"World Class, Professional, Elegant, Unique, A-List Entertainment!"

 Maria, Owner of Gimme Shimmy, is a popular Professional Middle Eastern and Greek Dance Artist, Snake Charmer and Instructor in Central Florida specializing in Egyptian/Cabaret style! 

Contact Maria today for family friendly belly dance entertainment (with or without snake!) for birthday parties, restaurants, stage performances, corporate events, pre-wedding parties (rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties),receptions, special events, surprise appearances such as "Gimme Shimmy Grams" and more!!  

Maria will coordinate with you on music, costume, theme and presentation to "wow" your guests!  She offers a very rare encounter with one of her non-venomous snakes as an optional feature in her show! Your guests have never seen anything like it and will not find it anywhere else! Her snakes always draw a curious crowd for photo opportunities, and a chance to pet or hold these trained reptiles! She will add that extra flair to make your event stand out!


Gimme Shimmy
Restaurants, Parties & Events!

When you're looking to WOW your guests or yourself, contact Maria to book her or to be notified of performances in your area! 

Featured Performer and Instructor: Virginia Assad is the owner and founder of Asada Belly Dance.  She currently teaches bellydance and yoga, and performs professionally in the Central Florida area.  Her goal is to educate anyone who’s path encounters hers, and help them find their way along their dance journey that God has laid out for them, through the beautiful art of Middle Eastern Dance, aka Bellydance. 

Visit her site for Online classes and questions about Asada Bellydance!


Ready to book for your event, ask a question or receive a free quote?  Call (352) 217-7394  or email gimmeshimmy@gmail.com 

Educational Snake Shows for kids!

Unforgettable birthday parties, school presentations and more!  Maria and her slithering friends educate and entertain audiences of all ages!

Gimme Shimmy Showgirls!

Family friendly Las Vegas Style Showgirls are available for promotional events, restaurants, & back up dancers, as seen performing with tribute artists such as Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe & more!

Customized Entertainment!

From gem encrusted costumes to Medusa, Maria will work with you to customize her costume, music and performance to your specific needs! 

Celebrating 10+ years !

Professional Middle Eastern and Greek Dance

Performances and Instruction in Central Florida