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Courtney is an award-winning bellydancer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Courtney uses her previous training in classical ballet as an influence and foundation for her study of Middle Eastern dance. She draws on master classes and private study with internationally renowned bellydance artists to further develop her elegant style. With a Bachlors of Arts in Music from Columbia College at Columbia University, Courtney is also a classically trained pianist, flutist and vocalist, lending natural musicality to every performance.

In addition to winning several awards at international competitions, Courtney was also a member of the cast of Season 2 of the popular internet based reality series Project Belly Dance. While she is an accomplished solo artist, Courtney also is a member of the award-winning troupe Khamsin, directed by Sandra, and award-winning duo Sassafras with her dance partner Lara.

Courtney offers group classes and private instruction in the South Bay and can be seen dancing regularly in local restaurants and night clubs.

Articles on Gilded Serpent by or about Courtney

  • Tarazade Brings the Bellydance World to Istanbul, Tarazade 2013, Intercontinental Dance Festival
    The five workshops I attended over four days were challenging and fun, which is what I had hoped. I love workshopping. It's so much fun to dance to someone else's rhythm and it's hard to walk away not feeling inspired.
  • Gigbag Check #44 with Courtney
    Courtney is an award-winning bellydancer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She dances solo, in a duet and a troupe. She participates in many of the bellydance competitions in the community. She is also a musician! Don't miss the bonus footage at the end with Courtney and her teacher Sandra!.
  • Soloists, Belly Dancer of the Year 2013 Photos
    The goal of BDOY is to give qualified dancers a fair and equal opportunity to exhibit their skills, as well as promote and elevate the art of belly dance and support its amazing community. Khalilah wins!