About Saphera

Saphera is a certified Level 1, 2, & 3 HipCurve Belly Dance instructor with 14 years of belly dance experience! She has had formal dance training in ballet, belly dance, yoga, and hoop dance.  


In 2003 she began her Belly Dance journey with Narah. She has since performed in many locations including in Narah’s Fire of the Soul tour. 

She began teaching belly dance in 2008.  She enjoys sharing her love of this dance form and wants everyone to have the opportunity to experience the amazing benefits it brings!  

To further her training she attends workshops with many world renowned dancers, studies through Datura Online, and was certified in Levels 1, 2, & 3 of Sherena’s HipCurve program.

List of Teachers

She has studied with:

Narah bint Durr


Ansuya – via GypsyNet

She has taken workshops or classes with:
*indicates several workshops on multiple occasions

Rachel Brice* of The Indigo and Bellydance Superstars

Safa and Neefa of Khafif

Carolena Nericcio of Fat Chance Bellydance

Megha Gavin of Devyani


Heather Stants of Urban Tribal

Jill Parker*

Zafira Dance Company

Kami Liddle

Zoe Jakes* of The Indigo and Bellydance Superstars

Moria Chappell from Bellydance Superstars


Elizabeth Strong

Kari of Sadiqa

Mardi Love of The Indigo and Bellydance Superstars

Carenza bint Asya


Tamara Nelson



Mira Betz*


Sahra DeRoy*

Ruby Beh

Issam Houshan

Tiffani Ahdia

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