Lisa Zahiya is an innovative, award-winning performer, in-demand instructor and successful studio owner. Working in the genres of bellydance, Indian dance (Bollywood & Bhangra) and hip-hop dance, Lisa travels nationally and internationally teaching and performing.

Lisa is a alumni of the University of Maryland Dance Team and has a background in musicial theatre, jazz and hip hop. In 2008, her strong powerful style earned her the title "2008 Tribal Fusion Bellydancer of the Universe" and she went on to win the Alternative Category at the Wiggles of the West bellydance competition in Las Vegas, Nevada.    ...more

“What you think of me is...

Apr 6, 2014 by lisazahiya

“what you think of me is none of my business”  -Terry Cole Whittaker I was 16, painfully shy, dealing with some pretty serious...

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2014: The Year of YOU

Jan 4, 2014 by lisazahiya

re you ready? It’s time! 2014 is the year of you. The year for you to thrive, to exceed your own expectations and to continue on...

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Growing Your Roots

Dec 2, 2013 by lisazahiya

Recently a dance student of mine asked me “How are you able to be such a strong woman?” Hmmmm. Am I? After pausing for a minute I...

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