Workshops, Seminars and Healthy Raves:

Experience one of the safest, simplest and most effective ways to achieve lasting fitness with this ancient art. These beautiful movements evolved with strong links to womanhood, sensuality and even fertility. There's such solidarity in group performances; there's also a tremendous personal satisfaction and freedom in solo performance. I'd like to help you explore and create this. Learn Raks Sharqi and Sha'abi, Tribal Fusion, Ethnic/Historical and Westernized Nightclub. Learn Entrances and Exits, Finger Cymbals, Veil Dance, balance Sword, Candles - Shimmy on Glasses! Each class begins with a strengthening and toning warm up and ends with a relaxing and reaffirming stretch/cool down.

Learn to make gorgeous costumes in a hands-on costume construction workshop, based on my internationally best selling "Adventures in Belly Dance Costuming" manuals.  Explore this important secondary expression of your art, and learn how to create “perfect fit” costuming that is beautiful, comfortable, durable, adjustable and reflective of your own artistic expression.

Joyfully dancing and teaching for over 30 years,
I invite you to benefit from my experience.

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Ongoing Performances:

Come see my shows and enjoy a delicious dinner. Please ask for Stasha when making reservations!

Appearing every week: call restaurant for nights and showtimes

246 Grand Avenue (Lake Merit)
Oakland, CA 94610

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  • "The dancer of the future will be one whose body and soul have grown so harmoniously together that the natural language of that soul will have become the movement of the body. The dancer will not belong to a nation, but to all humanity. She will dance not in the form of nymph, nor fairy, nor coquette, but in the form of a woman in the greatest and purest expression. She will realize the mission of a woman's body and the holiness of all it's parts. She will dance the changing life of nature, showing how each part is transformed into the other. From all parts of her body shall shine radiant intelligence, bringing to the world the message of the thoughts and aspirations of thousands of women. She shall dance the freedom of women."

    Isadora Duncan, 1914

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