- Gilded Serpent, Online Newsletter
- Jawaahir Dance Company
- MidBits magazine
- Middle Eastern Culture and Dance Association (MECDA)
- Middle Eastern Dance Association (MEDA)
- Northern Ontario Middle Eastern Dance Association (NOMEDA)
- Oasis Dance Camps
- Ontario Middle Eastern Dance Association (OMEDA)
- Regina Association of Middle Eastern Dance (RAMED)
- The Art of Middle Eastern Dance (by Shira)
- The Belly Dance Museum Photos, film clips, and information about famous-name dancers, as well as fantasy and Orientalist images.
- Zaghareet Magazine
- Asra a charming and engaging performer and budding instructor, Asra is earning her place among Winnipeg's best dancers.As one of Nicola's long-term students and a founding member of Spice Road Belly Dance, Asra has been pivotal in building Winnipeg'
- AuSet Bellydance Emporium Ready-to-wear costume pieces. Music, finger cymbals, fabrics, trims, jewellery.
- Manohar Performing Arts of Canada Manohar Performing Arts Of Canada, Inc. Is a Winnipeg-based dance theatre company that integrates classical Bharatanatyam and Kathak into the contemporary Canadian dance scene. It comprises the first generation of dancers trained entirely in Canada. Manoh
Performance / Instruction
- C.I.D./U.N.E.S.C.O. site dedicated to supporting the international dance community
- Cassandra and Jawaahir dance company, at the Cassandra School. Minneapolis-based Cassandra is a queen in our dance world, a true trailblazer and very gifted teacher
- DancEgypt Saskatoon's long-standing performance troupe, directed by Elaine and Monica. They offer all levels of Egyptian technique classes and their troupe has won respect in western Canada for its presentation of authentic Egyptian choreographies. They also ho
- Denise Enan Denise is truly a gem. Egyptian-born and trained with the Khomeyya troupe, Mdm. Enan came to Ottawa, Canada in the 70's with her husband, also a dancer. Denise no longer performs, but is a superb teacher of Egyptian dance and an amazing storehouse of
- Hadia Canada's own master teacher and dancer, Hadia has established a well-deserved reputation as a true dancer's dancer. Her excellent teacher training courses are in high demand around the world. Her dancing is incredibly sublime and divinely musical.
- Jillina Zamora, based in Ottawa. Producer of the Jalilah's Raks Sharqi cds, which I would take with me on a desert island, as well as dance ethnographer and performer extraordinaire.
- Leila Haddad
- Lisa-Marie Serafin aka Sha'vega (Lac La Blanche Poterie)
- Ranya Renee New York-based Ranya has a series of wonderful instructional dvds including baladi, taksim and Orientale, totally worth the hype and price!Love them!Ranya is well respected by all my favourite dancers!Ranya also organizes an annual conference on theatrica
- Raqia Hassan Egypt's premier dance coach, former member of Reda troupe, and organizer of the Ahlan Wa Sahlan festival each June in Cairo, Egypt. Raqia has influenced the dancing of many upper-level dancers, including Randa Kamel, Hadia and Cassandra.
- Roula Said Toronto-based Roula has graced Winnipeg as an instructor several times.Roula's alternative and innovative teaching method of Seven Waves offers a full-body approach to feeling dance, and her zills instruction is superb.
- Sahra Saeeda Kent The lovely, talented, and gracious Sahra isteacher who shows a unique talent for explaining the more esoteric aspects of Egyptian dance and its sub-styles.Her Journey Through Egypt courses help document and explain the regional and historical variations o
- Bellydance Shop
- Bellydance Shoppe
- Dahlal Internationale Popular as ever, St. Louis' one-stop online shop and warehouse for almost everything bellydance. Good prices on music and video, hipscarves, zills, and more.I do not recommend their custom options for costumes, and make sure you triple-check measureme
- Horus and Isis Company My favourite place for ordering accessories, props, costume separates, beaded fringe, and more!Kamal has great prices and great customer service.
- Hossam Ramzy
- Maqam music A super helpful site where you can buy sheet music, cds, mp3s, dvds, and more. The bellydance dvds are not the greatest, but you can buy Arabic language movies and mp3s by theme (e.g. wedding music).
- Pyramid Imports
- Saroyan Mastercrafts The best finger cymbals out there!
- Scheherezade Imports
- Shibori Borealis Veils Dar's hand-painted, totally unique silk veils are worth every penny! Dance with the divine in one of her off the rack or completely custom designs.Silks are a lovely feel and weight and are not flimsy as many are.
- Son of the Pharoah
- The Greater Good Network Store
- Turquoise International
- Yadawee Egyptian Arts and Crafts