Karinishka’s dancing reflects reflect the colour and emotion of the Middle East.  Her  performances range from vibrant cabaret style to exotic fusion and American Tribal Style (ATS).

Karinishka has been dancing since the late 1980s and has been performing regularly since 2007, both as a solo performer and as part of a troupe.

Karinishka is enthusiastic about sharing her love of belly dance as a teacher at Belly Dance Amethyst as well as providing workshops in schools, vacation care programs, social groups and for workplace team building.

Through her performing and teaching she enjoys bringing the joy of Middle-Eastern dancing to people of all ages.


  • Dance Experience
    Over 20 years belly dancing experience & regular soloist and troupe performer since 2007.
  • Dance Teaching 
    Teaching dance to children since 2008 and adults since 2011.
  • Event Management
    Industry Certificate in Festival & Event Management & Design.
  • Training Accreditation
    Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • AASC Community Coach 2008-2012
    Accredited Community Coach in the AASC program developed by the Australian Sports Commission.
  • Education Experience
    Extensive experience as an adult educator, trainer and mentor.
  • Dance Certificates
    Intensive Course Certificate of Completion (Jillina in Adelaide).