“Dare to learn the dance that has entranced mankind for centuries.”
Originating from Middle Eastern dance, this beautiful art has captured the souls of all who have dared to learn its stunning language.Contrary to popular belief, learning to Belly Dance takes more than rapid movement of the hips. In many cultures Belly Dancing is considered a spiritual dance that serves as a symbol of fertility and femininity. The beauty in this dance lies in the true beauty of the woman expressing her body- her art.
Belly Dancing is a dance consisting of a limited number of traditional moves , performed in a unending number of combination’s. Although most of the (male) attention is focused on the hip movement, Belly Dancing incorporates every part of the body! A complete Belly Dancing experience incorporates the graceful movements of the arms, torso, stomach, arms, and head. Get ready to get your move on with this exotic full body experience!
Now, you know Ellen LOVES to dance so is it any surprise that she would bring a belly dancer on to her show? Of course she would! What’s not obvious from the outset is that she’s going to use the occasion to promote Groupon and her Groupon page. (She found a Groupon for belly dance lessons . . and, on any given month . . you might too!)
Even though I have two left feet, I would learn Belly Dancing just so I could wear the beautiful intricate costumes belly dancers wear! Of course, I would have to hit the gym a few months prior… yet, who are we kidding? You don’t have to be stick skinny to belly dance. In fact, belly dancing is all about celebrating the beauty of a full bodied woman, not a stick figure. So get out there and celebrate!
A belly dancers costume typically consist of a bathing suit coverage top, and a flowing skirt. Many belly dancers accessorize their outfits with colorful dangling scarves and various forms of jingle jangle around the waist. Some women include finger cymbals in order to add to the beat of their dance sequence. So dress up and dance to your own rhythm as you emphasizeyour grace, power and independence as a beautiful woman.