Laylianah Mahasin


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Learn to Bellydance!

As Laylianah’s student, you will learn Belly Dance movement vocabulary, proper technique, Middle Eastern rhythms, choreography and much more! You will receive drills and instructional videos to help you refine and retain the material learned in class.

​For an in-depth description of Laylianah's teaching style, methods, and philosphies, please follow the link to an article written by one of Laylianah's students about her experiences in Laylianah's class:


Laylianah and her Intermediate Students performing a veil piece choreographed by Laylianah to the song "Enta Omri ii" by Hossam Ramsy.  This could be you!  Contact Laylianah today!

Ongoing Classes

World in Motion in Morrisville, NC.  


Beginners Cabaret Style 6:45pm-7:45pm

Intermediate Cabaret Style 7:55pm - 9:10pm

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Ninth Street Dance in Durham, NC


Beginners Belly Dance 2 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Beginners Belly Dance 1 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Visit to learn more about her classes at Ninth Street Dance.  

Spots for all Laylianah's classes are limited, and classes fill up quickly, so Register Today!

Workshops and Private/Semi-Private Classes

 Laylianah is happy to teach workshops to dancers nationally and internationally at private studios and large festivals.  Workshop levels range from beginner to advanced. Topics include: Layering, Costume Creation and Decoration, SharQui Fitness, Choreographies and more!  Contact her today to discuss availability and pricing.  


She is also available to teach private and semi-private classes that are catered entirely to the student in both content and ability level. This is ideal for students who would like more individualized attention or who want to work on a special project. Private classes are $45/hour and only available to students currently enrolled in one of Laylianah's ongoing group classes.  Semi-Private Classes (groups of 2-3 people) are $40/student/lesson with a 3 lesson minimum.

Contact Laylianah today about workshops and semi-private classes!


Coming Soon to Carrboro, NC...

Beginning MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2019 Laylianah will be teaching Belly Dance Fitness at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC. Laylianah is certified in the SharQui Method of Instruction developed by world famous belly dancer, Oreet.  This easy-to-follow, fitness-focused form of instruction is great for all levels of experience, and is designed to have even brand new beginners dancing from their very first class!  Registration is now open for classes which will be on Monday nights from 7:30pm-8:30pm starting September 9th. Register today at: