Bellydance: A Guide to Middle Eastern Dance, Its Music, Its Culture and Costume

Bellydance: A Guide to Middle Eastern Dance, Its Music, Its Culture and Costume

by Keti Sharif
     
 

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741143768
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Keti Sharif 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.

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