Belly Dance Japan

Please note we have recently changed from Battle Ground Belly Dance to Malia Christina.  Thank you for your continued support.

Malia Christina is proud to be recognized in several local, national, and international publications:


The Columbian - Belly Dance is for 'all shapes, 'all sizes'...

NW Folklife Festival – What is Zeffa?

Sequins and Shimmies – featured Artist of the Month

Belly Dance Japan – Cover model, June 2012

Orientalia Zanzibar – a featured performer for the Drug-Free Zanzibar fundraiser, July 2011

King 5 News TV – one of the featured belly dancers for World Belly Dance Day, May 2011

The Seattle Times: Hathor Unveiled – featured as co-producer of the Seattle show that honors local dance legends

The Belly Dance Chronicles – featured as co-producer for Hathor Unveiled, summer 2010 issue

She also holds teaching certifications from internationally-renown dancers:

  - Tamalyn Dallal Teacher Training Intensive

  - Saqra Raybuck Teacher Training Intensive

  - Myra Krien SEEDs Teacher Training Intensive

Malia holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from University of Washington and Professional Certificate of Human Resources Management from Portland State University.  She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies at Reed College.