Photo Credit:  Rick Fink Photography

Photo Credit: Rick Fink Photography

Photo Credit: Franko Aquirre

Photo Credit: Franko Aquirre


A master of zills, Z-Helene has been belly dancing and playing finger cymbals for 40 years. Known for her zill solos, she has wowed audiences internationally with her power and finesse. She has developed her own method that allows the hands to be responsive to the individual's creativity and passion. Z-Helene continues, for 29 years now, to be an instructor of an accredited course in Middle Eastern Dance at Austin Community College. Commercial videos include Beginning to Intermediate Belly Dance 4 -Discs and her acclaimed Zills- Intermediate to Advanced.

Visit her at zhelene.com

Z-Helene also is the producer of Kick Butt Live Drumming and Improv Bellydance Show.