L.A. Bellydance Academy

Katya Malaya

Katya is a rising star, who combines the rare qualities – perfect technique with Middle Eastern grace and artistry. There is no one who can resist the temptation to dance when Katya is around, taking every performance to the next level.


Katya is a certified fitness instructor and graduate of Miri Alon’s Oriental Dance Instructing course. Katya has been teaching bellydance classes since the age of 17, and founder of her dance studio and company “Rakassa” in Israel.


Visit Katya’s website at www.KatyaBellyDancer.com
Katya Malaya is a co-founder of Los Angeles Bellydance Academy


Katya Malaya is an award winning professional Bellydance Artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Born in Eastern Europe, raised in the Middle East and living in 
the West. With 10 years of professional Bellydance experience, Katya brings both the authentic techniques and the passion that true Middle Eastern dancers have to her classes and performances.
In 2009 Katya moved to Los Angeles, California. In addition to regular and guest appearances in special events, stage shows and festivals, such as “Paintings” show, Adam Basma
Live show, Mega Stars of the Universe 2010, Club Bellydance LA 


(produced by Bellydance Superstars), Cairo Caravan Festival and many more, Katya was a winner of the Belly Dancer of The Universe Competiton in February 2010 (Champion of the Taxim category, 1st RU in the Drum Solo category, 2nd RU in the Egyptian category and Miss Congeniality.) Katya has appeared on Israeli TV Shows; “New day” and “Seven forty”, numerous international music videos and documentary movies.




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