Keti Sharif - 
A-Z Bellydance Teacher & Performer

  • Keti is an Australian dance teacher & choreographer, who resided in Egypt for many years where she directed annual Sphinx Festivals (live music, dance & cultural art) & created A-Z Bellydance, based on LIVE Egyptian music & cultural dance genres - traditional & modern.
  • A-Z Bellydance is taught to over 4000 students in 40 countries. Its somatic, musical approach has supported students & teachers worldwide for over 20 years. Courses feature live Egyptian music & rhythms to improve dancers musicality & expand movement repertoire.
  • Keti performed internationally with Arabic bands to audiences including Omar Sharif, Jermaine Jackson & the King & Queen of Malaysia, & hosted events with Mahmoud Reda & Farida Fahmy in Egypt & abroad. Keti archives Farida's valuable artistic legacy at

Casual Classes @ Blue Lotus Room, Perth May-Jun 2023

  • MON NIGHTS MAY 15, 22, 29 & Jun 5 
    Mon 6:15pm-7:15pm Arabic Drumming w/Sam $30 casual
    Mon 7:15pm-8:30pm Egyptian Raqs Sharqi Classics/Live Drums (Keti & Sam) $35 casual
  • FRIDAY MORNINGS May 12, 19, 26 & Jun 2
    Fri 10am-11am Arabic Drumming w/Sam $30 casual
    Fri 11am-11:45am Traditional Baladi and Sagat with Keti $25 casual
    10am-12noon Sunday 2 hour Arabic Drumming intensives  w/Sam 
    NORTH (Morley studio 23 Rudloc Rd)
    - May 14, May 28 & Jun 11 
    SOUTH (Manning Park) - May 21, Jun 4 & Jun 18
    $50 pre-paid online or $60 casual on the day

A-Z Bellydance Celebration WORLD Tour 2023!

  • Join Keti Sharif & Sam Nascimento in London or New York for LIVE A-Z Bellydance workshops to Celebrate the 25 Year Anniversary of A-Z worldwide! 18 places available in each workshop - book in advance!


     10am-1pm Nawara - Earthy, Percussive Group Improv dancing with Dof (3 hour immersion) 
  • SAT 2pm-4pm Reda Drills to 8 x live rhythms (2 hour workshop) 
  • SUN 10am-1pm Lotus Series - Sensual, symbolic, sacred Pharaonic theatre dance with props (3 hour immersion) 
  • SUN 2pm-4pm Neo Raqs blend of sharqi/shaabi & fusion (2 hour workshop) 

Join a once-in-a-lifetime TEACHER TRAINING & professional filming opportunity for A-Z Course Participants in Perth Jan 4th-10th, 2024

Register your interest below to inquire about being a part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train LIVE in Keti's large Perth bellydance studio. Join Bellydance sisters from around the world in sunny Perth Western Australia. Teacher Training 4-10 (7 days) includes training, professional filming and photoshoots.

The AUSET Retreat option 12-14 Jan is a wonderful holiday opportunity! This collaborative retreat in Perth features many teachers, and is hosted by 4 prominent Perth studios specialising in all styles of Bellydance from Traditional to Folk, from Classical to Modern, from Fusion to Tribal. Energise your dancing in 2024 with this visit to sunny, summertime Perth.

Get in touch to register for LIVE Teacher Training in Perth, Jan 4-10 2024

Where to get Keti's Online Courses & Resources


Downloadable CDS & Ebooks
Keti's range of digital items include music CDs, videos & e-books. You can order a hard copy book or brand new CDs!


Keti's Online Classes & Courses
Study courses on TEACHABLE include Somatics, A-Z Bellydance, Cultural films & Musicality.


Keti's articles on Blogger
Read about bellydancing, somatics, cultural arts, music & community-building through the arts.