Laura has been learning belly dance for over ten years and has always been aiming to develop herself as a dancer. Prior to that she studied other styles of dance such us modern jazz, hip hop and Latin American.
As a dedicated belly dance teacher she keeps herself updated by regularly travelling to Egypt and training with the most famous international belly dancers such as Suhaila Salimpour from USA, Jillina belly dance super star, Randa Kamel and Soraya from Cairo.
"Belly dancing is a fantastic from of art to keep you fit, giving you confidene, elegance and feminity and it is suitbale for all women of any age or body shape."
Dinah is originally from Hungary where she began dancing at a very early age, studying formal ballet and modern dance styles. She also learned traditional Hungarian folk dance, performing regularly in her home country. Her passion for ethnic dance styles developed into a love for Arabic music and dance.
Dinah has danced professionally in London since 2006. She has been teaching belly dance for over five years and also resident belly dancer in several Middle Eastern restaurants as well as performing at parties and corporate events.
She combines traditional Egyptian belly dance styles with modern elements and is a master of using props such as the fan veil, sword and cane. She is an expressive and charismatic entertainer and a warm and friendly instructor who enjoys teaching and encouraging her students.
Serenay is a Spanish belly dancer with over 8 years of experience in dancing and teaching this captivating form of dance. Starting dancing from a very young age, she trained in many other dance styles such as flamenco, salsa, hip-hop and jazz. When she discovered belly dance though, everything changed for her and she found her place and her way in it.
Serenay has been teaching and performing belly dance professionally at a number of events, restaurants and theatre shows in Spain and in the UK. She is continuously exploring belly dancing and fusing it with other styles whilst also remaining focused on her ballet and contemporary dance training which is planning to persue on a professional level.
Ariana is a belly dancer and belly dance teacher based in London, who has been exploring many different dance forms throughout her life, including contemporary dance, Japanese butoh, street dance, and belly dance.
After graduating with a 1st in drama where she specialised in dance and choreography, and also co-founded, choreographed and performed for Freight Train Dance Theatre, she moved to London and discovered belly dance. Learning at first traditional belly dance and then moving into Tribal Fusion, Ariana now specializes in Tribal fusion belly dance, fusing different styles and remaining open to experimentation, using all of her other dance experience to influence her work.
Ariana is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher, friendly and encouraging, and believes that dance has an intrinsic importance to us as humans, whatever form it may take, and however experienced or inexperienced you may be!
Award-winning Turkish-American Michelle Deniz has been dedicated to the artistic and diverse representation of Middle Eastern dance since she was a young girl growing up in Las Vegas, USA. In addition to her multicultural upbringing, she has been inspired by master dancers and musicians from across the world - USA, Europe and Middle East - since the young age of three. As a professional belly dancer, developing percussionist, and supportive instructor, she strives to educate our community about the art of Middle Eastern dance and music. She is passionate about this beautiful art form and enjoys working with students of all dance levels in an open and encouraging environment.
Michelle Deniz is currently Co-Artistic Director of Dunya Belly Dance, performer with Arabian Dance Theatre and Co-Host of Hafla on the Hill, a regular dance showcase supporting a variety of local and international charities.