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


Classes @ Blue Lotus Room, Perth starting 8th August 2022

  • Mon 6:15pm Arabic Drumming w/Sam
    Mon 7:15pm A-Z Bellydance/Live Drums (Keti & Sam)
  • Wed 6:15pm AstroBelly Beginner's Bellydance (Keti) ZOOM option
    Wed 7:15pm Zaffah & Bellydance Performance (Keti) 
  • Sat 10am Bloom Bellydance with Props (Keti)
    Sat 11am Arabic Drumming w/Sam (Cottesloe)


SEPTEMBER 3 & 4 RETREAT

  • Sep 3 & 4, 2022 LIVE in Blue Lotus Room Studio or Online via Zoom
  • 6 hours of deep Somatic Bellydance Retreat for more radiance, joy and sensuality. 
  • Choose to join one of these three retreat groups/times for two days (Perth time):
    Choice #1 ZOOM  6am-9am  Sat & Sun


    Choice #2 IN STUDIO 12pm-3pm  Sat & Sun


    Choice #3 ZOOM 6pm-9pm Sat & Sun

  • Cost $90 USD (or $130 Aud) (6 hours of retreat over 2 days)
    Check timezone conversion, Perth is 12 hours ahead of New York.


Egyptian Elements Event 28-30 Oct 2022 @ Blue Lotus Room, Morley, WA

  • 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.
  • EGYPTIAN ELEMENTS  Oct 28-30 2022
    An exciting weekend of Egyptian dance, rhythms, performances & artistry at The Blue Lotus Room. 

SEP-DEC 2022  - EGYPT TOUR & TRAINING COURSES

Join our Musical Heart of Egypt cultural tour or attend live weekend training with Keti in new dance styles

Musical Heart of Egypt Tour

Sep 26 - Oct 4
10 day journey for dancers and drummers, from Cairo to Red Sea
ALL WELCOME

$ 1500 USD

Nawara Training (2 days)

Dec 1 & 2 at studio
Percussive dance style and earthy group improv to live rhythms 
ALL LEVELS 18 hours training

$ 300 inc Booklet & CD

Lotus Series Training (2 days) 

Dec 3 & 4 at studio
Learn theatrical Pharaonic dance choreos for stage with props 
ALL LEVELS 18 hours training

$ 300 inc Booklet & CD

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.