Manuela is a Swiss bellydance teacher, choreographer and performer with 17 years of dance experience and 8 years experience as a professional performer and teacher. her signature expression is elegant, radiant and classy, her props of choice are the veil and poi/voi, and her favourite styles are classical oriental and drum solo.
to develop her skills on stage and in the classroom, she completed the oriental dance pedagogy certification by Havva, the momo kadous certification, and learned from many more internationally renowned teachers like her most admired idols: Delanna and Lorena Galeano. Manuela strongly believes in the benefits of lifelong learning - there is always something new to discover! She will never stop developing herself further and passionately shares her acquired knowledge, creativity and positive energy as a dedicated teacher.
Dancing is better together, so Manuela enjoys to share the joy of dancing, not only with the audience as a captivating soloist but also in intense group projects. She is the director of her beloved and prize-winning BDQ ensemble, and had the honor to teach at Delanna's recent online marathons WOW21 for the german speaking bellydance community. Manuela is always up to share the stage with great artists such as the ensembles Zuhairah, Oriental Divas, Loreana Galeano's project ensembles and last but not least the stunning ensemble Laurie directed by Delanna.
for over 35 years internationally active dancer, choreographer and lecturer in oriental dances and folklore styles.
Music and dance were already omnipresent in Mona Suha's parental home. Her father a miraculous musican & dancer inspired and promoted her in earliest childhood. She went trough a varied education different dance directions.
she got her egyptian dance education by teachers like hassan afifi, Hoda ibrahim, tamer yehia aziz, farida fahmy, aladin el Kholy, dr. gamal Seif, Khaled Seif, Momo Kadous, Sahra Saeeda & Amoura. she studied many years with her beloved teacher and mentor nahema.
Mona Suha was dancing and teaching in Egypt, tunisia, turkey, Spain, Italy, Austria,The Caribbean and ...
enjoy her joyful nature and enthusiasm for dance & music.