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Saturday July 2,
12-4:30 pm
Sunday July 3

10:30am - 2:30pm

Dance Workshops with Nadia Nikishenko hosted by Natika

First time in California! Only one weekend of workshops in USA! Queen of Fusion - Nadia Nikishenko is coming to San Jose to have 8 hours of workshops and show!

Saturday July 2:
12 - 2 pm: TIGER TABLA:
Unleash your tiger! Crafty and powerful drum solo choreography.
2:30 - 4:30 pm: CANDY GIRL FUSION:
Famous Nadia’s Candy Girl character choreography, fun and sensual!
Sunday July 3:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm: KHALEEGY:
First two hours – steps and basic technique, second part – choreography.

Until June 20:
195 for all workshops.
$115 for both Saturday workshops.
$65 for 1 Saturday workshop.
$130 for Sunday 4 hours Khaleegy workshop.
After June 20:
$210 for all workshops.
$130 for both Saturday workshops.
$80 for 1 Saturday workshop.
$145 for Sunday 4 hours Khaleegy workshop.

PayPal to OrientalWorkshop@gmail.com or mail check to Natika: 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Facebook Event - Workshops!

On Saturday July 2, Nadia will headline a spectacular show with international superstars in Redwood City!
Tickets and Details!

For more information, please contact: NatikaStar.com

Saturday - Sunday,
August 20 - 21

Master Turkish Bellydance Star Ozgen Ozgec's Dance Workshops & Show

We are very excited to present Turkish Star Bellydance artist, choreographer & teacher, Ozgen Ozgec in 2-day dance Workshops and ONE SHOW ONLY. A great opportunity to study with and watch the world famous star.
Ozgen has performed, taught, choreographed & directed for the last 18 years. His reputation as a male Bellydancer & teacher has taken him across the globe. In Istanbul, he joined the cast of Night of the Sultans combining contemporary dance, ballet and oriental dance. Ozgen taught for several years at the Tolgahan Dance School in Istanbul, and is now based in London, teaching and performing Turkish Oriental & Romani (Gypsy) dance internationally.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016:
11am - 1pm: Turkish Roma:
Turkish Romany (Gypsy) dance with modern street styling. In addition to some history on the cultural aspects of this fiery style, Ozgen explains the meaning of the unique hand and body gestures of this dance. You will learn technique and feeling for Turkish 9/8 rhythm. All levels. Bring a full skirt.

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Drum Solo:
Ozgen's very elegant and unique cabaret style drum solo. Technique and choreography.

Saturday Evening Show: 8:30 - 10 pm at Angelicas in Redwood City!
Show Tickets and Details!

Sunday, August 21, 2016:
11am - 2pm: Tango Oriental (3 hours):
A beautiful Oriental dance routine fusing Tango stylization and technique. Ozgen's most popular and most in demand routine!

3pm - 5pm: Turkish Roman Cabaret:
Cabaret style technique and choreography with Turkish Roman influence; much faster and fun style with skirt. All levels. Bring a full skirt.
No food allowed in studio. Many restaurants within walking distance.

Registration Link!

2 hour workshops: $100 each. $180 for 2 workshops. $250 for 3 workshops.
3 hour workshop (Tango Oriental):
$130 or $120 if combined with other workshops.
ALL Workshops: $350 (Best deal!!)

Register here:

Sample Videos:
Live on Turkish TV!
Gypsy Fire Collage
Roman Dance Class
Ozgen Channel

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Studio Features

Features of Halanda Studio:

Front Door Interior View

Halanda Studio as viewed from Lincoln Avenue entrance


Curtains drawn for a Performance

  • 900 square-foot space
  • 40 feet of wall mirrors on one side
  • Cushioned laminate flooring
  • Stereo system with CD player, iPod charging dock, MP3 player, AUX & USB input, remote, and wall-mounted speakers
  • TV with VCR and DVD
  • Central Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Private bathroom with full-length mirror
  • Curtains for performance space, photo/video backdrop, and private changing area
  • 50 folding chairs available
  • Free-standing ballet barre available as needed: 6 feet long, double-sided, height-adjustable (please inform us in advance) 

Rates and Rental Policies

Studio Rental Rates

$31/hr for Non-Peak Hours
$39/hr for Peak Hours [Monday-Thursday 6-9pm, and Saturday 9am-2pm]

Discount Opportunities for Advanced Payment

  • 8 hours in a single day pre-paid: 5% Discount
  • 10-20 hours pre-paid: 5% Discount
  • 20-30 hours pre-paid: 10% Discount
  • 30-40 hours pre-paid: 15% Discount
  • 40 hours or more pre-paid: 20% Discount

In addition, a special rate of $22/hour is available for private practices or personal training involving one or two people only, during Non-Peak hours. Please contact us for more information.

Payment Terms

  • 30% payment (non-refundable) required to book rental. Full payment is required for Halanda to publish or promote your event
  • Total payment for rental term required prior to first use


Rental payments are not refundable, but if an event organizer needs to cancel the event after payment and notifies Halanda Studio at least one week prior to the cancellation, Halanda Studio can issue a monetary credit for the cancelled time, valid up to three months from the original event date. 

Studio Use Policies

  • Food and drink other than water are not permitted in the Studio, except with pre-payment of a $50 Cleaning Deposit. Deposit is refundable upon verification of a clean studio after the class/event. 
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the Studio under any circumstances. 
  • Animals are not permitted in the Studio.