LaUra is a world-class Belly Dancer, instructor and choreographer. She is the founder and choreographer of "Belly Trance".

Throughout the years, LaUra studied with renowned teachers such as:
Samara of Lebanon, Yousri Sharif, Delilah, Laurel Victoria Gray, Raque Hassan,
Aida Nur, Tito, Kodr Muminov, Hassan Afifi and she had a great pleasure to learn from
a well-recognized belly dance performer in Lebanon- Margo Kalfayan.
She began her professional career as a belly dancer in Lebanon and was given the opportunity
to tour around the Middle East – Lebanon (Beirut), UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), Yemen (Aden)
as well as in Switzerland and India. She performed for celebrities such as Enrique Iglesias,
Milla Jovovich, and Cameron Diaz. In 2005, LaUra traveled and worked on the West Coast.
While in Las Vegas, she performed at the concert “Arabian Nights Extravaganza III”
with such Arabic stars as Nawal El-Zoghbi and Fadel Chaker.
In 2007, she was featured in Suzy Evans IAMED video “Belly Dance o Rama-2”.
LaUra was invited by Ana Berna to be a part of “Belly Dance TV:
Volume 3” where she was featured as a rising star.



September 20th, 2009

11:30am to 12pm registration / class 12pm to 2:30pm

followed by the

Alf Layla Hafla & Talent Showcase


Yasmeen el Qa'hira,
, Joanna
Birnur, Chadia, Gia al Qamar, Shula,
Saloua, Shaula
And You!

Workshop participants are invited to perform (must prepay)


Music & DJ spins by Luis Manuel

Vending by Studio Z,
Gypsy Caravan Enterprises & SilkDancer

Workshop Registration:11:30 am - 12pm
Workshop: 12 pm - 2:30 pm
Doors open for Hafla 3:30 pm
Alf Layla Hafla & Talent Showcase begins promptly @ 4 pm

Workshop Save $$: Prepay by Sept 14th $35 with Hafla $45
Free Hafla admission for Workshop participants that perform in the Hafla

Workshop walk-ins $45 with Hafla $55
General Hafla Admission $15
There is a
$15 per person minimum at the table

Teachers discount: bring 5 or more students and get the workshop free!

Workshop and Hafla held Sunday Sept 20th, 2009
At the Cornerstone
491 Broad Street, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
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