""Egyptian dance embodies sublime, sensual movement & rich musical soundscapes. Enriched by centuries of cultural artistry & body-wisdom, it is also deeply healing."- Keti Sharif -
A-Z Bellydance is taught to over 4000 students in 40 countries. Keti's somatic, musical approach & methodology has supported thousands of students & teachers worldwide for over 20 years. Courses feature live Egyptian music to improve the dancer's musicality & expand movement repertoire.
The Australian choreographer lived in Egypt, performing with Arabic bands, producing cultural media & hosting tour events. Celebrity audiences including Omar Sharif, Jermaine Jackson & the King & Queen of Malaysia. Keti directed Sphinx Festival with guests Mahmoud Reda & Farida Fahmy, & archives Farida's valuable artistic legacy at www.faridafahmy.com.
In the USA, Keti studied Somatics with expert Dr Martha Eddy, & has trained in Jin Shin Jyutsu, Yoga & Qi Gong; integrating these wellbeing modalities into her teaching. She teaches live & online with Rhythmic Essence percussionist, Sam Nascimento from their Perth studio. They are currently producing the Isis Rises Operetta by Moustafa Gadalla, out in late 2021.