SamiTe’ is an award winning bellydancer , fire performer, and movement instructor. She has diligently studied the art of bellydance since 1998 taking first runner up in the Tribal Fusion category at the Bellydancer of the Universe Competition in 2008.
She has traveled the globe performing Fusion Bellydance and Fire Performance. She recently relocated to Palm Harbor, Florida from Asheville, NC where she ran weekly classes for 10 years. SamiTe’ also travels regionally and internationally teaching dance, movement, and therapeutics workshops.
As a performer, SamiTe’ is known for her dynamic approach to movement and blends may styles of dance from Cabaret Bellydance, Hula, and Classical Indian Dance with her acrobatic background to create highly entertaining and physically demanding shows that always leave her audiences wanting more. She has been invited to perform with live music acts such as Beats Antique, Emancipator, Phuturprimitive, DrumSpyder, and more as well as participating in Zoe Jakes House of Tarot in Asheville, NC and Oakland,CA.
As an instructor, SamiTe’ brings her experience as a yoga instructor and work in physical therapy to focus on anatomy and physiology of movement for safe exploration of shape, depth, and dimension. She has trained extensively at Hot Pot Studios with Amy Sigil and is a certified Improvisational Tribal Style Bellydance instructor.