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the ancient art of Bellydancing
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Bellydance Classes with Asha

Asha holds classes in Bellydance and interested students should contact Asha for more information.



April 23-27
Asha will perform on the
main stage at

International bellydance conference Toronto

(more info)


Coming Soon!

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The art of Bellydance would not be the same without Asha, the International Bellydance talent who presents her captivating Bellydance style that blends Turkish and Gypsy Bellydance, with her signature Bollywood Belly Bellydance style. Yes, Asha is the Original Bollywood Belly!

Asha holds her audiences in rapt attention and tangible spiritual excitement, performing the sacred sword dance in the style of the Rajasthani Gypsies, and the dance of Kali in the Tanjore Temple Style of Classical Indian dance. Check out her Recent Events, including a concert in Turkey with Harem and Yeni Turku, the 2005 Persian Cultural Festival (video) at Vanderbilt University, and her appearance on MyIndiaTV (video).

An original pioneer in the Atlanta, Georgia, Bellydance scene, Asha travels from Atlanta to perform Bellydance both nationally, and internationally. She has recently performed her Bollywood Bellydance at the Consulate of India in New York City where her audience included the Indian Ambassador and Indian Consul General, and Bollywood Stars, Manu Narayan and Deep Sing, among other notaries. She has also opened for Deepak Chopra, at Mythic Journeys Conference 2006.

International Bellydance audiences Asha has performed for, have included Madonna, Michael Stipe of R.E.M, Aziz Mekouar, Ambassador of Morocco; famed Persian actor, Behrooz Vosoghi; and Rumi translator Coleman Barks. Asha has opened for famed Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan at Temptation 2004 in Atlanta. Asha was also the Bellydance Diva for the Atlanta-based band, Emrah Kotan and the Sultans featuring Asha.

Asha is gifted in Anatolian (Ottoman), Cabaret, Turkish Roma, Indian Bollywood-Style, and American Tribal style Bellydance. Asha's repertoire also includes Indian Classical Dance - Tanjore and Odissi styles, Bollywood-style Bellydance, and Rajasthani Gypsy Folk Dance. Her specialty dances include her signature spinning meditative veil dance, the Sufi-Fusion, and the Guedra, a dance of the Moroccan nomadic tribes.

Click here to see her Dance Styles, Training , and Spiritual Influences.

Asha performs internationally, and teaches privately and holds workshops internationally. She choreographs for professional dance troupes, and has produced a video, "Bellydance through the Ages." She is currently writing a script for a movie about the trials of learning sacred dance.

 



Now available on DVD: The Night of the Goddess, Dance and Music Benefit in Honor of Mother Earth.

At The Night of the Goddess, dance artists representing many cultures brought to life works in celebration of the Goddess. The Benefit was produced by Asha and held at CenterStage. To view scenes from The Night of the Goddess, click on the video below. Or, click here for more information, photos from the show, artists bios, and information about our holistic education mission.

 

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