Malina

Sahara Dance Teacher
 

Malina has been training in Middle Eastern dance for 14 years including traditional Egyptian and Turkish cabaret styles, folkloric styles and tribal fusion. She has also studied South Asian classical and folk dances, Latin dance styles and hip hop and enjoys creating innovative choreography. She has performed in a number of events in the DC area including Sahara Dance events, Cherry Blossom Festival, Fiesta Asia, Travel Expo and taught workshops at Sahara Dance. She has also performed in Boston where she danced regularly with a troupe.

Malina has been a member of Raqs Caravan East, Raquettes Latin, Props and Raquettes Tribal Fusion and trained with teachers including Rachel Kay Brookmire, Jennifer Tether, Julie Athie, Chiaki Yamamoto and a number of Sahara faculty. She has performed in a number of events in the DC area including Sahara Dance events, Cherry Blossom Festival, Fiesta Asia, Travel Expo and taught workshops at Sahara Dance. She has also performed in Boston where she danced regularly with a troupe. She has also taken master classes with Irina Akulenko, Bozenka and others.