Alanya Bellydance

Every Body Has the Right to Dance

13 Moons Bellydance

13 Moons Online Annual Schedule (subject to change)

Annual Schedule 2021-22
 Spring Shimmy
 February 12th 2022
 40 mins
 Spring Workshop
 Early April
 2 hrs
 Summer Shimmy
 40 mis
 Midsummer Mini-Festival 
 Early July
 3 days
 Watch this space for full details

See 'Coming Up' for details of our Spring Shimmy 2022

Past events


Alanya & Lisa Michaela present:


Workshop 1 - Hips Don't Lie

Fluid & percussive drills for expressive hips

with Alanya

Workshop 2 - Dance to Perform

Fun, modern Egyptian-style choreography to perform at the Hafla

with Lisa Michaela

Workshop 3 - Lyricism & Expression

Lyrical choreography to a stunning version of a modern classic by Noel Kharman

with Lisa Michaela

Workshop 4 - How to Cheat at Bellydance

Combinations with practical ways around common problems, plus troubleshooting for dancers

with Alanya

Workshop 5 - Fosse Fusion

Bellydance/Jazz fusion routine to a classic track from 'Chicago' inspired by choreographer Bob Fosse

with Lisa Michaela & Alanya

Photo gallery

Your tutors:

Lisa Michaela

A trained instructor from the Josephine Wise Academy of Arabic Dance ( JWAAD), Lisa Michaela has been a professional instructor, performer and choreographer since 1998, working in the UK, USA and currently based in Spain. An expressive, lyrical and vibrant dancer Lisa Michaela has performed in theatrical productions, numerous dance shows, film, public and corporate events, balls, parties & restaurants. She performs as a soloist and with her dance company 'The Moon of Delight' and is an inspirational instructor and choreographer.


Trained in Ballet and Jazz Dance, Alanya discovered Bellydance on joining Lisa Michaela's class, subsequently taking the JWAAD Teaching Diploma and becoming a professional instructor herself. Now based in Herefordshire, Alanya teaches regular classes in the county;  one-off workshops around the UK, and leads her student performance troupe ‘Odalisque’.  As well as performing as a soloist, she specializes in group choreography and encourages students to develop their performance skills.

Join our 13 Moons family!

  • Midsummer online Mini-Festival
  • Autumn, Winter & Spring online choreography workshops 
  • Informal online get-togethers & shimmy parties
  • Facebook group

Jive bunnies at our Spring Fling!

Fun and funky shimmy with Tarkan!

January 2021

Huge fun at our Midwinter Workshop!
December 2020