Information & Reference

      MECDA Arizona Chapter – Great resource for Arizona events and information www.levantalsonora.com

          The Art of Middle Eastern Dance by Shira – WONDERFUL resource for everything bellydance www.shira.net

              Yasmina’s Joy of Bellydance – A great Arizona resource and Arizona instructor www.joyofbellydancing.com

                  Bhuz – Blog site for everything bellydance - www.bhuz.com

                      Gilded Serpent – Online magazine - www.gildedserpent.com

                          Shimmy – In The Spirit of Bellydance – Bellydance magazine - www.shimmyspiritofdance.com

                              iShimmy: Bellydance Magazine – Online magazine/articles - www.iShimmy.com

                                      Oriental Dancer.net – Blog site and articles - www.orientaldancer.net

                                      Respected Performers & Instructors

                                          Munique Neith – Spain - www.muniqueneith.com

                                              Sahra Saeeda – Los Angeles - www.sahrasaeeda.com

                                                  Jillina – Los Angeles - www.jillina.com

                                                          Orit Maftsir – Israel - www.bellydancer.co.il/

                                                              Ava Fleming – Phoenix, AZ - www.avafleming.com

                                                                  Suhaila Salimpour – San Francisco - www.suhailainternational.com

                                                                      Anaya Tribal – Phoenix, AZ - www.anayatribal.com

                                                                          Lotus Niraja – Baltimore, MD - www.lotusniraja.com

                                                                              Roxxanne Shelby – Los Angeles - www.Roxxanne.com

                                                                                  Helena Vlahos – Los Angeles - www.helenavlahos.com

                                                                                      Raqia Hassan – Cairo, Egypt - www.raqiahassan.net

                                                                                      Shems –  Baltimore, MD (referenced on my site) - www.shemsdance.com

                                                                                          Sandra –  San Francisco Bay Area www.raks-sharki.com

                                                                                          Sonya of Arabesque – Chicago, IL - www.sonyassouk.com

                                                                                          Dance Studios

                                                                                          Plaza De Anaya World Fusion Music & Dance Studio - www.PlazaDeAnaya.com

                                                                                          Evolution Studios, Owned by Jillina - www.evolutiondancestudios.com

                                                                                          Arabesque of Chicago, by Sonya - www.arabesqueahicago.com

                                                                                          Suhaila Salimpour’s Dance Studio - www.suhailainternational.com

                                                                                          DVDs & Music

                                                                                          Hollywood Music Center, - www.bellydance.com

                                                                                          International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance, IAMED - www.bellydance.org

                                                                                          Maqam - www.Maqam.com

                                                                                          Cheeky Girl Productions - www.cheekygirlsproductions.com

                                                                                          Ginger City Productions - www.ranya.net

                                                                                          Photographers

                                                                                          Rachel Duff – Amazing Photographer and Dancer in San Francisco - www.rachelduffphotography.com

                                                                                          Tammy Vogt – Phoenix, AZ - www.tammyvogtphotography.com

                                                                                          Costumes & Props

                                                                                          Dahlal - www.Dahlal.com

                                                                                          Domba – Tribal Wears - www.domba.com

                                                                                          Anaya Tribal – Tribal Wears - www.anayatribal.com

                                                                                          Belly Dance Store.com - www.bellydancestore.biz

                                                                                          The Belly Dance Shop - www.thebellydanceshop.com

                                                                                          Events & Competitions

                                                                                          Bellydancer of The Universe Competition – Long Beach, CA - www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com

                                                                                          Rakkasah – San Francisco, CA - www.rakkasah.com

                                                                                          Tribal Fest – Sebastipol, CA - www.blacksheepbellydance.com

                                                                                          Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive – Las Vegas, NV - www.bellydanceintensive.com

                                                                                          Cairo Caravan – Long Beach, CA - www.mecda.com

                                                                                          Ya Halla Y’all – Dallas, TX - www.isisandthestardancers.com

                                                                                          Bellydance Nationals – Baltimore, MD - www.bellydancenationals.com

                                                                                          Bellydancer of the Year - www.bellydanceroftheyear.net

                                                                                          Wiggles of the West – Las Vegas, NV - www.wigglesofthewest.com