Belly dance at an Indian/American fusion wedding at Lake Mary Hilton, Photo by Mike Briggs

Real Orlando Wedding: Katie + David at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary

One side of the room wore saris. The other side, suits and cocktail dresses.

They did the Cupid Shuffle and The Twist, and they boogied down to Bollywood.

Nothing brings two families together quite like music and dance! And as a wedding belly dancer in Orlando, my favorite weddings are the ones that are a crazy mix of different cultures – like my sweet May couple, Katie and David.

Katie contacted me at the suggestion of her DJ (White Rose Entertainment) around the holidays last year. When you’re about to marry your best friend, who is a very handsome Indian man, you’ve got to bring a bit of Bollywood flair to your special day! Katie and David decided …

Real Wedding: Grace and Ronald at Timacuan Golf Club in Lake Mary

A gorgeous, newly renovated Orlando wedding venue. A Fall palette of chocolate brown, champagne, and pops of orange, with lots of shimmer in the decor. A photobooth, a rockin’ DJ, and a first dance with a Michael Jackson “Thriller” finale. What could possibly complete an already perfect and romantic Florida fall wedding?

A belly dance show, of course!

Grace and Ronald got married at the beautiful Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary this past October, and I was thrilled when they came to me to provide that little extra “wow factor” for their elegant reception! Grace and I instantly hit it off, because she and I were very like-minded. Like myself, Grace loves music, dance and exploring other cultures, and …

Tiffany & Tier’s Wedding at Lake Mary Events Center

I don’t like to play favorites with my clients, because I honestly love every event and EVERY audience I dance for – but there are some brides I just click with from Day One. Tiffany was one of them.

When I do a wedding, nothing “jazzes” me more than working with a confident, creative and detail-oriented bride who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to articulate her preferences and throw her own ideas into the mix. Don’t get me wrong, I equally love the chilled-out, low-maintenance brides who don’t say a peep, let me do my thing, and love whatever I do! But it’s a lot of fun to work toward a creative vision with someone who thinks a …