Kylea Hartley

Kylea has several years of training in both Middle Eastern and Tribal Style belly dance, and became South Australia’s first ATS teacher in 2004.  However her favourite style of belly dance is her own unique style of Tribal Fusion – which she describes as “blending the fiery strength of Flamenco Gypsy with the earthiness of…

Shakeela

Shakeela is a versatile Adelaide-based dancer, with a strong background in both belly dance and Bollywood dance styles. Here she is in a Bollywood routine (she’s the blonde): Shakeela currently teaches Bollywood at the Belly Dance Arabesque school, under the name Marissa. She can also be seen performing regularly at various Middle Eastern and Indian…

Hanan Aboud

Hanan Aboud is the founder of the Ahlam Belly Dance Centre in South Australia. Of Middle Eastern origin but growing up in Africa, she overcame many obstacles to realize her dream of studying dance in Lebanon, the land of her roots. With over 30 years’ experience in dance, Hanan is passionate about authenticity in Middle…

Kalikah Jade

Kalikah Jade is an Adelaide belly dancer, now based in Brisbane.  Trained by Adelaide’s  top Middle Eastern dancers, Kalikah has developed her own  blend of Lebanese and Egyptian belly dance fused with Tribal, Gothic and her own unique style. I like this clip, I think it’s the first time I’ve seen Tribal belly dance moves…

Lilly Sim

Lilly Sim is another ATS dancer from Adelaide and the principal of Metamorphous Belly Dance.

Kasha

Kasha is a Tribal belly dancer from Adelaide and runs the Tribalrose bellydance school. Like many bellydancers, she has extensive training  in other dance styles, but unlike others, she hasn’t used that to create her own fusion style. Instead, she specializes in American Tribal Style and has studied with most of Australia’s premier ATS dancers….

Nayima Hassan

I love this clip about Nayima Hassan’s Adelaide belly dance school, because it features children.  I see so few children belly dancing in our Sydney schools! This video is also a rare thing – a feature about bellydance on a major TV channel, Channel 9.  Well done, Nayima! Find more information on Nayima and her…

Zalika

Zalika is a South Australian belly dancer with a broad repertoire. Zalika teaches with the Henna Nights studio.  Contact the studio on (08) 8254 2859.

Evangeline

Evangeline is South Australia’s first ATS accredited teacher and runs the Cinnabar Red Collective, a sister school of the famous Fat Chance Belly Dance studios in San Francisco. Here is her troupe, Ruby Dhatura – the first professional ATS troupe in South Australia: Evangeline specialises in ITS (Improvised Tribal Style).  Find our more at her…