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Hawaiian Hula
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Silk Road
The Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance welcomes you to our world village. A place where students of all ages and abilities can take part in multicultural dance experience through traditional training, lecture, demonstrations, performance opportunities and workshops with master teachers.

A place where the world comes to dance.   

Hawaiian Hula

Tahitian Ori

Sacred Dance of the Silk Road

North Indian Kathak

Tahitian Music

Bay Area Vocal Improvisation

and Joyful Singing


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Upcoming Events


Mondays 7 - 8:30 pm

Sacred Dance of the Silk Road

With Miriam Peretz


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New Class

Tahitian Ori

An Evening of Sacred Music

November 22nd at 7:00 pm

$20 in advance, $25 at the door


Performances of the kora, mbira, and Native American flute. Featuring 2014 Native American Music Award Flutist of the Year, Rona Yellow Robe. Ceremonial Hula by Halau KaUaTuahine. Seating is limited.

Mbira For The Oakland Community

First Event - Oct. 18th

Studio Grand

3234 Grand Avenue in Oakland


Welcome to anyone interested in experiencing a live performance of this music. In subsequent weeks group lessons will be offered, (in most cases every other Monday) on basic playing technique and singing. $10 for each hour long class. Read more.

Ka Waiwai Hula

Oct. 10th, 7:00pm

Admission: $20


Join us for an evening of enriching presentations on: Pele and Hi’aka, The Life and Times of King David Kalakaua, Moon Wisdom, and more. And featuring an encore performance of our Kupuna and their award-winning hula! Read more.