Listing of 8 Elements™ Certified Practitioners

The following is an alphabetical list of participants who have completed the training and passed testing for all 3 phases including Phase III, Culmination in the 8 Elements™ approach. The completion of Culmination represents the first of two official certifications presented in this program: The Practitioner's Certification in The 8 Elements™ Approach.

Culmination, Phase III of the training, continues with the refinement of technique alongside a process-based focus on practice, costume creation, presentational and performance elements of belly dance. In addition to daily technique training, the participants created original solo and group choreographies for performance during the intensive as well as completing a final project with an additional composition. Culmination is where the 8 Elements™ training is applied.

These certified practitioners have displayed an outstanding degree of commitment to and proficiency in the curricula covered in the Phases I-III of the 8 Elements™ approach, Initiation, Cultivation and Culmination. They are listed here to recognize their achievement.


Certified Practitioners of The 8 Elements™ of Belly Dance

Adriana Amador Saldaña - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Ali Prater - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Alice L Knox - October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Aneka Carole Bellaton - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Anji - July 2016 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Ann Shaffer - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Anna Afra - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Anne-Marie Robart - October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Ashley Lopez - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Caitlin Prince - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Carla Michelle Coelho de Andrade - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Chandala Tso Snow-Shiva - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Colette Todorov - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Elise Morris - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Elizabeth Ashner - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Eryn Braida : October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Flissy Saucier - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Francesca Cerame : October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Hannah Trimbath - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Heather Leona - October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Heather M Trujillo - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Iona Wilson - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Jenna Shear - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Jennifer Suzanne Trimmer - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Joanna Ashleigh - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Julie Watters - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Karla Gomez Escalante - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Kimberly Larkspur - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Kindle Cimmerian : October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lacey Sanchez - July 2016 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Laura Blake : October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Laura Luna - October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lauryn Elise - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lesley Inman - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lorena Rojas - July 2016 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lori Lukasewich - July 2016 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lynette Day - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Lynne Gailor - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Malik Turley - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Marzia Terziani - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Mat Jacob - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Michaella Manning - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Michelle Orrock Sorensen - July 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Molly McClellan - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Paola Basso - November 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Sahra DeRoy - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Samantha Valentine - October 2015 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Sarah Kate Moore - July 2016 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Shanti Jourdan - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination
Tayissa Chadwick - July 2014 8 Elements™ Phase III Culmination