Synopses & Reviews
For those wanting to shake and shimmy their way to a firmer body, this comprehensive guide to belly dancing offers instructions on how to make the most of the hot belly-dancing-as-fitness trend. In addition to guiding the dancer to a trimmer waist, this how-to book helps put women in touch with their sensuality through the alluring moves of this ancient dance. Specific guidelines for pregnant women who wish to stay strong throughout the nine months and regain their prebaby belly are included. The history and culture of the art is also explored with a celebration of the pulsating music and shimmering costumes that make belly dancing a joy to watch. In Cairo there is a saying: "Every girl is born a dancer." With this guide, all women can be divas of the dance.
A comprehensive guide to the history and culture of the art and also explores how to find fun, fitness, and sexual empowerment through Middle Eastern dance.
About the Author
teaches belly dancing and leads dancing tours and retreats to Egypt. She has been belly dancing since she was 17 years old and has studied with Egyptian choreographers and danced professionally in Cairo.