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    Ana Saeeda -

    Bozenka- former BDSS.

    Cecilia- former BDSS. Danced with Jillina’s Sahlala Dancers. Owner of Jade Designs, a bellydance costume company.

    Dondi Dahlin- Former BDSS. Teaches Lebanese, Egyptian, Turkish, Moorish, and Folkloric styles of bellydance.

    Amar Gamal (MA)- former BDSS. Trained at Miami’s Mideastern Dance Exchange under Tamalyn Dallal. Attended the New World School of the Arts High School (1st/only student to audition w/ bellydance & get accepted into dance program). Studies Ballet, Jazz, Modern/Contemporary, Tap & Afro-Cuban dance. Ms. America & Ms. World of the bellydance; winner of Bellydance Break Beats Competition LA. Certified in Dancing through Pregnancy & Zumba Basics; B.S. & A.S. degrees in Psychology.

    Aubre Hill (LA)- former BDSS. International star, master teacher & choreographer with training in Raks Sharqi, Fusion, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Pilates, & Folk dance. She is the artistic director of the Lumina Bellydance Co (known for their Fosse fusion work & other diverse stylings) & the new group Qabila Folkdance Company (focusing on folk dances of the Arab world).

    Colleen- original member of BDSS. Background in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, & Hip-hop. Studied dance performance & dance medicine at San Francisco State University.

    Asima/Linda Sarantis (Bay City/Saginaw, MI) takes you to the dark side and back with her urban fusion style of belly dance that can captivate and inspire even the most conventional mind. Conversely, Asima keeps herself grounded to the traditional with her passion for the folkloric and earthy form of belly dance.

    Elizabeth Strong (Oakland)- After receiving B.A. in History, studied dance in Bulgaria, Tunisia, Greece, Morocco, Egypt & Turkey. Toured w/ Bellydance Superstars & worked w/ Z. Jakes, R. Brice, J. Parker, D. Cantrell, M. Betz, M. Love, J. Carlano, Ariellah, S. Emanuel, & S. Kihara. Performs with Brass Menazeri and Fishtank Ensemble, & musicians such as Faisal Zeidan & Rumen Sali Shopov. Teaches & performs internationally as a solo artist, with Bellydance Evolution, & w/ Beats Antique.

    Carolena Nericcio-Bolhman (San Francisco)- creator of American Tribal Style® (ATS®) Belly Dance. ATS® movements are inspired by folkloric dances of the Middle East & India. ATS® is a method of improvisational choreography, using a vocabulary of natural movements and cues allowing the dancers to communicate via gesture when dancing together. Carolena directs FatChanceBellyDance® & masterminds the business side of Nakarali (wearable art that represents the tribal essence).

    Isabelle Celeste Murray (Indianapolis, IN)- ITS teacher mentored by Ariellah and Tempest, specializing in dark belly dance. Troupe director for Black Rose Caravan.

    Tradition Lebanese outfit. Amani!