Bashirah is New Hampshire’s only professional esoteric fusion belly dance instructor and performance artist teaching exclusively out of the Naga Star Studio at

9 Mountain Rd, in Gilmanton Ironworks.


With more than 20 years of bellydance experience, she knows firsthand the transformational power that only bellydance offers. Bashirah is a champion the strength, power, and individuality that bellydance provides to people in any life stage. 


Her popular classes feature a well-rounded dance education approach that turns even the most self-conscious fledgling into a strong dancer who stands out in their own power.


Her performance style honors the Middle Eastern roots of bellydance, fusing it seamlessly with fusion styles and Pan-Pagan culture. 

Bashirah uses her platform as an international performer and teacher to raise the voices of her students, create community, and spotlight the many talented dancers in the New England region. She is a known innovator, pushing the frontier of bellydance instruction and performance, and is one of the few premier dancers offering classes and workshops both in person and online daily.