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Bellydance, Percussion, Singing, Seven Waves Movement 


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Fall into Bellydance and Arabic Music this Autumn at Om Laila

Aug 13,2015

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Summer Schedule and Upcoming Zaar

Jul 07,2015

Om Laila's July Classes are up and running! This is  read more...

Summer Schedule Coming Soon!

Jun 04,2015

We are spiraling up to summer and riding a wave of warmth and sunshine! The summer schedule is approaching. This means shorter terms and more specialized focus. There's some exciting offerings on the way and a little something for everyone from belly  read more...



Renaissance woman! Accomplished dancer, musician, singer, and superb teacher! Roula runs DEEP Her passion and wisdom are contagious and she is magnificent at transmitting this and passing these arts forward into you and me. Inner transformation through dance, presence and music. A jewel.


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Proud of this fabulous crew! New session starts tonight but you can jump in anytime. 2 hours of drumming. singing, zilling! Heaven, if you ask me.

First "Zaar" of 2016 is this coming Sunday, 7 pm. This is respectful re-imagination of a women's healing ceremony with live drums and a spirit of warmth and safety for all. Naghmeh and Roula transport you with percussion and voice. <3 There are a few spots left. Are you in? https://www.facebook.com/events/1752256788343116/

Winter Zaar - Let Fly your Tresses, Lose your Stresses

with Roula Said and Naghmeh Farahmand Drawing inspiration from the zaar tradition, dancer, vocalist, and percussionist, Roula Said will lead a ceremonial journey to heal, release, cleanse and make peace with the energies that live inside us. This is a respectful reimagining of such a ritual for women here in Toronto in 2015. Roula has over 20 years of experience as a Middle Eastern dancer and musician and always brings a healing quality to all her classes and workshops. She will be joined by master percussionist Naghmeh Farahmand. No dance experience is required, only a sincere intention to help hold a safe and nurturing space for all. Please eat a light meal an hour or two before the ceremony.There will be light snacks provided. Further instructions will be sent to participants upon registration. Cost $30 (HST incl) Date Sunday October 25 at 7pm-9pm 567 college Street De Zilva's Martial Arts 3 ways to Register: - in person at the studio - etransfer info@omlaila.com - Visit the shop omlaila.com/product/zaar/

Feb 08,2016 - Feb 08,2016

WaveCradle makes a cameo at Urbanfitt. Playing with a new tool developed by @roulasaid7. Getting big thumbs up. Great for calming the nervous system and for anxiety. Sensory deprivation tool for sure with the added swinging. I always say what works to soothe babies is soothing to us too. Been described like being in a womb. #bellletstalk #anxiety #becomeyourownrescuer