Dancing from the age of three, with 20 years experience of Arab/Egyptian Dance and having studied Ballet, Tap, Modern, African, Samba, Bollywood, Sacred Nepalese, Gurdjieff Sacred dances, Shamanic Goddess Dance, Yoga teacher, Laughter Yoga, a Reiki Master/teacher and holistic therapist; currently studying Bharatnatyam.
Katie enthuses and inspires her magical energy to all she meets. She is a highly sought after professional teacher, choreographer and performer across India and Europe. Teaching at many Arabic dance and Fusion events including Majma, Raqs Brittania, Barefoot, Jewel Of Yorkshire to name but a few.
Regularly performing with Arab and fusion musicians including Hossam and Serena Ramzy, Jon Sterckx, Guy Schalom and the Baladi Blues and Simon Webster. She has also featured in a music video with BBC World Music Award winning master maestro Abhishek Basu and his band ISM.
Regarded as one of the best foreign dancers in India she is the brand dancer for Coca Cola India and has performed at countless high profile weddings and events with Sukhbir, Infra-Red, for Shaan, Salman Khan, Yash Chopra, Vijay Malia, at the Indian Football Awards, IFFI, corporates include; Samsung, Sony, Google, Volvo, Honda, Moet Chandon, Vodafone to name but a few.
Katie has been featured on many Asian TV channels, in inter/national newspapers and is currently based in Delhi working on dance projects, she is also founder of 'Kashtat Bedu India' Dance and Yoga Retreats and the clothing brand Shakti Pants.
Qualified in 1999, Katie has been treating and teaching IHM for many years. Her clients have included Sussex Police, the NHS, EDF Energy and many corporate groups in the UK. Katie is also a Reiki Master/Teacher, Baby Massage Instructor and Yoga teacher.
Katie will be teaching Dance Classes (Retreat, One-On-One) and Indian Head Massage Workshop from 19 Aug till 24th Aug 2014 at A New Earth.