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Southern California

Adasha

Egyptian style, classes center on performance and drills. Foxton Ave, Lancaster, CA. Phone: 323 646 7731 Email: mansaoraquel@yahoo.com  Web: www.superstardancers.com


Alexandra King

Troupe: Seher. Artistic Director of the UCSB Mid East Dance Ensemble. Dance Camps, classes, workshops, private lessons, DVDs. Santa Barbara Middle Eastern Festival, Moroccan Tours.  Email: alexandra@alexandraking.com  Web: www.alexandraking.com


Amaya Mattei

Aka (Sultana Gamal). Classes range from beginner to advanced, emphasis placed on zill work, correct alignment good clean technique, understanding of connection between music and movement and movement vocabulary. 30+ years experience teaching dance. Performance opportunities through her troupe Ya Harissa Bellydance Theater. Phone: (301) 401-0386  Email: amayabaraka@gmail.com  Web: www.amayabaraka.com


Anaheed

Anaheed promotes the ability of each dancer to find her/his movement vocabulary and improvise in any style! Troupe: Perfumes of Araby  Phone: (818) 893-9019  Email: anaheed_dancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.anaheed.com


Anisa

Troupe: Anisa’s Oriental/Beledy Dance Troupe. Phone: (818) 752-9829
Anisa’s School of Dance 14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 92423 Email: anisa@anisadance.com
Web: www.anisadance.com


Atlantis

Troupe:  Tonya and Atlantis of Veils & Incense. Part of the most highly awarded mother-daughter dance production team of “Tonya and Atlantis”.  One of the most decorated dancers in the country.  Seen on national and international TV, video commercials & film. Producer – Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition. Private, semiprivate classes, Personal motivator, award winning dancer, coach and choreographer. Phone: (562)433-6615  Web: www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com


Borka

Borka’s classes strongly focus on technique. Choreography, step combination, finger cymbals and floor work are also thought in a supportive, non competitive environment. Phone: (310) 701-8703  Email: borkaz@yahoo.com


Dangeruz

“Be Your Own Fantasy!” Fusion of American with Arabian. Beginner/Intermediate level classes. Strong focus on empowerment, healing, technique and attitude! Group and Privates. Classes in Los Angeles.
Phone: (213) 703-6325  Email: 2dangeruz@gmail.com


Deborah

Co-Producer, Market at the Casbah Middle Eastern Dance Festival.
Phone: (949) 858-8356  Email: casbahdance@juno.com


Dejah

Phone: (310) 379-2458  Email: dancingdeb_2000@yahoo.com


DeVilla

Devilla’s BellyBlast is a progressive beginner belly dance/workout class. It offers a strong emphasis on posture and Egyptian technique taught at an aerobic pace. IT’S FUN!  Email: devillaraks@gmail.com
Web: www.devillaraks.com


Elayssa

Half Gypsy/Roma, 3rd generation Mid East Dancer. Teaching, choreographing and performing internationally since age 16. Style: American Cabaret and Theatrical/ Experimental Bellydance. Director: Elysium Dance Theatre. Private and semi-private lessons for all levels, special events. Custom made Costumes. Email: Elayssa@gmail.com  Web: www.Elayssa.com and www.ElysiumDanceTheatre.com


Farrah

Ongoing Egyptian bellydance classes in Orange County. Phone: (818) 746-7553   Email: farrah@farrahdance.com


Habib/Ganesha Bazaar

Unique Bellydance costumes, ethnic designs for the modern gypsy. Ganesha Bazaar P.O. Box 16806, San Diego, CA 92176.  Phone: (928) 699-6419  Email: madamhabib@yahoo.com  Web: www.ganeshabazaar.com


Jenn Biswas

Hot Pot Improvisational Tribal Style Bellydance (HPITS), as developed by Amy Sigil of Unmata.  Phone: (818)-268-1417  Email: jennifer@netcaffeine.com Web: https://www.facebook.com/NautchConspiracy


Jennifer

American Cabaret, Fusion. Classes focus on basic movements such as technique, posture, veil, rhythm patterns, zills, and isolations. Phone: (760) 887-2316  Email: ciarcelt@hotmail.com


