Biography

Sophia Ravenna performs fusion belly dance in and around Seattle, WA. With a strong background in both group and solo improv and group choreography, she is a versatile dancer. Her teachers have included Anaya Tribal and Jolie Roberson, and she was a founding member of Fire & Gold Belly Dance in Tucson, AZ. She currently studies with Martina Crowe-Hewett. Sophia is dedicated to having a strong dance education and has taken workshops with dancers in many styles, including Mira Betz, Amanda Rose, and Rachel Brice.

Sophia performs to a variety of music, including traditional and modern Middle Eastern instrumentals, world fusion, Gothic, and whatever new sounds are inspiring her on a given day. Her favorite prop is paired fan veils, but she is also proficient with sword, skirt, and veil.

Notable past performances include:

  • Tribal Fest May 2014 and 2015.
  • Las Vegas Belly Dance Intensive September 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Waking Persephone Gala Show October 2014 and 2015.
  • Skinny Dip with the Nathaniel Johnstone Band, August 2016.
  • The Underworld Ball with The Ghosts Project, October 2016.
  • Cues & Tattoos, April 2017.

In addition to dancing, Sophia is known for her writing and social media skills. She writes extensively on her blog and Patreon page. Additionally, she is an instructor at the Belly Dance Business Academy, where she teaches other belly dancers how to manage their own social media presence.

Sophia Ravenna is available for performances and workshops. Please contact her for more information.