Belly dance with Henna is the celebration your party needs! Whether belly dance is part of your culture or you are looking for a sparkly, fun addition to your festivities, Henna brings polished, exciting performances each and every time.
Trained in classic Egyptian style belly dance, Henna has performed for countless weddings, birthdays, bridal showers, kids' parties, and everything in between. She has honed her performance skills by dancing in restaurants, with live music, and on festival stages. There is no audience that she can't befriend. Her love of sharing this music and dance is infectious. Contact her for ideas on how to incorporate belly dance into your celebration!
Henna was amazing! We hosted our son's wedding rehearsal dinner with people of varied ages, she was prompt, her dance was appropriate for the group and she was able to engage all of our guests. We were completely satisfied with her performance and highly recommend her for any event. Mark and Becky Ketcham
Price Range: $275 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, Other
What to Expect
Make your event unforgettable with a professional belly dance performance by Henna. Beautiful music, glamorous costuming, and exciting props like veils and swords will keep your guests talking long after the the night is through. Whether you are looking for the exotic tribal bellydancer or the sparkly classical style, Henna will ensure that every detail suits the look and feel of your event.
Bellydance with Henna is appropriate for many kinds of events. From weddings to bridal showers, from birthday parties to bar mitzvahs, your guests will clap along with Henna as she expresses a broad range of emotions through the distinctively feminine movements of bellydance. Henna's years of training in many styles of bellydance ensures a performance that is at once elegant, exciting, and most importantly - fun!
Whether your event is a small gathering or a large wedding reception, Henna can produce a show suitable for your needs and budget. Troupe performances can be arranged for larger events and longer performances. Her charisma and charm encourage your guests to get up and dance with her in celebration! Smaller events like bridal showers or birthday parties can include a mini-lesson so that you and your guests can learn some easy, dance-floor ready bellydance moves. Henna enjoys working closely with you to customize your event to your heart's content!
Henna has been studying and performing belly dance since 2002. Known for her passionate expression and charming personality on stage, she danced regularly at various events and venues in Tokyo, Japan for four years before returning to the U.S. in 2009. Middle Eastern audiences enjoy her natural style and solid understanding of Arabic and Turkish rhythms and instrumentation.
In addition to traditional styles of belly dance (a.k.a. raks sharki or Dans Oriental), Henna enjoys pushing the boundaries of movement and music by fusing anything that inspires her to dance. Henna continues to study the roots of modern day belly dance and has a passion for Middle Eastern music. She believes in the evolution of belly dance as a modern dance form as well as an ancient, celebratory ritual.
She teaches and performs as a soloist and collaborates with the top dancers and musicians in the Northwest.
Additional Booking Notes
Upon booking, it is important to let Henna know the type of flooring the performance will take place on. Shoes are not usually worn during a bellydance performance so the ideal flooring is hardwood or similar. Any even surface can be danced upon with shoes or without, however lawns can be difficult since they are often knotty or uneven making it difficult to move around on.
Audio should also be taken into account. Henna will bring a CD and/or iPod and the louder the sound system, the better! If the event is outdoors, please test the sound system to ensure that it is loud enough before Henna's arrival. Once she arrives it is a good idea to test the CD or iPod before the performance. Keeping the bellydancer out of sight of your guests retains the mystique!
Past Booked Events
|December 31, 2013||Birthday Party|
Space of at least 15 x 15 feet
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