Lucia’s Academy of Dance

Performance Coaching
Lucia is one of the preferred performers and house dancers in San Diego clubs, restaurants and at special-private and family events, since 2002.  She is respected for her knowledge and experience in presenting authentic, culturally appropriate shows.  Most of San Diego’s current elite performers have been through Lucia’s dance training program.  Many hold well respected positions in restaurants and clubs through San Diego County and are frequently hired for family events and festivities.

Being one of the long standing dance teachers and performers in San Diego County, Lucia has become a driving force and innovator, setting trends and fashions for the dance in San Diego.

Offering group classes every Saturday from 10am to 11:15a.m. and private classes or performance coaching for students who have aspirations to enrich and learn various dance styles, choreography, perform as a professional dancer or in dance competitions. Group classes emphasize technique and choreography with performance opportunities. (see flyer)


Competition Awards:

2011 – Amani’s Oriental Dance Competition, 2nd place Oriental Dance winner
........... in Beirut, Lebanon
2010 – Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, 3rd place, Fusion category,
2010 – Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, Ms. Congeniality Award – People’s Choice
2008 – Best of San Diego 2008 – Lucia’s troupe Sands of Arabia “Dance Group” category
2007 – International Belly Dance Conference (Advanced Division) – 1st  Runner up
2005 - Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition, Champion, Egyptian Category
2005 - Belly Dancer of the Year Pageant - Finalist.

Dance Specialties & Technique:

  • Egyptian Style – Oriental (Belly dance) and Folkloric
  • Khalijee – Iraqi, Saudi
  • Lebanese – Oriental, Dabke
  • Persian Dance – Classical, Bandari, Baba Karam, Azeri
  • Samba
  • Latin Fusion
  • Flamenco Fusion
  • Props – Shamadan, Isis wings, cane, veil, zills, sword, candle tray, drum, fan veil, stick,


A solid framework for your dance. Learn how to choreograph – movement and communication, inspired by music, and create your personal signature moves and techniques.

For further details, contact Lucia at
Phone: (619) 405-2308

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