Alia Thabit

An Arab-American and a NEST Juried Artist, Alia Thabit specializes in performance, composition, and improvisation for groups and soloists. She has danced on four continents, in eight countries, and fifteen states, produced myriad events, directed a dance company, presented numerous workshops and seminars, and performed internationally with world-class musicians. Alia believes that each of us […]

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Žana is an accomplished international professional bellydancer who has performed and taught internationally and now resides in Berlin, Germany.  She has won multiple awards in both Raqs Sharqi and Middle Eastern Folklore and was crowned Miss Bellydance UK 2012 and Jewel of Yorkshire’s Rising Star 2012. In 2013, Žana successfully self-produced her first Instructional DVD, […]

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Amity Alize

Amity Alize is a Dancer, Studio Owner, Troupe Director, Event Producer, and CPA licensed in NH. As a Dancer, she understands the needs, demands and management of running a dance business. As a CPA, she specializes in small businesses and non-profits to help them understand the bookkeeping, tax, payroll, and management requirements. Combining these two […]

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Lacey Sanchez

Lacey Sanchez started her studio in Orlando, Fl in 2006 and has been going strong ever since! However running a successful school and studio has not been easy! Building a community around a dance form that most people have never heard of can be even harder! Join Lacey as she discusses how to build a […]

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Janet Taylor

Janet relocated to the San Francisco area in 2011 from Portland, Maine, where she was instrumental in creating and nurturing the ATS® community. She currently performs with studio troupe Tessera Tribal Belly Dance as well as with FatChanceBellyDance®, and is beyond grateful to be sharing her love of dance as part of the FatChanceBellyDance® teaching […]

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Cat Ellen

Cat Ellen is a FatChanceBellyDance® Sister Studio in the Los Angeles, CA area. She earned her General Skills certifications in 2013 and her Teacher Training in 2014, and has been SSCE Re-Certified since January 2016. Cat’s primary goal is to bring a fun and personally fulfilling bellydance experience to as many people as possible, both fellow dancers […]

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Sophia Ravenna

Sophia Ravenna is a fusion belly dancer living in the Seattle, WA area. When not dancing, she works as a social media marketer and also writes the popular belly dance blog, Confessions of a Dance Pants Addict. She has completed the first two levels of Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements training and will be freshly returned […]

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Lisa Zahiya

Lisa Zahiya travels nationally and internationally as an award-winning performer and in-demand dance instructor, workshop and event facilitator, and speaker.  Lisa is based in Asheville, NC where she is the founder & owner of Studio Zahiya, four time winner of “Best Place to Take a Dance Class” in Asheville, NC. As a movement instructor, she travels, […]

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Rosa Noreen

Rosa Noreen has been a member of the Belly Dance Business Academy since 2011. Since joining, she has not only expanded her local classes and upgrade her dance studio; she has also become an in-demand national workshop instructor with three instructional DVDs and various online learning courses under her belt. The Bellydance Business Academy has […]

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Terri Allred

  Terri Allred has 25 years of small business ownership and consulting experience that she will draw upon to help you reach your business goals. She is the owner of the Belly Dance Business Academy (BDBA). In addition to running the BDBA, she is the Owner of Third Eye Tribal in MN, Producer of ATS® […]

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