belly dancing

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Noun1.belly dancing - a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomenbelly dancing - a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
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WardAEs interest and involvement with belly dancing (Raqs sharqi) began in 1999, as a graduate student in anthropology.
Lin Ming-hui has come a long way from belly dancing for fun 10 years ago to now acing international competitions.
Sofia, who is a dancer, teacher and choreographer, will show us the art of belly dancing with her diverse style and mastery of belly-dance techniques.
A magician, swing band and belly dancing kept families entertained for hours at the annual event.
Belly dancing in the kingdom is being reinvigorated by an American teacher and performer who aims to encourage a whole new generation of women to take up the classical art form.
Aficionados of the art agree that what is now assumed to be belly dancing garb is an invention of Hollywood, not the societies where the dance originated.
Belly dancing has been a part of our culture since the time of the Pharaohs, and as my photographs show people from the entire region came to Egypt to enjoy this art form.
A FORMER Tyneside teacher has swapped the classroom for the dance studio after launching her own belly dancing classes.
Over that time the show has evolved a lot and Yvette has also published a book, Belly Dancing and Beating the Odds, based on it.
ATHENS Greek Restaurant (right), Paradise Circus (opposite the Town Hall) is known for its party atmosphere with plenty of Greek dancing and belly dancing on the tables.