A Belly Dance Story for History Buffs

Belly dance is the fruits of a stunning synthesis of sensual and divine elements. The beautiful stories that inspire the art give you a little window into another world. In one Babylonian legend…

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Belly Dancers

To make 2018 the best belly dance year yet, we came up with some fun resolutions for the soul.

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Raq On to our new Playlist for Belly Dancers

New Spotify playlist for belly dancers to inspire your belly dance practice.

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Top 5 Folk Dances of Rajasthan

The Rajasthani people of northern Indian are known for their vibrant culture, which shines through in their traditional dances. Check out the 5 most well-known Rajasthani folk dances.

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Embrace your Inner Goddess with Egyptian Belly Dance

The expressive nature of Egyptian belly dance calls on us to explore our true nature and to see beyond the veils of restricting beliefs. With a special emphasis on the pelvis, dancers focus on the seat of emotional and physiological equilibrium.

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Travelers of Istanbul: leaving behind a cultural legacy

Once at the heart of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, travelers from all corners of the world made their marks, leaving behind a rich, diverse cultural heritage. One group of travelers in particular, known as the Chengis, left their artistic footprints on Turkish belly dance, the more dynamic version of the traditional Middle Eastern dance.

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