joyful. exquisite. undeniable.
joyful. exquisite. undeniable.
From Vancouver to Montreal and all the way to Mexico, Anya has graced stages across North America. And continues to delight audiences throughout Alberta.
Having taught thousands, her love for Belly Dance continues into her classes ranging from beginner to advanced as well as one on one and small group coaching.
Anya is noted as being a passionate, joyful, and exciting performer to watch and a dedicated, knowledgeable, and dynamic instructor. She prides herself on authentically representing Belly Dance, also known as Raqs Sharqi.
Currently, Anya splits her time between Edmonton and Calgary and is happy to offer her services in both cities; she is also available to travel throughout North America for engagements. Please inquire.
Upcoming Public Events - click the title in bold to be taken to the event page
Aiwa Ya Sahar - Sahar Samara Gala
Saturday May 27, Toronto ON
Intro to Belly Dance Workshop - Aradia Fitness
Friday June 10, Stony Plain AB
Raq the Kasbah - School of Raq Spring Hafla
Thursday June 29, Coco-Di, Edmonton AB
Harem at the Casbah - Workshop and Show
Saturday July 8, Hamilton ON
Add sparkle to your birthday, wedding, or special event making it absolutely unforgettable. All performances are family friendly and can include audience interaction and various props like cane, finger cymbals, double veil, or shamadan. Pricing generally starts at $250, please contact for rates and availability.
Previous clients include:
Please click the link in BOLD to be taken to the registration page.
COMPLETE DANCER at School of Raq
April 22, May 13, June 3, June 17- 1030am-Noon
I want you to become the best Oriental Dancer you can be. No choreography will be taught this term, instead, we will focus on different concepts to help you explore. your dance in new ways. Challenge yourself to become the best artist you can be in this safe, fun and supportive environment!
LEVEL 3 at Move Studios
Starts May 8, runs 6 weeks - no class May 21 - 7pm-815pm
This is an open concept class that allows you to blossom as a dancer. We will explore combinations, improvisation, musicality, and stylization in an upbeat and challenging class.
Anya can offer workshops on a range of topics including technique, musicality, improvisation, movement therapy, exploratory movement, cane, double veil, finger cymbals, as well as choreography.
In addition, Anya has developed a program called “Movement for Wellness” that focuses on movements, stretches, and exercises that promote better posture and alignment while reliving joint and body discomfort. Available in a one to one or small group format.
Please contact to book a one on one or class with Anya. Pricing starts at $75/hour.
A 1 hour introductory lesson either at your event location or in a studio and can include a costumed performance. Perfect for stagettes, birthday parties, or a fun night in. Pricing starts at $200/hour.
An Edmonton resident her whole life, Anya loves giving back to the community. If you are an organization who could benefit from a class, performance, or a donation of a gift certificate, please get in touch. While all requests are welcome, donations are dependent upon availability and cause.
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