The “AHA! Moment” Book at Om Laila Studio


Posted on October 16, 2014


How many times have you learned something that just clicked and improved your dancing instantaneously? I know many belly dancers that can’t wait to share their new tips and insight with their classmates, and now they can with the “AHA! Moment” book at Om Laila Studio.




If your teacher has offered wise words, if you learned by watching someone else in class or read some valuable information, share it in the book. Overtime this will be a collection that can be read by every Om Laila student to motivate and inspire.


And if you were wondering, that beautiful calligraphy says “Om Laila” in Arabic!


If you would like a mini-version of the “AHA! Moment” book, with your own name on the cover, let us know and one can be custom made for $20!


The Om Laila Bellydance Choir


In other exciting news the Om Laila Bellydance Choir continues to grow! This upcoming session will be the last for the $50/7 week price. Current students will have this tuition fee locked, so nothing changes if you have already been attending but if anyone is interested in joining the choir at this rate write to info@omlaila.com to reserve a spot for the upcoming term.


Also new on Thursday evening is a choreography class with Kaleena that is being offered exclusive to choir members on a PWYC basis ($10 suggested) at 8pm. If you are interested in dancing the choreography for the songs we have been learning this is a great opportunity to grow with this exciting ensemble and have the dances under your (coin) belt to perform these numbers at shows and events.


Check out an example of one of the pieces we’re working on!





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New Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Bellydance Workshops and More!


Posted on September 17, 2014


The new term of classes is well underway but new students can drop in for $20 any time!




This week Level 1 is working on essential bellydance moves: tilts, slides, twists and “the drawer,” as well as basic hip drops. The Level 2 class learned Roula’s basic zill methodology and has started on a new choreography.


Level 3 tonight at 6, followed by mixed level technique. The Musical Dancer Class is tomorrow at 6 (zill emphasis) and Musical Dancer Choir at 7 (singing). Any Om Laila student can attend the Musical Dancer Choir for free. For Non-Students the term fee is $50.




The 11:00 am Seven Waves class is FULL but there is almost enough students to start one Tuesdays at 11:00 am. Email info@omlaila.com to reserve a spot.


Two events coming up soon!


Roula is singing at the new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto this Saturday, September 20. Check out this article in The Toronto Star or join the Facebook event group


– “The Garden of Ideas” Contemporary Art from Pakistan at Aga Khan Museum in Toronto


Finally, Om Laila Studio’s Fall Workshop Series starts with the first on Sunday September 28. This three-part series is a tribute to Warda and focuses on learning the song and a choreography. Each choreography has a different character and energy to embody and communicate. More information on the Workshop Page and there is also a Facebook Event Group. Take one or take them all!


See you in class!



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