Freya is a Lyrical Fusion Bellydancer based out of Chicago & Rockford IL. Freya teaches bellydance classes and workshops from Chicago to Rockford and is available to travel further for your special event. Freya is also a performer, model, & speaker.
Freya took her first bellydance class in 2000 and immediately fell in love with this beautiful art form. Over the years she’s had the privilege of studying with some of the world's top dancers including Rachel Brice, Ariella, Sonya Blacker, Zoe Jakes, Jasmin Jahal, Mae the Bellydancer, Christina King and many more. Freya became a semi-professional dancer in 2010 performing with troupes Ro-He, Vagabond and Black Silk Road. As a soloist Freya has performed in shows throughout the region including Beast Women, Tribal Revolution, Burning Man Decomp, Angels & Absynth, The Glint, and the Chicago Hafal for Humanity which raised money for Syrian refugees. Freya is most well known for her ethereal & powerful veil routines using both Egyptian & Chinese style veils that she custom makes herself.
Freya is not only a skilled dancer, she is also an inspiring dance instructor. Freya teaches bellydance to students of every kind: young, old, experienced, never danced before, disabled, men, women, children. She is especially skilled at giving each student individual attention to make sure they are able to do the movements correctly. Freya inspires her students to become their best selves, full of confidence, strength, & grace.