Finding belly dance music that moves you — literally— is one of the most daunting tasks for a dancer. Here’s help.
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This cute song about a belly dancer was published in 1911.
What is Egyptian Style bellydance?
What makes Turkish Style bellydance different from Egyptian?
A magency (sometimes spelled magencie, mergence, mergenci, mejance, or mergeance) is a piece of music used specifically for a dancer’s entrance.
What does Baladi mean?
If you’re studying Egyptian-style dance, the word Baladi comes up a lot. But what does it mean?
Over the years, I’ve helped a lot of my students create their first belly dance choreography. This is the method that’s worked for them.
Bellydance Styles: Iraqi Kawleeya Dance
What is Iraqi Kawleeya (Kawleya, Kawliya, Qawliya) dance? How is it different from the Khaleegy styles bellydancers have done in the past? Why is it suddenly so popular? Where can you learn it?