Khalida is a multi-award winning professional belly dance performer and instructor, born in Belgium and living in Germany. She offers coaching for dancers, instructional DVDs, workshops for different levels as well as high-quality performances.

Khalida has a background in ballet and jazz. She discovered middle eastern dance in 2003, and has been studying martials arts (Tae Kwon Do) and dance & movement theory in addition since 2015.

In 2007 she was the first dancer/instructor to graduate at Yamila’s 3,5- year training for performers/teachers of Middle-Eastern Dance with distinction, and the first dancer to win the ‘Bellydancer of the World’ main category (solo oriental/raqs sharqi) at Leyla Jouvana‘s international festival in Duisburg.

Known for her musicality, originality, presence and technique, Khalida has quickly become a sought-after performer and instructor at local as well as international bellydance events. Students and dance colleagues describe Khalida as a gifted and generous teacher and an engaging performer with a passion for the art.

She has been successfully featured as a guest instructor/performer/competition judge at belly dance festivals in Norway, Denmark, Israel, Belgium, Turkey, The Netherlands, Greece, Czech Republic, Poland, UK, Egypt, Serbia, Canada and the US.

“She’s like a bellydance-butterfly! Graceful, elegant and great technique! I love her kindness, sense of humor and her generosity in sharing her passion for this art! She inspires me, not only in dancing but also in life!”

Sahra, BE

Contact Khalida for more information about hiring her for Shows and Workshops.