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.
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.
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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.
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
WHEN you think of belly dancing
you probably have an image of a hotel cabaret show you've seen on holiday.
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.