Jenza

Classic American Cabaret, Turkish and fusion styles. Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Classes and coaching/private instruction located in the San Fernando Valley & Santa Clarita Valley. Emphasis on improvisation, finger cymbals and costuming. Check website for class schedules. Email: jenza@jenza.com  Web: www.jenza.com


Jheri St. James

Style: American Belly Dance, with Egyptian Turkish Ethnic Tribal Influences. Decades experience teaching beginner, intermediate levels, 35 choreographies, finger cymbals skills, veils, swords, canes, costume making, field trips, recitals, many happy performing troupe adventures! Located in Laguna Beach.
Phone: (949) 494-5031  Email: jheristjames@yahoo.com  Web: http://JheriCo.net


Jorjana La Shara

Troupe: Dance Mosaic Director/Choreographer of award winning “Dance Mosaic.” Taught for 30 years beginning through professional private and group classes, personal and group choreographies. Jorjana sells all Styles of Belly Dance Costumes and Accessories. 914 W. Marcello Ave., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Phone: (805)498-5274
Email: jorjanasglitterworld@hotmail.com  Web: www.JorjanasGlitterWorld.com


Judeen

Judeen studied in Egypt from 1989-2002. In 1999 she began traveling to Turkey where she has been studying Romani (gypsy) dances. She teaches authentic and fusion style bellydance-all levels.  American Cabaret, Arabic, Egyptian, Folkloric, Tribal, Turkish  Classes: Santa Ynez. Phone: (805) 688-7151 Email: judeen@judeen.com
Web: www.judeen.com and www.esausboutique.com


Kareema

Style: American Cabaret. Troupe: Of Veils & Incense. “Miss Divine” winner of Belly Dancer of the Universe.  Classes in Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, RSMA; A fun way to learn basic steps, performance technique, veil work and cymbals. Phone: (949) 858-0273   Email: caridan@cox.net


Katerina

Beginning class Wed 6:15-7:15PM,  Intermediate/Advanced: Wed 7:20-8:30 PM at Temecula Community Recreation Center, in Temecula, CA. Also beginning class on Thurs from 7:10 to 8:10pm at Old Town Temecula Community Theater Dance Studio. Beginning lessons focus on the following:  rhythms, drum solo/taxim. Intermediate/Advanced classes focus on choreography but feature exercises to develop improvisational skills. Floor patterns, turns and stage presence are stressed. Phone: (951) 699-5606  Email: kstradley@gmail.com


Kristen

Style: American Cabaret, Egyptian, Fusion.Troupe: Jewels of the Dance. Fun and supportive atmosphere. Beginning classes offered through Glendale Community College-Adult.
Call:(818)240-2988  Email: kristenbellydance@yahoo.com


Laurie of L.A . Tribal

Laurie of L.A. Tribal is a Fatchance Belly Dance sister studio. She teaches ongoing classes and performs American Tribal Style (ATS) in the San Fernando Valley. Phone: (818) 883-7198  Email: la_tribal@sbcglobal.net   Web: www.latribal.net 


Lia

Troupe:  Halau Hula O Kanoelaini. Classes: Antelope Valley. Phone: (661) 406-5818
Email: goldenslippa@adelphia.net


Lizet

ATS Certified with 10 years of belly dance experience in both cabaret and tribal. Regular ATS classes on Wednesday and additional classes currently forming. Classes in LAX, Redondo Beach area.
Email: MadeiraMoonDance@yahoo.com


Mara

Learn the beautiful art form of belly dance in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Mara has been dancing for 13 years and teaching for 5 years. Beginning and Intermediate Levels. American Cabaret.  Beg: Tuesdays 7:15pm, Thursdays 7:30pm, Saturdays 8am. Int: Tuesdays 8:30pm.  102 S. Glendon St., Anaheim, CA 92806.
Phone: (714) 330-8586    Email: mara@dancingmara.com


Mari

16 years experience; teaching technique, choreography, props, zills. Come find your inner goddess, cabaret style. For fun, passion and for yourself!.  Classes: Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Simi Valley.
Phone: (805) 660-1602 Email: onegypsydancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.onegypsydancer.com


