Dance Artist and Dance Teacher
'Donna Zakura' the director of Wild Lotus Temple - Fusion Bellydance, has devoted her life to Dance. Performing and teaching for 30 years
A master in a fusion of dance techniques with embodiment and healing, Donna combines Belly Dance with the art of Contemporary, Ritual Movement, Sufi Whirling, Kathak, Bharatnatym, Flamenco, African dance, Tai chi, and Butoh.
Born in North Wales UK under the star Mu (μ) Draco, Arrakis, "the Dancer", a binary star and the nose or tongue of the Dragon.. Donna studied a diploma in Dance Professional Practice and then went onto Surrey University in England where she studied a BA in Dance and Culture.
After University Donna choreographed and starred for the punk band "A Whilhelm Scream" music video. Taught street dance and Tribal Belly Dance. Later after falling in love with Fusion Belly Dance she collaborated with Desert Dwellers, Clozee, Sixis, Ben Temple Step, Chamberlain and more amazing DJ's from around the world.
Donna has studied a Diploma in Arts Psychotherapy and studied Post Graduate course in Somatics Movement and Dance Therapy.
BA in Dance and Culture
Diploma in Dance and Professional Practice
Advanced clinical Somatic Dance and Movement Therapy (ongoing)
600hr certified Yoga teacher qualified
Diploma Art Psychotherapy
ATS Belly Dance certified teacher
Rachel Brice Bellydance Retreat x 2
Introduction to Dance and Movement Therapy
Diploma in Herbalism
Flower Essence practitioner
Reiki level 2
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