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Sept 12 - Oct 17
8pm - 10pm
"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: $150 for the full session. $30/class Drop in. PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org
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 October 1
2:15pm - 3:15pm
"How To Kick the Sugar Habit, without Giving Up Sweetness" with Peggy Galdamez
Talkshop about how you can start kicking that unhealthy sugar habit for good. • Do you wonder why you crave something sweet at times and what’s behind these cravings?
• Why do we love our sweets and why they make us feel so good?
• You're done reinventing the wheel and you want someone to tell you what works and what doesn’t - for real.
• You want to discover what is keeping you stuck so you can get unstuck.
• You’re ready to finally get this sugar and food thing handled so you can allow your best self to shine.
If any of these questions or statements resonate with you, please join Peggy for her Talkshop of “How to Kick the Sugar Habit” so that we can uncover and explore how you can start doing this, without giving up sweetness in your life, along with the why’s behind our sweet treat choices. Have some fun, and uncover what’s really going on with this sugar habit.
Peggy Galdamez, is a certified Health and Wellness Coach dedicated to helping busy people lose weight, reduce the stress in their life, and have more energy so they can feel good on the inside. We work together to accomplish this and more without dieting, deprivation or militant exercise. So many of us know what to do, but don’t always do it.
Questions, RSVPs and details: email email@example.com
FREE Workshop. Part of our Community Hour program!
Sunday November 13,
11:30am - 2:30pm
"What makes an Award Winning Performance"
Bellydance Workshops with Atlantis hosted by Natika
Atlantis has many acting credits and she is a member of SAG/AFTRA. She produces the Bellydancer Of The Universe Competition® & teaches/performs at GLOBAL events. Annually, the Bellydancer of the Unverse® competition has launched thousands of dance careers in 27 years. Which gives Atlantis great inside as to what your judges or agents are looking for in your performance. This class is for all styles and all levels of dance! It's an interactive teacher student class with hands on attention to every student! We will cover how to give emotion on stage, hand, arm & foot technique, pattern and combinations, transitions and traveling the stage, memorable choreography and improvisation as well as esthetic costuming ideas for all body types.
In the last hour you will experience a 2 minute verbal critique IN CLASS to any piece of music you provide. All styles welcome, bring iPod and cord for hook up. It should contain intro / body of music for performance / and finale. You may include drum solo if you like within the 2 minute time frame. Atlantis Bellydancer of the Universe ® looks forward to embracing your unique style and making your Bellydance universe (TM) come to life!
Before October 25: $45
After October 25: $55
PayPal to: firstname.lastname@example.org Or
Mail a check to: Natika, 1062 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Send a message to: email@example.com to arrange cash payment.
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