Medea/Linda

Troupe: Desert Mirgae Dancers. Style: American Cabaret, Arabic, Egyptian, Fusion, Turkish.  P.O. Box 5941, Riverside, CA 92517. Classes Riverside, Fontana  Tue: Beg/Int. RCC Comm. Ed. (D&D Dance Studio)  Thur. Beg/Int. Fontana Don Day Comm. Center. Phone: (951) 897-8847 or (909) 877-9029   Email: medealin@aol.com


Melissa

Teacher 15 years’ experience with many styles of cabaret and folkloric dance. Pursue fun and fulfillment in your dance! Classes in West L.A. Phone: (818) 469-4362  Email: mellybellydance@yahoo.com
Web: www.mellydance.com


Meryem Vani

Troupe: Zaghareet.  Email: meryemvan@aol.com  Web: www.dancestoinspire.com


Mesmera

Troupe: Mesmera’s Sacred Serpent , featured in “Time”,  “In Style”, “LA Weekly”, film, and TV. Dynamic performer/ instructor offers easy breakdowns, beautiful results, inspiring creative expression. DVD/VHS, sandals, feather-light silk veils, Brazilian Bellydance Adventures, seminars and more!  American Cabaret, Arabic, Fusion, Turkish, Drum solos, Finger cymbals, Gypsy BellyDance, Pharonic Egyptian, Snake dance, Veils  Class: Hollywood, Silverlake, & Glendale Phone: (323) 669-0333  Email: mesmera@mesmera.com Web: www.mesmera.com


MikaElla

MikaElla is the bellydance instructor at Artesia, CA Parks and Rec. She has performed professionally since 1998 and has danced in India and the Philippines. Style: American Cabaret. Phone: (818)-481-3446  Email: trojangoat@earthlink.net Web: www.facebook.com/mikaelladances


Nika Feyrouz

Classes in Cabaret, Tribaret, Fusion, Bollywood, Tribal Improv, Yoga, Zills, and Doumbek.  Certified aerobics instructor: learn basic and Beyond Bellydance movements while pumping up cardio. Located in Hemet/San Jacinto, Banning and Covina, CA. Phone: (909) 908-0927  Email: dancingbelly@yahoo.com  web: nikafeyrouz.com


Princess Farhana

Performer, instructor, author; instructional DVD’s, costume designer; group & private lessons in LA at Dance garden, workshops worldwide; Egyptian style; ….belly dance royalty! PO Box 29504, LA, CA 90029 Email: princessraqs@gmail.com  web: www.princessfarhana.com  Blog: www.princessraqs.blogspot.com


Rahana

Troupe: Balla Oasis Dance Company & Belly Classes include technique, combinations & choreography. Rahana teaches stage presence and encourages her students to perform in student recitals and showcases. Rahana hosts a student/professional showcase and also directs a student troupe and professional troupe. Hip scarves, dance essentials available for sale in class & website. Privates and workshops available. Modern Egyptian and American Cabaret. PO Box 7143, Santa Monica, CA 90406. Classes: W. Los Angeles & Santa Monica. Phone: (310) 612-7622  Email: dancingrahana@aol.com  Web: www.dancingrahana.com


Regine

Troupe: Babylon Mood. Teacher/Performer, of Middle Eastern dance, Polynesian, Flamenco and Mexican Folklorico. Specialties: Multi-circular veils, fusion, cymbals. Private instruction and workshops.  Dancers and company are available for bookings. Classes: Lomita, Torrance. Twice monthly world Dance Showcase at Awakenings Coffee House in Lomita. Phone: (310) 325-1930  Email: babylonmood@earthlink.net
Web: www.babylonmood.com


Sabrina

Troupe:  Cleopatra’s Court/Syrens of the Midnight Tide. Style:  American Cabaret, Arabic, Ethnic, Fusion, Hula
Classes:  Anaheim, Huntington Beach, La Habra, Norwalk, WhittierAddress: PO Box 2784, La Habra, CA  90632. Phone: (562) 691-5029  Email: sabrinadance_2002@yahoo.com


