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Feb 24 - Mar 30
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 6 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: $120 for the full session. $25/class Drop in. PayPal email@example.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 www.HalaDance.com for more information.
Saturday, February 20
7pm - 10pm
Live Music & Bellydance Night with Joe Kandalaft
Join Lebanese star musician, singer and one man band Joe Kandalaft for an enchanting night of live music, singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Want to dance to authentic live Arabic music? please reserve your spot early and come express yourself. First come first perform.
All ages welcome. Family friendly. Come prepared to dance; performance slots and social dancing opportunities all night. You will not be able to resist the music! All your favorite classical dance tunes and many new ones will get you moving and grooving!
Registration: $20 in advance (until February 19), $25 at the door.
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Saturday, March 26
7pm - 9:30pm
doors open 6:30pm
Live Arabic Tarab Concert with Elias Lammam & his Santa Cruz Arabic Music Ensemble
World-renowned Arabic accordionist, musician, teacher and singer Elias Lammam of Lebanon and his Santa Cruz Arabic Music Ensemble play popular Arabic music of the mid-20th century, including songs of Om Kolthum, Fairuz, Abdel Halim Hafez, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Rahbani brothers, as well as original improvisations. Arabic music representing many countries and rhythms. "Tarab" music as well as popular dance tunes. "Tarab" is an Arabic word which means "Music & Singing Enchantment"
Come swing & shimmy with Elias Lammam and his Ensemble, or sing along your favorite Arabic tunes.
Cost: $15 till February 29. $20 till March 25. $30 at the door.
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There will be space for social dancing. Family-friendly show. All ages welcome. Open seating.
For more information about Elias Lammam please visit:
Elias's YouTube Channel
Elias's Facebook Page
Saturday April 30,
Sunday May 1
10:30am - 4:30pm
Bellydance Workshops with Marta Korzun hosted by Natika
Journey into the magic of Egyptian Oriental and Shaabi dance with Ukranian star Marta Korzun who will be visiting the bay area on April 30 - May 1.
Saturday Apr 30:
2:15 - 4:15 pm: Modern Baladi
4:30 - 6:30 pm: Energetic Drum Solo
Sunday May 1:
11 am - 1 pm: Tarab
1:30 - 3:30 pm: Shaabi
Before March 15: $255 for all workshops. $200 for 3 workshops. $140 for 2 workshops. $75 for 1 workshop.
After March 15: $280 for all workshops. $225 for 3 workshops. $160 for 2 workshops. $90 for 1 workshop.
PayPal to OrientalWorkshop@gmail.com or mail check to Natika: 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
For more information, please contact: NatikaStar.com
Features of Halanda Studio:
Halanda Studio as viewed from
Lincoln Avenue entrance
Curtains drawn for a Performance
- 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
- 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
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
- 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
available for private practices or personal training involving one or
two people only, during Non-Peak hours. Please contact us
for more information.
- 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
at least one week prior to the cancellation, Halanda Studio
issue a monetary credit for the cancelled time, valid up to three
months from the
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
- Alcoholic beverages
are not permitted in the Studio under any
- Animals are not permitted in
We offer this picture gallery in the
hope that past events at Halanda inspire you to visualize your own.
Arabic Karaoke & Bellydance Night with Live Music by Joe Kandalaft on April 12, 2014
Tito's Event October 6, 2013. Photos by Carl Sermon
Halanda Holiday Party on December 2, 2012:
Ozgen's Show on Saturday, September 22, 2012
a DVD of Ozgen's Show here!
Ozgen's Workshops on September 22 and 23,
Pangia's Live music and dance show on
September 8, 2012
Halanda Holiday Party on December 11, 2011:
Halanda Holiday Party on December 11, 2011
Stasha's "Weekend Wonder" Costume seminar on
August 21, 2011
Tarik Sultan teaching "Balancing" and
"Baladi" on August 14, 2011
Crystal Silmi teaching "Layering Skills with
Drills" on March 27, 2011
Bellydance Superstar Kami Liddle teaching
"Turn up the Drama" on January 22, 2011
Tito's Egyptian Oriental Dance workshop on
October 8, 2010
Live Arabic music, singing and dance
night with Joe Kandalaft on August 22, 2010: Video
Live Arabic music, singing and Bellydance
night with Lebanese one-man-band, Joe Kandalaft on August 22,
Egyptian Dance teacher, choreographer and performer, Mohamed
El-Hosseny's workshop on July 16, 2010
Hip Hop Star, Darrin Henson's workshop on
March 1, 2009