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Elianae has been dancing since the age of 5, studying ballet, jazz and Modern Dance. She was in the Pre-Professional Program at BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, and performed in the "Nutcracker" and various professional Productions. She majored in dance at Jacksonville University, earning scholorships and awards.

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She went on in 2004 to study the Art of Oriental Dance at Habeeba's Dance of the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. She is currently an Instructor there, and performs regularly with the Troupe, as a soloist, and in her student productions.

She placed first in the Rising Star Category in the Personal Best Middle Eastern Dance Competiton, and recently won Audience Choice Award in the "Let's Beat Cancer By Dancing!" benefit competition in Chicago. She is a great lover of the art form, and believes a strong technique and dedication to the dance are essential.

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