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Belly Dance…NOT a Real Dance Form?

By |March 25th, 2014|

The following is a post by Miss Yesenia, an Instructor, Director of the Belly Motions TEENS Program, and Artistic Director of the RAKettes. 

I’ve […]

Historical Influences | Belly Dance in the Theater

By |November 14th, 2013|

The following is a post by Alexandra, visual artist, performer and instructor at Belly Motions.

Alexandra’s series of blogs on Historical Influences are meant to give […]

Historical Influences | Oum Kalthoum

By |October 10th, 2013|

The following is a post by Alexandra, visual artist, performer and instructor at Belly Motions.

Oum Kalthoum was Egypt’s legendary symbol of strength and unification. She was […]

Historical Influences | On Orientalism and Belly Dance Art

By |September 12th, 2013|

The following is a post by Alexandra, visual artist, performer and instructor at Belly Motions.

The power of fantasy and romanticism found in the art of […]

Belly Dance Fusions: Blending Dance Styles

By |August 20th, 2013|

The following is a post by Michelle Calvo, former Employee at Belly Motions.  For more information please visit www.BellyMotions.com.

I’ve always […]

How Did Belly Motions Begin?

By |July 23rd, 2013|

The following is post by Portia, founder and CEO of Belly Motions, one of the largest Belly Dance studios in […]

Veil Dancing: Where Does it Come From?

By |July 16th, 2013|

The following is a post by Michelle Calvo, formrer Adminstrative Employee at Belly Motions.  For more information please visit www.BellyMotions.com.

The […]

Historical Influences | The Whirling Dervishes

By |July 11th, 2013|

The following is a post by Alexandra, visual artist, performer and instructor at Belly Motions. 

Spirituality and Dance
Spirituality and personal growth have become stronger life-driving concepts […]

The Healing Power of Belly Dance

By |June 18th, 2013|

The following is a post by Michelle Calvo, former Employee at Belly Motions.  For more information please visit www.BellyMotions.com.
Belly Dance […]

What is Tribal Style Belly Dance? Part 2

By |June 11th, 2013|

The following post is by Caitlin Ray, a former instructor and performer at Belly Motions, Inc. a World Dance Studio located […]