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Class Sessions in January-April 2018

Class sessions for January, February, March, and April 2018 have been scheduled.

Bonus Free Classes

First bonus for you all: Holiday Free Classes! Each class location will start with a free class. Bring your friends, come test out the waters, see if this dance form is for you. It is my hope that you will experience the joy and challenges that are part of American Tribal Style Bellydance.

  • Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Holiday Free Class in North Hollywood, 2-3 PM
  • Monday, January 8, 2018 – Holiday Free Class in Oxnard, 7-8 PM
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 – Holiday Free Class in Agoura Hills, 7-8 PM

Classes Organized by 6- or 7-week Sessions

Each of these schedules is designed to have a six- or seven-week session that is mirrored at each location. Have to miss week three in Agoura Hills? Come out to week three in Oxnard! 

North Hollywood, CA at Madilyn Clark Studios
Sundays 2-3 PM
  • Classes are held in either Studio C, D, or E. Check the Studio letter for each date.
  • Session 1: Jan 14-e, Feb 4-e, Feb 11-d, Feb 18-c, Feb 25-d,  Mar 4-d
    (No class Jan 21 or 28) – 6 week session
  • Session 2: Mar 11-c, Mar 18-d, Mar 25-d, Apr 8-c, Apr 15-d,  Apr 29-d
    (No class Apr 1 or 22) – 6 week session
Oxnard, CA at Club NEMA Studio
Mondays 7-8 PM
  • New Night! Classes are now on Monday evenings!
  • Session 1: Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12
    (No class Jan 1, 15, Feb 19) – 7 week session
  • Session 2: Mar 19, Mar 26, Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30 
    – 7 week session
Agoura Hills, CA at Wild Card Dance Studio
Wednesdays, 7-8 PM
  • Classes are held in the Green studio
  • Session 1: Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21,  Feb 28
    (No class Jan 17) – 6 week session
  • Session 2:  Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 25
    (No class Apr 18) – 6 week session

New Tuition Options

There are now three different ways to purchase tuition for these classes.

  1. Session Dance card = $10 per class (6-week sessions $60, 7-week sessions $70) 
    BEST VALUE! Buy the whole session for only $10 per class, when you buy all six or seven classes together.
  2. Part-Time Dance card = $12 per class, for 5 classes over the span of 2 sessions ($60)
    FLEXIBLE class scheduling! Buy 5 classes for any week during two sessions.
  3. One-class Drop-in = $15 per class

Classes through the End of 2017

Can you believe we’re ready to look at the full Fall-to-Winter schedule of classes already?

The dates listed below are on the Calendar now. Three classes per week, come dance with me! Your dance tuition card is good at every location.

Wednesday 7-8 PM Agoura Hills, CA

  • 8/23, 8/30
  • 9/6, 9/13, 9/27 (no class 9/20)
  • 10/18, 10/25 (no class 10/4 or 10/11)
  • 11/1, 11/22, 11/29 (no class 11/8 or 11/15)
  • 12/6 (no class 12/13, 12/20, or 12/27)

Friday 7-8 PM Oxnard, CA

  • 8/18, 8/25
  • 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 (no class 9/29)
  • 10/20, 10/27 (no class 10/6 or 10/13)
  • 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 (no class 11/24)
  • 12/1, 12/8 (no class 12/15, 12/22, or 12/29)

Sunday 2-3 PM North Hollywood, CA

  • 8/20 (in D), 8/27 (in D)
  • 9/3 (in D), 9/17 (in D), 9/24 (in D) (no class 9/10)
  • 10/1 (in D), 10/22 (in D), 10/29 (in D) (no class 10/8 or 10/15)
  • 11/5 (in C), 11/12 (in D), 11/19 (in D), 11/26 (in D)
  • (no class in December)

Costuming: Choli Sources

Costuming: Choli Sources

Now that you’ve started dancing, where can you find the half-top called a choli for rehearsals or for performances? Here are several sources. They are listed in alphabetical order, and I am happy to talk to you about which cholis I’ve ordered or seen in person.

Hand-made Sources

Want to print this list as a PDF? Click here to download.

Summer Six Dance Card special offer

From a Summer workshop specialty class for “dancing around the camp fire” – photo credit: Aline K.

Hey there, dancers, I miss you all! I miss bunches of you TONS because I haven’t danced with some of you in a while, and I would love to see you in class.

I have a treat for you: How would you like six classes for the price of five? Here’s the catch — Unlike the normal dance card, which has a one-year expiration date, this would be for six consecutive weeks of classes* starting in the week of purchase.

From now through the end of summer (last day of this sale will be August 31), you can use EITHER a standard 5-class dance card, or you can buy a consecutive six-weeks-of-classes card for the same price. If you have an open dance card now, save it! It’s still good for a year! But here’s a way to get a free class. Buy the Summer Six card and use that for six-weeks-of-classes right away.

*Fine Print, if there is *no class offered* on the calendar for a specific week in a specific location, it does not count against your Summer Six. Your summer-six will be applicable to my teaching schedule for that day/location. Six classes in a row on my calendar at North Hollywood, six classes in a row on my calendar at Agoura Hills, or six classes in a row on my calendar for Oxnard. (Or if you love to come to two locations, six in a row for any location combination.)

Sales of the Summer Six cards will be from today (June 12) through August 31. Each six-in-a-row card will start from classes in the week of purchase. (Buy today, start this week.)

Want to get your Summer Six card today? Email me at cayswann@gmail.com, or Private Message me on Facebook @cayswanndance.

Let’s dance!


Current Schedules include the following.

Class schedule, Agoura Hills, Wednesdays 7-8 PM: Currently, 2017 classes will be held on: June 7, 14, 21, and 28. July 5, 12, 19, and 26. August 2 and 9… (remaining dates in August pending the fall schedule at the studio).

Class schedule, Oxnard, Fridays 7-8 PM:  Currently, 2017 classes will be held on: June 2, 9, 16, and 30 (no class June 23). July  7, 14, 21, and 28. August 4, 11, 18, and 25.

Class schedule, North Hollywood, Sundays 2-3 PM: Currently, 2017 classes will be held on: June 4 (Studio D), June 11 (Studio C), and June 18 (Studio D) (no class June 25). July 2 (Studio D), July 9 (Studio D), July 16 (Studio C), July 23 (Studio D), and July 30 (Studio D). August 6 (Studio D), August 13 (Studio C), August 20 (Studio D), and August 27 (Studio D).