Belly Dancing at Babeville &

Belly Dance Links of Dancers we like to watch & places we like to shop.

Fleuron Rouge Fleuron Rouge is a Fusion Bellydance Troupe based in Western New York.

Zoe Jakes Zoe Jakes is an amazing dancer. You may have seen her perform in one of her many groups The Indigo, Bellydance Superstars, Yard Dog Road show or the fabulous Beats Antique .
Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, May 6, 7, & 8, 2012

Irina Akulenko Irina performs and instruct Elegant Fusion Belly Dance. She can be viewd on many DVDs including her instructional DVD "Irina's Tribal Fusion Workout", "Fantasy Bellydance: Tarot" DVD (both World Dance New York) and Bellyqueen's "Bellydance NYC: The Ultimate Fusion Experience" DVD. Irina is one of the principal dancers with Bellyqueen Dance Theater and is an alumni member of Alchemy Dance Theater. She loves collaborating with other artists and has completed projects with Jillina (Bellydance Evolution projects in NYC and DC), Dalia Carella, BALAM Dance Theater and many others. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, July 2011

Petite Jamilla Petite’s been performing and studying her eclectic style of bellydance intensively for over 11 years becoming and touring the Southeast U.S. from the age of 15, a seasoned instructor by 17, and by the time she was 19, she had 2 instructional independently filmed DVD’s on the market. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, November 2010 and September 2013

Moria Chappell Tribal Bellydance Superstar Moria Chappell travels worldwide performing and teaching the beautiful art of tribal fusion bellydance. Beginning her dance career in Atlanta, GA in 2001 with Awalim Dance Company, Moria moved to San Francisco in 2005 to study with and later join The Suhaila Dance School, The Suhaila Dance Company, and Bal Anat, from which she learned the extreme muscle control and isolation fundamental to her current style. Later that same year she joined The Bellydance Superstars and began her world travels. She is also featured in many Instructional & Performance DVDs. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, November 2012

Sera Solstice Sera Solstice is a performer, choreographer, instructor, artist, shaman, warrior & pioneer of Bellydance. Founder/Director of Solstice Studio. Sera is director/choreographer of the dance troupe Solstice, Creatrix of "East Coast Tribal" (a Tribal Fusion DVD produced by World Dance New York), and the director of the East Coast Tribal Community in NYC, a community of women who use Bellydance as a means for building self-empowerment, expression, and creativity. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, November 2009 & July 14-15, 2012

Sahra DeRoy Sahra is a sought-after professional belly dance artist in the Pittsburgh area, specializing in tribal fusion and traditional styles. Her performances are known for extensive belly work, high energy drum solos, and dramatic lyrical pieces that leave audiences breathless. Sahra studies regularly with Rachel Brice & was one of the first people to be certified as part of the 8 Elements Belly Dance Training, in both phases one – Initiation, two – Cultivation, and she looks forward to phase three. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, February 2013

Darshan A Bellydance Performer since 1991 and our first guest Workshop Instructor. She began studying American Cabaret Style with Aurelia, and added Tribal Style to her repertoire starting in 1993 when she found Gypsy Caravan. She joined the Caravan in 1995 and traveled to perform in WA, CA, AZ, LA, FL, including Peter Gabriel's WOMAD and the Bumbershoot and Folklife festivals in Seattle. Meanwhile she continued to hone her solo dance skills in bellydance, exploring Egyptian and Turkish Cabaret and many folkloric and 'Gypsy' styles, also adding studies in Flamenco, Samba, Salsa, Capoeira, aerial dance, modern, and quite a bit of yoga to her movement vocabulary. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, April 2009

Ruby A Belly Dancer best known for Turkish Oriental StyleBelly Dancing as well as traditional Floorwork. Belly Dance Academy, Buffalo, NY, May 2011 & August 2012

Raquy Raquy Danziger is one of the most popular performers, teachers and composers of Middle Eastern Drumming today.

Lauren Global Belly Dancer, touring with the Bellydance Superstars. Pre-BDSS she was the principal and ensemble leader in the best percussion department in the state of Texas. She consistently placed in statewide competitions in drumline, classical solo and percussion ensemble, mastering a wide variety of instruments from timpani to tambourine to Trinidadian steel drums. Belly Dance Academy Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, November 2010

Bellydance Superstars Bellydance Supperstars is the creation of Miles Copeland. There are now few in the world of Bellydance who have not been affected by the advent of the Bellydance Superstars and the first concerted effort to take this ancient art form into the mainstream of international entertainment up there along with ballet and shows like Riverdance. Belly Dance Academy Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, November 2010 &November 2012.

The Durga Tour The Durga Tour is a touring workshop & show with Tempest, Tim Rayborn & Asharah Belly Dance Academy Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, June 2009 (Their site has closed)

Bellyqueen Bellyqueen is an acclaimed professional bellydance company and school based in New York City. It was founded in 1998 and is dedicated to providing quality performance and instruction in the Middle Eastern dance genre. If you visit the NYC area, check them out!

Home of Poi Home of Poi and Fire Ttwirling is a great site to learn about this artform as well as shop for Poi products.

KC Kratt Photography KC Kratt is a Photographer based in Western NY Belly Dance Academy & Fleuron Rouge Photographs - March 2011

Bellydance your way to Wellness An article by Debra Manzella.

Other Belly Dance Classes World wide listings.