Kimberly ~Plaza de Anaya
Silvia Salamanca is an internationally acclaimed performer and instructor
from Mallorca, Spain.
A life-long dancer, she graduated at the age of nineteen as a major in ballet
and performed professionally as a modern dancer in major Europe festivals
with the contemporary dance company of the University of Barcelona.
She started her career as a belly dancer in 2001, when realizing the
enormous benefits that this art-form brings to women in both body and soul.
In her own studio, she keeps observing how women can get closer to their
self identity and discover oneself in a new level, increasing self-esteem,
and getting deeply in touch with the feminine essence in their soul through
As a natural evolution in her journey, Silvia discovered tribal fusion in the
USA and combined it with a deep research into her own cultural roots:
spanish gypsy and arabic. Hence with her work in the field of Zambra
Mora (spanish gypsy-oriental dance fusion) Silvia gained international
recognition and is currently invited to teach workshops and perform in major
festivals world-wide, including being twice headliner for the Contest of the
Bellydancer of the world in Germany, and being featured as the local talent
for the Bellydance Superstars shows in October 2011 –Houston.
In order to reach as many students as possible, Silvia is proud to present 2
instructional Zambra Mora DVDs “Spanish gyspy passion” and “Fire of the
Silvia is also the director of Shunyata Belly Dance, a nationally awarded
tribal fusion company and a proud member of Urban Gypsy, Houston’s
premiere ATS troupe.