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My Teachers*

01/01/2013 22:41
Oriental Dance finger prints (the teachers who shaped me the most): I have a deep sense of gratitude towards every person and experience which has taught me what I know today. From the many incredible teachers I had the honour of studying with there are some I must point...

Frequent questions and Suggestions

01/01/2013 00:00
Frequent questions:   Is Oriental Dance the same as Belly Dance? Belly Dance is the most used and commercially known term for Oriental Dance – the direct translation of the Arabic name “raks il sharki”. I usually prefer the term Oriental Dance to belly dance which is, in my opinion,...

Benefits of Oriental Dance

01/01/2013 00:00
Oriental Dance benefits:   A lot has been written about the physical and psychological benefits of Oriental Dance so I will not repeat whatever you can so easily find in any common website on the internet but I can surely tell you a tale or two about the unbelievable benefits this truly...

What makes a good dancer?

01/01/2013 00:00
Here´s a tricky question because there are many definitions of what constitutes a good dancer.   As in any other subject, all I can do is offer you my own perspective:   *A good dancer is – above all – a generous being. She/he does not dance to gain applauses, affection and...
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