An experienced and professional dancer, Katrina has been teaching American Tribal Style (ATS) Belly Dance since 2016. You may have seen Katrina performing at the National Folk Festival, National Multicultural Festival, Reclaim the Night, Iron Fest or Polit Bar with Buasavanh and Tribal Spice. She also performed at the prestigious Red Carpet night at the Tribal and Trance Festival in 2016.
Katrina started studying and performing American Tribal Style Belly Dance in 2006 under Fiona MacPherson from Tribalista Bellydance. Since 2014, Katrina has been one of the members of Buasavanh Tribal Belly Dance, which was Canberra’s premier ATS® troupe, and the only ATS® Sister Studio in the region. She completed General Skills for ATS® with Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman, the creator of ATS, in 2015. Katrina also attended workshops with Kristine Adams, from FatChanceBellyDance® in Melbourne. To keep developing her dance skills, Katrina has private skype lessons with Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman.
Katrina has been studying dance since 1996. She originally trained under leading dance instructors in Sydney before moving to Canberra in 2005. She has studied a variety of belly dance forms, including Egyptian and Turkish belly dance, and tribal fusion. Katrina particularly enjoys the sense of supportiveness that American Tribal Style dancing encourages.