Hizi-Hizi Belly Dance was formed as a professional performing studio in 2010 by internationally renowned bellydancer Tarryn Rego, although the members have been performing together for several years. The words “Hizzi Hizzi means to “Shimmy Shimmy” in Arabic, which is one of the core movements in Belly Dancing.
Specialising in Belly Dancing / Oriental Dance / Middle-Eastern dance / Arabic Dance / Raqs Sharqi in Johannesburg / Pretoria area as well as we are able to travel anywhere around South Africa, as well as Internationally around the World.
Hizi-Hizi can tailor-make the performance for any event! Providing entertaining performances incorporating Exciting Fire dancing (fire sticks, fire fans, fire-sword), Mysterious Candelabra or balancing candle tray, Beautiful Silks (veils, fans, wings), enchanting sword dancing, mesmerizing Isis Wings or LED wings! Traditional, modern, folkloric, fusions and more, the act would generally consist of a 20-25min set starting with opening candles, exciting fire, a drum solo showcasing belly dance shimmies, isolations, pops and flutters, then a prop appropriate for the space, audience or theme, and to finalise the set and get the vibe going the show is ended with Audience participation.
For team building or kitchen teas, a mini belly dance workshop can be incorporated. The show can incorporate from 1 to 6 Belly Dancers, depending on show requirements, space & Budget. The show can be well co-ordinated with Fire dancer, a Tabla (darbouka) drummer, or Greek Dancers
The group is available for Corporate events and functions, Birthday Parties, Restaurants, Weddings, Bah-Misfars, Product / Company Launches, Bachelorettes, Kitchen-Teas, Team-Buildings, Ladies/Womans Day events, Fundraisers, Conferences, Workshops, Cultural Days, Golf Days, Awards Ceremonies, Themed Parties, Hen Parties, New Year’s Eve, Children’s Parties, Matric Farewells, etc.
Hizi Hizi has performed at memorable themed events such as: Arabian Night, Dessert Theme, Egyptian Theme, Greek Evenings, Hula Party, Beach Party, Mardi Gras, Masquerade Ball, Carnival, Goddesses, and many more…