A native New Yorker of universal appeal and beauty, Yasmeena has established herself as a highly sought after bellydance artist in the New York and New Jersey Tri-State area.
As an eternal student of this dance form, Yasmeena has traveled internationally to attend workshops and seminars with the most notable teachers in the industry. She has traveled twice to Egypt to learn from multiple acclaimed master instructors and to perform with live orchestra. She is a devotee of international Master teacher, Yousry Sharif and has worked closely with celebrated Egyptian Master instructor instructor, Mohamed Shahin, as well as Bellydance America’s own Jehan.
Yasmeena holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Music and spent over a decade teaching instrumental music to children ranging from elementary school through high school. She worked with the gifted and talented youth and conducted orchestras and bands before she decided to leave music completely and pursue her lifelong passion of dance.
Notable achievements and appearances include traveling to Antigua, Caribbean as the featured entertainer at a Lebanese New Year’s Eve 2017 celebration, performing at the 2016 Dallywood Film and Music Awards which aired on live international television, being invited to perform in the 2015 Miss Latin Universe Beauty Pageant and being a part of the Temple of Jehan Dance Company for multiple theater productions.
Yasmeena’s signature is her elegance and class, both on and off the stage. She brings her deep respect of the music and culture of the roots of this dance to each and every performance, which leaves an impression of timeless style and refinement on the audience.