Salamanca is an internationally acclaimed performer and
instructor from Mallorca, Spain.
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. 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.
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.
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