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Halloween Show: Nightmare on Hamley Street

Our spooktastic annual Spooky and Creepy Halloween show this year is Nightmare On Hamley Street! Come party with the terrifying creatures of the night... Halloween dress up is optional, you can come dressed as black as your soul. Be ghoulishly entertained by the students and teachers from Belly Dance Amethyst with some monstrous games to…
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Mini Shimmy School Holidays Workshop

Wondering what to do with the kids during the school holidays? Why not a belly dance workshop? Join Belly Dance Amethyst's Mini Shimmy, get a shimmy in the step and a smile on the face! Children will be enthralled watching a performance by one of Belly Dance Amethyst's professional dancers in a dazzling costume, then…
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Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement is a free flow guided movement meditation, drawing on the ancient art of belly dance, in a safe and supportive environment. Release the mind and body, connect yourself to the divine feminine. Belly dance need not be all about the costumes and sparkles. Belly dance can help us to be in tune with…
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Elements

It is believed the Universe is formed by the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Each of the four elements contains its own unique properties: Rawness and groundedness with Earth; action, ideas and motion with Air; passion, dynamism and temperament with Fire; intuition and mystery with Water. Together they form the natural world through…
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Ozgen in Adelaide

Belly Dance Amethyst is proud to be welcoming back master Turkish belly dancer Özgen in Adelaide for a second time! ABOUT ÖZGEN Özgen is an internationally acclaimed Turkish dancer, teacher, choreographer and director. He is known for his poise and charisma on stage. His taksims are heartfelt, his spins are effortless, his creativity transposes boundaries…
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Spooky & Creepy 5!

It’s the Zombie Apocalypse! The Humans’ Last Stand Your Brain is on the Menu So Party While You Can.......Join us once again for our annual Halloween show! Dressing up is essential so put your thinking caps on now, as there will be a prize for best costume. Get your freak on and be entertained by the…
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The Sultan’s Secret Door Adelaide Fringe 2017

CELEBRATING OUR SELLOUT FRINGE SHOW 'THE SULTAN'S SECRET DOOR' Belly Dance Amethyst's Adelaide Fringe production 'The Sultan's Secret Door' was a sellout and all-round huge success! Some reviews from the night: ... "Your show was excellent. We enjoyed it very much, thank you. Your costumes were fantastic. You are the best belly dancers in Australia.…
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Claire

To dance is the ultimate freedom; to be one with yourself, the earth, the air, the rhythm... From an early age Claire has loved to dance, instantly drawn to and in love with belly dance after her first taste in 2001. She has attended workshops with local and internationally established dancers. Claire is at ease…
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Gülten

A co-director and instructor at Belly Dance Amethyst, Gülten is of Turkish descent and is one of the few belly dancers of Middle Eastern heritage in Australia. Having performed this dance since childhood, she has Oriental dance in her DNA. Beginning her formal study of belly dance in 2003, she became an instructor in 2005…
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Myra

Myra's dance studies and experience have been wide and varied in Australia and overseas. After studying ballet for many years with Joanne Priest she began a 20year exploration of the dance styles of Europe, the Balkans, Turkey, Central Asia and the Middle East, becoming an instructor in 1983. As a result, Myra has developed a…
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