Yahna is the first professional tribal fusion bellydance dancer and teacher in Estonia. She is also the organizer of Infusion Tallinn – an annual Tribal Fusion Bellydance Festival in Estonia. Yahna`s style is elegant and feminine, but at the same time sharp and unpredictable. Her main influences are classical bellydance, hiphop and dubstep music.
Yahna has performed in USA, UK, Spain, Italy, France, Slovenia, Lithuania, Finland and all over Estonia. She has performed with live musicians, performed and participated in many big bellydance events and took part in many dance projects.
Yahna has been teaching since 2009. Besides regular classes, Yahna has given workshops in Finland, Lithuania and in different bellydance events in Estonia. She was the choreographer for Mystika Magical Theatre tribal fusion troupe. Right now she is busy with her new troupe LaStrange!
Yahna has trained with best bellydancers, such as Zoe Jakes, Mira Betz, Rachel Brice, Mardi Love, Ariellah, Samantha Emanuel, Amy Sigil, Yousry Sharif, and many more. Yahna has learned different bellydance styles, such as Egyptian style cabaret bellydance, differend folcloric style dances, ATS bellydance and tribal fusion bellydance. Besides bellydance, Yahna has learned hiphop, classical dance, bharatanattyam and many more.
As a soloartist, Yahna has performed in all over Europe and in USA. Yahna has also belonged in Mystika Magical Theatre cabaret troupe and Jamila Dance Company. She has also collaborated with Alexis Southall (UK), to make an international duet (debuted in Tribal Massive Hafla in Las Vegas 2012). Lately Yahna has made some new collaborations with Estonian dancers, including dramatical bollywood fusion with Jamila and a troupe piece with talented dancers (Yahna & Friends).
Besides dancing, Yahna loves travelling, sushi, cats and little owls.