Today, Bellydance flourishes worldwide like never before. Apparently, the way to a woman’s heart is through her hips. You’ll find accomplished bellydancers all the way from Aukland to Zagreb – and right back down to the Tar Heel State’s own Jessica Hannan Sultan.Jessica Hannan Sultan, Ms. Bellydance USA 2003, enjoys teaching workshops in Mexico, Europe, Japan, and North America, provides how-to bellydance videos, and offers DIY technical training equipment to bellydancers worldwide. Although she grew up in mountains of East Tennessee, this daughter of Bluegrass playing Brooklynites found her niche entertaining at weddings and live music nightclubs for Persian, Egyptian, and Lebanese communities of Ontario, Canada. At that time, she founded a popular chain of Toronto bellydance studios. Currently, Jessica resides in Chapel Hill, NC, USA with her husband and two young children. Jessica Hannan Sultan performs for organizations such as The Fuqua School of Business, Doc Martens, and Nike, but her favorite engagements are family events such as weddings and baby showers. As an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Weight Management Specialist, she brings a fresh perspective on fitness and engaging cross-cultural enrichment to wellness events.
Family Event Dance Show
Health and Wellness Fairs
Throughout her pregnancies, Jessica struggled with injuries. In her fight to dance pain-free, she researched women’s health and female body mechanics in order create a suite of tools for dancers’ body conditioning and movement intelligence improvement.
Jessica is available to teach workshops, intensives, group and private lessons, and is always interested in performing for audiences who appreciate this art form.