Mariana - middle eastern dancer , musician, artist, model, choreographer and fitness instructor. Her own exquisite sensitive interpretation of Egyptian Classic Bellydance style makes her performances unforgettable and unique.
She has strong classical music background 15 years of playing piano first at music school, later music college and conservatory.
Originally Russian was born and raised in republic of Tatarstan surrounded by the eastern culture. Bilingual by nature she had talents for languages and graduated Masters degree on Romanic and Germanic Philology.
Travels to the USA while students years Influenced her into exploring new styles like New York Salsa (Mambo on 2) Hip hop Reggaeton and Dancehall. Also she becomes certified Zumba fitness instructor.
She learned from most popular Russian and Ukrainian Bellydancers like Natalia Fadda , Natalia Bekker, Olga Nour, Latifa , Marta Korzun and was part of Anna Borisova's dance team.
Her first participation at WDO in 2010 in Moscow Russia brings her
2 place between Youth open class. When in her own town she takes 1 place. Really quick she became recognizable and often hired by the local venues and lounges as well as private parties. Also she worked as a contracted dancer at the Hotels in Sochi and Abhazia doing night shows and day time animation.
Her life was always closely connected to fitness healthy life style and wellness. Since she moved to the USA at 2015 she became AFAA certified group fitness instructor.
Here in New York she keeps taking
Classes from the most talented local instructors Jehan Kamal , Nourhan Sharif, Anahid Sofian and workshops with Egyptian world known teachers like Madam Raqia Hassan and Randa Kamel.
She also keeps growing as a salsa dancer taking classes and challenges with Karel Flores and Eddie Torres.