Sa’eeda

Classic Egyptian and authentic folkloric – every Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Classes at Dance Studio No. 1, 12121 W Pico Blvd # 2C  Los Angeles, CA 90064. Phone: (310) 337-9299.  Web: http://arabic-dancer.com  Email:  saeeda@arabic-dancer.com


Sarah al Nour

Class located in Anaheim offers an introduction to bellydance conditioning and movement,  Costa Mesa class is a Tribal Fusion basics class.  Phone: (714) 351-0536    Email:  bellssimadancer@yahoo.com
Web: www.bellyssimadancer.com


Scherazade

Troupe: Arabian Nights Entertainment. Over 25 years experience. Private lessons and seminars.  Sponsor of Bedouin Bazaar, in October, San Diego, CA.   Bellydance supplies available.  3234 Idlewild Way, San Diego, CA 92117.  Cabaret, Folkloric, Fusion, Props.  Classes: San Diego. Phone:(858) 581-0135
Email: scottiebellydancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.bedouinbazaar.com


Selyena Troi

Dance classes focus on techniques and many styles of belly dance. Zills are taught weekly. Beginning Middle Eastern drum classes weekly.  Phone: (760)323-7857   Email: SeylenaTroi@earthlink.net


Shanti Delilah

Shanti’s classes focus on technique and having fun while dancing!  Learn combinations and improve in both Egyptian and American Tribal Styles. Classes in Calabasas, CA. Phone: (818) 642-4292
Email: shantidelilah@gmail.com  web: www.shantibellydance.com


Tabitha

Tabitha, an award winning “Jr Category-Bellydancer of the Universe” performer.  Classes: Cal State San Bernardino. Phone: (909) 387-0717  Email: Tabitha@prprinting.com


Tahiya

Tahiya has been teaching at the YWCA in Santa Monica for 8 years.  Her unique cabaret/tribal/fusion style puts a fun twist on the classic dance.  Email: info@tahiya.net  Web: http://www.tahiya.net


Taji

Winner – Belly Dancer of the Universe.  Fun classes with dance technique, zills, performance quality, veil and drum solo.  Classes: Long Beach – Beg. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m./Int. Tuesdays 9 p.m. Available for private coaching.
Phone: (562) 866-2873  Email: alnanne96@mac.com  Web: www.pinkgypsy.com/taji


Tarub Alegria

Troupe: Silk Road Caravan. Classes: Ridgecrest. Phone: (760) 375-4395  Email: theccotes@yahoo.com


Tonette

Toni Perrine: Tonette the Clown and Zara the Belly Dancer. Address: 3316 Harding St. #21, Carlsbad, CA  92008
Style:  Magician, Clown, Belly Dancer. Phone: (760) 730-9405  Email: toniperrine@yahoo.com


Tonya

Troupe: Of Veils & Incense/ Essence of Veils. Producer: Belly Dancer of the Universe (BDUC) “It’s not how much you know, but how well you look, doing what you know!” 6 week crash courses. Private lessons. Heavy techniques, Cymbals-FUN! Producer   “Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition”, multi-award winning teacher, choreographer, author, composer, MC vocalist. American Cabaret, Arabic, Ethnic, Folkloric, Fusion, Lebanese, Persian, Turkish. Classes: Cerritos, Downey, Norwalk, Huntington Beach. Phone: (562) 434-3987
Web: www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com


Trissia

Over 25 years experience, combines technique, theatrics of comedy and drama.  How to dance with physical limitations.  Lifetime member, agent for talent.  Specialties: Yoga, Magician, Physical Fitness, Clown, Actress, Fortune Telling  Styles: American Cabaret, American Tribal, Arabic, Egyptian, Ethnic, Folkloric, Fusion, Hula, Lebanese, Persian, Turkish. Phone: (562) 693-9874


Veronique

Veronique has studied with Master Instructors at home and abroad for more than a decade. Classes encompass Strength training for poise and an Udulation series. P.O. Box 5532  orange , Ca 92883. Phone: (714) 256-1583    Email: eyezofegyptb@yahoo.com


Zenya

Phone: (818) 551-0628  Email: gojenny@charter.net


 

