Almaas of South Florida Belly Dance Company

The Company and the Individual Dancers are available for corporate events, concerts, restaurants & parties. Please call Carmen at (954) 929-2369 or (954) 881- 6238 to book one of the dance artist and/or the Company.

Almaas of South Florida is a Middle Eastern Dance Company dedicated to maintaining and educating the public about the Middle Eastern Dance as an art form.

"Almaas" is the Arabic word for diamond. To remind us that all women are unique, beautiful, rare, precious & resilient.

The Dance Company is Directed & Choreographed by World Renowned Master Instructor Maria Jammal. Maria is a native of Morocco and is very passionate about sharing her heritage & culture through this beautiful dance as an art form.

The Company was founded in January of 2009 by Maria Jammal and Carmen Garson. Maria has over 30 years of dance instructor, choreographer & performance experience & Carmen Garson is a former CPA & Financial Executive and since 2002 the founder and owner of the Goddess Store & Studio. Maria is the Artistic Director & Carmen is the Managing Director and a dancer in the Company. 

The Company's goal is to continue to train the dancers in the truest form of the Middle Eastern dance form and to give back to the community by performing at various of the local events & festivals. The  Dance Company will travel outside of the South Florida area and has Produced various International Middle Eastern Dance Theater Events.


Almaas has both a Professional and an Apprentice Company. Auditions for the Company take place a few times a year. Call Carmen at (954) 929-2369 or (954) 881 -6238 for more information. It is suggested that you start taking classes with Maria Jammal @ Goddess Dance Studio so that you may be ready for auditions. But all Professional Dancers or Students with a minimum of 3 years of Middle Eastern Dance studies can audition.