Upcoming Classes/Workshops


Dalia Carella Presents
Every Tuesday Night in NYC! 
Three weeks left in the January class series, 1/9, 1/16 & 1/23
$72 for a 4-week Dancepak (Save $16 -- can be purchased online in advance, or at the door on the first night), $22 for walk-ins. 

Join Dalia on Tuesday nights for a rockin' dance community class. If you're looking to add more innovative movement to your Belly Dance repertoire and sharpen your performance skills, this class is for you! In January, Dalia's focus will on helping dancers to improve their musicality, to really connect the music to the dance & to make their dance performances more impressive and beautiful. New combos every week! 

When: 7:45 - 9:00 pm
Where: Anahid Sofian Dance Studio - 29 W 15th Street, 6th Floor (ring bell and take elevator) 

No refunds on classes or workshops. 




Dalia Carella  is an internationally renowned Near/Middle Eastern and world fusion solo artist, choreographer, master teacher, and the Founder/Artistic Director of the Dalia Carella Dance Collective. Dalia has delved deeply in Near Eastern and Turkish Romani dance, as well as Flamenco, Indian, Bollywood/Bhangra, Afro-Haitian, Samba, Salsa, Bomba and Plena, Tango, jazz and ballet. The dance forms Dalia teaches around the world are Dance Orientale Cabaret, Belly Dance Contemporary, Flamenco Araby, Turkish Romani and Belly Dance Tango Fusion. Her rich background has lead her to make works utilizing both ethnic and contemporary movement. She is known for her explorations into cultural dance forms, her precise and seamless blending of traditional and modern dance in the theatrical context, and for her dark and sultry cabaret styling. Of her 2004 New York City off-Broadway show “In Search of A Goddess”, Lisa Jo Sagolla from Backstage wrote: “Dalia Carella has star power. Performing a highly original fusion of Middle Eastern, modern, and other world dance forms, she bewitches her spectators, while seeming to excite herself, with a sizzling allure that is almost frightening.” Dalia numerous concerts and teaching tours have led her throughout the US, Canada, England, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, China, Japan, Italy, and Turkey. 

Alice Giampieri is one of the greatest exponents of Tribal Fusion in Italy. She is well know for her unique style, elegant, fluid and always full of grace. Oriental bellydance was her first love. She studied and taught it for many years and it continues to influence her vision of dance.

She has been member of the "Emotional Tribal Fusion" company De Nova Luce directed by Francesca Pedretti. She has studied Ballet, Flamenco, Bharatanatyam Indian dance, Oriental dance, Tribal Fusion and Tribal ATS and has improved her oriental and tribal technique by studying with numerous international teachers like Jillina, Saida, Virginia Mendez, Kaeshi Chai, Zoe Jakes, Rachel Brice, Mardi Love, Morgana, Sera Solstice, Mira Betz, and Kami Liddle, and she is currently studying Hip Hop and Popping at the Broadway Dance Center in NYC. She is certified in the first level of Zoe Jakes "DanceCraft" format . She directed her own school "Aynin" in Italy from 2009 to 2014 untill she moved to New York City. As a soloist, she has been invited to teach and perform in the most important festivals in Italy and has performed internationally in Paris, New York, and Barcelona.

Alice was selected several times to be a member of the Bellydance Evolution show "The Dark Side of the Crown" directed by Jillina. She performed with BDE in Washington DC, New York City, Miami, Japan, Los Angeles and a 28 show tour in Holland. She was also part of the casting in the premiere of the BDE "Alice in Wonderland" show in San Diego.

Alice collaborates with Francesca Pedretti in the theatrical bellydance project 'Divina Commedia', which has been touring Italy and Europe since 2014 with workshops and a show, and they recently successfully produced the event in New York in collaboration with Kaeshi Chai and in the UK inside the Gothla UK festival. Alice was a member of the Bellyqueen company in NYC from 2014-2017 directed by Kaeshi Chai. She is currently teaches classes in the Bellyqueen School of Dance and continues to teach and perform in Italy and internationally.