Oralia has been studying and performing Middle Eastern Dance for many years, in many states across the country, including two tours of study in Cairo, Egypt.
During her travels, Oralia has been involved with several organizations and troupes including holding a board position in the Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene (MEDGE) in Oregon, a performer with the Rak-ettes in New Hampshire, and a performer with and Danza Del Alma in Gainesville.
Currently she is the director of Gainesville Belly Dance Company
she is co-founder of Gainesville Raqs, which sponsors workshop instructors and organizes shows and cultural events.
Oralia performs as a solo artist and with her troupe - Gainesville Belly Dance Company at various events including festivals and private parties.