Donna Zakura

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.

Training

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

Womb  studies

Diploma in Herbalism

Flower Essence practitioner

Reiki level 2

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