Welcome to the BellyDance Land of Cris! Basimah
Cris! Basimah is an award-winning belly dancer, teacher and choreographer based in Santa Barbara, specializing in dance styles of the Middle East and Latin cultures.
Trained in classic and modern ballet, Middle Eastern Folkloric and Oriental as well as Latin dance styles, Cris! mixes a wide variety of techniques to produce entertaining, educating and often innovative performances and choreographies.
Cris! is the Dance/Artistic Director for the UCSB Middle East Ensemble and Ya ‘Ayuni Dance Co. She also performs regularly at Santa Barbara's Middle Eastern Restaurant Zaytoon, where she's been a house dancer for 10 years, and can be hired for private and corporate events.
Upcoming Performances with Cris! and her dance company
Private classes - study privately with Cris!, on your own pace, focusing on what you need/want.
Photo by Jay Fotografia (São Paulo, Brazil)
Upcoming Events on Belly Dance Land
- Cyber Monday arrives at BellyDance Land for the first time TODAY! Two (2) deals you don't want to miss: (1) BOGO Video Promo and (2) Private Class Super Special.
- Stage Make-up Workshosp - Last day (Nov 30th) to register for only $25!!!
- Stay tuned for more BellyDance Land special deals for the Holidays... Tchan, tchan, tchan, tchan!!! Make sure to subscribe to our mailing list not to miss a thing.
- Next show at Restaurant Zaytoon is Saturday December 5th. Read Cris' Zaytoon performance review on the Santa Barbara Independent!
- New belly dance classes and workshops coming up as early as January 2016. Subscribe to our mailing list to be notified of when registrations open.
- 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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