Sherrah (Vicki Deriso)Sherrah (Vicki Deriso)

Sheerah has been a professional belly dancer in San Diego County since 1996 and has performed at many Private Parties, City and College/University International Festivals, and local restaurants (including Greek Town, Armenian Café, Crete Island, Troy’s, Marrakesh, Zorba’s, Haji Baba’s, Birdhouse Grill, Greek Village & others).

Sheerah has studied, trained and performed with several local southern California Instructors as well as with Dalia Carella, in Manhattan, NYC. She has been teaching Lebanese/Arabic style belly dance with gypsy attitude and energy since 2000. Her dance troupe, Sheerah & The Gypsyettes, perform yearly at local belly dance shows and fairs as well as at city festivals. She and her Troupe also perform in a yearly San Diego dance show fusing belly dance with jazz, hip hop/funk and country western steps.

Having taught dance fitness classes since 1981 as a certified Instructor and studied/performed in several other troupes and dance styles including gypsy, hip/hop funk, Latin, and country line dance, Sheerahis able to give her students a wide experience of dance instruction.

Her passion is to introduce her students to the wonderful world of Belly Dance for fun, fitness, beauty, feminine grace and self-healing. Belly dance aligns and balances the body’s energy and allows each individual to experience their own joy as they dance to beautiful Middle Eastern music.