Middle Eastern Dance - What's New?
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Middle Eastern Dance

Middle Eastern Dance - What's New?

Get Down with our newly updated page!

by Cassandra on 02/22/12

The floor work section has had it's first updated movements page!  "Getting Down" has been revised and expanded.  It now also includes the splits and has video deomnstrations for sliding down, going down on one knee, the Turkish Drop, and the Modified Turkish Drop.  Check it out now:

Getting Down

and don't forget to keep checking back for new updates!


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Starting on the Floorwork content!

by Cassandra on 02/21/12

I've just begun converting over the floorwork content.  If you've teid using the floorwork pages the past few months you may have found error pages.  That has been fixed now and the links from the floorwork page should lead to the old content.  I hope to get the rest of the pages in that section converted and updated soon so be sure to check back again soon to see what's new.  Check it out now:



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More updated pages!

by Cassandra on 02/21/12

I just finished up the Other Moves section of the site with the "Walks" page which describes a number of traveling/walking steps for bellydance.  There are revised and expanded descriptions and many of the movements listed also have video demonstrations now.  I also updated the "Floorwork" page, so you should now be able to access the old content for that section.  Keep checking back as the floorwoork section get more updates.  The descriptions will be updated and expanded and I will link to as many video demonstrations as possible.  Check out the newly updated pages:




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New updated pages

by Cassandra on 02/16/12

I just updated several pages!  All of them have revised and expanded descriptions and new video tutorials on the page.  Oh and of course they all have been updated to the same new look as the rest of the website.  The following pages were updated:

Body Rolls and Waves, Turns, and Hops (previously titled "Jumps").


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Other Hip Movements Page Updated!

by Cassandra on 02/10/12

I just updated the "Other Hip Movements" page on the website.  Several of the moves now have new expanded descriptions and video demonstrations.  Check it out:



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Ahalan Wa Sahalan!  Welcome to Middle Eastern Dance.  This site is an informational resource on Middle Eastern Dance.  Although the main focus is on what is commonly called "Belly Dance" there is information on other dances of the Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean, Balkans, and the Indian Sub-continent.  My goal is to give people (dancers especially) easy access to understanding the dances and cultures from which they come.  With somewhere around 400 pages and growing this site is full of information to keep you busy.  Take some time to look around, you won't regret it.  I've tried to organize information into logical hierarchies so please explore.  Use the navigation menu at the top of the screen to check out the different pages.  There are hundreds of pages of how-to's many of which now feature video and other visual or audio aids.  Learn about history, music, styles and more.  If your a dancer looking to advertise your services for hire check out the Dancer's Directory, just fill out this form for a listing. You can also advertise you classes if you are an instructor in our classes directory by filling out the following form.  If you own a Middle Eastern or Mediterranean Restaurant or Deli and would like to list your Restaurant in our Restaurant section please fill out the following form.  Visit the chat room and talk with fellow dancers.  If you have a minute please take some time to vote in the polls.  Be sure to check back regularly to see what's new!
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