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Rishi is a professional belly dance performer from Melbourne.    She dances as part of the Underbelly collective and can also be booked as a solo performer.

Love her dancing !

Interview with Belly Dancer Rishi

How did you get started with belly dancing?
A friend at work suggested we go to a lesson and I was ecstatic that he (yes he!) had asked as I had secretly been daydreaming about going for ages. I was hooked from my first lesson and that was 10 years ago.

What is your favourite belly dancing style and/or prop?
I don’t really have a favourite “style” though I guess most would say I lean to cabaret side of things. I really just like dancing to upbeat music. I love Arabic pop, LOVE drum solos, classical egyptian. But then again I have a love for Saiidi too  🙂

Who or what has had the greatest influence on your belly dance style?
The music. I am in love with it, and when a great song comes on I cant help but start dancing. It feels like the music is actually moving through my body. Its fantastic!

What advice would you offer an aspiring belly dancer?
Find a good teacher, learn your technique and then your individual expression will follow.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Rishi says:

    I am she 🙂 what do you want to know?

  2. sirena says:

    Glad to hear from you, Rishi! I’ll be in touch.

  3. Monika says:

    Hi Rishi,

    Can’t find your number or website,Love your dance.i was wondering if you perform in the personal parties? i have my 35th B’day on 17th April and wanted to have a performer at my place.

  4. Rishi says:

    Hi Monika,

    You can contact me at Rishi_Fox@yahoo.com.au

    Thanks,
    🙂 Rishi

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