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History and benefits of belly dancing in pregnancy

29th March 2016

Belly dance and childbirth have a long history, so it is shocking to find out how very little documentation has actually been done on the two in unison.

It is known to some as the birth dance. In some cultures this birth dance was a rite of passage as it originated in the Middle East so ...

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What to Bring to a Belly Dance Workshop

30th March 2016

The best investment to make is in you, which is why more and more people today are signing up to go to the gym, aerobic classes and belly dancing lessons. In fact, for women, belly dancing is one of the best exercise activities to participate in for trimming off unwanted inches from the tummy are...

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How belly dancing can help you achieve your fitness goals

30th March 2016

Belly dancing to fitness has been around a while, but it just recently hit the mainstream. Dancing to lose weight is a spectacular and fun idea that is working for thousands across the globe, but for many years belly dancing for weight loss was a well-kept secret.

Once the fitness cent...

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Most famous belly dancers

30th March 2016

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and I would like to say talent as well. No one would be able to say who the best belly dancer is but most definitely there are very popularly great belly dancers around. We can start with perhaps the most popular Amelia Zidane. She is also the br...

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Belly Dancing Costumes: Making your own belly dance bra

30th March 2016

One of the fun things when you’re into belly dancing is the making of your own costumes. Nothing beats a personalized belly dancing costume that unleashed the inner seamstress in you.

So for now, we will talk about making your own belly dance bra.

Selecting a bra. The first you ...

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Tribal Belly dancing

30th March 2016

There is a fusion in tribal belly dancing that makes this dance type abstract and difficult to define. Two dancers can sway and gyrate together but could have nothing in common other than a few core movements and some costume pieces. Although this can be a little bit perplexing to neophyte belly ...

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Why belly dancers wear coins

30th March 2016

Belly dance is a unique and beautiful form of ancient dance that originated in the Middle East. It can be traced back to even before the Ottoman period, during which time it spread into the rest of the Middle East through caravans of travelling Gypsies. Belly dance is best known as a torso-driven...

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Belly Dance and Weight Loss

30th March 2016

A new trend in fitness classes is where participants dance to lose weight. Even though dancing has been around a long time, structured dance fitness classes are relatively new and many gyms and community centers now offer a wide variety of dance fitness classes that allow you to have fun and le...

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A Brief History of Belly Dancing

30th March 2016

Originating from the Middle East, Belly dance is a Western-coined name for solo, improvised dances based on torso articulation. Belly dance is known in many names including Oriental dance, Arabic dance, Middle Eastern dance and Egyptian dance. During the Victorian era “dance du ventre” a Fren...

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Belly Dancing Lessons

30th March 2016

Exotic, titillating, mysterious - all these words capture the way that most in the Western world view belly dancing. What would surprise many is that fact that some form of belly dancing is present in virtually all cultures, it is simply that the Middle Eastern form has taken over the collective ...

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