belly dancing

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Synonyms for belly dancing

a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen

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At the end of 2017, Lin traveled to South Korea to compete in a belly dancing competition.
My aim is to bring back belly dancing to how it was regarded in those Egyptian 'Black & White' movies.
I was originally from Pennsylvania, but I lived in Japan for 12 years, and when I saw a good friend of mine there doing belly dancing, I fell in love with it.
I'm not a qualified belly dancing teacher - these sessions are informal.
She said: "Most people have their own perceptions and prejudices about belly dancing - but not everyone knows that there are a variety of styles from cabaret style, to folkloric, to tribal.
According to Laha Magazine, Fifi will be using the help of fellow belly dancing legends of her generation, Lucy, Dina and Najwa Fouad .
There are many types of movements in belly dancing.
Furthermore, since belly dancing is a display or evocation of Arab femininity (however unintentionally on the part of Western belly dancers), body tipping specifies a power dynamic in which the European consumer beckons the dancer over with something as valueless as a one-dollar bill and, in conveying it, inserts his finger into the colonial pie.
Clara Friedman at the Lichtenstein clinic in Kfar Saba, examined the effect of belly dancing on women's health.
She maintained that belly dancing had grown in popularity outside of the Arab world in recent years.
T was when she was a dance student in her native Greece that Fiora Touliatou first became hooked on belly dancing.
She loves belly dancing and has been getting all her dancers to join in.
But she took up belly dancing three years ago and spent hours every day writing about the vigorous physical activity in her blog.
A BELL ringer who performed a rendition of Celine Dion's My Heart Will Go On on last night's show has a secret love - belly dancing.
BELLY dancing ladies raised a bucketful of cash for the air ambulance service.