Welcome to the BellyDance Land of Cris! Basimah
Cris! Basimah is an award-winning belly dancer from Santa Barbara, California, specializing in dance combinations of Turkish, Lebanese, Egyptian and American cabaret styles, also featuring Latin and Brazilian rhythms.
Cris! is the Dance/Artistic Director and principal soloist for the UCSB Middle East Ensemble and also performs regularly at Santa Barbara's Middle Eastern Restaurant Zaytoon, at private and corporate events. Check on her upcoming performances and events.
Cris! Basimah is also a teacher and choreographer. Her beginner and intermediate bellydance classes are held on Wednesdays, at the Gustafson Dance Studio, in Santa Barbara, and beginner classes are also offered on Mondays at UCSB. For more information on ongoing classes and workshops, visit the Instruction section. Private classes are also offered by appointment.
- Last 2 performances with Cris! this month: Saturday June 6th in Santa Barbara and Sunday June 7th in Glendale (LA area). Check it out!
- Cris! will be teaching 2 workshops in Brazil this coming June! Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are the destinations. Check this out! Plus evening shows on both locations.
- Save the date! Summer session for belly dance classes starts Wednesday July 29th. Registration is open!
- Milestone celebration at BellyDance Land continues this Summer! Sweet deals on private and semi-private lessons with Cris!.
- Next show at Restaurant Zaytoon is Saturday June 6th.
- Connect with The BellyDance Land of Cris! Basimah on Facebook™ and Twitter.
- Gift Certificates at BellyDance Land! It can be used for class registration (except UCSB's) and articles sold in class.
- Check on the "Belly Dancer Girl" game and dress her up for an upcoming performance!
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