Pune's 1st Bellydance Convention Ever...!!

Bellydance Mahrajan Initiative & Events - Edition 1
Feb. 9th-10th, 2019
Pune - India Menus


Sonia Ochoa

Jayesh Joshi

(Canada / India)

Essa Duhaime - Canada & India

The Heart behind Bellydance Mahrajan Initiative & Events.

Essa, Originally from Quebec City, Canada, is Know as the Ambassador of the Oriental Art Form in Pune for the Last Decade as she was the first to conduct regular ongoing group Classes of Bellydancing in the City and Opened Up The 1st Bellydance School in Pune in 2009 Named Diva Bellydance Academy Pvt. Ltd.  

Essa has been Featured in 100+ Magazines - News Papers - Movies - Fitness DVDs & Music Videos, Performed & Taught in 40+ Indian Cities and Many Countries Worldwide. Essa is Also one of the Key Bellydance Artists in India to Have brought about The Rise in Respect & Appreciation for the Art Inspiring Thousands of Indian Girls & Women to Begin their Journey in Bellydancing and Start Learning the Art Indiawide.

With the Aim to Empower the Dance & Artistic Community Worldwide and Local Women. Essa decided to Launch Bellydance Mahrajan Initiative & Events in the Honor of Vasant Panshami Indian Festival. A Dance Convention like no others Worldwide, with A Real Community Spirit as its Core. A Dance Event of A Greater Purpose – Unity through Dance. Focused on Quality, Elite Trainings with World Masters. An Event based on Collaborations Bringing the Best of Each for the Greatest of All, with percentages of Workshops Sales going to Local Organization into Women Empowerment and Scholarships Programs for people with lesser means to Attend Workshops free of cost and benefit greatly from such Unique Experiences.

Essa is Really Excited to Bring to Pune City it's 1st Bellydance Convention Ever with Workshops by World Legends, True Masters & Live Musician and Give the Chance to Dancers in India The Ultimate Chance to Train with True Masters of the Art right at their doorstep, Get to Learn, Grow & Shine with Them!

Sonia - USA

The Elegance of The Bellydance Superstars Era

Showcased in 35+ Countries World Wide

For The Very 1st Time in Pune The Ultimate Chance to Learn A Drum Solo Choreography from A Star to A Live Musician and The Incredible Chance to Perform Live with Them..!!

Sonia - A Core Dancer of The Bellydance Superstars for over 8 yrs. She has Worked closely with some of The Greatest Minds & Talents of the Industry, Issam Houshan - Today's Most Acclaimed Derbuka Drummer Worldwide, Rachel Brice - The World's Ambassador of Tribal Bellydance Fusion, Jilina - The Eminent Choreographer of The Bellydance Superstars & Bellydance Evolution. Studying The Mystic Art of Odissi in India since 2009 and Performing & Teaching Bellydancing for 15+ years All Over The World, Sonia Travels The World to Immerse Dancers into The Magical World of Dance & Cultures through Dance. 

Join Sonia For An Immersion into The Muwashahat Style Innovated by The Great Mahmoud Reda | Master A Drum Solo Choreography taught with A Live Drummer and Learn about Key Arabian Rhythms - Their Origins, Roots, Purposes, and Varied Key Dance Combinations for each of them | Discover The Beauty & The Mystical Powers of Odissi Bellydance Fusion while Celebrating Vasant Panchami.

Catch The Once in A Lifetime Chance to Train & Perform Live with Her Drum Solo Choreography Solo Choreography Choreography with A Live Drummer at Waslet Raqs Show - The Entertainment Night of BDM-1..!!

Jayesh Joshi - India

Derbuka Drummer

Jayesh is from Mumbai – India, The Dance City of The World.

Jayesh has always had A Heart for Music & A Great Ear for it as well..!!

Jayesh, from Darbuka India is Today's India only Professional Darbuka Player.

Get The Chance to Learn Key Arabian Rhythms with Him in A Workshops | Attend a Drum Solo Choreography Workshop to His Live Drumming Co-taught by Sonia Ochoa (USA) & Himself | Get a Chance to Book Private Classes with him to Learn To play the Darbuka & Catch The Amazing Chance to Perform Live with Him & Sonia at Waslet Raqs Show – The Entertainment Night of BDM-1 or Just Come and Watch him in Action, He is so Vibrant & Joyful, A Real Gem to See Live!!