Ishani Ishaya has been belly/fire dancing professionally since 1999. She has studied all over the world and imbibed many different styles of movement including Arabic/Turkish/Greek/Egyptian/Tribal bellydance, Chinese Wushu Kung Fu, Flamenco, West African dance, Break Beat and Classical Indian Dance.
Motivated by devotion to the Beauty of the Moment Itself, her fluidity and strength have led her to purrform with many noted musicians and dj’s such as Tarab, Brothers of Baladi, The Nadis Warriors, Shpongle, Ott, Govinda, Wanderlust, Jamie Janover, Jef Stott, David Starfire, Scott Huckabay, Faun, Kaminanda, Mikhal, Knowa Knowone, Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Ghostland Observatory, Alesso, Vibesquad, Quixotic, Tipper, White Panda, Kings of Spade, Moth, Downlink, Datsik, and more! She currently lives in Austin Texas where she teaches BellyAscenDance and purrforms regularly, striving to relate the alchemical union of rhythm and melody through the powerful transmission of fire and dance.
The class is an hour long and includes 20 minutes of flow yoga designed to lengthen and smooth the core, spine and hips specifically along with basic bellydance posturing, isolations and techniques to enhance to any dance reportoire. Great for all levels, bring an open mind, a yoga mat and comfortable clothing.