NSW

Amera’s Palace,
Level 2,
314 Marrickville Rd
Marrickville
Ph: (02) 9519 4793 or 0411 387 188

shop@ameraspalace.com.au

All you need for Belly Dancing – gorgeous costumes, jewellery, accessories, props, instruments, music CD, DVDs and more. Our authentic merchandise is imported from Cairo, handcrafted and sewn in Egypt by costumieres who have practised this art form for generations. Order online or visit us at our retail store and studio in Marrickville.

With over 15 classes per week, our studio offers top quality tuition in Oriental and Tribal Bellydance and Arabic drumming with a variety of teachers.

Hathor Dance Studio
Call Jrisi on 0409 243 764
visit the website
or email the link provided
for class information

jrisi@hathordancestudio.com.au

Hathor Dance Studio is recognised as one of Sydney’s leading Belly Dance Schools and provides the highest level of tuition, training and performances for dancers of all levels from Beginner to Professional Level. Jrisi’s professional dance background stemming from her 32years devoted to dance gives students a unique edge to being a well rounded dancer and performer through Oriental, Folkloric and World Fusion Dance. 

WA

Cinnamon Twist
Belly Dance -

Virginia Keft-Kennedy

(02) 4226 1861
3/6 Kenny St,
Wollongong NSW Australia

ctbellydance@gmail.com

Cinnamon Twist Belly Dance offers classes for women of all ages and all proficiencies from beginner through to professional level. Our experienced teachers specialise in contemporary and traditional Middle Eastern dance, we pride ourselves on providing our students with quality dance education in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Cinnamon Twist proudly hosts the biennial Wollongong Belly Dance Festival. See our website for a timetable.


Ghawazi Caravan

Hazelbrook

0419184231

devimamak@ghawazicaravan.com


Ghawazi Caravan is an innovative Tribal Bellydance company founded in 2000 by one of Australia's premier Tribal dancers and choreographers, Devi Mamak. Devi and the award winning Ghawazi Caravan are highly sought after locally and all over the country, N.Z, Asia, Europe and the U.S.A for workshops and performances. Shows, Classes, Workshops. ATS & fusion styles. Specialising in ATS.
FCBD certified. Sister studio to FCBD All ages & levels

Bellydance Central

Suite 3B 43 Edward St, Osborne Park


Nanda: 0488 983 082 or
Na’ilah:

6296 5629/0448 322 533

dance@bellydancecentral.com.au


Bellydance Central, run by sisters Nanda and Na’ilah, is based in Perth WA and offers a diverse range of classes taught by experienced and passionate instructors. Some of the school’s specialty styles include Egyptian stage and folk styles, Vintage Bellydance, Turkish Roman, ATS, Bollywood, and Birth Dancing. Our focus is on creating a safe and inclusive dance space through creative expression and respectful cultural education.

Belly Dance Arabesque Dance and Yoga studio directed by principal Regan Gardner is Adelaide’s longest running Belly Dance School. Arabesque offer classes from beginners to advanced in Classical, Modern and Folkloric Middle Eastern Dance, Bollywood, American Tribal Style Belly Dance, Unmata ITS Format, Tribal Fusion styles and Yoga. Their dedicated and experienced teachers offer quality tuition in a friendly and supportive environment. The studio also offers professional entertainment, shows and specialty workshops. See the website for more info.

Belly Dance Arabesque

23 Payneham Road,
College Park SA 5069
Phone 8363 5499
Mobile 0408 885 371


regan@bellydancearabesque.com.au

SA

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Hunter Shimmy Sisters

Maitland - Hunter Valley


Call Mikola 0401902898

mikola@huntershimmysisters.com

Hunter Shimmy Sisters offers belly dance classes for women and girls in a fun and supportive environment from brand new beginners to intermediate level students. Learn solid technique from traditional to contemporary Middle Eastern dance styles. Hunter Shimmy Sisters is a strong and supportive group with a community focus and many social gatherings. If you are interested there are opportunities to perform at casual community events and intimate Haflas.

Entwined provides a holistic approach to the innovative and alternative tribal bellydance style. Classes run regularly in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, and you can also find her at festivals and other special community events. The format incorporates American Tribal Style, lmprovised Tribal Style, Tribal Fusion, Sacred Bellydance and Alternative Bellydance. Yoga and conditioning exercises hone each dancer's practice, technique and abilities.

Entwined Bellydance

Melbourne-Victoria

0418700316


lauraentwined77@gmail.com  

Victoria

A'Diva - where Bellydancers & entertainers of Middle Eastern arts make magic happen. Classes, Event Performance, Coordination & Styling. We use the rich music of the Middle⁄Near East to explore and understand how these steps are best used, why we do it, and importantly -  where in the world it comes from. Class format is focused on providing you with a challenge whilst still encouraging you to have fun. Low impact and gentle, but be prepared to sweat & work your butts off. A'Diva runs classes in Oriental, Folkloric, and Modern fusion belly dance styles, as well as Bollywood and Bhangra.


