Orientale dance, "belly dance", or "raks sharqi" is a wonderful, soulful way to explore and experience dance movement for all ages, shapes, and sizes. Bellydance offers many health and fitness benefits to its practitioners and is a more accessible dance form for those who want to move, groove, shake, and undulate!
Nicola specializes in Egyptian Orientale and folkloric dance. A dynamic, graceful, and enchanting performer as well as a dedicated, inspiring, and effective teacher, Nicola has graced the stage and studio since 1999. Nicola soars above the rest as an experienced and in-demand performer as well as professionally trained and certified dance teacher.
~Group, semi-private, and private lessons from introductory to advanced levels.
~Workshops, performances, and demonstrations for bachelorettes, blessing ways, weddings, restaurants, parties, festival, cultural events, and more.
~Coaching, custom choreography, and performance-track training through Spice Road Belly Dance
~Structured, progressive levels based on proven approaches and techniques, for recreational and aspiring dancers.
~Gift certificates available.
~Multiple class locations.
~Daily and weekend workshops in and out of town for dancers of all levels.
~Available for travel to accommodate your booking.
~Middle Eastern theme dance events and showcases, including the annual Smarty Pants Belly Dance "Raks into Summer" recital.
~Dance workshop host to visiting master performers and teachers.
~Consulting and collaboration for dance professionals in other fields for authentic fusion choreographies, dance theatre, and costuming.