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5 Songs Every Belly Dancer Should Know!

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, Administrative Employee and Latin-Arabic Fusion Instructor at Belly Motions.
As a dedicated student of Middle Eastern dance, I’ve grown to love Middle Eastern music very much. As an Instructor, I’m always on the look out for new music and new inspiration. I’ve come to learn that just as modern day music has its [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Take a Belly Motions Choreography Program!

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, Adminstrative Employee and Latin-Arabic Fusion Instructor at Belly Motions.
The Belly Motions Choreography Programs
are right around the corner and the excitement is in the air!
These are special programs designed to teach an entire routine that, if you choose, will be performed in the Belly Motions 9th Year Anniversary Show! Now, for all the [...]

Belly Dance Fusions: Blending Dance Styles

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, Adminstrative Employee and Latin-Arabic Fusion Instructor at Belly Motions.
I’ve always had an admiration for many dance genres. Each style has its own unique form of expression, or voice, if you will, and the ability to captivate audiences in varying ways. It was this love and curiosity that led me to [...]

Veil Dancing: Where Does it Come From?

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, Adminstrative Employee and Latin-Arabic Fusion Instructor at Belly Motions.

The veil, a beautiful light weight piece of fabric often made of silk or chiffon, is used by Belly Dancers worldwide to entice, mystify and impress audiences everywhere.  As my FAVORITE prop I couldn’t help but wonder, “Where does veil [...]

The Healing Power of Belly Dance

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, Adminstrative Employee and Latin-Arabic Fusion Instructor at Belly Motions. 
Belly Dance has touched my life, and the lives of so many women I know.  For me, every broken heart or bad day has been erased by dance…
A few years back, I almost lost my mother to heart disease. I received [...]

Meet Michelle! From Social Anxiety to Social Butterfly

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following is a post by Michelle, an Instructor and Manager at Belly Motions.
If you would have told me I was going to become a           Belly Dancer, I would have said, “YOU’RE CRAZY!!!”
Born terribly shy and introverted, I was always content to stay as far away from the spotlight (and stage!) [...]