Posture, body line, technique! Everything we aspire to, demonstrated in a duet.
Back in the day, young dancers didn’t have as many resources for learning and inspiration in tribal bellydance. There were only a few videos out, and they were from two very specific groups/styles. You didn’t much get to see what … Read More
I remember being completely mesmerized by this piece by Devyani and FCBD, where they took the traditional puja and set it to “Maya’s Theme” from Kama Sutra the movie and put it on stage. The changes they made suit the … Read More
I feel like a little personal Mm Mm is in order, after the video of my sweet students was made available on YouTube. This group of ladies has been a dedicated bunch of dancers, and this performance represents so much … Read More
Ah, darling Zafira. Sadly, the group disbanded at the end of 2011 in order to pursue solo projects, but their legacy lives on. I was a fan of some of these ladies from their baby dancer days, back in a … Read More
Anyone who plays finger cymbals knows how complex and difficult this choreography really is. I am not a huge fan of the staging, but the piece stands as a great example of the power of finger cymbals in unison! The … Read More
Today’s Mm Mm Monday video is from Season 7 of So You think You Can Dance. It remains one of my favorites. This collection of video footage is a great way to lead in to the video I wanted to … Read More
This is a video shared with me by a student last year, and it continues to roll around in my mind months later. The music is beautiful, and the flamenco dancing is stunning! The song is called Boy With a … Read More