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Connected

Trowbridge celebrated its annual May Fayre event this weekend. The event took place in Wiltshire, England. May Fayre and Faerie Festivals are happening as the summer approaches in the states as well: Maryland had its own Faerie Festival this weekend, and Capetown South Africa … Continue reading

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Healing and inspiration.

Belly dance can mean different things for different people. For some, it’s a way of enjoying themselves. For others, it’s a form of entertainment. Some do it to forge connections with other dancers, while others do it out of a … Continue reading

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Taking yourself seriously, but not too seriously.

Chances are if you’re new to a dance form, you’re going to have moments where you feel like your body’s movements are akin to a baby giraffe trying to walk for the first time. Let’s face it: unless you’re a … Continue reading

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So you want to perform?

As a belly dance beginner, you may be unsure of how much you want to incorporate performances into your practice of belly dance. Perhaps you’re just looking solely to practice the dance on your own or within a troupe. Maybe … Continue reading

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Danse du ventre: an introduction.

A belly dancing group at Yale performed a show this week in an effort to raise money for the New Haven soup kitchen. Though the Yale Affiliates Belly Dance Society is practicing philanthropy, there remain to be jarring misconceptions about … Continue reading

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