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Kansas City Belly Dance
For Theresa, belly dance is more than a passion, it’s a way of life. As an international performing belly dance artist and instructor, she is honored to have been invited to perform in countries such as Egypt and Lebanon and is one of the top dancers in the the Midwest and beyond. In addition, she has served on the judge’s panel at the International Belly Dance Competition in Mexico City. Theresa teaches workshops and weekly classes to students of all levels and she is eager to share her experience and knowledge.
Theresa began her dance journey with ballroom and Latin dance and was introduced to belly dance 2001. She was immediately captivated by the unique melodic and rhythmic patterns of the music. Theresa unquenchable thirst to learn as much as possible about the belly dance, inspired her to travel extensively to study with world renowned dance instructors. She makes frequent trips to Egypt, the motherland of belly dance, to enhance her understanding of Egyptian culture and the dance.
Theresa has made guest appearances on television and radio shows. Her dance story is published in the collection of short stories, “Confessions of a Belly Dancer” and she was a featured dancer in the Off Broadway production of Confessions of a Belly Dancer in NYC.
She founded the Heart of America Belly Dance Festival & Competition to bring her Egyptian experiences to the Heartland of America. The festival is the largest international belly dance festival in the region, attracting dancers from around the world. The festival offers a unique experience of culture to dance artists and the community.
In addition, Theresa is a popular belly dance entertainer at weddings, parties, and events in the Kansas City area. She performs monthly in the 1001 Arabian Nights Belly Dance show at the Uptown Arts Bar in Kansas City.