belly dance

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belly dance

a sensuous and provocative dance of Middle Eastern origin, performed by women, with undulating movements of the hips and abdomen
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Safinaz has soared to fame in Egypt, becoming the country's most celebrated belly dancer in recent years.
It's a hard movement that not all belly dancers can master," she says.
Dilara Sultan, internationally known belly dancer and founder of HipMix.
It is unacceptable that the government would comply with the demands of belly dancers while it overlooks the suffering of the poor who make up 65 percent of the Egyptian society," he told Al Arabiya, adding that such a degree would strip the university degree of any respect.
The troupe is managed by Miles Copeland, who used to manage The Police and Sting, and features Bozenka, the belly dancer who taught Columbian Hips Don't Lie star Shakira how to do it.
Bell, who in addition to teaching belly dance is a high school science teacher and mother of a 1-year-old son, says, "A lot of people hear I'm a belly dancer and look at me, like, `you have a son; you're married; you're a teacher
The family fun show, which is staged in Kings Heath Park this Saturday, will feature the Khalgami belly dancers.
Around 200 belly dancers from all over the country converged on Nairn for a Guinness World Record belly dancing challenge at the weekend.
But I think we have to draw the line at belly dancers.
And designer Matthew Williamson, judging a belly-dancing contest at Notting Hill's blagclub, to Ali G actor Ray Panthaki: "Perhaps I should get belly dancers to act as models for my next show.
Dim lighting creates the atmosphere in San Francisco's Cafe Amira as three belly dancers take the stage.
But music and art filled the downtown streets, anyway, from the Gumbo Boogie Band to the Yassalam belly dancers to potter Ki-Woon Huh.