Below is a video of Karma performing with Wisaal at the Michigan Mosaic Music Festival on September 2nd, 2012 Karma is an Oriental fusion belly dance troupe whose mission is to bring bellydance to wider audiences by performing to contemporary world music and western popular music in settings you wouldn't expect. Sheila "Leilah" serves as artistic director for Karma.
Karma's website karmabellydance.com
Wisaal's website wisaalmusic.com
A life-long performing artist, Sheila "Leilah" discovered Middle Eastern dance at the age of 20 and has been addicted ever since. She is dedicated to the study and performance of the glorious art of Raks Sharqi. Sheila’s talent and charm are showcased through her use of energetic and sultry Middle Eastern music as well as props such as cane, zils, veil, sword, silk fans, and Isis wings.
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sheila is available for shows, festivals, community events, private instruction, and weekly classes.
"Sheila is one of the best I've ever encountered. She's sweet and encouraging, has tons of energy, and you can totally tell she knows what's she's doing! Loved it and have been spreading the word on my own."
"So wonderful. Felt so positive when I left, very engaging and beautiful as an experience!"
"Just a note to say thank you for sending a dancer for George's birthday at such short notice. Leilah did a beautiful dance, and such a sweet gal. Everyone enjoyed her so much."
"Zumba was awesome. Sheila was fun, energetic, and down to earth. The whole room was captivated and the work-out was amazing."
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