Southern California

Adasha

Egyptian style, classes center on performance and drills. Foxton Ave, Lancaster, CA. Phone: 323 646 7731 Email: mansaoraquel@yahoo.com  Web: www.superstardancers.com


Alexandra King

Troupe: Seher. Artistic Director of the UCSB Mid East Dance Ensemble. Dance Camps, classes, workshops, private lessons, DVDs. Santa Barbara Middle Eastern Festival, Moroccan Tours.  Email: alexandra@alexandraking.com  Web: www.alexandraking.com


Amaya Mattei

Aka (Sultana Gamal). Classes range from beginner to advanced, emphasis placed on zill work, correct alignment good clean technique, understanding of connection between music and movement and movement vocabulary. 30+ years experience teaching dance. Performance opportunities through her troupe Ya Harissa Bellydance Theater. Phone: (301) 401-0386  Email: amayabaraka@gmail.com  Web: www.amayabaraka.com


Anaheed

Anaheed promotes the ability of each dancer to find her/his movement vocabulary and improvise in any style! Troupe: Perfumes of Araby  Phone: (818) 893-9019  Email: anaheed_dancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.anaheed.com


Anisa

Troupe: Anisa’s Oriental/Beledy Dance Troupe. Phone: (818) 752-9829
Anisa’s School of Dance 14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 92423 Email: anisa@anisadance.com
Web: www.anisadance.com


Atlantis

Troupe:  Tonya and Atlantis of Veils & Incense. Part of the most highly awarded mother-daughter dance production team of “Tonya and Atlantis”.  One of the most decorated dancers in the country.  Seen on national and international TV, video commercials & film. Producer – Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition. Private, semiprivate classes, Personal motivator, award winning dancer, coach and choreographer. Phone: (562)433-6615  Web: www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com


Borka

Borka’s classes strongly focus on technique. Choreography, step combination, finger cymbals and floor work are also thought in a supportive, non competitive environment. Phone: (310) 701-8703  Email: borkaz@yahoo.com


Dangeruz

“Be Your Own Fantasy!” Fusion of American with Arabian. Beginner/Intermediate level classes. Strong focus on empowerment, healing, technique and attitude! Group and Privates. Classes in Los Angeles.
Phone: (213) 703-6325  Email: 2dangeruz@gmail.com


Deborah

Co-Producer, Market at the Casbah Middle Eastern Dance Festival.
Phone: (949) 858-8356  Email: casbahdance@juno.com


Dejah

Phone: (310) 379-2458  Email: dancingdeb_2000@yahoo.com


DeVilla

Devilla’s BellyBlast is a progressive beginner belly dance/workout class. It offers a strong emphasis on posture and Egyptian technique taught at an aerobic pace. IT’S FUN!  Email: devillaraks@gmail.com
Web: www.devillaraks.com


Elayssa

Half Gypsy/Roma, 3rd generation Mid East Dancer. Teaching, choreographing and performing internationally since age 16. Style: American Cabaret and Theatrical/ Experimental Bellydance. Director: Elysium Dance Theatre. Private and semi-private lessons for all levels, special events. Custom made Costumes. Email: Elayssa@gmail.com  Web: www.Elayssa.com and www.ElysiumDanceTheatre.com


Farrah

Ongoing Egyptian bellydance classes in Orange County. Phone: (818) 746-7553   Email: farrah@farrahdance.com


Habib/Ganesha Bazaar

Unique Bellydance costumes, ethnic designs for the modern gypsy. Ganesha Bazaar P.O. Box 16806, San Diego, CA 92176.  Phone: (928) 699-6419  Email: madamhabib@yahoo.com  Web: www.ganeshabazaar.com


Jenn Biswas

Hot Pot Improvisational Tribal Style Bellydance (HPITS), as developed by Amy Sigil of Unmata.  Phone: (818)-268-1417  Email: jennifer@netcaffeine.com Web: https://www.facebook.com/NautchConspiracy


Jennifer

American Cabaret, Fusion. Classes focus on basic movements such as technique, posture, veil, rhythm patterns, zills, and isolations. Phone: (760) 887-2316  Email: ciarcelt@hotmail.com


