Dancer Resources

Online Resources

The Gilded Serpent – Bellydance Webzine – Huge, fantastic site of articles and dance information
Oriental Dancer – Articles, directory and discussion
Bhuz – Iinformation and discussion forums
Belly Dance Plus – Bellydance for full-figured women
Dancer’s Images – Photo galleries of dancers by NY dancer Magdelena

Costumes & Props

Bellydance America – NYC’s Bellydance store
Totally Creative NY – One of a kind, custom designed, wearable art for dancers!
Dahlal – Designer costumes from Egypt and Turkey and more
L. Rose Designs – Custom made Dancewear, skirts and accessories
Nahari – Silk Veils by Nahari
Silkdancer – Silks by Shaula!


Sarah Skinner – NYC/Toronto
Lina Jang– NYC
Pixie – California
Eric Dong – NYC

Videographers – Amy is a specialist in editing dance for video. She creates promotional clips for dancers and had edited numerous instructional and performance dvds.

Dance Related Links

My Teachers

Dalia Carella
Serena Wilson
Elena Lentini


Adry – Dancer in the SF Bay area
Adishakti – Lovely Egyptian style dancer in Canada
Amara Dance Company – from Vancouver
Ariel – Dancer from the DC area
Asra – Dancer in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Belynda – Dancer in Korea
Caroline – Egyptian style dancer in Scotland
Daniela – Dancer and instructor in NY
Darshan – Beautiful dance artist based in NYC. My dance Partner in Shapeshifter
Eva Amar – Dancer in the St. Louis, MO area
Galatea – Dancer from Milwaukee, WI
In Harem’s Way – Dance troupe from South Africa
Bellydance Stuff – Lauren from Illinois
Maria – Professional dancer in the San Francisco Bay Area
Mirah Ammal – from Minnesota
Miriam Gamal – Dancer in Macon, GA
Nyla Crystal – Dancer in the Sacramento area
Samira Shuruk – Dancer in the DC area
Shahrzad – Washington DC / Virginia Dancer and instructor
Shems – Very talented dancer in the DC area
Sonja – Dancer based in Tennesee
Sumaya – Dancer in the Chicago area www.sumaya-bellydance
Zorba – Male bellydancer from California

Musicians (NY)

Harel Shachal – and Anistar
Rachid Halihal – and Layali el Andalus
Raquy – Raquy Danziger and Raquy and the Cavemen
Ossama Farouk – Middle Eastern Percussionist
Djinn – Carmine Guida and Djinn-“East Coast Tribal”
Sami Abu Shumays – Arabic Violinist
Zikrayat – “New sounds from the Golden Age of Arabic music and dance”

Favorite Non-Dance Links – Artwork by Maria Kay Simms and Molly Sullivan
Cute Overload! – The Best!