a leading international performer and teacher. Her style is known for its authenticity and deep expression. Josephine trained in contemporary dance, ballet, jazz and Flamenco, and is also influenced by Indian, African and Far Eastern styles. In 1981 she discovered Middle Eastern Dance and trained in England and Egypt. She began performing in cabaret in 1983 and has performed to audiences throughout the UK, Europe, Egypt and the Middle East. Josephine teaches authentic Egyptian style and many fusion styles from her choreographic experience, including fusions of Middle Eastern with Flamenco, African, Hiphop, and Contemporary. Her classes are informative and fun, and sometimes surreal!



Name   Tatiana
Country   Australia
State  
City   Byron Bay
e-mail   info@spiritbellydance.com.au
Website   www.spiritbellydance.com.au
Phone number   0478 228 850
Comments   Yoga and Bellydance fusion classes beginners to advanced classes,private and mobile bellydance



Name   Barbara Derecktor Donahue
Country  
State   RI
City   Tiverton
e-mail   Barb@thedancingspirit.com
Website   www.thedancingspirit.com
Phone number   401-338-9905
Comments  



Name   Annya Ishtara
Country  
State   NM
City   Taos
e-mail   annyaish@annya-ishtara-dance.com
Website   www.annya-ishtara-dance.com
Phone number  
Comments   Weekly beginning, intermediate, and advanced belly dance classes, Rajasthani Gypsy/Kalbelia dance classes and workshops



Name   Masa
Country   USA
State   CA
City   Los Angeles, Valley, Long Beach
e-mail   masa@masabellydance.com
Website   www.masabellydance.com
Phone number   310-741-0011
Comments   Bellydance Fitness, Bellydance Breakdown, Choreography classes, Perfomer, Troupe



Name   Carolina Ocando
Country   USA
State  
City   FT Wasington
e-mail   carolinaocando@yahoo.com
Website   wwwcarolinaocando.webs.com
Phone number   301-248-5094
Comments   Belly Dance Performer and Instructor.



Name   Evyenia Karmi
Country   Canada
State  
City   Toronto
e-mail  
Website   www.evyeniakarmi.com
Phone number  
Comments   Classical Egyptian Cabaret



Name   Therese
Country   USA
State   IL
City   Springfield
e-mail   Therese@daughtersofthedance.com
Website   www.daughtersofthedance.com
Phone number   217-624-3020
Comments   Therese from BlackSheep BellyDance has over 20 yrs teaching experience and has trained with the best Master Instructors in the world. She is available for workshops, group and private lessons and performances.



Name   Samira Sitara
Country   USA
State   NY
City   New York
e-mail   sancevssamira@gmail.com
Website  
Phone number   718 300 9014
Comments   Her Silk Road styling of folk dance from her home country fused with her Egyptian styling gives her dance a unique look all her own. Her versatility of performance and teaching can include her Silk Road Folk Style or her unique Raks Sharqi Egyptian Style.



Name   Ahley Arin
Country   USA
State   TN
City   Clarksville
e-mail   dancewithashleyarin@yahoo.com
Website   www.dancewithashleyarin.com
Phone number   931-494-6340
Comments   Bellydance and Fitness class. Beginner to advance levels for both. Multiple fitness certifications. Email for more information



Name   Robin Lovejoy
Country   USA
State   CA
City   San Francisco
e-mail   rozykross@sbcglobal.net
Website   http://www.myspace.com/RobinLovejoy
Phone number   415-563-7942
Comments   Bellydance classes via SF Parks and Recreation Dept. as well as privately. Please contact me for more info.



Name   Kamala Chaand Dance Company
Country   USA
State   MN
City   St Paul
e-mail   kamalachaanddanceco@gmail.com
Website   kamalachaanddanceco.webs.com
Phone number   651.235.8818
Comments   KCDC is Minnesota's PREMIER FCBD(r) ATS(r) Sister Studio directed by Tasha-Rose who has nearly a decade of belly dance experience and has been a dancer for her whole life. Tasha-Rose is Teacher Certified and teaches in a private studio in St. Paul. Tasha-Rose directed MN's FIRST ATS troupe, Mystic Caravan then relocated to the Twin Cities and founded Kamala Chaand Dance Company, the Twin Cities Premeir pure ATS(r) troupe and now Sister Studio



Name   Yassmin Farrah
Country   Italy
State  
City   Milano
e-mail   yassmin.farrah@yahoo.it
Website   www.yassminorientalproject.it
Phone number   3937170225
Comments   Shimmy is a very interesting magazine! best regards from italy. yassmin