Jenza

Classic American Cabaret, Turkish and fusion styles. Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Classes and coaching/private instruction located in the San Fernando Valley & Santa Clarita Valley. Emphasis on improvisation, finger cymbals and costuming. Check website for class schedules. Email: jenza@jenza.com  Web: www.jenza.com


Jheri St. James

Style: American Belly Dance, with Egyptian Turkish Ethnic Tribal Influences. Decades experience teaching beginner, intermediate levels, 35 choreographies, finger cymbals skills, veils, swords, canes, costume making, field trips, recitals, many happy performing troupe adventures! Located in Laguna Beach.
Phone: (949) 494-5031  Email: jheristjames@yahoo.com  Web: http://JheriCo.net


Jorjana La Shara

Troupe: Dance Mosaic Director/Choreographer of award winning “Dance Mosaic.” Taught for 30 years beginning through professional private and group classes, personal and group choreographies. Jorjana sells all Styles of Belly Dance Costumes and Accessories. 914 W. Marcello Ave., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Phone: (805)498-5274
Email: jorjanasglitterworld@hotmail.com  Web: www.JorjanasGlitterWorld.com


Judeen

Judeen studied in Egypt from 1989-2002. In 1999 she began traveling to Turkey where she has been studying Romani (gypsy) dances. She teaches authentic and fusion style bellydance-all levels.  American Cabaret, Arabic, Egyptian, Folkloric, Tribal, Turkish  Classes: Santa Ynez. Phone: (805) 688-7151 Email: judeen@judeen.com
Web: www.judeen.com and www.esausboutique.com


Kareema

Style: American Cabaret. Troupe: Of Veils & Incense. “Miss Divine” winner of Belly Dancer of the Universe.  Classes in Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, RSMA; A fun way to learn basic steps, performance technique, veil work and cymbals. Phone: (949) 858-0273   Email: caridan@cox.net


Katerina

Beginning class Wed 6:15-7:15PM,  Intermediate/Advanced: Wed 7:20-8:30 PM at Temecula Community Recreation Center, in Temecula, CA. Also beginning class on Thurs from 7:10 to 8:10pm at Old Town Temecula Community Theater Dance Studio. Beginning lessons focus on the following:  rhythms, drum solo/taxim. Intermediate/Advanced classes focus on choreography but feature exercises to develop improvisational skills. Floor patterns, turns and stage presence are stressed. Phone: (951) 699-5606  Email: kstradley@gmail.com


Kristen

Style: American Cabaret, Egyptian, Fusion.Troupe: Jewels of the Dance. Fun and supportive atmosphere. Beginning classes offered through Glendale Community College-Adult.
Call:(818)240-2988  Email: kristenbellydance@yahoo.com


Laurie of L.A . Tribal

Laurie of L.A. Tribal is a Fatchance Belly Dance sister studio. She teaches ongoing classes and performs American Tribal Style (ATS) in the San Fernando Valley. Phone: (818) 883-7198  Email: la_tribal@sbcglobal.net   Web: www.latribal.net 


Lia

Troupe:  Halau Hula O Kanoelaini. Classes: Antelope Valley. Phone: (661) 406-5818
Email: goldenslippa@adelphia.net


Lizet

ATS Certified with 10 years of belly dance experience in both cabaret and tribal. Regular ATS classes on Wednesday and additional classes currently forming. Classes in LAX, Redondo Beach area.
Email: MadeiraMoonDance@yahoo.com


Mara

Learn the beautiful art form of belly dance in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Mara has been dancing for 13 years and teaching for 5 years. Beginning and Intermediate Levels. American Cabaret.  Beg: Tuesdays 7:15pm, Thursdays 7:30pm, Saturdays 8am. Int: Tuesdays 8:30pm.  102 S. Glendon St., Anaheim, CA 92806.
Phone: (714) 330-8586    Email: mara@dancingmara.com


Mari

16 years experience; teaching technique, choreography, props, zills. Come find your inner goddess, cabaret style. For fun, passion and for yourself!.  Classes: Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Simi Valley.
Phone: (805) 660-1602 Email: onegypsydancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.onegypsydancer.com


