Yasmina began her dance studies at age 5 with ballet, and continued with jazz and modern dance. She became enchanted with belly dance at the age of 14, and began her training in the dance in 1995. She has performed over 1500 shows in the last 7 years.
Yasmina's experience with Indian music and dance began in Varanasi, India, where she studied the tabla with Pandit Kishan Maharaj and Pandit Prakash Maharaj. She then continued her studies with Sukshinder Shinda, and has toured playing tabla with Jazzy B. and Shinda. She has also appeared in music videos with Malkit Singh and Jazzy B.
Since then, Yasmina has performed dance on stage with Bollywood stars Sunidhi Chauhan and KK. She has performed internationally in the U.K. and in Trinidad.
Yasmina currently performs 20-30 shows a month at various venues in Vancouver and throughout the Lower Mainland.
"We very much appreciated the blending of different styles of dance in Yasmina's performance. She has elevated this dance to an artform."
Jake and Nicole Sharma
" …. amazing and such a joyful experience to watch. They bring such a nice flavor to our events. A truly hard working troupe and such a pleasure to see perform."
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