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Shaba's teachers




 Teachers and Mentors



In Hungary Shaba owes much to Tia and Anna Vitális, who for years have taught and guided her.


















Mme Dawlat Ibramim, she give me a deep impression, I've found something in her what I call a real clean raqs sharki source. At the other side of Mme Dawlat, Katalin Györffy, Shaba's Hungarian art director in her theater performances.


Among the most famous teachers and mentors Shaba encountered in Budapest and abroad, Mahmoud Reda,  Dr. Mo Gaddawi, and Mme Raqia Hassan, ex-members of the Egyptian Reda troop, master teachers and choreographers,  Mr. Jousry Sherif, Mr Magdy el-Leisy, Mr Momo Kadous, Mme Aida Nour master teachers.







Among the egyiptian masters Shaba have got the deepest impression from Mme Freiz Said, and Mme Aida Nour  (at the picture below).


Gaby Shiba: dabke



















Mahmoud Reda: Founder of Reda Troup


Most famous oriental dance master, his unique style is well-known all over the world amoung the oriental dancers.

Teh father of the folklore and oriental ballet.









The Canadian master teacher Hadia’s multifaceted and colorful style had a significant impact on Shaba’s art.


During her trips to Cairo, Shaba attended the courses of Souher Zeki, Ibrahim Akif, Waffa Fawzi, Mahmoud Reda, Souraia, and Camelia. She has also had many opportunities to study the art of Dina.


In Hannover, Vienna and Barcelona, Shaba participated in public workshops and private courses by Jillinah, a soloist of Los Angeles Bellydance Superstars, Magdy el-Leisy, master teacher and choreographer, Yasmina Ramzy of Toronto’s Arabesque Dance Company, and Lesya Starr, an outstanding Oriental dancer from Barcelona.

Shaba appriciates Jillina a lot, from the Belly Dance Superstars. She considers her as a real gigantic dancer from  the western wave of the oreintal art.  










At the Begining


Shaba has started to learn oriental dance at 1998.

She danced her first ferformance in 2000.

Before oriental dance she exercies  indian bharatha nathjam, jazz-ballet.


Her first competition participation was in 2001, 1st Raqs Sharki competition.

Between 2001-2002 she was the regular dancer of an oriental restaurant in Budapest. Here she have taken a lot of experiances.

2002 she was in the final at the 2nd Raqs Sharki Competition, in Budapest.

2003. Miss BellyDance Hungary 2nd runner up

2003. Raqs Sharki competition, 1st runner up, professional Categorie, president of Jury: Mme Raqia Hassan.