Ashley Rhianne in Moscow, Russia July 2018

Ashley Rhianne will be teaching, performing and judging in Moscow, Russia at the Al Maren Cup Festival July 2018 sponsored by Russian superstar Marina Shishkova!  This is a huge and exciting opportunity for Ashley Rhianne and she is very grateful to join the incredible team of dancers and teachers.

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Teacher Feature at Ammara Studio! – April 26, 2015

This year brings back the super popular Teacher Feature at Ammara Studio!!!  Teacher Feature is a fantastic showcase of local teachers who will instruct an hour of one of their specialities.  14 Teachers over a 7 week period!!!  The series will start April 12- and runs to May 31 (no class May 17th).  

Ashley & Tim Gerwing of Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble will spend an hour breaking down the fundamentals of Middle Eastern rhythms on April 26 from 3-4pm.

To look at the schedule and to register, please see  There is also an early bird discount for registration!!!

Photo by: Elvira Yebes
Photo by: Elvira Yebes

Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble at the Kino Cafe – Feb 8, 2015

Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble (Ashley, Tim Gerwing & Liam MacDonald) will be performing at the Kino Cafe February 8 2015 as part of the flamenco fundraiser for the SPCA.

The show will start at 8pm and feature 3 sets of local professional and student flamenco dancers along with musicians.  

Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble will be bringing something different to the roster this evening, and this will be their first show for a flamenco audience.

Photo by: Dan Poh
Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble