Professional Dancer, Instructor and Choreographer


Samara is a freelance performer and dance instructor in Toronto. She began her Bellydance training with Yasmina Ramsy in 1997 and performed with the Arabesque Dance Company in Toronto as a lead dancer for 13 years. Her bellydance training brought her to Egypt and Turkey, and she continues to study with professionals. She is a graduate of Ryerson University’s dance program and is also trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Latin dance, Capoeira, and Flamenco.

Samara has appeared on film and TV, such as Toronto’s Got Talent and Rich Bride Poor Bride. She has performed in theatrical productions as well as Resorts in the Caribbean and other events around North America.

Samara also has a passion for teaching children, adults and seniors, as well as special needs students. She has taught at elementary and high schools, as well as various dance studios and gyms around Toronto, including Flirtygirl Fitness and Toronto Dance Salsa. Her fun and dynamic classes include StoryBallet, Bellydance Bootcamp and Fusion Bellydance. She aspires to help her students celebrate their own bodies and express their own uniqueness.

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