lauraleylbellydance

I’m dancing a drum solo with live music tonight @babouchsanpedro, accompanied by the incredible @ahmedthedrummer, don’t miss it! 7-9pm, Casablanca 1940s theme. Video from my competition piece at Belly Dancer of the Year, music is “Lucy the Magnificent” by @hossamramzy #livemusic #arabicmusic #tabla #casablanca #1940sfashion #dinnerandashow #bellydanceroftheyear #bellydanceshow #nightlife #americancabaret #bellydance #losangeles #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #bellydancelove #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume

I am so lucky to have such talented and beautiful friends! Sign up for @adrianneraqs Raks Al-Assaya Workshop @dancegardenla on July 21! @corinadance has an awesome fan veil tutorial on her page, give her a follow! #myfriendsarethebest #hotraqs #raksassaya #fanveils #bellydance #bellydanceshow #losangeles #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #bellydancelove #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume

Thank you @losangelesraqs for capturing this sneak peek of my award-winning performance at Hot Raqs belly dance competition, @hotraqs_ca . Thank you to these incredible musicians, including Georges Lammam, Faisal Zedan, Khader Keileh, and Mike Owens, for sharing your beautiful music with us. #hotraqs #americancabaret #fingercymbals #pinkandblue #bellydance #arabicmusic #livemusic #leylethob #bellydance #bellydanceshow #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume

I am so honored to be the Hot Raqs Professional Cabaret Soloist category winner of 2018! Andalee Owens, @hotraqs_ca , thank you for producing this world-class event. I am so happy to be a part of the Hot Raqs family! Alexandra King, @bellydancealexandra , thank you for teaching me to belly dance. Watching you dance was when I fell in love with belly dance, so thank you for your contribution to our art! Zahra Zuhair, @zuhairraqs , thank you for working with me over this past year on my stagecraft and improvisational dancing. Thank you to the incredible musicians that played for us in the finals, including Georges Lammam, Faisal Zedan @faisalzdn , Khader Keileh, and Mike Owens @mykdw . Thank you to my dance ladies, Adrianne Curran @adrianneraqs , Faizeh Al-Zarqa @faizeh_raqs , and Corina Harmon @corinadance . We all drove up to this event in the little Toyota RAV-4 that could, and we all drove back as award-winning dancers! #theRAVishingfour #ithappened Thank you to my lovely dance roommate this weekend, May Fearnley. Thank you to Lana L. Edgin @lanaledgin for creating the beautiful Professional Cabaret Soloist crown this year! Photo credit to the amazing @john.kalb.98 , thank you! I’m honored to have competed alongside so many exquisite and unique dancers this year. Get yourself to Hot Raqs next year, everyone! #hotraqs #bellydance #fresno #dancecompetition #champion #awardwinning #hotpink #giveitallyougot #dreamscometrue #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #bellydancelove #dancelife #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume

Holy smokes, I just won 1st Place at Hot Raqs bellydance competition, @hotraqs_ca , with 2nd and 3rd place going to my ladies, @corinadance and @adrianneraqs ! This is a dream come true, stay tuned for more thank yous and beautiful pics from the competition! #hotraqs #dreamscometrue #womensupportingwomen #dancecompetition #awardwinning #fresno #bellydance #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl

I feel elated at making it to the live music finals at the @hotraqs_ca competition with my LA ladies, @adrianneraqs and @corinadance! See us compete for the crown tomorrow at 4pm in Fresno to the beautiful music of Georges Lammam! #itshappening #squadgoals #dancecompetition #hotraqs #livemusic #arabicmusic #violin #fresno #bellydance #bellydanceshow #nightlife #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume

Spinning into @hotraqs_ca weekend like 💫! Looking forward to seeing all my dance friends 👯‍♀️ and competing on Saturday in the Professional Cabaret Soloist category 💪! Photo from Bellydancer of the Year 2018 by @michaelbaxter3218 ! #dancecompetition #dancefestival #hotraqs #fresno #veildance #purpleandblue #happydance #bellydance #bellydanceshow #nightlife #losangeles #artofbellydance #raqssharqi #bellydancelove #dancelife #lauraleylbellydance #lauraleyl #liveentertainment #orientaldance #middleeasterndance #arabicdance #orientalisimo #danzadelvientre #danzaoriental #shimmy #bellydancecostume