Photo above by Anandha Ray

Please click on the above names of Carolena and Kajira to read about Arikah's improvisational teachers.

   Arikah Peacock has been teaching Belly Dance in her community for 18 years.  She is certified by Kajira Djoumahna in the BlackSheep BellyDance format as a Level 3 teacher and is a recognized Satellite School and BlackSheep member.  She is certified by Carolena Nericcio in the FatChance BellyDance® format and is a recognized Sister Studio®.   Arikah offers Teacher Trainings at her school Ees'aBella BellyDance in her format. Arikah was certified by Zoe Jakes in her Key of Diamonds DanceCraft Training and earned a certificate from Amy Sigil's "S.I.G.I.L." training . Arikah is certified as a Reiki Master Teacher, a Health Care Practitioner, and Body Artist.  Arikah apprenticed at Tantric Tattoo and worked their for 20 years and worked in several Tattoo shops such as the Body Shop in Springfield, IL.  She has pierced for several decade swith good reviews and has multiple portfolios.  Arikah is training with Lori Linzmier (Foxy McSugah) and is offering the trademarked Tooth Gems® in studio! Tooth Gems® is a registered trademark and should not be practiced by anyone without training through the Franchisor, Lori Linzmier. Arikah has a BA in History and will be continuing her education, next wanting to earn her MBA.  She has published articles in Belly Dance periodicals such as fuse Jareeda, and Zaghareet!.  She offers Belly Dance for a college credit at Richland Community College.  Arikah is the creative director of Ees’aBella BellyDance and owner of Decatur Body Art where she has created unique, lifelong, and healthy relationships.  Decatur Body Art, and Ees'aBella BellyDance are sponsors and hosts of an annual event called Bellies for Bellies featuring different styles of Belly Dance and other genres of movement where proceeds go to a local food pantry and By Grace Orphan and Disabled Centre in Nairobi, Kenya where Arikah has done volunteer work with the children. She is proud as a Peacock of her son Mountain. (See Bellies for Bellies in links above)  

 "Follow me on Instagram!" -Arikah @arikahpeacock

Below you'll find her Body Art Blog:



The Madame Hattress

Body Adornment by Arikah Peacock Owner of Decatur Body Art and Ees'aBella BellyDance Get your bling on!

<p>#decaturbodyart <br/>
Let’s do this!<br/>
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#decaturbodyart
Let’s do this!
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Posted 2 days ago
<p>Tattoos by @garrett.bailey172. #decaturillinois #decaturbodyart <br/>
Dude can draw and tattoos like a beast. Who’s next?<br/>
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Tattoos by @garrett.bailey172. #decaturillinois #decaturbodyart
Dude can draw and tattoos like a beast. Who’s next?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrVmg-YFmb9IaVAQLfqP8G7qVzMOEy-QyyPja80/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=19trrpnk7udw4

Posted 5 days ago

Posted 1 week ago
<p>Tattoos by Arikah Peacock<br/>
#decaturbodyart #decaturillinois <br/>
2179172359<br/>
Open 8am-9pm<br/>
Appointments appreciated.<br/>
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Tattoos by Arikah Peacock
#decaturbodyart #decaturillinois
2179172359
Open 8am-9pm
Appointments appreciated.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQonCflIs7GV8UjbjBv7nU2cGI8MH2zFblDGQ0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=ydebxxlxztcw

Posted 1 week ago
<p>Lobe deals! Spikes, rings, and things!<br/>
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #bodyadornmentbyarikahpeacock #bodypiercingbyarikahpeacock <br/>
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Lobe deals! Spikes, rings, and things!
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #bodyadornmentbyarikahpeacock #bodypiercingbyarikahpeacock
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Posted 1 week ago
<p>Design inspiration by @joshhendrixtattoo <br/>
Tattoo by Garrett Bailey<br/>
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #creditwheredue #inspirationmovesmebrightly #peachonawindowsill #eatthepeach #tattoosbyGarrettBailey<br/>
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Design inspiration by @joshhendrixtattoo
Tattoo by Garrett Bailey
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #creditwheredue #inspirationmovesmebrightly #peachonawindowsill #eatthepeach #tattoosbyGarrettBailey
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Posted 1 week ago
<p>Design inspiration by @joshhendrixtattoo <br/>
Tattoo by Garrett Bailey<br/>
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #creditwheredue #inspirationmovesmebrightly #peachonawindowsill #eatthepeach #tattoosbyGarrettBailey <br/>
<a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQd-5PFGTQqqZATCKQbE_wFTcg2eB5R-sAt1M0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1q0x17upuhcwo">https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQd-5PFGTQqqZATCKQbE_wFTcg2eB5R-sAt1M0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1q0x17upuhcwo</a></p>

