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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 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 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
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.
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!!)
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