We are Polynesian dancers, Oriental dancers universally known as Belly dancers Egyptian style -from Aini Oriental Dance Hula and Tahitian, Hoba and Laulea Lei who offer to give you a cultural, exotic and unique touch for your events such as Luaus, engagements, weddings, corporate events and more. All family oriented! We have: Oriental Dance (Belly Dance Egyptian style), Egyptian Folklore. Polynesian dances: Hula Dance, Samoan, Maori, Tahitian. Hip Hop, Mexican Folklore. We also teach dance lessons and seminars! Aini Oriental Dance Hula and Tahitian in conjunction with Hoba and Laulea Lei, also rent Arabian and Hawaiian decor for your events!
First time hiring a hula dancer so didn’t know what to expect but everything went very smooth. From confirming date, signing contract, paying deposit everything was easy. Jackie contacted me a week prior to event to discuss her expectations and confirmed directions/time. Performer showed up on time and was awesome! She was an entertainer not just dancer. She worked the crowd. Everyone loved her !
Price Range: From $100.00 and up.
Gig Length: 15 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
-WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS THEIR GUEST OR AUDIENCE CAN EXPECT FROM OUR PERFORMANCES?
.PROFESIONAL COSTUMES AND DANCES
.ALL FAMILY ORIENTED
.A CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT
The Director of Aini Oriental Dance Hula and Tahitian, Hoba and Laulea Lei has been a professional dancer since a very young age. She started dancing: Flamenco, Tap, Ballet, Polynesian dances such as Hula Dance, Tahitian as others in the Polynesian culture, Belly dance when in those times was Arabic dance. As a teen: Hip Hop, Salsa, Merengue, Lambada, etc... later as a young adult she became to be a Group Fitness Instructor and a PT. Years later, she became to be a Spinning certified instructor. Now she, her dancers, students and professional Polynesian group perform in different places, educating at the same time they perform professionally, most of the times is part of the entertainment as bringing Community Enrichment and Teaching Health.
-WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS CAN EXPECT FROM OUR PERFORMANCES?
.PROFESIONAL COSTUMES AND DANCES
.PERFORMANCES -ALL FAMILY ORIENTED
We are able to perform in different States, Cities, and Countries!
-As a resume, here in South Carolina, we have performed at:
Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, North Charleston, West Ashley, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, Bluffton, Beaufort, Goose Creek, Summerville, Daniel Island, Pawleys Island, Lexington, Moncks Corner, Wadmalaw Island.
And for: The Cypress Gardens Cultural Dance Festival, North Charleston Arts festival, Piccolo Spoleto festival, Patriots Point (Yorktown), LAFFEY, The USCG Sector Charleston, SC= US Coast Guards Charleston, Navy, SPAWAR, Red Hats association, SCACPA, Eastern Surfing Association, CCC's Boaters Association, I'on Festival, MTV reality show, Mardi Crawl, Luau's Cypress Gardens Celebrating the 50Th Anniversary of Hawaii, AliBaba restaurant in D. Island,S.C., CHUM Non- profit association, Elite Dance Studio Showcases,The Habitat of Humanity, Idea Assistant's parties, Sunset Oasis restaurant, Pet helpers a store's celebration, Creave parties, How to Inspire The World to Fitness, Cultural Dance Show 2009, engagements parties, wedding receptions, Birthday parties, sweet sixteen parties, retirement places, summer kids camps, etc...
"Those performances mentioned above have been done individually or by the group of two or more performers"
-Other States or Cities:
Hawaii in a Hotel's Hula dance class, Florida, California, Nevada, Maine, Savannah, G.A., Forth Stewart, G.A., Atlanta, G.A. for a Fitness class in a Fitness conference for an only 5 minutes segment, etc...
Mexico, Spain, Egypt, Jamaica, and others Coming soon ...
Additional Booking Notes
WE DON'T OFFER ANY EQUIPEMENT. The only thing we can bring to your Luau if is your choice, is a boom -box
-It is very important to have a clean performance area since our performers are on barefoot
-A place where the performer(s) can change costumes with some chairs or table
-To have an audio system, if no, please let us know and we bring a boom box or something else we have already in mind, so you and your guest will enjoy the music with the performances.
-If you want the performers to dance with live music, please contact us. The performers we always bring their own music, but sometimes we have special requests
-If you need a performance for 15 minutes, it should be in the Charleston area, otherwise the quotes for travel expenses and etc, would be raised.
-A room or space where the performers can change and have their costumes and other things related with their performance(s)
-Clean floor since the performer(s) dance on barefoot
table(s) and chairs where to set up performances costumes. Audio system. A person who can control the music.
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