A.S.D. L'AURA is the first academy in Brescia entirely dedicated to research, study and diffusion of Egyptian and Middle East belly dance in all its forms, classical and folk, as well as all the related disciplines (music, rhythm and percussion, tribal-fusion, contemporary Arabic, Hawaiian and Polynesian dance, Indian dance and Bollywood).
A.S.D. L'AURA offers courses in the Egyptian Oriental and Middle East dance (belly dance) at both amateur and professional level, collective and individual, internships and training seminars, conferences, study tours, festivals, folk dances, rhythm and Oriental music courses.
A.S.D. L'AURA begins in 2002 by the passion and dedication of its founder Laura Cernigliaro, after a long journey of personal research; it makes use of a team of graduates and qualified teachers, in addition to the permanent collaboration of the best teachers of international fame ( Wael Mansour, Khaled Mahmoud, Ismail Saad, Sandra Khalun, Aida Nour and others).
It is the only school of oriental dance in Lombardy to have been awarded as AID&A Professional Centre (4 stars,) for the quality of programs and teachers,able to provide vocational training and issue certificates of dance for students and teachers.
It is headquarter of the dance company "FAATINAT THE SHARK".
A.S.D. L'AURA is also a center for socializing and cultural meeting point of cultures and ideas.