Sabrina of San Diego is a champion bellydancer with seven international titles to her credit. She is one of the only bellydancers in the world to have both performed and taught professionally in Egypt, the world’s capital of belly dance. Sabrina is the first Westerner invited to teach Iraqi Kawleeya dance in the Middle East and has been honored with teaching positions at the prestigious Nile Group Festival in Cairo, Egypt, as well as countless international belly dance festivals. She is currently based in San Diego, California.
One of the things Sabrina loves most about her job is helping people celebrate the joyful milestones of life. Sabrina is a top choice in the San Diego wedding industry as well as for corporate event planners, family functions and celebrations. Professional, elegant and talented, she will bring the same world class quality of presentation to your event, whether you have booked the largest event venue in San Diego or are hosting a private family function in your back yard.
As a classically trained, professional dance artist, she will customize your bellydance show with you in mind. She will work with you directly, to plan the very best dance show for your unique event.
Sabrina loves to travel for work. An honored judge at international bellydance competitions, she tours the world teaching workshops and performing in gala shows.
Her world travels have led her to amazing adventures performing and teaching bellydance in Hong Kong, Vietnam, The UK, Europe, Mexico, North Africa, The Middle East and all over the USA. Her travels have opened the door to a fabulous position as the USA representative for Hallah Moustafa Costumes, providing ready to wear and custom order couture bellydance costumes straight from the Cairo atelier. If you will be visiting San Diego, feel free to make an appointment to view these one of a kind bellydance costume creations.
Sabrina has performed for the Royal Families of the Middle East and headlined in nightclubs and restaurants of Cairo, Egypt Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego California. She works with the top Middle Eastern musicians and performs in concert with internationally renowned bands including John Bilezikjian, Issam Houshan, Gamal Goma, Amir Sofi, Stellamara, Middle Earth Ensemble and Mohamed Salem.
Sabrina is a featured belly dance performer and instructor on RaqsTV.com, The Flying Carpet TV, and was a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) with a successful string of national tv appearances.
She is the author of the international best seller “Energy and Extension for Belly Dancers” training mediation CD and the acclaimed costuming manual “Build A Better Bra” .
Sabrina is a published author in bellydance trade magazines including The Chronicles, Zaghareet, The Happenings (MECDA National Trade Magazine), and Jareeda Magazine as well as their Spring 2011 Covergirl. She is a featured bellydance personality in the documentary film Fellowship of the Weird.
She held the positions of bellydance instructor at San Diego’s Cuyamaca and Grossmont Colleges, and now offers private group and individual bellydance classes in San Diego.
Sabrina has a classical dance foundation in ballet, jazz, and modern dance. She began her dance training in Western Dance Forms and has studied extensively under master instructors such as the legendary Donald McKayle (mentor to Alvin Ailey) and Bernard Johnson, dance star of theater, stage and screen. Sabrina has studied Middle Eastern Dance extensively and professionally under the masters Angelika Nemeth, Hallah Moustafa and countless master workshops.
Sabrina is a founding member of the touring bellydance company Dangerous Beauties Bellydance Fusion Dance Company whose mission is to empower women by presenting stories of important female historical figures through performance art.
In addition to performing Middle Eastern Belly Dance, folkloric dance, jazz, ballet, modern, gothic belly dance and fusion belly dance, Sabrina has starred in numerous national television commercials, theater productions and has modeled for famous department stores including multiple in store appearances for Nordstrom of San Diego.
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