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June 1 - 29

8pm - 9pm

"Dance Like An Egyptian" Workshop Series with Hala

Study Egyptian Bellydance with a native pro! Advance your dance technique, skills and abilities while learning a fun Egyptian Dance Choreography (performance opportunities for interested and qualified dancers)
Join us for this intensive 5 weeks course and learn:
* The Foundations of Dance. 4 simple yet crucial factors essential for creating dance out of ordinary movement.
* The meanings of the songs used.
* Familiar moves, Fancy delivery; Creating the extraordinary out of the ordinary.
* Fun, sassy Egyptian dance combinations and drills. Attend the whole course to learn a full choreography.
* Performance tricks of the trade.
* Shimmies. Layering. Elegant transitions. Elegant Arms.
* Entrances and Exits.
* How to listen to the music and identify the rhythms.

ALL Levels Welcome!

Cost: $100 for the full session. $25/class Drop in. PayPal hala@haladance.com

Hala studies regularly with world masters of Egyptian Dance and has been performing and teaching her native art and passion for over 15 years. Here's what her students say about studying with her.

Visit HalaDance.com for more information.

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 show. 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.

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

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: 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Details soon...

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!
Until June 20:
2 hour workshops: $75 each. $140 for 2 workshops. $200 for 3 workshops.
3 hour workshop (Tango Oriental):
$110 or $100 if combined with other workshops.
ALL Workshops: $280 (Best deal!!)

After June 20:
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:

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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.