Add fun and excitement to your party!!! A'isha is an ***AWARD-winning*** professional Oriental-style belly dancer in the Kansas City area who will turn your party into a memorable, family-friendly event! ***BEST of 2018, BEST of 2017 and BEST of 2016*** based on gigmasters.com reviews, she is the full package entertainer! No party is too small or too big! As an experienced entertainer, she will customize each show to give you and your guests the best belly dance experience!!! Her performances are sensual, as well as fun and engaging! Audience members have described her dance style as being authentic, elegant and classy, making her the most requested belly dancer at events in the KC area and beyond. She has performed in many cities in the US (New York, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, and more), as well as in Cairo (Egypt) and Spain (Valencia). She is well versed in many belly dance styles (classic and modern Egyptian, Saidi, Baladi, Muwashahat, Turkish, Lebanese, American Cabaret, Khaleegy, Iraqi).
A'isha is available for weddings, birthday parties, fundraisers, belly-grams, bachelorette parties, etc. Typically, one set consists of 20-30 minutes of dance, use of props (zills, veil, cane) and audience participation, but she would accommodate other arrangements based on your needs. Additional dancers and a drummer may be provided if requested. Due to her busy schedule, she kindly requests that bookings are made at least two weeks in advance of the event date.
Also, check out her youtube channel called "A'isha Dancer" for more recent performance videos!
Originally from Romania, A'isha has trained with local US instructors, many international teachers (Randa Kamel, Dina, Camelia of Cairo, Luna of Cairo, Aleya of Cairo, Soraya Zaied, Aziza of Cairo, Raqia Hassan, Ozgen, Mohamed Shahin, etc) and traveled extensively to attend workshops taught by well-regarded teachers in Middle Eastern dancing. She has recently attended the largest belly dance festival in Cairo, Egypt, Ahlan Wa Sahlan! She performs regularly in local, national and international belly dance shows, fundraisers, art shows and private events, and participates in belly dance competitions.
In addition, A'isha also enjoys performing Polynesian dances for your Luau-themed party (Hawaiian hula and Tahitian drum solo) and Greek dances. She is training in Hawaiian dance with kumu Debbie Rommel in Hula Hale O'Kiakahi.
A'isha is producing and performing monthly in the 1001 Arabian Nights show at the Uptown Arts Bar (Kansas City, MO) since 2012, on the first Saturday of each month starting at 7 PM. She is also teaching weekly beginner and intermediate/advanced level classes in Mission, and Shawnee, KS, and belly dance workshops. When she is not dancing, she is enjoying her full-time job as a research administrator. :)
For her, dance is the gift of happiness and liveliness that she loves to share with her audience!