Over the years, I’ve helped a lot of my students create their first belly dance choreography. This method works! Whether you’ve never created a dance before or you’re trying to get unstuck, give it a try.Read More »9 Steps to Create a Belly Dance Choreography
Unlike ballet students, who learn body lines from the beginning, bellydance students learn from the center outward. Beginners obsess over hipwork, intermediates struggle with their arms, and advanced dancers remember to point their toes and have elegant fingertips.
The head and neck come last, if at all — but they add a gorgeous finish and are the mark of a pro.Read More »The Final Touch: Using your head and neck in belly dance
Rosa Noreen has to-die-for arms and hands. They float through the space around her with heartbreaking grace and fluidity, adding an ethereal quality to her movement… Read More »6 Tips for Fluid Arms and Hands from Rosa Noreen
A website is essential if you’re going pro or starting to teach; but many belly dancers like to have one as a place to collect… Read More »Website 101: How to Have a Fierce Dancer Site for Under $10 a Month
I’ve tried a variety of body stockings for bellydance, but by FAR my favorite is this do-it-yourself model made from a pair of fishnet dance tights.Read More »How to Make a Fishnet Belly Dance Bodystocking