Articles by Despina
Originally inspired by the 1960's television show I Dream of Jeannie, Despina has been studying
Oriental Dance since 1992. She studied with a variety of people, representing a variety of different belly dance styles, and through that acquired a broad perspective on the dance. She started performing professionally
in 1995 and then teaching in 1997. Her mentor, Amera, has provided a great deal of valuable guidance over the years.
Since 1998, Despina has dedicated herself full-time to teaching and performing belly dance. In 2002 she completed Belyssa's Bellydance Teacher Training Course.
Despina has contributed several articles to this web site.
For more information about her dance studio in Australia and its activities,
see her web site at:
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