A MAGI World Belly Dance Orlando Offers Belly Dance Classes for Beginners thru Professional and World Dance! Orlando's Longest Established & Award Winning Belly Dance Classes & Premiere Company!

A MAGI World Belly Dance of Orlando began in 1989 by Melanie LaJoie, International Performer World Dancer since 1972.  Now hosting LIVE, VIRTUAL & ONLINE Classes  plus Private Sessions/Coaching

JOIN US! In Studio Classes lIVE Saturdays, 11am-Noon BELLY DANCE FIT , 

Jazzercise South Orlando, 3205 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806  ALL LEVELS wELCOME! Virtual Zoom & On-Demand Video Library available! 

Vaccinated Welcome at this time.

FUN Classical Oriental Belly Dance with Raks Sharqi Drills & Thrills, Combos & Choreography - GET INSPIRED & GET UP AND DANCE! Covid DisDancing Limited Spaces require Pre-Register & Pre-Pay 2 hours prior to class time to  A MAGI Melanie  amagi@amagibellydance.com $15/class or Class Card Discounts (10 for $125)  PayPal:  https://paypal.me/AMagiMel Current Schedule Check Calendar for Updates: www.amagibellydance.com/calendar  CashApp, Venmo, Zelle & CASH accepted too!

A MAGI Advanced & Show Classes Mondays, 8-9pm Live at Jazzercise South Orlando, 3205 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806 

Troupe Auditions Available amagi@amagibellydance.com  


Thrilled to Host Ahmed Hussien, Egyptian Dance Master, exclusive return to Orlando!

In Loving Memory of Mohammed Mejaour, Melanie's "Moroccan Brother," talented & Humble Nay (Flute) and Doumbec (Drum) Player performed with Melanie in early to mid-80s in Boston.  He passed from Covid 10/21/21. Originally from Morocco, moved to Boston where he rented from Melanie.  Rest in Peace, dear Bro broken heart

See picture of Mohammed & Melanie waiting for show to start at Mid-East Restaurant, Cambridge, Mass (early 80's) while Mohammed lovingly joked about Melanie's sword balancing by placing banana peel on his head.  Other pictures of Mohammed and Melanie performing for last time together in Boston 2017.  

Valencia College Students!  Belly Dance for 2 Elective College Credits by Prof. "Ms. Melanie"

LIVE at West Campus FALL 2021! UCF Students & other Local Colleges Register as "Transient"

Listed as "Dance Aerobics" Click on it and it'll take you to Belly Dance Aerobics Registration  

Under the Direction of Melanie LaJoie, International Performer and Orlando's GRAND DAME & MASTER INSTRUCTOR of Authentic Mid-East Classical Belly Dance & Folkloric, began her training in the Boston area almost 50 years ago where she is honored as 1 of the "Legends of Belly Dance in New England."  A MAGI Belly Dance & A MAGI Entertainment Productions celebrate 31 successful years in Orlando!  Be a part of our Magical Journey and Be MARVELOUS with A MAGI! 

Expect Miracles


Song: "Expect Miracles" (c) Melanie LaJoie

        On "Music for Miracles" fundraiser CD

         produced by Children's Miracle Network

Open the magical, mystical doors of an enchanting place and time. Let the dance of A MAGI take you on a magic carpet ride. Award-Winning A MAGI's spellbinding dance acts combine a variety of styles specializing in traditional ethnic Middle Eastern Dance with dances of the harem, gypsies, tribal and ritual dance, sword and fire balancing, veils and capes swirling, ecstatic twirling and whirling, and the eerie sounds of sagats (finger cymbals "Zills") ringing to the syncopated rhythms of far away lands -- all for your enjoyment and entertainment -- all found in the magic of A MAGI

A MAGI Belly Dance offers classes in Belly Dance:  Classical Orientale Raks Sharqi, Folkloric, Araby Funk/Shaabi, Gypsy Dance, Drums & World Dance!

Belly Dance Classes - for beginners through professional for fun, fitness & lasting friendships  Performance opportunities are available!

BOOK A MAGI Entertainment:  Belly Dancers, Snake Charmers, Psychics, Fire Eaters/Dancers, Henna Artists, Sword Swallowers, World Dance & Beat: African, Flamenco, Bollywood, Latin and MORE! amagi@amagibellydance.com .                See our other website: www.amagipsychics.com   Book Psychic Entertainers for your next Event!

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A MAGI Director/Founder: Melanie LaJoie, "Matriarch of Belly Dance in Orlando!"

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Melanie LaJoie ZILLing it for UNESCO Council Of International Dance 51st World Dance Congress, Athens Greece July 2018 where she taught workshop & performed!​:


DANCE HEALS! DANCE LIGHT, LOVE, PEACE & JOY!  A MAGI Melanie's Spirit Healing Dance in tribute to 6/12/16 PULSE Nightclub Tragedy ("Hands" by Jewel)


A MAGI Belly Dance (Allegra, Asiana, Melanie LaJoie, Katriana & Students) at Asia Trends Dragon Chinese New Year Festival in Orlando:


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A MAGI books their professional soloists and troupes at:

  • Area Theme Parks & Dinner Attractions
  • Conventions/Special Events
  • Weddings/Birthdays/Anniversaries
  • Restaurants
  • Festivals/Faires
  • Bachelorette & Princess Parties
  • Charity Events & more

Melanie LaJoie, International Performer with over 35 years study & performance (Egypt, Morocco, Boston, NYC, Europe, Cruise ships) is "Orlando's Crown Jewel of Belly Dance Specialists" (WKMG-TV6) & now an official "Legend of Belly Dance in New England"



A MAGI won 1st Place at Arts Talentxtravaganza at Orlando Public Library performing a fusion of Traditional Egyptian Saidi Folk/Cane Dance & Tribal Belly Dance!



Remembering Bobby: A Dance Seminar Dedicated to the Legacy of IBRAHIM FARRAH
April 8, 9, & 10, 2011
Click HERE for more details.

Melanie LaJoie, A MAGI Director & Founder is the proud grant recipient attending the April 2011 Seminar "Remembering Bobby: A Dance Seminar Dedicated to the Legacy of Ibrahim Farrah" funded in part by a Professional Development Grant in the Performing Arts Category from United Arts of Central Florida to attend this seminar and additional training with her former NYC dance mentors and stellar artists.

Upon her return, Melanie will be scheduling workshops, training & additional solo & A MAGI performances dedicated to the legacy of the late, great Ibrahim Farrah and his extensive research in traditional Mid-East dance and culture.

Melanie would like to the thank the United Arts of Central Florida for this grant funding allowing her to continue her studies and training and to enhance the training and studies of dedicated world dance students throughout Central Florida!

Melanie LaJoie,
Director A MAGI Contact:  amagi@amagibellydance.com

"Orlando's Crown Jewel of Belly Dance Specialists" (WKMG-TV)
"Legend of Belly Dance New England" (New England Belly Dance Magazine)
"Grand Dame of Belly Dance In Florida"
A MAGI Troupe: Recipient of 2004 Troupe OASIS International Award

2018 UNESCO Council for International Dance Workshop Instructor & Performer, Athens, Greece

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