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Yvonne is a multi-award winning Middle Eastern performing artist who has focused her studies in Egyptian “Raqs Sharqi” and Cabaret stylization, but who also has developed her own unique style with a progressive twist. Over the past 10 years her talent as an instructor and performing artist has captivated audiences with her authentic style and has earned her the respect of south Florida’s belly dance scene. She has also performed as a core member of Virginia’s (of Miami) Wa Nour Al Ayun since 2008. Virginia is an internationally acclaimed and sought after performer, instructor and choreographer. Yvonne is certified in the Suhaila Salimpour format level 3. Suhaila Salimpour is a 2nd generation master instructor and performer, she runs one of the most internationally recognized belly dance certification programs. Yvonne has traveled abroad to Egypt’s international Ahlan Wa Sahlan belly dance festival, Lebanon, Dubai and other exotic locations to deepen her studies of Middle Eastern dance and culture. “Middle Eastern dance offers a great outlet for artistic expression, fitness and cultural awareness. It's not just about doing the dance; it's about sharing the passion with other people." - Yvonne
AWARD WINNING DANCER
1st Place Runner-Up Belly Dancer of the Year 2011 (Berkeley, CA)
1st Place Miami Belly Dance Competition, Winner 2010 (Miami, FL)
1st Place Belly Dance USA, Seven Veils Winner 2010 (Canyonville, OR)
1st Place Runner-Up Belly Dance USA, Winner 2010 (Canyonville, OR)
1st Place Belly Dance USA, Duet Winner 2010 (Canyonville, OR)
1st Place W.O.W. Duet, Winner 2010 (Las Vegas, NV)
Belly Dance Nationals Pro Category 2nd Runner-Up 2010 (Baltimore, MD)
Belly Dance Nationals Pro Category People Choice Award 2010 (Baltimore, MD)
Yvonne can also be seen on Project Belly Dance;
the world's FIRST reality belly dance show!
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