For inquiries call: 917-691-9793  

Layla Isis is a leading professional belly dancer based in New York City. Known for her exuberant and elegant performances, she is a dazzling, exquisite entertainer bringing exceptional entertainment to special occasions of every kind across the New York and New Jersey area and beyond.

Client Reviews

“You were fantastic, beautiful and mesmerizing! Thank you so much for such an excellent performance. YOU WERE PERFECT for our party.” Pepin family (birthday party)

Jenny Latif (Bride)

"Before my wedding day, my sister and I went to see Layla perform. We were blown away! Layla was extremely easy to work with and was very interested in the exact performance I was looking for. She showed up to my wedding early and prepared, and her performance was amazing! Everyone in the room was involved and her dancing was beautiful. We will definitely hire her again!" ~ Jenny Latif (Bride)

Honey T. (Bride)~

“Thank you so much for doing an amazing job! Everyone loved you! You made my dream come true.”

Marvin M. (Bar-Mitzvah father)~

“Your dancing is sophisticated and elegant. You raise the level of the art form.”



With stunning high-end costuming, exciting music, and a warm, inviting presence, Layla creates a breathtaking experience for your guests to remember. An exhilarating bellydance show is perfect for any occasion, including:

  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events, Galas, Theme Parties
  • Birthdays, Sweet Sixteens, Family Occasions
  • Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Hennas
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Anniversaries, Children’s Parties
  • Cultural and Academic Presentations, Festivals
  • Music Videos, Film and Television

Layla performs with a number of specialty props featured in the slideshow above.  Popular show elements include an exciting entrance with dazzling wings or swirling silk veils and a dramatic balancing routine with candle tray or sword. The mastery of finger cymbals played throughout is an authentic addition to enhance the music and brighten the energy of the celebration.  Audience participation and dancing with guests of honor are a fun and exciting way to involve the entire party and she has been sought out specifically for her ability to engage a crowd and get them up dancing.

Fan-veils and LED light wings are also available upon request. For Egyptian or Lebanese weddings she performs traditional assaya (cane) and a separate zeffa entrance with candleabra can also be arranged.

Layla’s experience and expertise with a wide array of stylings from Egyptian Raqs Sharqi, Turkish, American Cabaret, Folkloric to Theatrical Fusion and more have made her a popular dancer with a multitude of audiences throughout NYC. She loves working with clients to tailor the perfect show for their occasion.

*Duets and group shows with 3 or more top NYC dancers with Infinity Bellydance are also available.

*Show and Lesson combos can be arranged for bachelorette parties, bridal or baby showers.

*Travel beyond the NY, NJ, CT, area is also available for additional fees.

Please inquire for more options including hiring a live drummer or a full Arabic or Turkish band, or other specialty entertainers including DJs, henna artists, tarot readers, snake dancers, and fire dancers!

Contact Layla Isis to create the perfect entertainment for your next event!

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