Jesenia is a multi-award-winning dancer based out of Orlando FL. Her awards include 2017 Belly Dance Masters 1st place Stellar Challenge, and 2017 Essence of Belly Dance 1st place Pro Oriental- among others. She began studying Puerto Rican and Arab folkloric dances early on in childhood. Captivated by history and art that was created due to Arab and African Diaspora,
Jesenia continued her studies at the University of Florida to explore the idea of cultural identity in the United States. In 2015, she received a Bachelor of Fine Art with a focus on interdisciplinary art. Her performances tell a story of self-discovery and preservation that are often described as captivating and dynamic.
AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS
2017 Essence of Belly Dance 1st Place Oriental Category
2017 Essence of Belly Dance People's Choice
2017 Belly Dance Masters 1st Place Pro Oriental Category
2017 Belly Dance Masters 1st Runner Up Pro Fusion category
2017 River City Raqs 1st Place Pro Oriental category
2017 River City Raqs 1st Runner Up Fusion category
2016 River City Raqs 1st Runner Up Pro Oriental category
Want to know more about me!!! Listen to my recent interview with the Creative Misfits!