There are many styles of bellydance! 
Here are some of the most popular categories according to:

                                                Egyptian Saidi                                       Gypsy

                                           Egyptian Folkloric.                                 Persian

                                           American Cabaret                                   Turkish

                                             American Tribal                                       Greek

                                                Tribal Fusion                                       Goddess

                           And The Latest Bellydance Craze, Shaabi (Arabic Street Dance)

Within all the variations and evolving styles of bellydance,  it all begins with the basics. And the basics are ISOLATIONS! - upper and lower body isolations. Add some shimmies, hip-bumps and pops, and you're on your way to create your own interpretation of how you want to bellydance.    

Bellydance for fun, fitness, Performance & Socializing!

Kaleidoscope Merced Collage Theater ~ 2019

performances By the bellydance Merced dance co.

Dance Week Merced College Theater June 2018

Merced County Fair ~ 2012

Private Birthday Party - November 2023

FREE Beginner's BELLYDANCE CLASSES for ages 50+, TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:00pm-1:00pm

New level-1 classes begin May 2nd, 2024

Merced County Fair ~ 2014
Merced County Fair ~ 2011

​​Art Kamangar Theater Downtown Merced ~ October 2017

Fall Bellydance Showcase at the Playhouse Merced

September 2023

The Eyes Have It Bellydancee Festival ~ 2015

Merced College Student Performance ~ 2010

​​​Tahiti Fete ~ 2013