Medea/Linda

Troupe: Desert Mirgae Dancers. Style: American Cabaret, Arabic, Egyptian, Fusion, Turkish.  P.O. Box 5941, Riverside, CA 92517. Classes Riverside, Fontana  Tue: Beg/Int. RCC Comm. Ed. (D&D Dance Studio)  Thur. Beg/Int. Fontana Don Day Comm. Center. Phone: (951) 897-8847 or (909) 877-9029   Email: medealin@aol.com


Melissa

Teacher 15 years’ experience with many styles of cabaret and folkloric dance. Pursue fun and fulfillment in your dance! Classes in West L.A. Phone: (818) 469-4362  Email: mellybellydance@yahoo.com
Web: www.mellydance.com


Meryem Vani

Troupe: Zaghareet.  Email: meryemvan@aol.com  Web: www.dancestoinspire.com


Mesmera

Troupe: Mesmera’s Sacred Serpent , featured in “Time”,  “In Style”, “LA Weekly”, film, and TV. Dynamic performer/ instructor offers easy breakdowns, beautiful results, inspiring creative expression. DVD/VHS, sandals, feather-light silk veils, Brazilian Bellydance Adventures, seminars and more!  American Cabaret, Arabic, Fusion, Turkish, Drum solos, Finger cymbals, Gypsy BellyDance, Pharonic Egyptian, Snake dance, Veils  Class: Hollywood, Silverlake, & Glendale Phone: (323) 669-0333  Email: mesmera@mesmera.com Web: www.mesmera.com


MikaElla

MikaElla is the bellydance instructor at Artesia, CA Parks and Rec. She has performed professionally since 1998 and has danced in India and the Philippines. Style: American Cabaret. Phone: (818)-481-3446  Email: trojangoat@earthlink.net Web: www.facebook.com/mikaelladances


Nika Feyrouz

Classes in Cabaret, Tribaret, Fusion, Bollywood, Tribal Improv, Yoga, Zills, and Doumbek.  Certified aerobics instructor: learn basic and Beyond Bellydance movements while pumping up cardio. Located in Hemet/San Jacinto, Banning and Covina, CA. Phone: (909) 908-0927  Email: dancingbelly@yahoo.com  web: nikafeyrouz.com


Princess Farhana

Performer, instructor, author; instructional DVD’s, costume designer; group & private lessons in LA at Dance garden, workshops worldwide; Egyptian style; ….belly dance royalty! PO Box 29504, LA, CA 90029 Email: princessraqs@gmail.com  web: www.princessfarhana.com  Blog: www.princessraqs.blogspot.com


Rahana

Troupe: Balla Oasis Dance Company & Belly Classes include technique, combinations & choreography. Rahana teaches stage presence and encourages her students to perform in student recitals and showcases. Rahana hosts a student/professional showcase and also directs a student troupe and professional troupe. Hip scarves, dance essentials available for sale in class & website. Privates and workshops available. Modern Egyptian and American Cabaret. PO Box 7143, Santa Monica, CA 90406. Classes: W. Los Angeles & Santa Monica. Phone: (310) 612-7622  Email: dancingrahana@aol.com  Web: www.dancingrahana.com


Regine

Troupe: Babylon Mood. Teacher/Performer, of Middle Eastern dance, Polynesian, Flamenco and Mexican Folklorico. Specialties: Multi-circular veils, fusion, cymbals. Private instruction and workshops.  Dancers and company are available for bookings. Classes: Lomita, Torrance. Twice monthly world Dance Showcase at Awakenings Coffee House in Lomita. Phone: (310) 325-1930  Email: babylonmood@earthlink.net
Web: www.babylonmood.com


Sabrina

Troupe:  Cleopatra’s Court/Syrens of the Midnight Tide. Style:  American Cabaret, Arabic, Ethnic, Fusion, Hula
Classes:  Anaheim, Huntington Beach, La Habra, Norwalk, WhittierAddress: PO Box 2784, La Habra, CA  90632. Phone: (562) 691-5029  Email: sabrinadance_2002@yahoo.com


