Welcome to AIDA Academy of Egyptian Dance, the home of authentic Egyptian Bellydance offering high quality dance classes in all levels – from the novice to professional by accomplished bellydancer and master teacher Virginia Masri.


The academy attracts students from all over Melbourne to study Bellydance in a fun, positive environment renowned locally and internationally for it's dedication to cultivating a high standard of technique and cultural authenticity.


Virginia is a highly respected and sought after teacher, bellydance performer and a member of UNESCO's International Dance Council. Her passion for bellydance has lead to very successful career both in Australia and abroad. Her approach is propelled by constant travel to Egypt, studying with master teachers and musicians and being inspired by the everchanging , profound beauty of Egyptian dance.


Virginia's rich cultural background enables her to impart the elegance and depth of this ancient dance and it's infinite possibilities of self expression.