Blazing Belly Dance Biography
Blazing Belly Dance was founded by Abida Blaze in 2007, and has performed at numerous events and festivals around southeastern Michigan, including: Relay for Life cancer walks, Redford Township Festival, Wyandotte street fair, Corktown Music Festival, Music and Art in Goudy Park (Wayne, MI), People’s Art Festival (Detroit), Ignite nightclub at MGM Grand casino, and many more.
Blazing Belly Dance has also hosted several benefit shows, with proceeds going to First Step of Michigan, Burners without Borders Detroit, Little Dresses for Africa, SASHA Farm, Alternatives for Girls, and more.
Abida is a full-time belly dance instructor, with over ten years of traditional and modern belly dance experience, and a background of jazz, tap, and modern dance. As a performer, Abida is best known for her belly flutters and floor work.
Blazing Belly Dance has been mentioned in the news:
August 2011--The News Herald
Fundraiser for SASHA Farm, Clothing Drive for Alternatives for Girls Detroit, International Women's Day Celebration, and upcoming: World Belly Dance Celebration!
Clothing Drive for Burners without Borders Detroit, Farmington Art on the Grand, Detroit Art of Belly Dance, clothing drive for Neighborhood Service Organization, Wyandotte Street Fair, Maker Faire Dearborn, guest of Unveiled at Dancing in the Streets Ann Arbor, Detroit Freepress Marathon Entertainment, Masquerade of the Red Death, fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Benefit for Burners without Borders Detroit, Wyandotte Street Fair, Figment on Belle Isle, as guests of Unveiled at the IART festival in Redford, Maker Faire Dearborn, Allen Park street fair, Rust Belt Market, Michigan Renaissance Festival Middle Eastern Belly Dance Competition, Tribal Heat in Saginaw, Detroit Freepress Marathon Entertainment, Fundraiser and Sewing Party for Little Dresses for Africa.