You women are real women and how lovely!! thank goodness for good hearted, honest, caring, selfless, poetic and talented women like you!

-Noonie Moonshine

Meet the instructor: Samira -


Samira began studying dance as a child, growing up in her brothers Garry's dance studio. She took a break from dancing when he became ill and had to quit teaching. She later discovered Bellydance in college and fell in love. It was like something came back that had been missing all that time. After Garry's passing, she danced harder than ever, dedicating her studies to his memory.

Samira performs solo, directs her student troupe The Turkish Delights (Previously Sharaka Raqsa Bellydance), and is a fire/LED performer with Flow Motion. She has performed in the past with Mermaid Dance Studio, Noonie Moonshine, Troupe Azhar, The Evansville Fire Family, Glitter in The Air Productions, and has opened for The Bellydance Superstars.

Samira is an eclectic dancer who studies Egyptian Cabaret Bellydance, Folkloric Bellydance, Romani Dance, Turkish Oriental, Tribal Style, Tribal Fusion, LED/Fire Prop manipulation, Snake Dancing, and is certified in Group Fitness Instruction through NETA. She offers Beginning through Advanced Belly Dance classes at the Evansville Bellydance Collective.

She has studdied bellydance with Ansuya, Ruric Amari, Rabia, Azayede, Larain, Alia, Melanie, and Michelle.

Samira has taken workshops with Aziza, Teresa Tomb, Hipnotic, Nadira, Dahlal, Roxxanne, Zada Al Gaziyeh, Jasmin Jahal, Donna Carlton, Sabah & Saeed, Ladyy Morrighan, Aubre, Ruric Amari, Shakira al Fanninah, Ansuya, Nashwa, Princess Farhana, Laylia, Nichole Hanna, Faten, Zoe Jakes, Carolena Nericcio, Megha, Sandi, and Marsha

Samira is available for teaching workshops, classes, private lessons, skype classes, bellygrams, weddings, bridal showers, girls nights, restaurant shows, and troupe performances in southwestern Indiana.

Click here to book Samira or The Turkish Delights for your event!