Reshma Rose

Our Australian belly dance community is always being enriched by dancers from other countries, and Reshma Rose is a good example.   Originally trained in London, she is now based in Perth, WA. The language of belly dance may be universal, but there are subtle differences in approach in different parts of the world.  I’m sure…

Amoura

I’d like to welcome Amoura to our shores!  Originally from Miami, she’s now based in Perth WA – and I’m sure she’ll be delighted by the great belly dance scene in Perth. Amoura has a broad dance background including street Latin, flamenco and tango as well as belly dance, and has travelled extensively to perform…

Michelle

Congratulations to Michelle on winning the 2010 Belly Dance Star Awards against stiff competition! Michelle is a regular performer in Perth (catch her at the Istanbul Restaurant, Fremantle and Cleopatra’s Temple). She also teaches at the Blue Gum Recreational Centre in Mount Pleasant. For more details visit her website.

Rose Ottaviano

Rose Ottaviano is a Perth-based belly dancer but is well known Australia-wide for her dynamic bellydance performances and workshops. You can book her through Go Direct. Rose is so in demand around Australia and Asia, it’s a wonder she has time to teach in Perth as well – but you will find her at the…

Jasmine Safi

Although Jasmine has retired from the stage, she’s still very active on the Australian bellydance scene. Jasmine is widely known around Australia for her Bellydance Soul cards, a 44 card deck and guidebook which is “a powerful tool for self acceptance, reminding women of their beauty wisdom and magnificence”. They have a number of potential…

Safa

Safa is a welcome addition to the vibrant Perth belly dancing community.  Originally from Canada, she has taught and danced all over the North American continent and developed her own unique style of fusion belly dance based on her studies in West African dance, hip hop, classical Egyptian bellydance, and modern tribal fusion. She’s now…

Emma Basc

Emma Basc has 25 years’ dance experience, 10 of them in belly dance. She has performed in Australia, England and Turkey and has been teaching belly dancing for 7 years. Emma’s teaching style is like her personality – all about fun.  Audience participation is a big part of the way she performs and laughter is a…

Russya

Russya has been belly dancing for over 20 years and has performed all over the world – Germany, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Poland, England, Singapore and now in Perth, Western Australia. I haven’t studied with Russya myself, but looking at her experience as well as her qualifications in Yoga, Pilates, drama and dance, it’s obvious that…

Yamina "Soreya"

Yamina “Soreya” is a Perth belly dancer specialising in world fusion belly dance.  Her belly dancing school is based at the Beleza Samba School studios in Fremantle. I see so many dancers using Isis wings badly – it’s nice to see them handled well in this clip taken at the Mind Body Spirit Festival in…