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I am a person with a mind that is ever changing ,i will never stop wanting needing doing what ever i can in this life to create beauty .i live for the love of my family, my animals ,my art and my dancing ,i feel the music like the trees feel the wind blowing though them .My life is compleatly devoted to the love of art ,and the gifts god has shown me thrill me to the marrow of my bones ,my blood is full of strength for all who search for the beauty in life ,i have no time for anything but art and the need to touch another persons life with love and beauty. If i can then i am happy ,LIVE LOVE LAUGH ! till you see the blinding sunlight in your heart .Always know you are the one that reflects gods love in everything you do. IN any small way dance ! dance ! dance ! ,xxxxxxxlove lady kashmir xxxxx
There are several types of belly dance:
Egyptian – (Egypt) Is the foundation of belly dance and in the Middle East and known as Raqs Al Sharqi. This dance is also known as Danse Orientale or Danse Du Ventre in French and it is known for dance of the stomach. Egyptian (oriental) dance is known for its gracefulness, hip movements on the ‘down’ meaning “hip drops, “shoulder shimmies, snake arms, facial expressions when feeling the music, isolations & undulations. It also has Folkoric moves and several props are used such as the zills (known as Sagats in Arabic), cane, veil, Chamadon, candles, sword, etc.
Turkish – (Turkey) Is similar to Egyptian dance, but it’s a bit faster and the moves are a lot larger, this dance is also full of lots of folkoric movements. Props as finger cymbals called Zills are used in most Turkish style dances.
Lebanese – (Lebanon) Is similar to Egyptian style, it has lots of lower hip movements, the lower hip movements are done on the ‘up’ meaning keeping the hips lifted instead of dropping the hips. This dance also has lots of shimmies, it’s mostly performed with wearing heals and props are often used.
Persian – (Persia Iran) Known for lots of shoulder movements, head movements, and eye contact are used a lot in this dance. Snake arms are also used. There are not many hip movements to this dance. The dance props include wine vases, silk scarves, and the rose flower. This dance is also known for its gracefulness.
Morocan - Belly dance movements are similar to Egyptian style. Morocco belly dance collects all music, steps & styles of each dance and chooses a variety of most steps presenting them in creative choreographies to their origins. Morocan belly dance was used for fertility rituals in certain tribes of Morocan and in Saudi Arabia. Some dance movements were used to prepare brides for marriage or the cane dance. It’s good luck to hire a belly dancer for a wedding in Morocco.
Tribal & American Style – Tribal dance is known for it’s earthy style and improvisational moves. It’s a variety of sharp & crisp movements and lots of body isolations. It’s also known for it’s real snaky like arms, and turns, and backbends. It’s performed as solo or as a group (group improv). Group improvisation for example, is when the leader of the group queue’s the group with a particular move and allows the group to follow her lead of the movement that she just queued, or at times individual interpretations are done. The tribal style costumes are worn with lots of jewelry, feathers, coins, tassels, belts, cut off tops ending at the lower bra area, and makeup is applied heavily.