Abeedah studied classical ballet at the University of Cape Town under the direction of David Poole, Director of UCT Ballet School and graduated with a Diploma in Dance in 1985.

She holds a certified Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Certificate qualification and has entered many of her pupils into the RAD graded and vocational exams for three decades.

She is a recipient of the Arts and Cultural Affairs and Sports Awards for her contribution to the Performing Arts in Dance and is also the official ambassador for Indonesian Traditional Dance in Cape Town.

In June 2021, Abeedah Medell, was one of four global teachers and the only South African, to have been nominated for the Royal Academy of Dance Centenary Dance Teacher Awards.

She is the current Director of the Eoan Group Theatre Company and Principal of the Eoan Group Academic Centre.