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Belly Dancing Basics
Sumptuous color photography combined with comprehensive and detailed easy-to-follow instructions demonstrate a unique way for women to get and keep fit while expressing their sensuality through Belly Dancing. Would-be dancers who have longed to learn the intricacies of this ancient dance form can now experience the pleasure of learning and mastering all the basic steps, pu ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Sterling
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Interesting introduction to bellydancing, with a focus on steps and veil work (separate, detailed chapter). The book also contains a chapter on props - candles (on a tray), scimitar, Isis wings, and zills. I enjoyed this chapter, since it really gives a sense of what it is like to work with each prop, and gives many practical tips (how to make the candle tray stay put; how to work and PLAY the zills). I also appreciate the fact that the book offers variations for nearly all (if not all) exercise ...more