Reconnect and embrace your femininity through ancient Middle Eastern Belly dance techniques. During this workshop, Malia will dance you through perfect basic/intermediate techniques of this exotic Middle-Eastern dance and have you smiling and shimmying into your weekend!

Malia will work with your body movements and teach you how to make them look effortless and unique to your figure while being playful and embracing your femininity!

To attend:

Attitude: Be ready to shimmy, slither, and have fun!

Attire: Clothing that is cool and comfortable. You may show your torso if you feel comfortable.

Footwear: Bare feet recommended. Aerobic shoes or dance heels may be worn.

Equipment: Please bring your yoga mat and a beverage to stay hydrated.

Accessories: Hip scarves may be worn to accentuate your hip movements, all styles accepted. Hip scarves will be provided to borrow for the lesson.

About Malia Delapenia

Growing up in Hawaii, Malia was surrounded by music and dance and it was this influence that allowed her to find her passion in the performing arts. Her introduction to Middle- Eastern Culture came in 1999; since then, she has studied with some of the top instructors in the world and has performed with award winning belly dancers world-wide. When Malia isn’t performing she is teaching beginner to advanced dancers from around the world. She is known for her intrinsically motivating teaching techniques bringing energy and fun to each of her classes. You can take one of Malia Delapenia’s belly dance classes here locally in Honolulu or at one of her numerous touring workshops through out the US and internationally.

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