Samra (Iara Kendrick) has dedicated over 25 years to studying multi-cultural dances, fire dancing, and shadow puppetry with the greatest masters around the world. She has a Master's degree in Education and post-graduate study in Psychology. These educational and travel experiences contribute to Samra's success as a performer and teacher for persons of all ages and backgrounds. She has taught workshops and performed across the USA and worldwide. She has also traveled to Europe, Mexico, South America, Canada, Egypt, and Asia to immerse in their cultures and learn more about their dances. She has organized and led dance retreats in Bali and Egypt.