Ginny still goes to classes and performs at charity events with her bellydancing
Jenny Smith, from Saltburn, has been attending Denise's classes for eight years and enjoys bellydancing
at JJB, Middlesbrough and at the Wilson Institute, Long Newton, every Sunday.
The health benefits of bellydancing
don't stop there.
The three-day festival and fund-raiser for the Topanga Community House will feature two stages with ethnically diverse music, arts and crafts, and a carnival with jugglers, bellydancing
From ballet to bellydancing
,mastering some fancy footwork will give you confidence and improve your fitness,and what's more, anyone can do it at any age -from toddlers to those in their twilight years.
Naturally he turns to his friends, who include gay photographer Mark (Rupert Graves), middle-aged Vivienne (Clementine Celarie), who wants him to teach her more than just bellydancing
, and Marilyn Monroe impersonator Linda (Juliette Lewis).
On four tapes--fat burning, basic moves, hips, buns and thighs, and arms and abs (each 30 minutes) --the sisters perform isolated movements, some influenced by their bellydancing
, but most looking anything but vibrant.
And Birmingham-born Sue Gordon, who performs under the stagename Natasha, stresses her bellydancing
classes pack a punch when it comes to getting rid of a paunch.
In one Facebook entry, a friend asked Dorothy why she had not posted photos of herself from a recent bellydancing
goes to Bollywood in program today at the McDonald
EXPERT: Stephanie Gawne-Hamza of Bellydance Wales has always danced in some form and she started bellydancing
about 10 years ago.
Lady Godiva, aka Pru Po rretta will open the Positive Images Multicultural Festival outside thwe Central Library which starts with a kick boxing demonstration and will be followed by a Chinese fan dance and a mix of bhangra, Bollywood and bellydancing
Liz once appeared in a bellydancing
calendar to raise money for human rights organisation Amnesty International.
Fitness benefit: Releases the hips and pelvis - used in birth dancing, where bellydancing
has its origins.
Because the 31-year-old, from Longbenton, Newcastle, is a bellydancing
teacher and has toured the globe to perform.