”Being an instructor is to bequeath to your students your techniques, knowledge and all of your tricks, hoping that they become better than you”. Debora Spina

Débora Spina

Dancer, instructor, choreographer, and director of Portal do Egito -Dance Studio. Débora Spina began dancing at the young age of 3 starting with Ballet and Jazz. Then in 2001, she fell in love with the art of Belly Dance.

Débora enjoys and shares with everyone the power of transformation that dancing provides, always creating something innovative, and showing her passion for the art. Her work as an instructor and director of Portal do Egito is now known not only in Brazil but also on an international level.  Chronologically, in 2011 through 2015, Débora Spina visited Argentina for workshops and shows with various Belly Dance icons. Since 2012, she has been promoting the annual Belly Dance FlashMob.  In October 2012, she traveled to Dubai for 1 month to promote her dance shows.  From 2012 through 2017, Débora organized and choreographed belly dance and samba mixes for a Carnival parade in the city of Jundiaí / SP.  In 2014, her dance group had the honor to be invited and participated in the Rio de Janeiro Carnival parade representing the city of Jundiaí.  Still, in 2014, Débora hosted her 3rd Special Portal do Egito Show with the American ballerina Sadie Marquardt.  In 2014 and 2015, Débora toured Europe attending several belly dancing courses and workshops.  While in Brazil, she was invited to present in many states such as Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco, Bahia, Acre, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, and Parana.  In 2015, she moved to the United States to teach classes and promote her belly dance shows.  In 2017, she launched her book “Contemporary Belly Dance – Manual Portal do Egito” in English.  Plus, the Kindle version is for Portuguese and English. CLICK HERE

In 2018, Debora became a level 3 Reiki, this adds more energy and healing to her dance classes.  For 2019, Débora is focused on teaching online and in person classes and workshops around Brazil and USA.  MORE