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Level 1: Beginning Belly Dance with Talia & Tanisha

  • When: Fridays, April 28th-May 26th
  • Next Session Begins: June 9th-July 7th
  • Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Where: Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Session: 5-week sessions
  • Cost: $50 per session / $12 per class
  • Beginning moves, combos and background of belly dance
  • LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT STYLES OF MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE!

Level 1 & 2 Mix: Belly Dance with Nikki

  • When: Wednesdays
  • Time:  6:00-7:00pm
  • Where: Ice-Plex Fitness & Aquatics Center, 555 N Tulip Street, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Session: Weekly
  • Cost:  Members of the Ice-Plex Fitness & Aquatics Center pay only $5 per class! For non-members it is $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!
  • ** IMPORTANT ** When you come into the gym, make sure you check-in with the front desk and let them know you are attending the class.
  • 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 1 & 2 Mix:  Belly Dance with Nikki

  • When:  Sundays  (No Class April 23rd)
  • Time:  12:00pm-1:00pm
  • 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, May 2nd-June 6th
  • NEXT SESSION BEGINS:  Drop-in Only June 13th, 20th & 27th
  • NO CLASSES IN JULY
  • 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
  • Soft and flowy moves of Egyptian dance
  • LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT STYLES OF MIDDLE DANCE!

 

Level 3 with Talia

  • When:  Wednesdays, March 22nd-May 10th
  • NEW SESSION BEGINS: May 31st
  • 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 & the forgotten moves of belly dance

Choreography/Performance Class – Level 2 & 3 with Talia

  • When: Wednesdays, March 22nd-May 10th
  • NEXT SESSION BEGINS: May 31st
  • Time:  8:00-9:30PM
  • Where: Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Session: 8-Weeks
  • Cost: $75.00 Session (progressive classes)
  • Fast American Cabaret veil dance “Go in Peace”

Sign-up for two different class sessions with Talia and receive 25% DISCOUNT on your second session! 

Drumming 101 for Dancers

  • When:  Wednesday, TBD
  • Time:  8:30-9:30PM
  • Where:  Private Studio, 1009 San Juan St., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Cost:  $8.00 per class
  • Learn the basic technique and rhythms of Arabic drumming used by dancers.  Bring a drum or something to drum on.  Limited drums available for borrow if signed up in advance.

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

www.youtube.com/user/LearnHowToBellydance/feed

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

 

General Information

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

Registration: Pre-registration is required for all classes to ensure placement. Registration on the first day of class is available if the class is not full.

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:  Students who wish to pay for more than 1 session with Talia will receive a 25% discount on the second class.  Bellydance with Nikki has class cards for on-going classes.