About

Photo Courtesy Doug Klettke

Photo Courtesy Doug Klettke

Enchanting Erica has been living and dancing in Albuquerque, NM since 2016. She takes regular classes from local instructors, and attends workshops in person and online whenever possible. She is a volunteer advisory board member for New Mexico Belly Dance. In 2021 she and her dance partner took third place in the duet/trio category at Yaa Halla Y’all in Grapevine, TX.

Enchanting Erica began her bellydance journey in 1999, when she took her first class at the Fargo YMCA. She eventually went on to teach for a local non-profit. She has been a regular performer with Bad Weather Burlesque, Vixen Variety Shows, Kismet, Mistryl Shimmy Guard, and the Flaming Hips. Erica was an active part of the local Fargo dance community. She was the 2013 Fargo/Moorhead sponsor for Club Bellydance, a Shimmy Mob Team Leader in 2014 and 2015 (and in ABQ for 2019 and 2020). Her mission is education and cultural appreciation of Middle Eastern Dance, and she has given talks and demonstrations for community groups, library programs and even Head Start.

Entrance of the Stars Choreography by Ansuya

Contact:

Bellydancewitherica@gmail.com

Facebook.com/bellydancewitherica

http://www.instagram.com/enchantingerica

I do not give out my phone number to the general public unless I know it is for a legitimate request. Please don’t take it personally.

Ala eh Betloumy, Choreography by Kismet of Fargo

Dance History:

Student: 1999-2008 Fargo YMCA with Laura; 2008-2010 Spirit Room with Rebecca; 2016-present student at Sirena Studio, Albuquerque.

Teacher: Spirit Room 2011-2016

Style: Raks Sharki, Classical Egyptian, Saidi, and American Cabaret.

Batwanis Beek Choreography by Cassandra Shore

Affiliations:

Bad Weather Burlesque

Vixen Variety Shows

Mistryl Shimmy Guard

Red River Raks

Kismet

Flaming Hips

New Mexico Belly Dance

Notable:

Third Place winner in Duet/Trio category Yaa Halla Y’all 2021 with Ranee Alexandria

New Mexico Belly Dance Volunteer Advisory Board Member, 2020-present

Masquerade Director and programming co-director, Con-Jikan Year 6, 2018 and Year 7, 2019

Team Leader Grand Forks Shimmy Mob 2014 and Fargo Shimmy Mob 2015; Albuquerque Shimmy Mob 2019 & 2020

Local producer/sponsor for Club Bellydance in Fargo/Moorhead,  Feb. 12, 2013 (with Ezma Siddiqah)

Published in The Gilded Serpent Magazine online

Photo Courtesy JaNae Boswell

Photo Courtesy JaNae Boswell

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Club Bellydance Update! « Belly Dance with Erica
  2. Sonia
    Feb 10, 2018 @ 13:36:30

    Love the videos – now I know where to find a video of the wing choreo!

    Reply

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