A'Diva Brisbane
Bellydance Collective

Brisbane, QLD


Moya 0411381000

dance@adiva.com.au

Queensland

Bellydance Kizmet, one of Melbourne’s longest established schools, offers classes for women of all ages and fitness. From beginners to advanced, all classes combine technique, choreography & fun. Musicality, rhythms and the use of props are all covered. Middle Eastern folklore of all styles are also important at Kizmet, with regular classes taught by Barbara, known for her deep knowledge, skill and sense of humour.

Bellydance Kizmet

03- 9849-2828 

Mobile 0412 351 945

PO Box 2037, Box Hill, North 3129


 kizmetdance@optusnet.com.au

Belly Dance Adelaide is a well-established Belly Dance school in SA. Known for its dynamic and fun atmosphere, the school is involved in Adelaide’s most prestigious events, such as the Credit Union Christmas Pageant, the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Glendi Greek Festival to name a few. Home of excellent teachers, performers and students, the school offers exciting classes Monday to Saturday at two locations, Welland and Old Reynella. For more information contact Bibiana, School Principal at BDA and the Artistic Director of Belly Dance Adelaide Company.

Belly Dance Adelaide
500 Port Road, Welland, SA 5007

Telephone: 410 285 585

info@bellydanceadelaide.com.au

Keti Sharif's Online

Dance Resources  


www.ketisharif.com

www.faridafahmy.com


Keti's bellydance products and cultural resources are available online. They include dvds, music, e-books, ethnographic films and articles. The A-Z Bellydance courses are available online by correspondence, and are currently taught in 40 countries with teachers applying the methodology to a variety of genres. Keti archives Farida Fahmy's work with new articles on Egyptian dance posted regularly on Farida's official website. 

Keti Sharif


Farida Fahmy


Astarte Studio
Belly Dance & Fusion

Location: Shellharbour, NSW


Phone: 0403627046

astartemindbody@bigpond.com

Astarte Studio Belly Dance & Fusion offers classes in Traditional, Tribal and Theatrical styles of belly dance, incorporating innovative prop use and cutting edge fusion. The studio’s artistic director Kylie brings over 20 years of dance and teaching experience to her classes, is a certified A-Z Bellydance Teacher and is a regular workshop presenter at festivals and events around Australia. 

Australia Wide

Inspire! Bellydance

Rachel: 0403 771 134

Several locations around Sydney


rachel@inspirebellydance.com.au

Be inspired! Whether you want fun and sisterhood, creative development, or technique and in-depth knowledge, you are in the right place with us. Our motto is “to inspire through dance” and our dedicated teachers will infuse you with a love of Bellydance, from traditional Egyptian to modern forms. Rachel also offers popular workshops Australia-wide.

Becoming a student of Belly Dance Amethyst is about empowering yourself while learning self-expression through this vibrant style of dance in a welcoming environment.

We teach traditional Egyptian and Turkish style Belly Dance, folk styles, Oriental, Tribal, and Indian Fusion and Tribal style. Be inspired to be yourself!

Belly Dance Amethyst
28 Hamley Street Adelaide SA 5000

Telephone Myra Fallon

0408115044


myra@bellydanceamethyst.com

NileStar Oriental - Fifi Renoux

575 Pacific Highway, Crows Nest, Sydney 

(400m walk from St Leonards Station) 


0402 143 893

fifi@nilestar.com.au

NileStar Oriental is a dance school and performance troupe inspired by the dances of Egypt and beyond. Artistic Director Fifi Renoux has been performing as a soloist since 2003 and teaching since 2005. Our friendly classes are held on Tuesday evenings at the Dance102 Performing Arts Studio on Sydney's North Shore. See our website for testimonials and class information.

Newtown Middle Eastern

Dance Centre

18a Enmore Rd. Newtown.
(Above Saray)


Leonie 0411 543 764    
Melika 0404 065 849

info@sydmedfest.com 

Beginners to performers' classes by Leonie, Melika, Ruth, Sophie and the fabulous Modi. Leonie Sükan has been dancing and teaching for more than twenty years and is Principal of the Newtown Middle Eastern Dance Centre (NMEDC). A talented choreographer and dynamic performer, Leonie's choreographies have been performed by troupes from Townsville to Tasmania. She is also producer and Artistic Director of the highly popular annual Sydney Middle Eastern Dance Festival.

Bellydance WA

Morley, Scarborough & Joondalup

 

Lissa: 0409912005


dance@bellydancewa.com.au

At Bellydance WA we have a strong commitment to ‘creating community through dance’. We aim to provide quality instruction in a supportive and encouraging environment. Whether you are a beginner or have been dancing for a while, you will find our classes unique, fun and informative.

Hi, my name is Nina. My passion is teaching and dancing Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® , if you would like to try this exciting tribal style, please contact me about a Workshop/Intensive in your community! I also hand craft tribal costumes and have an amazing collection of Tribal jewellery and belts from Pakistan and Afghanistan, please have a browse thru my website or facebook page. Master Teacher GCBD Format.


