“Dance with your Soul”





"Professional Middle Eastern Dance Artist"
Mobile# (646) 552-7141

Local# (860) 823-1154


Employment History


Present – The Dolphin Recreation Center, Galesferry, CT
“Advanced Beginners” - Instructor

Present – New London Recreation Dept, New London, CT
“Bellydance Basics”- Instructor

Present - Ledyard Parks and Recreation Dept., Ledyad, CT

“Bellydance Basics”- Instructor

“Advanced Beginners” - Instructor

Present – Centro de la Comunidad, New London, CT
“Bellydance Basics”- Instructor

2009-2010- Connecticut College, Bellydance Club, New London, CT
"Bellydance Basics" - Instructor

2006-2007 - Iroquois Pt. Fitness Center, Ewa Beach, HI
“Bellydance for Fitness”-Instructor

2006-2007 - W2 Women’s Wellness Fitness Center, Waipio, HI
“Bellydance Basics for Fitness”- Instructor

2005- 2007 - Moiliili Community Center, Honolulu, HI
“Goddess Dance”- Substitute Instructor for Amber Ricci

2005-2007 - 808 Bodyworks, Kunia, HI
“Bellydance for Fitness”- Instructor

2004-2007 - Amara Kismet Near & Middle East Dance Ensemble, Ewa Beach, HI
“Bellydance & Beyond” - Production Assistant & Main Dancer

“Jasmina and The Jansher”- Assistant Director/Producer & Main Performer

Professional Training


* Shamira Nawal, Ewa Beach, HI
* Serena Wilson, New York, NY
* Zenaide, New York, NY

Special Workshops:

* Neon, Mystic, CT 

* Dalia Carella, New London, CT
*Fathiem, Somerset NJ
*Raqia Hassan, New York, NY
*Blanca, Mystic, CT
*Aszmara, New London, CT
 *Ranya Renee, Cromwell, CT
* Dondi, Somerset, NJ
* Shalimar, Mystic, CT
* Shareen El Safy, Milford, CT
* Zafira Dance Company, Mystic, CT
* Sharon, Infusion Tribal, Mystic, CT
* Sonia, Bellydance Superstars, Honolulu, HI
* Rashid, Honolulu, HI
* Suhaila Salimpour, Honolulu, HI & Rakkasah East -    Somerset, NJ
* Amaya, Honolulu, HI
* Amira, Honolulu, HI
* Dorit, New York, NY
* Tarik Sultan, New York, NY & New London, CT
* Carmine Guida, New London, CT


* "Souls of the Sahara" Dance Troupe - (Director & Choreographer) - Present

* Northeast Bellydance Association (NBDA) – Connecticut Chapter “BellyLicious Caravan” (Co-founder & President) - Present

*Amara Kismet Near & Middle Eastern Dance Ensemble, Ewa Beach, Hawaii – (Dancer/Production Assistant) – 2004-2007

*Middle Eastern Dance Artists of Hawaii (MEDAH), Honolulu, Hawaii (Member) - 2004-2007


* NBDA - CT Chapter Bi-Annual Haflas, New London, CT
*"Saharan Nights", Monthly Show, New London, CT
* "Bellydance Blast" Benefit for Troops, Southington, CT
* Teatro Latino de New London, New London, CT
* Adina's FGM Fundraiser, Milford, CT
* Sunday Soiree at Layaleena, Cambridge, MA

* Ranya Renee Workshop & Show, Cromwell, CT

* Bellydance Bliss Fundraiser, East Providence, RI

* The 9th & 10th Annual CT Master Seminar & Showcase @ Conn. College, New London, CT

* ASAmed Showcase @ Lafayette Grill, New York, NY

* Triboluminescence Benefit for Dragon's Egg, Ledyard, CT

* Rakkasah East Festival, Somerset, NJ

* NBDA Rhode Island Chapter Fundraiser, W. Greenwich, RI

* Dominican Chimi Bar & Restaurant, Groton, CT

* Sacred Dance Festival @ Conn. College, New London, CT

* "Shimmy 4 Fun”,Annual Bellydance Shows, Norwich, CT
* Marco Polo Dance Connection, Monthly Bellydance Event, East Hartford, CT

* The Buttonwood Tree, Monthly Bellydance Show,  Middletown, CT
* “Late Night at the Pyramids” Monthly Bellydance Show,   Honolulu, HI
* “Jasmina & The Jantsher”- Theatrical Event, Paliku Theatre, Kaneohe,HI
* “Bellydance & Beyond”- International Dance Production, Paliku Theatre, Kaneohe, HI
* Army Community Center Workshop, Schofield Barracks, HI
* Pineapple Shake & Bake Festival, Honolulu, HI
* Ala Moana Center Stage, Honolulu, HI
* Habibi Hawaii Festival, Honolulu, HI
* MEDAH Fundraiser Event, Honolulu, HI
* MEDAH Student Recital, Honolulu, HI
* 808 Bodywork Promotional Events, Kunia, HI
* Casa Blanca Moroccan Restaurant, Kailua, HI
*“The Gleam” Festival, Honolulu, HI
* Numerous Belly Grams for Special Occasion Parties and Events, such as Weddings and Birthdays through out Hawaii, New York, New jersey and New England area.


Special Knowledge

Zills (Finger Cymbals/Sagats)
Shamadan (Candelabra)

Other Dance Styles

Latin (Merengue, Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Cumbia and Reggueaton)





Lehman H. College, Bronx, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Multilingual Journalism and Languages, Cum Laude, May 2003



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