Sa’eeda

Classic Egyptian and authentic folkloric – every Thursday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Classes at Dance Studio No. 1, 12121 W Pico Blvd # 2C  Los Angeles, CA 90064. Phone: (310) 337-9299.  Web: http://arabic-dancer.com  Email:  saeeda@arabic-dancer.com


Sarah al Nour

Class located in Anaheim offers an introduction to bellydance conditioning and movement,  Costa Mesa class is a Tribal Fusion basics class.  Phone: (714) 351-0536    Email:  bellssimadancer@yahoo.com
Web: www.bellyssimadancer.com


Scherazade

Troupe: Arabian Nights Entertainment. Over 25 years experience. Private lessons and seminars.  Sponsor of Bedouin Bazaar, in October, San Diego, CA.   Bellydance supplies available.  3234 Idlewild Way, San Diego, CA 92117.  Cabaret, Folkloric, Fusion, Props.  Classes: San Diego. Phone:(858) 581-0135
Email: scottiebellydancer@yahoo.com  Web: www.bedouinbazaar.com


Selyena Troi

Dance classes focus on techniques and many styles of belly dance. Zills are taught weekly. Beginning Middle Eastern drum classes weekly.  Phone: (760)323-7857   Email: SeylenaTroi@earthlink.net


Shanti Delilah

Shanti’s classes focus on technique and having fun while dancing!  Learn combinations and improve in both Egyptian and American Tribal Styles. Classes in Calabasas, CA. Phone: (818) 642-4292
Email: shantidelilah@gmail.com  web: www.shantibellydance.com


Tabitha

Tabitha, an award winning “Jr Category-Bellydancer of the Universe” performer.  Classes: Cal State San Bernardino. Phone: (909) 387-0717  Email: Tabitha@prprinting.com


Tahiya

Tahiya has been teaching at the YWCA in Santa Monica for 8 years.  Her unique cabaret/tribal/fusion style puts a fun twist on the classic dance.  Email: info@tahiya.net  Web: http://www.tahiya.net


Taji

Winner – Belly Dancer of the Universe.  Fun classes with dance technique, zills, performance quality, veil and drum solo.  Classes: Long Beach – Beg. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m./Int. Tuesdays 9 p.m. Available for private coaching.
Phone: (562) 866-2873  Email: alnanne96@mac.com  Web: www.pinkgypsy.com/taji


Tarub Alegria

Troupe: Silk Road Caravan. Classes: Ridgecrest. Phone: (760) 375-4395  Email: theccotes@yahoo.com


Tonette

Toni Perrine: Tonette the Clown and Zara the Belly Dancer. Address: 3316 Harding St. #21, Carlsbad, CA  92008
Style:  Magician, Clown, Belly Dancer. Phone: (760) 730-9405  Email: toniperrine@yahoo.com


Tonya

Troupe: Of Veils & Incense/ Essence of Veils. Producer: Belly Dancer of the Universe (BDUC) “It’s not how much you know, but how well you look, doing what you know!” 6 week crash courses. Private lessons. Heavy techniques, Cymbals-FUN! Producer   “Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition”, multi-award winning teacher, choreographer, author, composer, MC vocalist. American Cabaret, Arabic, Ethnic, Folkloric, Fusion, Lebanese, Persian, Turkish. Classes: Cerritos, Downey, Norwalk, Huntington Beach. Phone: (562) 434-3987
Web: www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com


Trissia

Over 25 years experience, combines technique, theatrics of comedy and drama.  How to dance with physical limitations.  Lifetime member, agent for talent.  Specialties: Yoga, Magician, Physical Fitness, Clown, Actress, Fortune Telling  Styles: American Cabaret, American Tribal, Arabic, Egyptian, Ethnic, Folkloric, Fusion, Hula, Lebanese, Persian, Turkish. Phone: (562) 693-9874


Veronique

Veronique has studied with Master Instructors at home and abroad for more than a decade. Classes encompass Strength training for poise and an Udulation series. P.O. Box 5532  orange , Ca 92883. Phone: (714) 256-1583    Email: eyezofegyptb@yahoo.com


Zenya

Phone: (818) 551-0628  Email: gojenny@charter.net