Belly Dance

Funoon Dance Camp with Nawarra in Fez Morocco

If you love travelling and you like Northern African and Middle Eastern dances, Funoon Dance Camp is a great holiday to try. I have just..

How to Meet Other Belly Dancers Worldwide and to Travel

Belly dance, in the last 50 years or so, has become a worldwide phenomenon practiced in its variety of styles all over the world. This..

What is Moroccan Shikhat Dance

by Valeria Lo Iacono Shikhat is the name given in Morocco to the performers of this type of dance. In standard Arabic Shikha means ‘the..

Burlesque and Belly Dance: Differences and Similarities

As a dance lover, even though raqs sharqi is my favourite form of expression, I always try to train in different dance genres, as I think..

Learning Belly Dance using Online Resources

The best way to learn belly dancing is in a class with a teacher, as she will be able to give you feedback. However, you may want to..

How Practising Contemporary Dance can help Belly Dancers

Belly dance and contemporary dance are two dance genres that are extremely different from each other and at first sight they hardly have..

Travelling to Cairo Egypt. Advice for Belly Dancers

If you love Egyptian style belly dance, Cairo is the place to visit, not only to receive training directly from great dancers and shop for..

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Iraqi Kawliya and Khaleeji Dance

I have written about these two different forms of dance in the same post, because, although they are different, they have some elements in..

Bellydance for Beginners with Suhaila

General DVD considerations – This is a set of four belly dance fitness DVDs with Suhaila Salimpour, which you can buy individually or,..

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