Directory

Welcome to the Teachers, Performers and Souk Directory.  All the listed artists and businesses are members of OMEDA.

Teachers

Ameras Palace: Bellydance Studio and Boutique

Location: Newtown Sydney
Levels: All levels
Contact: Amera Eid or Sahara Lahood
Phone: (02) 9519 4793
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An Urban Gypsy Bellydance Studio

Locations: Pascoe Vale Sth, Coonans Hill, Kealba, Templestowe
Levels: All levels
Styles: Classic Egyptian, Beledi, Performance Troupe
Contact: Jennifer Jones
Mobile: 0416 031 602
www.ibellydance.com.au

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Bellydance Kizmet

Locations: Brighton, Box Hill, Essendon, Altona and Berwick
Levels: All levels (Beginners – Advanced, Teacher training)
Special Interest Classes: Adolescents, Tribal Style, all Folkloric styles, modern Egyptian
Contact: Barbara
Phone: (03) 9596 9588
Mobile: 0412 351 945
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Belly Dance Lessons Online

Locations: anywhere in the world, any time
Levels: All levels (Beginners – Advanced)
Contact: Charni
www.bellydancelessonsonline.com (online belly dance eclasses, with 8 free videos to start you off)

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Belly Dance with Zabelle

Locations: Thornbury, Macleod, Watsonia, Bundoora.
Levels: Beginner to Advanced; Young adults and Children
Styles: Cabaret, Modern Egyptian and Folkloric. Contemporary/Fusion.
Contact: Zabelle
Mobile: 0409 259 502
Phone: (03) 9432 34 97
www.zabelleydancer.com.au

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Dancing Isis Dance

http://www.dancingisis.com

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Ekaterini

Area: Group classes the Dance Factory in Richmond East. Private tuition available across Melbourne.
Levels: All levels from beginners to professionals
Styles: Modern and classical Egyptian, Cabaret fusion, gypsy
Mobile: 0411 742 773
www.bellydancebohemia.com.au

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Embellysh Bellydance

Locations: Geelong and surrounding areas. NOTE: Available for workshops throughout Victoria
Levels: All levels
Contact: Lisa Craigen
Phone: (03) 5254 2256
Mobile: 0413 955 065
www.bellydancegeelong.com

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Entwined Bellydance

Styles: lmprovised Tribal Style, Tribal Fusion & Sacred Bellydance
Location: Ivanhoe & Mill Park/North Eastern Melbourne, Tuesdays & Saturdays
Mobile: 0418 700 316

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Gabriella

Styles: Performance, Workshops and Relief Teaching
Phone: (03) 9478 7803

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Happy Hips Belly Dance

Location: Endeavour Hills
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Contact: Charni
Mobile: 0416 236 132
www.happyhipsbellydance.com
www.happyhipsbellydanceonline.com (online belly dance classes)

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Kali-Zahira

Modern Egyptian with focuses on different styles within that genra- Baladi, folkloric, cabaret, sharbi etc.
Levels: Beginners to Intermediate
Locations: Fitzroy and Moonee Ponds and via Skype.
Email: kalizahira@gmail.com
Web: http://kalizahira.weebly.com/

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Paula Harris

Available for relief teaching, most areas
Levels: Beginners to Intermediate
Mobile: 0408 133 186

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Ma’isah: Raqs Gothique

Locations: Dandenong and Croydon
Styles: Elysium (Gothic Tribal Fusion Belly Dance), Beginners Intermediate and Advanced Cabaret Belly Dance
Contact: Ma’isah (Kylie Martin)
Mobile: 0404 03 03 11
www.raqsgothique.com

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Marina Bistrin

Locations: Heidelberg and Northern Suburbs
Styles; various styles of bellydance, regional and folkloric. Gypsy, Barefoot Flamenco, Silk-Road (including Persian) and improvisation; props and rhythm-work.
Phone: (03) 9444 8212
Mobile: 0438 580 889
www.dance-explorer.com

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Martine Renwick (Cert. Fitness)

Location: Altona
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate
Phone: 0411 727 930
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Caroline Miller

Location: Montrose Town Centre & Croydon
Levels: American Tribal Style- Beginners to Intermediate
Mobile: 0425 787 230
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Sally Denning – Authentic Moves

Movement Therapy and Coaching
Qualified Dance and Movement Therapist
Explore your authentic movement
Individual Sessions by Appointment
Phone: (03) 9481 8832

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Shimmying Flames

Location: Studio Isis 25/1140 Nepean Hwy Mornington 3931
Levels: All Levels Children, Teens, Adults
Styles: Cabaret
Contact: Ros (Romaya)
Mobile: 0403 498 963
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Studio Roxanne

Contract work, schools, universities & clubs, Seminars and workshops, Performance
Contact: Dr. Roxanne Boughen
Mobile: 0425 725 960
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Underbelly

Levels: All levels from beginners to professional performance. Private tuition available.
Styles: Cabaret, Tribal Fusion, Belly Burlesque, Classical Egyptian, Ballet for Bellydancers, Folkloric. Regular student performances.
Agency: Contact us for specialist workshops, school workshops and entertainment bookings.
Contact: Andrea Makris
Phone:  +613 9419 6620
Fax:  +613 9419 6623
Mobile: 0405 323 693
www.underbellydance.com

