Leading Arizona's Middle Eastern Dance (MED) scene, Ava Fleming's innovative isolations and soulful music interpretation captivates audiences across the world. In high demand for her teaching skills and performances, Ava's unique approach to MED has led her to international recognition and acclaim. Spending the majority of her time traveling as a guest seminar instructor and artist, she also teaches at ASU and Phoenx College. A stage dancer, you can often see her at local shows at The Herberger, Scottsdale Center for the Arts and Tempe Center for the Arts. She has also been fortunate to perform with musical talents such as: Chris Spheers, Souhail Kaspar and Karim Nagi of Turbo Tabla.
Recognized by her peers, role models, and audience members, Ava Fleming is the only award-winning dancer to sweep the three offered categories of, Champion, People's Choice and Miss Congeniality in the Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition (2004). Since then she has become a regular judge at worldwide MED competitions.
Dedicated to bringing the best of her students and herself out, she is a consummate student of life and movement. She has over a dozen instructional and performance DVD’s available worldwide.