Professional Summary       
Annwyn has been intensely studying Middle Eastern Dance for her entire adult life. A highly trained Oriental Dancer, Annwyn has been featured in three magazines and news articles, participated in and taught numerous classes, workshops, and shows in the states and abroad. After spending three years in Japan teaching and performing at numerous events, she is now living in the greater Portland area. Her style include Oriental, Fusion, Ritual and Sacred Dance.

Awards and Recognition

  • Multiple Radio Shows, Magazines, News Articles etc (Okinawa Japan)
  • 3rd Place BDNC Proptastic (2009)


Teaching Experience

Crest Fitness and Spa, Hampstead NC (May-August 2006)

Kadena USO, Okinawa Japan (March 2007-March 2009)

  • Beginner Belly Dance
  • Intermediate Belly Dance
  • Student Recitals

Schilling Community Center, Okinawa Japan (April 2008-march 2009)
The Gypsy Sun (June 2009 – September 2010)

  • Beginner Belly Dance
  • Intermediate Belly Dance
  • Student Troupe “The Gypsy Sun Dancers”
  • Demonstrations and Haflas
  • Recitals

Porters Neck Yoga Spa (Spring 2011)
Plaza de Anaya (Spring 2013-Winter 2014)

  • Beginner Belly Dance
  •  Shimmy and Shake Lunch Break
  •  Sacred Dance (Finding spiritually through movement)
  •  Turkish Oriental/Turkish Rrom
  • Beginning Layers Shimmies Oh My!
  • Personality in Performance
  • Graceful Glides and Sexy Slides
  • Back to the Basics
  • Drills and Skills
  • Turkish Veil
  • Student Recital
  • Student Troupe "Raqin Roses"


Workshops (2006-2014)

  • Basic Costuming (Crest Fitness and Spa, Hampstead NC 2006)
  • Turkish Rromani (Studio 123, Okinawa Japan 2009)
  • Veil (Studio 123, Okinawa Japan 2009)
  • Double Veil (Studio 123, Okinawa Japan 2009)
  • Beginners Belly Dance (OTWC Okinawa Japan 2009)
  • Beginners Belly Dance (Visions and Dreams 2009)
  • Beginners Belly Dance (PPD, Raleigh NC 2010)
  • Sacred Dance- Maiden (Plaza de Anaya 2013)
  • Sacred Dance- Mother (Plaza de Anaya 2013)
  • Sacred Dance- Crone (Plaza de Anaya 2013)
  • Turkish Veil- (Plaza de Anaya 2013)
  • Sacred Dance- Earth  (Plaza de Anaya 2014)
  • Sacred Dance- Air  (Plaza de Anaya 2014)
  • Sacred Dance- Fire  (Plaza de Anaya 2014)
  • Sacred Dance- Water  (Plaza de Anaya 2014)



Amazing Dancers I have had the pleasure of training (2007-2015)

  • Mika Burtoski – Now Professional Dancer, Troupe Director and Show Producer (Okinawa, Japan)
  • Satomi Yoza – Budding Professional Belly Dancer (Okinawa, Japan)
  • Marie Tatezewa – Professional Belly Dancer, and took over my classes when I moved. (Okinawa, Japan)
  • Belly By Heather - Now professional dancer Granbury Texas, and Selah Washington, Produced "BellyDance for the Busy Everyday woman"  (Okinawa, Japan)
  • Deja Kadath- Now member of Alchemeista BellyDance  (Phoenix, Arizona)

Numerous other beautiful women