"It is said that whenever a sound is answered by the soul for which it was destined, the strings of that soul begin to vibrate"
Aurora is an accomplished and graceful dancer. Belly Dancing since 1999, Aurora has studied extensively with Arabesque's founder and artistic director Yasmina Ramzy and other Arabesque Academy instructors such as Denise and Audra. Other influential instructors include Anemone of Edmonton, Magdy El Leisy of Germany, Hiba Al-Kinani of Guelph, Beata and Horacio Cifuentes of Germany, and Aida Nour of Egpyt. In addition to classes and workshops, Aurora completed both the Teacher's Course and Professional Course provided at Arabesque.
A member of Toronto's Arabesque Dance Company from 2002-2004, Aurora performed in company tours and performances such as Dance Ontario Dance, In Search of the Almeh, Descent of Ishtar, numerous corporate and gala events, music videos and the televised Toronto Show. As a soloist, she is experienced dancing with Arabesque Orchestra and other live bands during Hezz ya wezz, Haflas, and Layali Arabesque. Aurora and her students have performed for many events such as Heritage Days, International Bellydance Conference of Canada and the Festival of Trees.
In addition to dance training, Aurora’s love for Middle Eastern music and prompted her to study dumbek (Egyptian Drumming) with Suleiman Warwar. Per invitation, Aurora performed with Suleiman as a back up drummer in Edmonton's 2004 Sisters in Dance; Sisters in Solidarity workshop and show, and again in 2006.
Aurora is the Artistic Director and principal instructor of Edmonton Bellydance Inc. As an instructor, Aurora has also taught bellydance for Arabesque Academy, Euphoric Fitness, Harmony Health and Club Fit. Aurora currently lives and teaches in Edmonton Alberta.