About Oriental Invasion

Oriental Invasion Entertainment boasts with an incredible host of Performing Artists. We strive to maintain our reputation of quality, authenticity & high standards.

The Belly Dance Academy is the most prominent Oriental Dance studio in Pretoria. Offering training from Absolute Beginner to Professional Levels. All sizes are welcomed. All races are welcomed. This is for ALL WOMEN! You will start an amazing journey of self-discovery & unlock your inner goddess. We continually strive to preserve and maintain the healthy environment of our classes. We do not allow negative talk and we encourage a sisterly bond between all students. The effects are magical to watch. Friendships form, relationships blossom & women & girls simply flourish while they grow in confidence and self-love.

While we are all lifelong students, there is a continuous need to improve ourselves. The Oriental Invasion Professional team takes annual trips to Egypt to maintain and improve their training. Workshops & intensives with world renowned Superstars and Master instructors are a regular investment to ensure our students and clients stay up to date with not only the latest Belly Dance fashion trends but also the evolution of the art form and culture. It is because of this that Oriental Invasion is on an international standard, setting us miles apart.

The Oriental Invasion Dance Troupe proudly holds several Competition Titles & Gold Medals. They take part in annual competitions in order to maintain their titles and positions.

Ioanna Piagalis

Studio Owner, Performing Artist, Instructor

About Oriental Invasion

Oriental Invasion Entertainment boasts with an incredible host of Performing Artists. We strive to maintain our reputation of quality, authenticity & high standards.

The Belly Dance Academy is the most prominent Oriental Dance studio in Pretoria. Offering training from Absolute Beginner to Professional Levels. All sizes are welcomed. All races are welcomed. This is for ALL WOMEN! You will start an amazing journey of self-discovery & unlock your inner goddess. We continually strive to preserve and maintain the healthy environment of our classes. We do not allow negative talk and we encourage a sisterly bond between all students. The effects are magical to watch. Friendships form, relationships blossom & women & girls simply flourish while they grow in confidence and self-love.

While we are all lifelong students, there is a continuous need to improve ourselves. The Oriental Invasion Professional team takes annual trips to Egypt to maintain and improve their training. Workshops & intensives with world renowned Superstars and Master instructors are a regular investment to ensure our students and clients stay up to date with not only the latest Belly Dance fashion trends but also the evolution of the art form and culture. It is because of this that Oriental Invasion is on an international standard, setting us miles apart.

The Oriental Invasion Dance Troupe proudly holds several Competition Titles & Gold Medals. They take part in annual competitions in order to maintain their titles and positions.

Ioanna Piagalis

Studio Owner, Performing Artist, Instructor

Sapphire Surge

Choreography by Ioanna Piagalis

The Oriental Invasion Dance team featuring Thelma Rose from South Africa embark on an emotional Silk Fan Veil Journey with waves of White & Blue...

Our Studio

Our Dance Haven...

We have a brand new, state of the art studio with enough space to cater for all students looking to experience the art of Belly Dance.

We take pride in hosting you in our new home and aim to provide an environment of health and wholeness where you can embrace your inner Belly Dancer.

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Yoga &
Deep Stretch

Get flexible and tone your body effectively

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NIA Dance &
Pilates

Build strength and fitness the fun way

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Our Dancers

Need Live Entertainment for an event?

To dazzle your guests and add just that extra flair to your function, book one or more of our professional dancers.

Our Authentic entertainers are trained in Egypt & arrive dressed in elaborately decorated costumes that are also imported from designers in Egypt, Turkey & Russia.

Our artists have dazzled audiences at Birthday's & Themed parties, Weddings, Launches, Corporate events, Team building, Kitchen tea’s,  Bachelorette parties, Mendhi Nights to name but a few.

We offer a personalized quotations based on your individual requirements.

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Meditation & Mindfulness

Relax, breathe and overcome stress

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