Keti Sharif

A-Z Bellydance Teacher & Performer

  • Keti is an Australian dance teacher & choreographer, who resided in Egypt for many years where she directed annual Sphinx Festivals (live music, dance & cultural art) & created A-Z Bellydance, based on LIVE Egyptian music & cultural dance genres - traditional & modern.
  • A-Z Bellydance is taught to over 4000 students in 40 countries. Its somatic, musical approach has supported students & teachers worldwide for over 20 years. Courses feature live Egyptian music & rhythms to improve dancers musicality & expand movement repertoire.
  • Keti performed internationally with Arabic bands to audiences including Omar Sharif, Jermaine Jackson & the King & Queen of Malaysia, & hosted events with Mahmoud Reda & Farida Fahmy in Egypt & abroad. Keti archives Farida's valuable artistic legacy at www.faridafahmy.com


A-Z Bellydance 2022 Teacher & Performer Training Course - Starts Feb 1st!

  • Join Keti's Year Long study course in 2022 - 4 Levels, 12 modules - the most jam-packed course yet! Or choose individual modules.  Keti has trained & mentored over 4000 students worldwide. See the website or download the full schedule PDF.
  • EARLYBIRD discount available until Feb 1st ($1200 USD) huge savings, study material for life. Training, materials, mentorship & certification on graduation.


6 Week Courses Perth Feb-Mar 2022

  • Join our Egyptian Drumming Ensemble or Dance Training classes for performance & live events. Learn to play Darbuka, Dof & more with Sam or learn choreographies with Keti. 
  • FEB-MAR 6 Week Courses in 2022:
  • Mondays DIANELLA Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14
    6:30pm ARABIC DRUMMING, 7:30pm SOMATIC BELLYDANCE
  • Wednesdays DIANELLA Feb 9, 16, 23, 30, Mar 2, 9, 16
    6:30pm BEGINNERS BELLYDANCE, 7:30pm ADVANCED SAMAI CHOREO
  • Saturdays COTTESLOE Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
    10am BLUE LOTUS DRUM ENSEMBLE, 11am SAIIDI DANCE TROUPE


The Blue Lotus Room

New Studio Opening in Perth Feb 2022 - Egyptian Event in April!

  • Keti & percussionist Sam Nascimento are excited to announce the opening of their NEW studio & arts space in Perth!  The Blue Lotus Room is a spacious venue with a large dance-floor, mirrors & acoustic stage.
  • CLASSES & PERFORMANCE
    Egyptian Dancing, Drumming, Somatics, Qi Gong, Yoga, Martial Arts & Meditation plus evening Performances & events.
  • THE SPIRIT OF EGYPT   APRIL 1-3 2022
    An exciting weekend of Egyptian dance, rhythms, performances & artistry at The Blue Lotus Room. 
    VISIT NEW STUDIO WEBSITE!


Lotus Calendar 2022

  • To celebrate my new A-Z Lotus Series, I've created a special 2022 calendar featuring Egyptian Lotus imagery. It highlights the magical qualities of this beautiful flower that rises from the mud of the Nile to face the sun.
  • The Lotus is a symbol of purity & triumph over adversity that make us stronger and more resilient, without diminishing our inner beauty and true power. The Lotus calendar is fully downloadable and printable, with monthly pages Jan-Dec, goal pages & a space for notes. 20 colour pages in total.
  • See the Goddesses and Deities of Ancient Egypt dancing, playing music, making perfume ointments & celebrating the beautiful Lotus flower


Musical Heart of Egypt

Cairo/Red Sea Sep-Oct 2022

  • Live Cultural Arts, Music & Dance Event in Egypt Sep 26-Oct 4 2022 hosted by Keti Sharif & Sam Nascimento
  • Cairo Event: 26th Sep - 1st Oct 2022 (6 days)
  • Red Sea Option: 2nd Oct - 4th Oct 2022 (3 days)
  • The Musical Heart is a unique event that culminates high quality cultural arts, music, dance & drumming in Egypt. All artists are Egyptian, skilled & respected in their field. This year we're joined by guest lecturer Dr Randa Baligh (head Egyptologist, Cairo University) & Farida Fahmy presenting a rare seminar about the original Reda Troupe.
  • Enjoy morning excursions with Dr Baligh, visiting the New museum, Giza Pyramids, Coptic Cairo, Islamic Cairo & magnificent architecture. Afternoon recitals highlight various traditional Egyptian genres: Sufi & Zikr, Saiidi, Baladi, Zaar, Classical & Bedouin styles. Expand your knowledge & skills with Egyptian dance classes to LIVE music & daily percussion sessions. Wind down with fun cultural evening events plus opportunities for participants to dance to LIVE music!    SEE MORE!

Where to get Keti's Online Courses & Resources

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Downloadable CDS & Ebooks
Keti's range of digital items include music CDs, videos & e-books. You can order a hard copy book or brand new CDs!

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Keti's Online Classes & Courses
Study courses on TEACHABLE include Somatics, A-Z Bellydance, Cultural films & Musicality.

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Keti's articles on Blogger
Read about bellydancing, somatics, cultural arts, music & community-building through the arts.