Sandralis
A professional bellydancer from the enchanted island of Puerto Rico, Sandralis has over 10 years of diverse dance experience and training, which includes Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Improvisation, African, African-Caribbean, Salsa, and Merengue. Sandralis ' dance experience is versatile and her dynamic performances have captivated an array of audiences in the thriving travel and tourism industry throughout Puerto Rico. Beyond her extensive experience as a performer, Sandralis ' is also a highly regarded, charismatic and dedicated instructor who has taught with several dance companies in Puerto Rico including Oriental Dancers, Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico and Hincapie. Sandralis has also developed and taught numerous classes and workshops through a wide range of school- and community-based dance programs in Puerto Rico and later Western New York, where she moved to pursue graduate studies in Modern Dance in 2004.  Sandralis has been the recipients of several recognitions for her bellydance performances including First Runner Up and Troupe of the Year in the 2001 Bellydancer of the Year Pageant.

Sandralis has danced as a principal dancer of Bellyqueen, a professional world dance company based in New York City, since 2006. She has completed Tamalyn Dallal's Teacher Training and was one of the winning contestants selected by Jillina to perform with Bellydance Evolution in New York in January 2010. She also heads up the recently formed advanced beginner troupe, Fire Blossoms. Contact her at sandralis@bellyqueen.com

Study Make up with Sandralis
Make up has been an avid interest of Sandralis' since her teenage years. Her very first formal experience and training with makeup was at the age of sixteen at the "Instituto Fontecha", a highly-regarded modeling school in Puerto Rico. In 1995, she translated her passion and training in makeup into real life experience as professional dancer. She learned first hand the importance of presentation - especially first impressions - to succeed as a performer. Under the instruction of well-established makeup artists Alexander Pabón, Victor Vassak and Willy Rosado she continued to expand on her education of the world of makeup. As a full time dancer, she has had extensive opportunity to practice and perfect make up tips and tricks in a variety of different situations including modeling promotions, stage, theater, photo and video shoots. Sandralis is experienced in day and night make up as well as weddings and other special events. She is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge to help bring out the beauty that lives inside each and every woman.

Photo of Sandralis
Photo of Sandralis
Photo of Sandralis
Photographs by Dale Langdon and Robi Hamilton.