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Belly Dance in Decatur, IL

 Arikah Peacock teaches a format that heals the mind, body, and spirit, as well as her in training/certified instructors. 

 Please begin with an Introductory class such as Puja: Introduction to Belly Dance or Roots: Phase 1.  In our Improvisational format we offer 7 phases of healing the mind, body, and spirit through the power and art of Dance and Movement.    Find the class below that suites your needs.  Everyone must begin in Muladhara, Puja, or Roots and is encouraged to cross-train. Check out Bellyrobics!  For more information, find our contact page.  We will be drilling and reviewing BlackSheep BellyDance and ATS® formats frequently and consistently while training in the EBBD format. which includes Classical Belly Dance history as well as the new and urban Tribal Fusion Stylizations.  Children must start in the children's class.

   ****Classes are ongoing and you may start a session in the middle of a session but it is $15 a class until the session is over unless you enroll for 6+ weeks.

Ees'aBella BellyDance Schedule:

PLEASE NOTE THE SCHEDULE CHANGES BELOW:

Due to COVID-19 classes are offered online through Zoom app or Patreon or you may check with Arikah Peacock about studio space availability. You may drop in for $15.00 or S60 for 6+ consecutive weeks. We accept PayPal @ Peacockbell@yahoo.com, Debit, or Credit, or Cash App via Arikah Peacock/Erica Braden. Classes must be purchased before class begins.  We do not offer classes with the option to "pay later".  Thank you for your understanding.  We give you the best deal we can. We appreciate your business! However, during this time if you cannot afford to pay in full you may make donations,

Monday

Bellyrobics:

5:30pm

Tuesday

All Levels Belly Dance:

5:30-6:30pm 

 Classes are ongoing:

        This is a mixed level class for the beginner and/or new student to be integrated into the dance company (optional) or to just dance it out without performing intentions. (not everyone has the performance bug and that is fine:)  New to dance at any age? NOT A PROBLEM! JOIN US!  You will love it!  It is not easy. If it was easy, many would do it. Wear comfortable clothing.  This class will be mixed with Introduction to Belly Dance moves, steps, and combos from Arikah Peacock's SGI format which has classical belly dance roots. In this class you will learn body alignment, breath, and the roots of beginning a healing dancing journey.  Belly Dance is the first dance in history as we know it. "Imagine a time when the bounce and sway of a woman's hips was thought to be so beautiful, it was put to music..." - Carolena Nericcio.  Start from the ground up with correct posture and yogic principals and learn to belly dance to strengthen muscles you did not even know you had. Enjoy a friendly and encouraging environment with room to move and breathe which helps facilitate healing the mind, body, and spirit. Channel your higher power in your dance if you choose and make magic with Ees'aBella BellyDance Company.  Move a muscle. Change a thought.


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TUESDAY CLASS IS ONLY FOR DANCE COMPANY ONLY AND PUBLIC SCHEDULES WILL COME WITH POSSIBLE LIVE FB CLASSES AND STREAMING.

All Levels Belly Dance: 

6:30-7:30pm 

 Classes are ongoing:

        This is a mixed level class for the beginner and/or new student to be integrated into the dance company (optional) or to just dance it out without performing intentions. (not everyone has the performance bug and that is fine:)  New to dance at any age? NOT A PROBLEM! JOIN US!  You will love it!  It is not easy. If it was easy, many would do it. Wear comfortable clothing.  This class will be mixed with Introduction to Belly Dance moves, steps, and combos from Arikah Peacock's SGI format which has classical belly dance roots. In this class you will learn body alignment, breath, and the roots of beginning a healing dancing journey.  Belly Dance is the first dance in history as we know it. "Imagine a time when the bounce and sway of a woman's hips was thought to be so beautiful, it was put to music..." - Carolena Nericcio.  Start from the ground up with correct posture and yogic principals and learn to belly dance to strengthen muscles you did not even know you had. Enjoy a friendly and encouraging environment with room to move and breathe which helps facilitate healing the mind, body, and spirit. Channel your higher power in your dance if you choose and make magic with Ees'aBella BellyDance Company.  Move a muscle!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TUESDAY CLASS IS ONLY FOR DANCE COMPANY ONLY AND PUBLIC SCHEDULES WILL COME WITH POSSIBLE LIVE FB CLASSES AND STREAMING

Wednesday: 

Private lessons are back! Set up a time when you are ready.


Thursday:        

ALL THURSDAY CLASSES ARE BY APPOINTMENT AND PRIVATE LESSON FOR A SHORT TIME AND THEN THEY WILL BE OPEN TO PUBLIC AGAIN. TRY TUESDAY!

All Levels Belly Dance:

4:30pm-5:25pm

$15 drop in or $60 for 6 consecutive weeks and ongoing with Arikah Peacock.

For everyone! New students welcome and encouraged.

*NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BEGIN AGAIN IN SEVERAL WEEKS BUT ON ZOOM ONLY UNTIL WE ARE ALLOWED TO RE-OPEN THE STUDIO.

All Levels Yoga combined with Yoga for Athletes:

 Class Description:

5:30-6:25pm

Teacher: Arikah Peacock
Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan - 60-minute yoga session which will include linking the breath to movement while keeping a focus on proper body alignment to protect the joints and strengthen the core. We will move through many beginner and some intermediate moving meditations and asanas with modifications shown; making this class friendly to beginners, and challenging for yogis with a regular practice but designed for everyone.
This class every Thursday and ongoing.
$15 drop in or $60 for 6 consecutive weeks
  

*NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL BEGIN AGAIN IN SEVERAL WEEKS BUT ON ZOOM ONLY UNTIL WE ARE ALLOWED TO RE-OPEN THE STUDIO.

Saturday

Phase 1 with Ellen (certified P1 EBBD instructor and assistant director):

In this class you will learn body alignment, technique, cues and transitions to begin your Improvisational Choreography understanding which gives you a healing dancing journey like in Arikah's Introduction to Belly Dance classes.  This class is for the student who is ready to move to the next level and while training or surpassing Introduction to Belly Dance classes.

You must pre-enroll. This is not a drop in class at present.

. Message Arikah or Ellen for details. 217-917-2359


Private Lessons available anytime by appointment only and they're BAAACK!!!

 Drop in any class, anytime for 15$ or sign up for 6+ consecutive weeks at only $10.00 a class.  If you purchase a 6+ consecutive week class online please email or specify with your order your enrollment details and contact information. For PayPal please send a note with payment to PeacockBell@yahoo.com. All sales are final.  There are no refunds or exchanges. Make sure you are confident before purchasing.  Thank you so much for your understanding.

Example:  Name, Phone #, Email, and the name of the 6+ week session or private lesson you purchases.  

YES! GOOD NEWS IS ARIKAH IS TEACHING PRIVATE LESSONS ONLINE. PLEASE CONTACT HER FOR SCHEDULING.

RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

CREDIT CLASS:

Semester sessions

 Belly Dance for a college credit!!!  Sign up for Spring of 2020. (you may take 4 times/semesters for credit) 

Class will be 14 weeks and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00PM to 2:50PM in Dance studio SC54.

Call 217-875-7200 to ask for more information. 

NON-CREDIT CLASS:

8 week sessions:

 Call 217-875-7200 and ask for shilling.  Must meet enrollment and have a minimum of 5+ students enrolled for the class to go.  All students must begin in Level 1; no exceptions.

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