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Level 1 & 2 Mix: Belly Dance with Nikki

  • When:  Sundays
  • Time:  12:00pm-1:00pm
  • No Class: December 17th, 24th & 31st; January 7th
  • Where:  Best Foot Forward Dance Studio, 426 W. Second Ave., Escondido, CA 92027
  • Session: Weekly
  • Cost:  $14 for drop in, or $60 for a class card good for 6 classes. Expires after 10 weeks, I will punch your card each time you attend! You can pay with cash, check or card!
  • Note:  There is plenty of free parking available. You can use any of the parking spots that say “BITS’N’PIECES”. The studio is in the same shopping plaza as Mi Rancho (the sign on the wall says TORTILLERIA).
  • This class will teach you the fundamental movements that are seen across all styles of belly dance, including Egyptian, Turkish, Folkloric, and Tribal styles. Each class will include a warm-up, a breakdown of a few isolations, introduction to a choreography, a SHIMMY DRILL, and a cool-down.

 Level  2 with Talia

  • When: Tuesdays, Drop-in Only: Nov 7th, 14th & 21st
  • Time: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Where:  Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Session: 6-week session
  • Cost: $60 per session/$12 per class
  • The next step, adding graceful arms, shimmies more to your basic moves.


Level 3 with Talia

  • When:  Wednesdays, October 11th- November 22nd
  • Time:  6:30-8:00pm
  • Where:  Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Session:  8-week session
  • Cost:  $75.00 session/$15.00 per class
  • Bring your zills, veil and yoga mats
  • Focusing on isolations, layering shimmies & how to move glide across the floor effortlessly

Choreography/Performance Class – Level 2 & 3 with Talia

  • When: Wednesdays, October 11th- November 22nd
  • Time:  8:00-9:30PM
  • Where: Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Session: 8-Weeks
  • Cost: $75.00 Session (progressive classes)
  • Veil Choreography

Talia now has a How to Bellydance YouTube Channel!  Learn or practice your basic moves with Talia with this on-line class!

Private/Semi-Private Lessons and coaching available by appointment only.


Talia will be taking a teaching break starting December 1, 2017.

Private lessons/coaching will be available by appointment only – now accepting credit cards!


General Information

Clothing: Loose, comfortable clothing or “dance-wear” is recommended. Hip scarves are available to borrow for beginner students.

Registration:  Registration on the first day of class

Refunds: Not available after the first week of class, no exceptions.

Missed classes: Missed classes can be made up within the session but may not be carried over to the next session.

Continuing students: Are expected to master their current level and consult with the instructor before advancing to the next class level.

Discounts:  Bellydance with Nikki has class cards for on-going classes.