About Nara

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Nara has been teaching dance for over 10 years in locations all over the world. Originally from Philadelphia PA, USA., she has been fortunate enough to travel and bring her love of dance to the world. Nara has been privileged study and teach dance in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and in Asia. Her background in contemporary and ballet add expression to her fusion style and her background in dance science/anatomy enhance her classes and workshops. Nara currently performs in and around London and is an instructor for the Belly Dance Business Academy.

The Pennsylvania State University
B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Minor in Dance and Astrobiology
Secondary Education Certification

Studio Training:

Dance Divas, Taipei, Taiwan
Wuyi Dance, Taipei, Taiwan
Sherry Shen Belly Dance Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
Paramita Dance Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
Black Cat Belly Dance , State College, PA, USA
Tribal Bellies (Hipnosis) Studio of Dance, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Metropolitan Ballet Academy , Jenkintown, PA, USA
Stars Studio of Dance , Willow Grove, PA, USA


Dancers Repertory Project, University Park, PA, USA
Pepper Lotus Tribal Belly Dance Troupe, State College, PA
Leeds University Dance Team, Leeds, England
Vole’, the Penn State Ballet Company, University Park, PA , USA
Penn State Abington Dance Company, Abington, PA, USA


Taiwan National Competition – April 2012

Taiwan Global Competition – May 2012

Miss Bellydance Ireland -Nov 2014

The Pyramid Awards – Nov 2014


Workshops Attended

Alexis Southall’s Tribal Fusion Education Program 2016-2017

Deb Rubin at the Debke Fusion Festival 2016

Hilde Cannoodt Nov 2015

Riksar – Nov 2014

Aubre Hill Intensive June 2012

Tribal Massive Taiwan Aug 2012

Rakassah Workshops – 2009, 2010


Related Training

200hr Yoga Alliance Certification in Ashtanga, Vinyasa Yoga (RYT) – Its Yoga Thailand 2013

100hr Yoga Alliance Training – Matrika Prenatal Yoga 2015



I am available for performances and workshops within the UK. Also available for events abroad please contact me for details.