Diana Ernest has been belly dancing for 12 years and has won several awards throughout her career. Her special area of interest and expertise is dancing with veils, single and double. Diana dances at many local festivals such as Goddess Fest and Hyde Park, as well as events put on by local dance studios. She has also has traveled throughout the Northwest area to attend events and study to improve her craft. Also known as Shakeelah, Diana is well known locally for her ability to belly dance with veils.
Diana works as a medical laboratory scientist where she is in charge of transfusion services. She has been happily married for 36 years and has two adult sons.