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Performers

Alia

Area: North/East Melbourne
Style: Cabaret/Egyptian/Lebanese/Turkish/Folkloric
Phone: 0418 525 684
www.bellydancealia.websyte.com.au

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Andrea

Area: All over Melbourne
Style: Cabaret, Folkloric, Fusion, Egyptian and Turkish Gypsy
Phone: 9419 6620 (Underbelly)
Mobile: 0405 323 693
www.underbellydance.com

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Charni

Area: North to South Eastern Melbourne
Style: Weddings, Parties, Functions (Hens Parties a speciality)
Phone: 0416 236 132
www.happyhipsbellydance.com

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Ekaterini

Area: All over Melbourne
Styles: Cabaret, modern and classical Egyptian, Greek Tsiftitelli, fusion, gypsy
Contact: 0411 742 773
www.bellydancebohemia.com.au

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Entwined Bellydance

Area: Melbourne – all areas
Styles: lmprovised Tribal Style, Tribal Fusion, Sacred Bellydance, Alternative Bellydance
Contact: Laura 0418 700 316

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Ianessa

Area: Melbourne – all areas.
Styles: Cabaret, modern and classical Egyptian.  Solo and Troupe available
Contact: 0433 17 44 44
www.ianessa.com

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Ma’isah – Soloist

Area: Melbourne and Eastern
Style: Egyptian Cabaret and/or Dark Fusion. Specialise in swords, veils, veil fans, candles, drum solos, zills, Khaleegi, choreography and improv, offering full shows and mini shows
Contact: Dominika (for bookings)
Mobile: 0421 795 671
www.goddessbellydance.com.au

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Marina

Area: Northern Melbourne
Style: Egyptian/Baladi/Folkloric/Gypsy/Silk Road
Phone: (03) 9444 8212
Mobile: 0438 580 889
www.dance-explorer.com

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Romaya

Areas: Mornington Peninsula, Frankston, SE Region
Style: Cabaret
Mobile: 0403 498 963
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Roxanne

Area: Eastern/Northern Melbourne (will travel)
Style: Cabaret/Theatrical/Folkloric
Mobile: 0425 725 960
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Trisnasari

Area: Northern Melbourne
Style: Cabaret/Folkloric/Traditional/Modern
Contact: 0414 895 762
www.underbellydance.com

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Zabelle

Area: North/East Melbourne (Travel anywhere)
Style: all styles
Contact: 0409 259 502

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Zahraa

Area: Melbourne
Style: Cabaret/Folkloric/Tribal/All props
Contact: 0412 351 945

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Troupes

Banjara

Area: Geelong area
Contact: Lisa
Mobile: 0413 955 065
www.embellysh.org

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Dantilla

Area: All Suburbs Melbourne
Style: All Styles
Contact: Zabelle 0409 259 502
www.zabelleydancer.com.au

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Red Earth Ghawazee Tribal Bellydance

Area: Most areas, will travel
Style: American Tribal Style and fusion
Contact: 0425 787 230
www.redearthghawazee.com

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Underbelly

Area: Melbourne City and surrounds VIC
Style: All styles M.E.D.
Contact: Andrea Makris
Phone: (03) 9419 6620
Mobile: 0405 323 693
www.underbellydance.com

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Womanjah – Bellydance Tribe

Area: All over Melbourne
Style: Theatrical bellydance, Tribal fusion, World fusion
Contact: Kelly 0414 973 512
www.womanjah.com

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Costumes & Accessories

Bellydance Kizmet

Music, DVDs, books, hip scarves, jewellery, tribal wear, harem pants, costumes, skirts and more. All you need for dancing and performing. All Quality Egyptian stock, as well as locally made tie tops and cholis. Some preloved costumes.

Opening Hours: By appointment
Contact: Barbara Wolfkamp
Address 243 Bay St, Brighton 3186
Mobile: 0412 351 945
Email: kizmetdance@optusnet.com.au
www.bellydancekizmet.com.au

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Fifth Avenue Collection fashion jewellery

Every belly dancer needs bling!! Semi precious gemstones, mother of pearl and Swarovski crystals feature in handmade pieces. Fundraisers, parties, personal shopping and ‘you + 2’ with free and half price jewellery for the host/hostess. Suburban Melbourne and rural Victoria. Have fun while making money when YOU become a jeweller.

Opening Hours:  by Appointment – weekdays, weekends.
Contact: Anneliese Hastings / Jasmine
Address: 35 Jenkins Street, Northcote Vic 3070
Phone: 03 9489 8694
Email: anneliesefifthavenue@yahoo.com.au
www.fifthavenuecollection.com/ahastings

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Restaurants

The Aegean Restaurant & Function Centre

Mediterranean cuisine, live music and dancing every Saturday. Bellydance floorshow every Saturday night. Private functions can also be arranged such as bellydance concerts, events and shows – Mon to Sun excluding Saturday nights for private functions. Large dance floor space. main area seats up to 200 guests.

Opening Hours: Open for dinner on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (Bookings essential)
Restaurant bookings: Helen – 03 9419 5075.  Private functions/venue hire: Eugenia – 0407 770 164

www.theaegean.com.au