A MAGI TEMPLE World Belly Dance School Offers Belly Dance Classes for Beginners thru Professional and World Dance! Orlando's Longest Established & Award Winning Belly Dance School & Premiere Company!
Song: "Expect Miracles" (c) Melanie LaJoie
On "Music for Miracles" fundraiser CD
produced by Children's Miracle Network
Open the magical, mystical doors of an enchanting place and time. Let the dance of A MAGI take you on a magic carpet ride. Award-Winning A MAGI's spellbinding dance acts combine a variety of styles specializing in traditional ethnic Middle Eastern Dance with dances of the harem, gypsies, tribal and ritual dance, sword and fire balancing, veils and capes swirling, ecstatic twirling and whirling, and the eerie sounds of sagats (finger cymbals) ringing to the syncopated rhythms of far away lands -- all for your enjoyment and entertainment -- all found in the magic of A MAGI
A MAGI Temple offers classes in Belly Dance: (Classical, ATS Tribal, Fusion, Folkloric "Roots," Funk!), Bollywood & Masala Bhangra, Samba, Gypsy Dance, Hula, Drums & more\!
Belly Dance Classes - World Dances too (Bollywood, Samba, Gypsy, Mid-East Folkloric) for beginners through professional for fun, fitness & lasting friendships - performance opportunities are available!
11/8-9/2019 Raqia Hassan of Egypt & Nourhan Sharif in workshops & Shows in Orlando - hosted by A MAGI Melanie & Joharah - Long Time Costume Vender Friend
Save the Dates! More info to Come!
Upcoming Workshops! Wings, Veil, Sword - OH MY!
Be a STAR at A MAGI!
Melanie LaJoie ZILLing it for UNESCO Council Of International Dance 51st World Dance Congress, Athens Greece July 2018 where she taught workshop & performed!:
DANCE HEALS! DANCE LIGHT, LOVE, PEACE & JOY! A MAGI Melanie's Spirit Healing Dance in tribute to 6/12/16 PULSE Nightclub Tragedy ("Hands" by Jewel)
A MAGI Belly Dance (Allegra, Asiana, Melanie LaJoie, Katriana & Students) at Asia Trends Dragon Chinese New Year Festival in Orlando:
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A MAGI books their professional soloists and troupes at:
- Area Theme Parks & Dinner Attractions
- Conventions/Special Events
- Bachelorette & Princess Parties
- Charity Events & more
Melanie LaJoie, International Performer with over 35 years study & performance (Egypt, Morocco, Boston, NYC, Europe, Cruise ships) is "Orlando's Crown Jewel of Belly Dance Specialists" (WKMG-TV6) & now an official "Legend of Belly Dance in New England"
A MAGI won 1st Place at Arts Talentxtravaganza at Orlando Public Library performing a fusion of Traditional Egyptian Saidi Folk/Cane Dance & Tribal Belly Dance!
Remembering Bobby: A Dance Seminar Dedicated to the Legacy of IBRAHIM FARRAH
April 8, 9, & 10, 2011
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Melanie LaJoie, A MAGI Director & Founder is the proud grant recipient attending the April 2011 Seminar "Remembering Bobby: A Dance Seminar Dedicated to the Legacy of Ibrahim Farrah" funded in part by a Professional Development Grant in the Performing Arts Category from United Arts of Central Florida to attend this seminar and additional training with her former NYC dance mentors and stellar artists.
Upon her return, Melanie will be scheduling workshops, training & additional solo & A MAGI performances dedicated to the legacy of the late, great Ibrahim Farrah and his extensive research in traditional Mid-East dance and culture.
Melanie would like to the thank the United Arts of Central Florida for this grant funding allowing her to continue her studies and training and to enhance the training and studies of dedicated world dance students throughout Central Florida!
Director A MAGI 407-423-7269
"Orlando's Crown Jewel of Belly Dance Specialists" (WKMG-TV)
"Legend of Belly Dance New England" (New England Belly Dance Magazine)
"Grand Dame of Belly Dance In Florida"
A MAGI Troupe: Recipient of 2004 Troupe OASIS International Award
A MAGI Temple is conveniently located near downtown Orlando at 3589 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806 407-423-7269 to register!
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