httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zS2B0-idFVE At its heart, belly dance is a folk dance. That means it’s a dance by the people for the people. It would be like square dancing, shagging, hip hop or Zydeco in the United States. It wasn’t something that people did on a stage to perform. It’s something that real people still do at [...]
Over the years I have made some good costume choices and some bad ones. Here are some thoughts on my experiences that may help you avoid buyers remorse. DO- get a silver or gold belt and bra set for your first costume. Those colors are very versatile and go with everything. Changing up the skirt [...]
The answer to the question, “Am I ready to perform?” cannot be answered with a simple yes or no without some clarification. I think the venue is all important. If you are a student, I think the answer to this question is always “yes” if you are dancing in a student show or recital. Dance [...]
The first time your audience sees you is when you enter. First impressions go a long way, so make sure that your entrance makes a statement. Here are some common mistakes that are easy to avoid: * Using music that doesn’t have an entrance. You can come out to music that doesn’t give you an [...]
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If you’ve been following my facebook page, you know that I just came back from England. I took 2,000 photos to help me remember ever single detail. It was an eye opening experience for sure- as is all travel. I didn’t realize just how culturally similar Americans are to English. I think of England as [...]
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