Design inspiration by @joshhendrixtattoo
Tattoo by Garrett Bailey
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #creditwheredue #inspirationmovesmebrightly #peachonawindowsill #eatthepeach #tattoosbyGarrettBailey
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQd-5PFGTQqqZATCKQbE_wFTcg2eB5R-sAt1M0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1q0x17upuhcwo

Posted 1 week ago
<p>A beautiful beginning of another amazing tattoo by Garrett. Wait until it gets some color. 😮#micdrop <br/>
We’re taking walk ins 11am-5pm<br/>
Appointments always available 8am-9pm.<br/>
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #tattoosbyGarrettBailey #artlife <br/>
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A beautiful beginning of another amazing tattoo by Garrett. Wait until it gets some color. 😮#micdrop
We’re taking walk ins 11am-5pm
Appointments always available 8am-9pm.
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #tattoosbyGarrettBailey #artlife
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrOdgQ9FSp8GX-hw-1AP-F0zdScNCK3lVM2D8s0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=kwzz5735bqgt

Posted 1 week ago
<p>Red, Lime Green, and Forest Green Navel Piercings are $35 until Dec. 20th. Come see me. Appointments appreciated. 2179172359<br/>
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #santaself</p>

<p>Happy Holidays from Decatur Body Art Fam!<br/>
#getyourblingon #safepiercing <br/>
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Red, Lime Green, and Forest Green Navel Piercings are $35 until Dec. 20th. Come see me. Appointments appreciated. 2179172359
#decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #santaself

Happy Holidays from Decatur Body Art Fam!
#getyourblingon #safepiercing
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrOTlMllgYLSSU3ZdV-TXfgRxyq_EHRaHIQaIA0/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1gz9l4becfa01

Posted 1 week ago
<p>217 IL right on the neck! Representing. 😂<br/>
#tattoosbyGarrettBailey #decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #proart #professionaltattooing #affordable #getyourblingon <br/>
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217 IL right on the neck! Representing. 😂
#tattoosbyGarrettBailey #decaturillinois #decaturbodyart #proart #professionaltattooing #affordable #getyourblingon
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrOK7L9lsFa9PvYTtLBKiqYAKDvl9rSlJMLH200/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=tvyufbghemnb

Posted 1 week ago

 

            Arikah Peacock has been teaching Belly Dance in her community for 15 years.  She is certified by her teacher, Kajira Djoumahna in the BlackSheep BellyDance format as a Level 2 teacher and is a recognized Satellite School.  She is certified by Carolena Nericcio in the FatChance BellyDance® format and is a recognized Sister Studio®.    She is certified as a Reiki Master Teacher, a Health Care Practitioner, and a Zumba® Instructor.  Arikah has a BA in History where she specialized in Romani culture and Dance in the Middle Eastern World.  She has published articles in Belly Dance periodicals such as fuse, Jareeda, and Zaghareet.  She teaches at her local YMCA as a prenatal exercise instructor, a Kundalini and Hatha yoga instructor, a Silver Sneaker teacher, and dance instructor.  She teaches dance and yoga at her local community college as well as Millikin University’s gym.  She offers Belly Dance for a college credit too!  Arikah is the creative director of Ees’aBella BellyDance and a proud member of BlackSheep BellyDance and Daughters of the Dance.  Arikah and Ees’aBella are sponsors and hosts of an annual event called Bellies for Bellies featuring different styles of Belly Dance where proceeds go to a local food pantry and By Grace Orphan and Disabled Centre in Nairobi, Kenya where Arikah has done volunteer work with the children. She is co-owner of Healing Arts Boutique and Studios. (See Bellies for Bellies in links above)