Studios Ozma teaches at:
(Tokyo): Deseos Productions founded the Tokyo International Bellydance Competition and hosts many great workshops each year.
Eva Belly Dance Studio
(Matsudo): Eva and I go way back.
Dancers in Japan:
Greater Tokyo Area
: A stunning dancer in both Oriental and Tribal styles, Farasha is skilled instructor, performer, and in-demand translator for workshops. She is currently based in Hachioji.
: Co-founder of Deseo Productions and Deseos Studio. Joe is a hardworking and talented, dancer, instructor, actress, and singer living in Tokyo.
Mishaal's Devidasi studio
: I owe a great debt of gratitude to Mishaal for helping me find my dance voice. She's an inspirational dancer and teacher.
:Such a graceful dancer and one of the most beautiful smiles I have ever seen.
: An energetic oriental style dancer who includes Lulu Sabongi and Dr. Gamal Seif as beloved teachers.
: One of my favorite Turkish Roma-influenced Oriental dancers in Japan. When she's not touring with Babazula, Nourah is teaching at Devidasi studio.
: My favorite Modern Egyptian-styled dancer in Japan. Period. So good.
: Elina is a powerful and tireless performer and puts on one HELL of a restaurant show.
: American-born Sadia began performing in Tokyo in the 80's and is still going strong.
: Strong and sexy. Super sexy.
: Well versed in Oriental and Roma ("Gypsy") style.
: FCBD trained ATS and Tribal fusion.
: Turkish influenced Oriental and Roma performer and instructor.
: A lovely dancer with Turkish oriental sensibilities.
: Maki increasingly teaches worldwide.
: She puts on an amazing stage show. Emotional range, complex narratives, dancing boys and more!
: Tribal Fusion dancer currently living in Tokyo and teaching at Devadasi Studios.
: Amazing zills! Turkish greatness! All! All!
International dancers (incomplete):
: Founder of the Afet collective. Eshe has performed all over the world and currently lives, performs, and teaches in Korea.
: Co-founder of Deseos Productions, amazing dancer, and occasional dance partner. Henna currently lives, dances, and teaches in Portland, Oregon.
Greater Tokyo Area
: Original Gypsy Style Unit.
: Middle-Eastern music ensemble with some Balkan and Turkish influences.
: One of Japan's original (and insane) bands for Middle eEastern music.
: Frontman for Kazura Mazurka and my favorite little band to perform in tiny spaces with.
: Turbo Folk!
Michael Baxter (USA): http://www.facebook.com/pages/Michael-Baxter-Belly-Dance-Photography/125678561728
Tim Porter: www.tim-porter.com
Lars Jenson: www.tokyoportraits.com
Nathan Busscher: www.busscher.us
Ellen Nepilly: www.ellen-nepilly.com
Seishiro Jay Tomoika: www.homepage.mac.com/sjtomioka/portfolio/
Quyhn Ahn: www.qatx-photography.com
Irwin Wong: www.irwinwong.com
Alexis Alvarez-Suzuki: www.flickr.com/people/madame_suzuki
Dobie Cheung: www.fusionliquid.com