Winter Dance Wonderland: Studio Zahiya Throws Benefit Dance Showcase for LEAF Community Arts


Winter Dance Wonderland: Studio Zahiya Throws Benefit Dance Showcase for LEAF Community Arts

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Lisa Zahiya of Studio Zahiya instructs students in downtown Asheville.

This coming Tuesday, ignite those long winter nights by attending a performance from Studio Zahiya to benefit LEAF Community Arts at the Orange Peel. It's the Winter Dance Spectacular, and the evening will include performances of bellydance, Indian dance, hip-hop, Irish, lyrical, ballet, fusion, and other dance styles from students and professionals. 


Studio Zahiya is renowned in the region for its top-notch instruction, and this is a perfect way to get a glimpse of what they offer while supporting a wonderful cause close to the holiday season, and close to Asheville's heart. LEAF Community Arts enriches the area through its community development programming, creating connection through arts and culture education and events. It's a kid-friendly show, too, so bring your little ones out for a night of dance from all over the world. 


Here's the full press release. Tickets are on sale now, and the night starts at 7 p.m. 


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Studio Zahiya presents their annual Winter Dance Spectacular, a world dance showcase benefiting L.E.A.F. Community Arts on Tuesday, December 19th 2017, 7pm, at The Orange Peel. The show will feature various styles of Bellydance, Indian, Hip Hop, Irish, Ballet, Fusion, and more, danced by students and professionals of all ages and levels.



"This show is a special way for our dancers to both share with and support the community," said Lisa Zahiya, owner of Studio Zahiya, and Resident Artist for L.E.A.F. "The creation and sharing of art is so important to community development. That's what we do at the studio, and that's what L.E.A.F. does throughout Asheville and across the globe." 


"Dance does something special for the human soul. I am so proud of all of our dancers who have had the courage to step out and learn something new and want to share what they've discovered," continued Zahiya.


Tickets are available for purchase at $15 advance, $17 at the door, $5 for kids, and $20 for VIP seating. All proceeds benefit L.E.A.F. Community Arts programs and scholarships. 


Contact Studio Zahiya at, call (828) 537-0892, or visit for more information.


Facebook event page here.