Gypsyrain Tribal Bellydance

The Temple,

73 Victory Creek Road,

Innisfail, Qld .

0400116510


nina@gypsyrain.com.au

Belly Beats Bellydance

Newcastle Region, NSW

135 Ambleside Circuit, Lakelands

Contact Kimberley Fuller

Email: bellybeats@hotmail.com

Mobile: 0422 788 331

Belly Beats Bellydancing classes are taught by Kimberley Fuller in the Newcastle region. Classes cater for Beginners and beyond and explore multiple styles within Belly dance. A big welcome to all interested! Belly dancing celebrates every woman’s body and is great exercise for everyone regardless of age, health, and is even for expectant mothers. For more information please check out the Facebook page and/or contact Kimberley Fuller. A quote from a beginner student: “5 star I am thoroughly enjoying our classes. Even more than I thought I would. Every week I walk out of there having learnt something new. Kim makes sure your technique is sound and is always happy to help. If I could give more than 5 stars I would!!

Beleza Entertainment Pty Ltd

135 Stirling Highway, North Fremantle


Yamina Soreya: 0410273834

yam@belezasamba.com.au

At Beleza we specialise in sharing our true passion for Oriental & Brazilian dances. We also love teaching Turkish & Russian Gypsy, Kalbeliya, Bollywood, Afro & Contemporary World Fusion. We encourage technical dance training, authenticity, expressiveness, musicality, energy awareness, cultural knowledge & creative fusion. We believe in the power of Groove & Rhythm. While dancing is great  fun, there is nothing wrong with taking the Art seriously by getting some proper training and researching deeply. Dancing is also therapeutic and helps us connect to our Heart, our true self. With over 10 years in teaching dance internationally, Yamina Soreya welcomes people of all levels and invite them into her world of Emotion, Freedom & Creativity through Dance.

Amera Eid

Sydney

Australia wide and

International


0412009983

Email: ameraeid@outlook.com

Amera Eid, has been part of the World Wide Belly Dance Scene as a pioneer, performer and Master Teacher since 1985 .  Specialising in Egyptian Oriental Dance. Although retired as a performer she is still available by appointment for workshops
* Oriental Dance Advisor • Assessor • Mentor • Forecaster • Industry Expert • Skills Development • Private & Group Classes.

 

Eva Cass

Fremantle


0412 956354

evabellydance@gmail.com

Eva Cass, affectionately known as "Eva the Diva" & co-founder of Sheik to Sheik Bellydance School WA,  has been part of the Belly Dance Scene as, Performer, Master Teacher & Choreography since 1990, specialising in Egyptian Oriental Dance. Although Eva rarely performs these days, she is still passionate about teaching & mentoring and brings the best out of her students.  Eva conducts classes near the Fremantle area and is available for Workshops, Mentoring & Private & Group Classes. 

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Oriental Queens Bellydance is a studio based in Melbourne. Alisa Nikitina - the founder and artistic director is also a solo dance artist and instructor with over ten years experience in teaching and performing around the world. The studio has an innovative approach to the art and offers Oriental Bellydance classes and workshops for all levels and age groups. Students instantly perform at a major events and festivals throughout Victoria.

Oriental Queens Bellydance

Multiple locations in Melbourne

+61420 729 466


info@bellydancer-alisa.com

Bellydance with Emily

Rockingham

041 8955 175

emily_rose_13@hotmail.com

At Bellydance with Emily we aim to create a safe and welcoming environment for all dancers where we can share our love and passion for the beautiful art that is Bellydance. Classes run each week catering to beginner-advanced levels with a focus on Egyptian cabaret and classical styles and techniques, with opportunities to perform for those who wish it throughout the year. With a background in personal training and fitness, technique and safe dance practices are of utmost importance to me as well as a dance experience filled with many friendships, giggles, shimmies and sparkles! 

Amara

Sydney,  USA,  International



0413101973

Email:amara@amaradances.com

Amara, PhD recently moved from the U.S. and brings over 20 years of teaching, performing, directing, producing and scholarship. She is known for her innovative methods and personalized attention to each student. Amara has taught accredited courses at several universities and regularly teaches studio classes and workshops on Middle Eastern dance, Flexibility, Bellates, Experimental dance, Composition and Dance Teacher training.

Dance Teacher training: http://www.training4danceteachers.com

 

Richelle

Mata Hari Studio 5/5 Hydro Rise
Bibra Lake


Telephone: 0416547906

richellespencer@westnet.com.au


Richelle’s passion is Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance. “I love the feeling of connection with each and every dancer in the circle, the basis being an improvisational format, dancing together, using a vocabulary of signature movements, the sense of community it invokes, the beautiful feminine connection and the glorious costuming and musical choices we get to indulge in.” Richelle regularly performs with her dance troupe The Free Spirit Gypsies, is the Director of Caravan Project WA and a member of Gypsy Caravan Dance Company International. She has attained CS1 -3 and TT1 -2 and is a Tribal Grooves instructor, teaching as part of the Free Spirit Dance community.