Emerging out of the legendary and vibrant San Francisco Bay Area music and dance scene, Deb Rubin, MA, CMT, RYT, is an internationally-acclaimed teacher and performer of tribal fusion belly dance. Coined “The Queen of Slink,” for her captivating performance style fusing old world nostalgia with contemporary glitch, she is honored to have shared the stage as a guest artist with the musical inspirations of: Balkan Beat Box, EOTO, David Starfire, Brass Menazeri, Zilla, Vibesquad, Lynx&Janover, Fishtank Ensemble, Beats Antique, Phutureprimitive, Karsh Kale, and more. Founder of SattyaBody Women’s Health & the SF Mecca Immersion retreat into the heart and soul of San Francisco Tribal, Deb currently tours and teaches retreats/workshops around the globe, fusing yoga, world-class tribal fusion technique, performance artistry, and therapeutics. Deb is also the creatrix of internationally-known, Project Merkaba, fusion performance troupe based in tribal fusion bellydance, that was seeded at Sonic Bloom 2012, and has rocked stages in Germany, the UK, the USA, and soon: Australia. Deb was coined “the Best kept secret in Tribal” by Fuse magazine in 2011.
Deb Rubin/Project Merkaba