Dancing Tehani Productions, Entertainment & Education


"The wonder of Tehani's performances is that they are so multi-faceted and, often, deeply moving.  There is a depth, resonance, and rich complexity to her work.  Between a few dances during a performance she can move from stirring sensuality to transporting spirituality and, at times, there is a graceful fusion of the two.  She always stays true to herself and her roots and, while she obviously has a seriousness of purpose, there is an undeniable whimsicality and joy that underlines her performances.  Every time she gets out and lights up a room with her dance, she, like all terrific artists, helps illuminate the unlimited possibilities of beauty and freedom".  ~Ken Capobianco, Freelance Writer for the Boston Globe

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Entertainment

World class entertainment is produced, directed and performed by world champion dancer, international performer and multidisciplinary performance artist, Tehani. 

All performances are captivating, charming and completely insured (yes, for fire, too).  From performance sets to choreography work to ambience (background) entertainment to fully produced shows and events, it is our mission to provide the perfect entertainment to match your vision and exceed your standards. 

If there is anything you do not see, let us know!  The sky is NOT the limit - there never is one.  Allow us to make your entertainment dreams a reality with stellar professionalism and finesse. 

 

- Featured Entertainment -

  • Fire Dancing
  • Sword Balancing
  • Magic (Illusion) Elements
  • World Dance Entertainment
  • Full-Ensemble Shows
  • Traditional Polynesian Luaus
  • Fully Decorated Haflas with Live Belly Dancers
  • The Vaude Nouveau Variety Show
  • Full Tiki-Themed Events for the Tiki Community
  • Ambience Add-Ons: LIVE Mermaids, Strolling Entertainment, Tarot Card Readers, Hookah Service, Themed Go Go Dancers, Pin Up Models, Photo Booths & More!
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    Education

    World performance arts educational programming is custom designed for your program needs by prolific arts educator and education professional development facilitator, Tehani.  

    Perfect for museums, conferences, LAUSD salary point workshops, educational institutions and libraries, Tehani facilitates art talks, lectures and fun educational programming on world performance art, comparative sacred world dance, social emotional arts, cultural anthropology, global ethics, holistic wellness and where those worlds meet. 

    For K-12 and family programming, these interdisciplinary presentations meet the VAPA Content Standards for the State of California.  With a strong emphasis on human relations education and cultural anthropology, these programs promote the importance of cultivating a sense of global community.

     

    - Featured Programs -

    • Comparative Sacred World Dance Art Talk (perfect for museums)
    • Dance Around the World Edu-tainment for All Ages
    • Professional Development for K-12 Educators (as facilitated for the Teaching Our World Through the Arts series at the Skirball Cultural Center)
    • Beat the Odds Drumming Workshops (certified through UCLArts and Healing Social Emotional Arts Program)
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    Training

    Whether for fitness, preparing for an event, professional development or searching for a more engaging efficient way to achieve higher productivity and stress management in the work place, Tehani's unique experience as entertainer, educator and wellness professional brings a fun and integrated approach for comprehension, execution and feel-good success. 

    Fitness dance classes are available year round both as private lessons and small group classes.  Master classes and teacher/facilitator training (see Education description) are booked seasonally and are created to address your specific goals. 

    One of our favorite training jobs here at Dancing Tehani is to create choreography for clients preparing for special events and occasions.  Some of our favorites include father-daughter dances at weddings and (recently) a company-wide flash mob at a retirement party.  We love seeing our clients happy and the shared pride in a job well done.  

    For Spirit Dance & Drum Workshops, Spirit Dance Method training and Balanced Business Mind programs please visit our Wellness page on this site.

     

    - Featured Training -

    • World Dance & Drum for Team Building
    • Goddess Belly Dance Class for Women
    • Spirit Dance Method Facilitator Training
     

    For more information on Tehani's qualifications and work highlights, please visit our About Page.