Anni dances Fusion Bellydance (previously known as Tribal Fusion) which combines different Bellydance techniques and takes influences from various modern dance styles. The versatility, mystic atmosphere and personality of the style attracted Anni to change from traditional Bellydance to Fusion in 2014. Anni has studied Fusion Bellydance with numerous different teachers nationally and internationally. In addition to Bellydance, Anni has attended weekly classes in Flow-Arts, Popping, Show-Jazz, Show-Dance and Commercial Dance. Anni has taken part in two international dance productions: Alexis Southall's (UK) Juniper Project in England (2018) and Polina Shandarina's (RUS) staging project in Helsinki, Finland (2018). Anni is a dancer and one of the choreographers of Nox Mente, a dance group that combines Fusion Bellydance to Flow-Arts. She is also a member of Kaven, a Dark Fusion trio and hosts the social media platform Dark Fusion Finland together with the Kaven members Maria Morte and Satu Eterna.
Anni is a certified Integrated Dance Instructor, which is a program created by Ashley Lopez (USA). The main focus of the program is to coach teachers and dancers to adapt anatomic knowledge in their training and to apply different teaching methods to suit different kinds of learners. More information at the program's website: http://www.integrated.dance/.
Constant education is in high value for Anni, since she wants to provide up to date information to her students and to develop her skills as an instructor and as a dancer.
Below you can see the certfificates Anni has in the field of dance.
2022 Karma Echoes vocabulary vol 1 certified teacher
Karma Echoes is a dance program created by Valenteena Ianni (I).
2021 PilatesHealth level 1, certified mat pilates instructor
2020 Bellydance history: Oriental Map HAMSA
At the moment Anni is studying the Krysalis program by Kami Liddle (USA).
The program combines contemporary and bellydance techniques.
Anni Dohlen is a versatile artist whose creativity blooms through various art forms. At the moment Anni mainly teaches Dark Fusion Bellydance to metal music and with a dark pagan theme. Whenever there's time, Anni creates paintings and crafts. Mystic worlds and the beauty of nature work as vessels for creativity. In her work she often depicts animal skulls, which represent the natural flow of life, not death. As a theme, the circle of life and the balance in nature, is highly visible in her work. Anni has a Master's Degree in science and before starting as a dance instructor she worked as a researcher for five years in the field of cell biology.