I responded to an ad for a fitness instructor, I had no idea what would happen next.
If a person ever wants to start an intense discussion within the world of belly dance, bring up cultural appropriation. It’s one of those topics that elicits several types of responses they range from the thoughtful and inquisitive to the
“Movement, to be experienced, has to be “found” in the body, not put on like a dress or a coat. There is that in us which has moved from the very beginning. It is that which can liberate us.” –
Dance is Fun – Before I took any formalized dance classes I enjoyed dancing every chance I could get. I attended nearly every junior high and high school social dance, and I went out a lot in college and spent lots of time
Originally posted October 27, 2016 by NancyAsiya I’ve been mulling over some thoughts lately about bellydance as a performance art and the quality of the dance being presented. Bellydance has a foundation with folk dance, was then featured in movies, and now we have modern stage
When you start a dance class you might think it’s all about technique. I’ll let you in on a wonderful secret, it is so much more than that.
We live in a remarkable time where technology exists to help us get through daily life, did you know it can also help you with bellydance? I am going to share with you some apps and tools I’ve integrated into my dance
Think back to when you first started taking belly dance classes. Do you recall what brought you into that class? Do you have a sense for your first impressions during that first class? Perhaps it was a long time ago,
Human beings are a comparative lot. To know exactly where we are in relationship to our beliefs/values/tastes and those of others, we compare. It’s how we make decisions in all aspects of life. In other words, it’s normal behavior and
As the Bellydance event season comes out of its Winter slumber you may have the opportunity to be part of the audience of a show. It could be a hafla, a large festival, a fundraiser, or other dance community gathering.