I have been dancing off and on for most of my life. Belly Dancing
was an interest I picked up when I was about 12 years old in 1983
and then again in the
SCA in 1996 with a friend of mine who was a bellydancer. In
about 2000 I was introduced to
Aziza Said. Within a month of starting her classes I was
learning troupe work. I was in
Fringe Elements and Anwar al Sahara for about 3 yrs. We danced
at many events. During the troupe experience I worked at a Greek
Restaurant off and on for a few yrs...
Olympia. From that moment on I was hooked on performing. I have
performed at a multitude of venues and restaurants since then...
The Olympia, Babylon, Punjab Palace, The Dancing Greek, Bombay
Bistro, Taste of India, Chef Geo's, The Hookah Zone, Aladdin Jr. 2,
The Greek Place and more!
I have also danced in San Francisco for the Concious Dancer
magazine, Baldwin Park Theatre, Palm Springs Theatre, Date Festival,
Grape Festival, Claremont Art Walk, Farmers Markets, Senior living
facilities, Hospitals, Hospice Care Centers, Street Fairs and many
In the past I have taught workshops, classes, and helped Choreograph
a few dances with Robin Johnson of
Troupe Melangees. I have taught at various locations in the past
Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona
Come Dance with me Studio
Jen T's Studio Dancing
Family Sports and Fitness Center
Chandlers Health and Wellness SPA
Juicy Fitness Center
Concious Dancer Seminars
Now I direct my own Belly Dance troupes.
Nika Teaches at these Locations;
Valley Wide Rec Center San Jacinto, CA,
Health Rhythms Medi Spa Hemet, CA
International Arts Academy Covina, CA
Various Private Locations
You can find some of my writings in The Chronicles Magazine.
If interested in learning belly dancing
email me for more