art of Bellydance would not be the same without Asha, the
International Bellydance talent who presents her captivating
Bellydance style that blends Turkish and Gypsy Bellydance,
with her signature Bollywood Belly
Bellydance style. Yes, Asha is the Original Bollywood Belly!
Asha holds her audiences in rapt attention and tangible spiritual
excitement, performing the sacred sword dance in the style
of the Rajasthani Gypsies, and the dance of Kali in the Tanjore
Temple Style of Classical Indian dance. Check out her Recent
Events, including a concert in Turkey with Harem
and Yeni Turku, the 2005 Persian
Cultural Festival (video)
at Vanderbilt University, and her appearance on MyIndiaTV (video).
pioneer in the Atlanta, Georgia, Bellydance scene, Asha travels
from Atlanta to perform Bellydance both nationally, and internationally.
She has recently performed her Bollywood Bellydance at the Consulate
of India in New York City where her audience included the Indian Ambassador
and Indian Consul General, and Bollywood Stars, Manu Narayan
and Deep Sing, among other notaries. She has also opened for Deepak
Chopra, at Mythic Journeys Conference 2006.
Bellydance audiences Asha has performed for, have included Madonna,
Michael Stipe of R.E.M, Aziz Mekouar, Ambassador of Morocco; famed
Persian actor, Behrooz Vosoghi;
and Rumi translator Coleman
Barks. Asha has opened for famed Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan
2004 in Atlanta. Asha was also the Bellydance Diva for the Atlanta-based
Kotan and the Sultans featuring Asha.
Asha is gifted in Anatolian (Ottoman), Cabaret, Turkish Roma, Indian Bollywood-Style, and American Tribal style Bellydance. Asha's repertoire also includes Indian Classical Dance - Tanjore and Odissi styles, Bollywood-style Bellydance, and Rajasthani Gypsy Folk Dance. Her specialty dances include her signature spinning meditative veil dance, the Sufi-Fusion, and the Guedra, a dance of the Moroccan nomadic tribes.
Click here to see her Dance Styles, Training , and Spiritual Influences.
performs internationally, and teaches privately and holds workshops
internationally. She choreographs for professional dance troupes, and
has produced a video, "Bellydance through the Ages." She is currently
writing a script for a movie about the trials of learning sacred