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Raqs Sharqi, or better known as 'Belly Dance' in the western world, is my passion and my life.  It moves me in ways I can not describe, and I love to share this joy with everyone I meet through performance and teaching.


Upcoming Dates


***Important Update - June 2021***

 Nico is now taking bookings for summer events! Bridal showers, stagettes, weddings, birthdays and more! Contact to get more info and book your event. 

*health and safety measures in place for COVID-19*


*IN STUDIO CLASSES ARE BACK ! Starting June. 16, 2021* In-person classes are currently held at Jumping Camels shiny new studio space in SE Calgary near Chinook mall. Click here to register before classes fill up!


Just for fun Intro to Belly Dance class- July.16, 2021

7-8 pm

Join Minya of Jumping Camel Belly Dance and learn the basics of this dance form along with a super fun drum solo choreography! Register here and learn something new this summer!

In Studio and Private Classes

Nico teaches regular in-person classes with Jumping Camel belly dance in Calgary. Dates and registration can be found here. Registration is now open for in-person and onlne classes!!

Nico is also available for private lessons! Join Nico in her home studio in NE Calgary or at the Jumping Camel studio (extra fee for rental) and have classes tailored to your individual goals and needs! to book your spot.

Belly Dance Parties and Workshops

Single class parties are an amazing way to celebrate stagettes, birthdays, or just for fun and are available on request. Cost covers 1 hour of instruction, plus hip scarves for participants to borrow, and one for the guest of honor to keep.

 $105/ hr flat rate for up to ten guests (additional students are $10 each). Contact Nico to get more information or book your class/party today!


Start your event off with some glitter and glam! Belly Dance is a sure way to get your guests up, moving and having a great time. Its family friendly, interactive and will make your event one to remember.

Nico is available for many events including birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, retirement parties, grand openings, community events, and so much more! Standard-style shows and prices include:

Full Stage Show - 20-25 minutes of choreographed stage show. May include costume change if requested. $285

Full Restaurant Show - 20-25 minutes improvised and interactive. May contain up to ten minutes of choreographed stage show upon request. If contracted for multiple shows, cost per show is decreased. $260

Mini Show- 15 minutes of choreographed and/or improvised dance $210

Short and Sweet - 10  Minutes of choreographed and/or improvised dance. $160